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Palliser, Charles 1947-

Overview
Works: 45 works in 241 publications in 11 languages and 6,044 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Historical fiction  Satire  Experimental fiction  Frame stories  Detective and mystery stories, English  Catalogs  Designs and plans 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Recipient, Correspondent
Classifications: PR4494, 823.8
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Most widely held works about Charles Palliser
 
Most widely held works by Charles Palliser
The Quincunx by Charles Palliser( Book )

69 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man searching for his origins is drawn from the Northern England countryside into the violent and corrupt London underworld of the late Regency
The unburied by Charles Palliser( Book )

42 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical sleuth in Victorian England solves an 11th century murder by reading manuscripts in a cathedral library. While there, a real-life murder occurs and he turns sleuth, but his sleuthing is a fiasco, casting doubt on his earlier findings and therefore his integrity as a historian
Rustication : a novel by Charles Palliser( Book )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is winter 1863, and Richard Shenstone, aged seventeen, has been sent down--'rusticated'--from Cambridge under a cloud of suspicion. Addicted to opium and tormented by sexual desire, he finds temporary refuge in a dilapidated old mansion on the southern English coast inhabited by his newly impoverished mother and his sister, Effie. Soon, graphic and threatening letters begin to circulate among his neighbors, and Richard finds himself the leading suspect in a series of crimes and misdemeanors ranging from vivisection to murder"--Dust jacket flap
Betrayals by Charles Palliser( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and French and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a series of seemingly unrelated narratives, Palliser presents situations which are all variations on a single theme: a distinguished figure in some intellectual pursuit becomes obsessed with a rival, schemes his demise, and botches the job out of sheer monomania
The sensationist by Charles Palliser( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om en bitter kærlighedshistorie fra victoriatiden
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in French and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La pierre de lune est un diamant fameux, arraché jadis à un temple de l'Inde par un officier anglais. Pierre maudite, murmure-t-on : malédiction qui va retomber sur la touchante Rachel Verinder, ce soir de ses dix-huit ans où elle se voit offrir en héritage la pierre fatale ... avant de se la faire dérober la nuit même. Débute alors l'enquête
Le destin de Mary : roman by Charles Palliser( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in French and English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel set in 19th century England that deals with the varying fortunes of young John Huffam and his mother
Les faubourgs de l'enfer : roman by Charles Palliser( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Quinconce : roman by Charles Palliser( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern cement sidewalk construction; a practical treatise for the workman, explaining in simple language the method of making durable cement sidewalks by Charles Palliser( Book )

2 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Quinconce : roman by Charles Palliser( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Quinconce : roman by Charles Palliser( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El buscador de sensaciones by Charles Palliser( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Quinconce : l'héritage de John Huffam : roman by Charles Palliser( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le quinconce by Charles Palliser( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Quinconce. roman by Charles Palliser( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman de la condition humaine, roman initiatique et à énigmes, où le héros se trouve désigné au rôle de détective de son propre destin
Gorin no bara by Charles Palliser( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quincunx by Charles Palliser( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Huffman, a young Englishman living during the Late Regency, searches for clues to his past in the violent and corrupt London underground. At each crucial turn appears the quincunx, a figure of five parts, that he realizes will lead him to the crime that has stained his family reputation for generations. Rich in period detail
 
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The Quincunx
Alternative Names
Charles Palliser Amerikaans schrijver

Charles Palliser amerikansk författare

Charles Palliser amerikansk skribent

Charles Palliser écrivain américain

Charles Palliser Novelist

Charles Palliser US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Palliser, Charles

Паллисер, Чарльз 1947-

チャールズ・パリサー

パリサー, チャールズ

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The unburiedBetrayalsLe destin de Mary : roman