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Kneale, Matthew 1960-

Overview
Works: 42 works in 273 publications in 14 languages and 5,979 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Military history  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Humorous fiction  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6061.N37, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Matthew Kneale
 
Most widely held works by Matthew Kneale
English passengers by Matthew Kneale( Book )

82 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Manx crew and three English passengers arrive at Tasmania in the 1850s to discover that the aboriginal way of life is gone forever
When we were Romans : a novel by Matthew Kneale( Book )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Lawrence watches protectively over his mother and little sister, especially when, feeling endangered by their estranged father, his mother decides the three of them must leave their life in England to seek refuge in Rome
Rome : a history in seven sackings by Matthew Kneale( Book )

11 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[This book] tells the story of the Eternal City--from the early Roman Republic through the Renaissance and the Reformation to Mussolini and the German occupation in World War Two--through pivotal moments that defined its history"--Amazon.com
Small crimes in an age of abundance by Matthew Kneale( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journeying from England to China, South America to Arica and the Middle East, a collection of short fiction follows ordinary people as they struggle to survive their encounters with strange new worlds
An atheist's history of belief : understanding our most extraordinary invention by Matthew Kneale( Book )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the roots and history of faith, from the primordial to the contemporary, examining how people establish their beliefs and the development of specific aspects of faith through historical events
Mr Foreigner by Matthew Kneale( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this novel about the differences between Western and Eastern cultures, a young Englishman finds himself trapped in Tokyo. Matthew Kneale is the author of the English Passengers, which won the Whitbread Book of the Year 2000
English passengers by Matthew Kneale( Recording )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel tells two parallel stories: one of three eccentric Englishmen who set sail for Tasmania to find the garden of Eden; the other of a young Tasmanian aborigine and his tribe, struggling against the invading British, who prove as lethal in their good intentions as in their cruelty
Sweet Thames : a novel by Matthew Kneale( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1849, cholera threatens the city and the people of London. The authorities send millions of gallons of sewage cascading into the Thames - for many Londoners the only source of drinking water. Joshua Jeavons, a young and idealistic engineer, embarks on an obsessive quest to find the cause of the epidemic. As he labours in a fog of incomprehension, his domestic life is troubled by the baffling coldness of his beautiful bride, Isobella. But when she suddenly disappears, his desperate search for her takes him to a netherworld of slum-dwellers, pickpockets and scavengers of subterranean London
Whore banquets by Matthew Kneale( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om en ung englænder, der arbejder illegalt i Japan. Hans japanske venindes familie overtager styringen af hans liv
Inside Rose's kingdom by Matthew Kneale( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome : a history in seven sackings by Matthew Kneale( Recording )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novelist and historian Matthew Kneale, a longtime resident of Rome, tells the story of the Eternal City, from the early Roman Republic through the Renaissance and the Reformation to Mussolini and the German occupation in World War Two, through pivotal moments that defined its history
Understanding our most extraordinary invention by Matthew Kneale( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What first prompted prehistoric man, sheltering in the shadows of deep caves, to call upon the realm of the spirits? And why has belief thrived since, shaping millennia of civilizations, thousands of generations of shamans, pharaohs, Aztec priests and Mayan rulers, Jews, Buddhists, Christians and Scientologists?
Powder by Matthew Kneale( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maman, ma soeur, Hermann et moi by Matthew Kneale( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman familial. Roman psychologique (intime)
Petits crimes dans un âge d'abondance by Matthew Kneale( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douze tranches de vie, douze lieux, douze histoires. Un homme d'affaires britannique arrive dans une ville africaine en pleine émeute. Sa vie bascule. Mais pas suffisamment pour lui faire oublier ce pour quoi il était venu : vendre des armes au gouvernement. La ceinture bardée d'explosifs, un jeune Palestinien s'apprête à se faire sauter au milieu d'une foule. C'est alors qu'un doute l'assaille
Il passeggero inglese by Matthew Kneale( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kleine Vergehen in üppigen Zeiten : Erzählungen by Matthew Kneale( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als wir Römer waren : Roman by Matthew Kneale( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence ist noch ein Kind, aber er ist der Mann der Familie. Der Vater ist schon länger weg, also passt er auf seine kleine Schwester auf, die ihn, zugegeben, manchmal ganz schön nervt, und auch auf seine Mutter, die in letzter Zeit viel zu selten lächelt. Eigentlich ist sie meistens traurig und hat Angst, der Vater könnte plötzlich auftauchen und irgendwas anstellen. Aber dann hat die Mutter eine wunderbare Idee, sie packen Hamster Hermann und alles, was reinpasst, ins Auto und fahren in den Süden, nach Rom, wo sie einst glücklich war. Was als Abenteuer beginnt, entwickelt sich jedoch allmählich zum Alptraum, und Lawrence muss einige schwere Entscheidungen treffen, um seine Familie zu retten
Banquete de putas by Matthew Kneale( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piccoli crimini nell'età dell'abbondanza by Matthew Kneale( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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