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Nothomb, Amélie

Overview
Works: 266 works in 1,607 publications in 31 languages and 17,165 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  Satire  Bildungsromans  Love stories  Psychological fiction  Epistolary fiction  Diary fiction 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Interviewer
Classifications: PQ2674.O778, 843.914
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Fear and trembling by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
131 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This stunningly funny novel about the gap between East and West, and the story of a young Western woman who falls straight into it through her job for a Japanese corporation, was a sensation in France, where it sold half a million copies and won the Grand Prix de l'Academie Francaise and the Prix Internet du Livre
Tokyo fiancée by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
46 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amlie is a young language teacher living in Tokyo. When she succumbs to the attentions of a student--the shy, wealthy, and oh-so-Japanese Rinri--the lovers find themselves swept along by an affair that is as unusual as it is tender
Hygiene and the assassin by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
89 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a reclusive and dying Nobel laureate novelist who grants access to five journalists for interviews. What they find is far from the literary luminary they imagined
Loving sabotage by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
86 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The seven year old daughter of diplomats posted to Peking "concocts a fantasy life as rich as her surroundings are bleak," and on one of her rounds, she meets a young Italian girl, Elena, who is "beautiful, aloof, disdainful of silly games. Our heroine is instantly infatuated, and comes to realize the only fight worthy of her energies is shattering Elena's indifference."--Jacket
The stranger next door : a novel (originally published as Les catilinaires) by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
65 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retired French couple move into an idyllic house, only to have the idyll ruined by long, daily visits from a boring doctor who is their neighbor. Eventually they throw him out and the man attempts suicide to make them feel guilty. A comedy of manners
Acide sulfurique : roman by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
42 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman de société. Roman philosophique
Cosmétique de l'ennemi : roman by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
50 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un autre roman-joute, roman-duel et roman-miroir comme les aime l'extravagante auteure. Le héros est victime d'un importun qui l'oblige à écouter son verbiage, puis ses plus intimes confidences. A priori, rien ne lie ces deux personnages, jusqu'au moment où le raseur confie avoir violé une femme et l'avoir tuée dix ans plus tard. Ce n'est pas le meilleur des neuf romans de l'auteure, mais Nothomb reste habile et assez drôle
The character of rain : a novel by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the author of the acclaimed international bestseller "Fear and Trembling" comes a shimmering novel about childhood and memory--a portrait of the artist as an infant
Antéchrista : roman by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
43 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in French and English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Université de Bruxelles. Blanche, jeune fille solitaire et introvertie, rencontre Christa, à la personnalité opposée. Très vite, Blanche s'aperçoit que celle dont elle avait rêvé être l'amie ne cherche qu'à l'humilier et à la manipuler. De la déception à la haine, de l'admiration au mépris, elle oscille, souffre en silence puis décide enfin d'agir et d'affronter sa tortionnaire
Journal d'hirondelle : roman by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
33 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Op zoek naar intense sensaties na de dramatische breuk met zijn geliefde begint een mannelijke dertiger een loopbaan als huurmoordenaar
Le fait du prince : roman by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
31 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baptiste Bordave usurpe l'identité du richissime Olaf Sildur, venu mourir devant sa porte. Sa veuve ayant accepté sa présence, Baptiste prend congé de lui-même et devient le maître de la richesse, de l'ivresse et de la beauté. Ce conte pour adultes explore l'utopie à deux
Métaphysique des tubes : roman by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
47 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in French and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman personnel
Robert des noms propres : roman by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
37 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orpheline suite à un drame familial, une fillette surdouée de 10 ans, Plectrude, va traverser les épreuves de l'enfance et de l'adolescence pour accomplir coûte que coûte le destin qu'elle s'est promis
The book of proper names by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From her beginnings, Plectrude seems fated for a life like no other. Raised by an indulgent and adoring aunt, she is a dreamy child who is discovered to have enormous gifts as a dancer. Accepted at Paris's most prestigious ballet school, Plectrude devotes herself to artistic perfection, giving dance her heart and soul - and ultimately her body. As her world shatters as easily as her bones, she learns to survive in the only way she knows how - by committing an act of deadly self-preservation her mother would have understood best."--BOOK JACKET
Mercure : roman by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
50 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une île, un vieil homme et une jeune fille vivent à l'abri de tout reflet. Une infirmière survient pour soigner la jeune fille. Tandis que les relations de confiance se nouent entre elles, l'infirmière découvre les éléments d'un mystère et d'un drame
Attentat : roman by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
56 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman d'amour
Une forme de vie : roman by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
27 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melvin Mapple, un soldat américain en poste à Bagdad, écrit à Amélie Nothomb
Human rites = Les combustibles by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
30 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in French and English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Another winter of war and survival demands sacrifice. Food is in short supply and the cold is unbearable. In a tantalising ménage-à-trois between a Professor, his assistant, and a student, only the books bear witness to their plight
Le voyage d'hiver : roman by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un homme dans la quarantaine, Zoïle, s'apprête à monter à bord d'un 747 et à le faire exploser en plein vol. Au coeur de ce bref roman au ton acide, le dévoilement des raisons qui poussent cet employé de l'EDF à commettre un attentat, raisons aussi tordues que personnelles et qui n'ont rien à voir avec la politique ou un quelconque groupuscule terroriste
Biographie de la faim by Amélie Nothomb ( Book )
34 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'auteure fait le récit de ses vingt premières années et raconte sa découverte, après le Japon de sa petite enfance, de différents pays : la Chine, les Etats-Unis, le Bangladesh, la Birmanie, la Belgique. Elle décrit le trouble né de ses déplacements successifs aussi bien que son expérience de l'anorexie et son appétit de lecture
 
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Alternative Names
Nothomb, Amalie.
Nothomb, Amélie
Nothomb, Amelie 1966-
Notomb, Ameli.
Notomb, Ameli 1967-
Notomba, Amēlija 1967-
Нотомб, Амели
נותומב, אמילי
נותומב, אמילי. וייגל, אליזבט
נותומב, אמלי
נותומב, אמלי 1967-
نوتومب، أميلى، ١٩٦٧-
ノートン, アメリー
Languages
French (679)
English (63)
Spanish (60)
Italian (59)
Polish (26)
Catalan (15)
Dutch (12)
Korean (11)
Chinese (10)
Russian (8)
Finnish (8)
Czech (7)
German (7)
Croatian (6)
Vietnamese (6)
Japanese (5)
Basque (5)
Romanian (4)
Portuguese (3)
Bosnian (3)
Galician (2)
Greek, Modern (2)
Hebrew (2)
Turkish (2)
Hungarian (2)
Bulgarian (2)
Arabic (1)
Armenian (1)
Persian (1)
Lithuanian (1)
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