WorldCat Identities

Kneale, Matthew 1960-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 228 publications in 13 languages and 5,229 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6061.N37, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Matthew Kneale
English passengers by Matthew Kneale( Book )

75 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,963 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 )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,291 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
Small crimes in an age of abundance by Matthew Kneale( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 573 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
Mr Foreigner by Matthew Kneale( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 344 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 )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 237 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 )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1849. As an epidemic of cholera draws nearer to the capital, Joshua Jeavons, engineer, is working on his idea for a great drain plan for London, to be presented to a competition of the metropolitan committee for sewers
An atheist's history of belief : understanding our most extraordinary invention by Matthew Kneale( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 159 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
Whore banquets by Matthew Kneale( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 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 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding our most extraordinary invention by Matthew Kneale( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 33 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?
De geschiedenis van het geloof : hoe een atheïst kijkt naar de diepzinnigste uitvinding van de menselijke geest by Matthew Kneale( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in Dutch and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historisch overzicht van allerlei uitingen van religieus geloof, vanaf de prehistorie tot heden, waarbij angst wordt beschouwd als de grote drijfveer van religie
Powder by Matthew Kneale( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il passeggero inglese by Matthew Kneale( Book )

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

Historia de las creencias (contada por un ateo) : cómo comprender nuestro invento más extraordinario by Matthew Kneale( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 9 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
Gospodin stranac by Matthew Kneale( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in Catalan and Croatian and held by 8 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

Banquete de putas by Matthew Kneale( Book )

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

Sweet Thames : a novel by Matthew Kneale( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1849 London, in the midst of a deadly cholera epidemic, young engineer Joshua Jeavons is convinced it is his mission to save the city and reform its festering sewers. At the same time his domestic life is troubled. Then a sidden and mystifying disappearance throws his whole life into turmoil in a London previously unknown to him
English Passengers. Every man for himself by Matthew Kneale( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ateo racconta la fede : storia di un'invenzione che ha cambiato il mondo by Matthew Kneale( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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English passengers
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Nīls, Metjū 1960-

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