WorldCat Identities

Giralt, Pilar

Works: 178 works in 738 publications in 4 languages and 2,105 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Science fiction  Allegories  Fantasy fiction  Bildungsromans  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Transcriber
Classifications: PS3545.H16, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Pilar Giralt
Perfume : the story of a murderer by Patrick Süskind( Book )

82 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ecoterrorists destroy a Polish laboratory, the authorities hire Providence, a private investigative agency founded by ex-CIA members, who in turn call in Paul Matisse, an ex-agent now running a humanitarian group
The talisman by Stephen King( Book )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a brisk autumn day, a twelve-year-old boy stands on the shores of the gray Atlantic, near a silent amusement park and a fading ocean resort called the Alhambra. The past has driven Jack Sawyer here: his father is gone, his mother is dying, and the world no longer makes sense. But for Jack everything is about to change. For he has been chosen to make a journey back across America--and into another realm
Forward the foundation by Isaac Asimov( Book )

35 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For nearly fifty years, Isaac Asimov thrilled millions of readers with his internationally bestselling Foundation Series, a spell-binding tale of the future that spans hundreds of years and dozens of worlds. Here, now, is Forward the Foundation, the seventh and final volume in the series. Completed just before his death, it is the Grand Master's last gift to his legions of admirers. Here, at last, is the story Asimov fans have been waiting for, an exciting tale of danger, intrigue, and suspense that chronicles the second half of hero Hari Seldon's life as he struggles to perfect his revolutionary Theory of Psychohistory and establish the means by which the survival of humanity will be ensured: Foundation. For, as Seldon and his loyal band of followers know, the mighty Galactic Empire is crumbling, and its inevitable destruction will wreak havoc Galaxy-wide ... A resounding tour de force, Forward the Foundation brings full circle Asimov's renowned Foundation epic. It is the crowning achievement of a great writer's life, and a stunning testament to the creative genius of Isaac Asimov
All the pretty horses by Cormac McCarthy( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cut off from the life of ranching he has come to love by his grandfather's death, John Grady Cole flees to Mexico, where he and his two companions embark on a rugged and cruelly idyllic adventure
Foundation and empire by Isaac Asimov( Book )

34 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, who had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen battle fleets?
Di er ji di by Isaac Asimov( Book )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So far the Foundation was safe. But there was a hidden Second Foundation to protect the first. The Mule has yet to find it, but he was getting closer all the time. The men of the Foundation sought it, too, to escape from Mule's mind control. Only Arkady, a 14 year-old girl seemed to have the answer, or did she?
The terminal man by Michael Crichton( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Benson suffers from violent seizures. So violent that he requires a police guard when entering a Los Angeles hospital for treatment
The garden of Eden by Ernest Hemingway( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uncompleted final novel of Ernest Hemingway, which he worked on intermittently from 1946 until his death in 1961. Set on the Côte d'Azur in the 1920s, it is the story of a young American writer, David Bourne, his glamorous wife, Catherine, and the dangerous, erotic game they play when they fall in love with the same woman
La herencia de Europa : ensayos by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gods themselves by Isaac Asimov( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2100, mankind on Earth, settlers in a lunar colony, and aliens from the para-universe (a strange universe parallel in time to our own) face a race against time as they try to prevent the total destruction of the Earth by the invention of an Inter-Universe Electron Pump
Carnets de mujer( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grass is singing by Doris Lessing( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in Spanish and Basque and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in South Africa under white rule, Doris Lessing's first novel is at once a chronicle of human disintegration, an understated social critique, and a depiction of the quiet horror of one woman's struggle against a ruthless fate. Mary Turner is a self-confident, independent young woman who becomes the depressed, frustrated wife of an ineffectual, unsuccessful farmer. Little by little the ennui of years on the farm work their slow poison. Mary's despair progresses until the fateful arrival of an enigmatic and virile black servant, Moses. Locked in anguish, Mary and Moses--master and slave--are trapped in a web of mounting attraction and repulsion, until their psychic tension explodes with devastating consequences.-Adpated from back cover
The house of mirth by Edith Wharton( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic story of a beautiful young woman caught up in the shallow and corrupt world of New York society at the turn of the century, where wealth and social status are everything
El caminante by Hermann Hesse( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El caminante es un documento enriquecedor de una de las fases más importantes de su evolución: su distanciamiento de los rituales de la existencia y la seguridad burguesas, el paso de la vida activa a la vida contemplativa. Ilustrado con acuarelas a color
Les belles endormies by Yasunari Kawabata( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanish translation of a selection of short stories by the Japanese author
Gateway by Frederik Pohl( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nadie le hubiera asegurado a Robinette Broadhead mejor futuro que a la mayoría de los habitantes de una Tierra atestada, donde sólo disfrutaban de los avances científicos -desde transplantes a asistencia psicológica artificial- quienes se los podían pagar. Huérfano de padre, empleado en las insalubres minas de alimentos, con graves problemas psiquiátricos, Robinette, sin embargo, tuvo suerte: le tocó la lotería. Podría haber vivido a lo grande, pero prefirió invertir su fortuna en un sueño que pocos realizaban: se pagó el viaje a Pórtico y se convirtió en prospector
Return from the stars by Stanisław Lem( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a long journey to a distant star, Hal Bregg returns to the earth where he finds that technology has developed beyond his imagining, prosperity is limitless, and peace reigns and where he discovers new meaning in life
La pasión según Renée Vivien by Maria-Mercè Marçal( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pigeon by Patrick Süskind( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Noel-already past fifty, with the last payment for his tiny attic room only months away, and his life's plan laid out ahead of him-opens his door one morning to find a pigeon in the landing. This atom-splitting disruption in the orderly existence of a most anxious creature of habit precipitates a series of crises that are as moving and dismaying as they are funny. Teetering precariously on the edge of madness, Jonathan careens headlong on a journey of the self that leads him-and us-from terrror to redemption, from darkness to light, to an emotional resolution that offers further proof of a virtuoso writer's extraordinary art
Sobre la guerra y la paz by Hermann Hesse( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The talisman
Alternative Names
El Partido de Londres, 1986: port. (traducción de Pilar Giralt Gorina)

Giralt Gorina, P.

Giralt Gorina, P. (Pilar)

Giralt Gorina, Pilar

Giralt, P.

Giralt, P. (Pilar)

Giralt, Pilar

Gorina, Pilar Giralt

The talismanForward the foundationAll the pretty horsesFoundation and empireDi er ji diThe terminal manThe garden of EdenThe gods themselves