WorldCat Identities

Holdstock, Pauline 1948-

Overview
Works: 14 works in 52 publications in 2 languages and 1,076 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Poetry 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9199.3.H5483, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pauline Holdstock
A rare and curious gift by Pauline Holdstock( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale loosely based on the life of Artemisia Gentileschi, the story of a Renaissance Italy painter traces her efforts to take over her father's studio while avoiding the depredations of men and fighting her attraction to sculptor Matteo Tassi
Beyond measure by Pauline Holdstock( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Exerpt) "He will immerse himself in the investigation of Nature. It is in the bestiary and the byre that rrue learning and advancement will be made."
The blackbird's song by Pauline Holdstock( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The burial ground : a novella by Pauline Holdstock( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Into the heart of the country : a novel by Pauline Holdstock( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th-century Manitoba a story of the Native women who lived at the Hudson Bay Company's Prince of Wales Fort and served as "country wives" to the European traders, and whose survival was bound to the fortunes of these men
Swimming from the flames : stories by Pauline Holdstock( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mortal distractions by Pauline Holdstock( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The turning : a novel by Pauline Holdstock( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hunter and the wild girl by Pauline Holdstock( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feral girl roams the dense forests of nineteenth-century France, stealing food from remote farmyards and avoiding human contact. Seen on one of her thieving missions in the village of Freyzus, she is chased by suspicious townspeople to the edge of a deep gorge, where she jumps and disappears, vanishing into village legend. On the other side of the gorge, in an abandoned estate, Peyre Rouff lives out his self-imposed exile. Following a horrific hunting accident, he now focuses all of his attention on intricate taxidermic dioramas, keeping his thoughts from wandering too close to the day he lost everything. When Peyre encounters the wild girl, they find a link in their mutual estrangement from conventional society. He provides her with her material needs, while she brings light to places Peyre had thought dark forever. The two achieve an easy coexistence. But the careful patterns of the life Peyre has made for himself begin to unravel, and when the wider world learns of the
House by Pauline Holdstock( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Bestattungsplatz : Novelle by Pauline Holdstock( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond measure by Pauline Holdstock( Recording )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artistic world of mid-16th Century Italy comes to life through the eyes of a piebald slave stolen from her home and family in Africa. Chiara, as she is eventually named, is sold to Paolo Pallavicino, an artist in service of Giuliano de Medici. When several unfortunate incidents occur, the artist's wife believes her to be a curse and demands that she be sent away. From this starting point, Chiara works her way from painter to painter, observing the games the artists play on each other and the rivalries that fuel their artistic creations
Into the heart of the country by Pauline Holdstock( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth-century Canada. The Native women who lived at the Hudson's Bay Company's Prince of Wales Fort, serving as companions to the European traders, had their survival bound to the fortunes of those men. Across more than two centuries, the mixed-blood woman Molly Norton, wife of the explorer Samuel Hearne, speaks to us from her dreams. As the story of her liaison with Hearne unfolds, we move toward its tragic consequences
One-ring circus. [and] Twin sister he dreams of and sometimes touches by Derk Wynand( )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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A rare and curious gift
Alternative Names
Holdstock, Pauline

Holdstock, Pauline J

Holdstock, Pauline Jane

Pauline Holdstock Canadees auteur

Pauline Holdstock Canadian writer

Pauline Holdstock kanadische Schriftstellerin, Literaturkritikerin und Essayistin britischer Herkunft

Languages
English (50)

German (2)

Covers
Into the heart of the country : a novelMortal distractions