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Monk, Ian

Overview
Works: 99 works in 190 publications in 2 languages and 4,451 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Poetry  Experimental fiction  Trials, litigation, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romance fiction  War stories  Feminist fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Interviewee, Publishing director, Narrator
Classifications: PQ2676.E525, 843.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ian Monk
In his arms : a novel by Camille Laurens( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to seduce the psychiatrist who has become the latest object of her affections, Camille reveals her sexual and psychological secrets to him by sharing the stories of her relationships with the men in her life
Empire of the wolves : a novel by Jean-Christophe Grangé( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grange's riveting international bestseller rivals literate thrillers such as Martin Cruz Smith's "Gorky Park" and Peter Hoeg's "Smilla's Sense of Snow."
Write to kill by Daniel Pennac( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Things are never simple for Malaussène and his extended family of misfits and chancers," and this continues as "Queen Zabo, the redoubtable doyenne of publishing ... [convinces him] to impersonate the world's best-loved, but hitherto anonymous author, J.L.B."--Jacket
The messenger : a novel by Yannick Haenel( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novelized biography about a Polish diplomat, who served as a courier for the Polish underground, visited the Warsaw Ghetto, and conveyed a message to the allies' top officials about Hitler's plan to rid Europe of Jews
The first fingerprint by Xavier-Marie Bonnot( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a prehistoric underwater cavern off the coast of Marseilles are the first human engravings known to man. Among them is a crude drawing of a three-fingered hand, which has long puzzled archaeologists. Is is a hunting signal? A mystic sign invoking the spirits?" -- BOOK COVER
Three by Perec by Georges Perec( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scapegoat by Daniel Pennac( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy on a public relations man in a department store in Paris whose job is to mollify angry customers. Benjamin Malaussene is doing splendid work until the store is bombed and people die, whereupon he becomes a suspect
Monsieur Malaussène : roman by Daniel Pennac( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman d'humour. Roman policier (énigme)
The fairy gunmother by Daniel Pennac( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fairy Gunmother is the first of a series of novels featuring the same anti hero, Benjamin Malaussène. Pennac has created a uniquely comic, indeed deranged, story of flying bullets, battered egos - and coppers left a little perplexed
The beast of the Camargue by Xavier-Marie Bonnot( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year in Tarascon, as they have done for centuries, the Knights of the Tarasque worship the effigy of a mythical beast. But the boundaries between myth and reality are blurred when a mutilated body is found at the foot of the effigy, apparently torn apart by gigantic teeth and claws. And at the same time an eerie voice is heard echoing across the nature reserve for migrating birds, singing in what sounds like the ancient Provencal language. Michel de Palma, from the Marseille murder squad - known as the Baron - is given the case
Bref séjour chez les vivants : roman by Marie Darrieussecq( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... The story of a mother and her three grow-up daughters. Jeanne, the eldest, has moved to Argentina with her husband; Anne lives alone in Paris, but is in the throes of an unhappy affair with a married man; and Nore, the youngest, is in her first year at university but still living at home. Although not close, all four women are drawn together by an incident from their past - a secret that the story only gradually reveals."--Jacket flap
Mathematics : (a novel) by Jacques Roubaud( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sextine chapel by Hervé Le Tellier( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<Div>An interconnected series of playful stories on the expected and unexpected pleasures of sexual intimacy.</div>
Architectural drawings of the eighteenth century = Les dessins d'architecture au XVIIIe siècle = I disegni di architettura nel Settecento by Daniel Rabreau( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le dessin d'architecture au XVIIIe siècle connaît une grande diversité et atteint une perfection qui lui donnent quasiment son indépendance par rapport à l'art de construire. Les fonds de dessins où sont puisées les images de ce livre (Paris, Rome...) permettent de suivre l'évolution stylistique de la création architecturale dans les tous les domaines : religieux, habitat, art des jardins
A thousand pearls (for a thousand pennies) by Hervé Le Tellier( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... This delightful book offers a thousand answers to the question, 'What are you thinking?' (Or, as translator Ian Monk puts it: 'Penny for them?') The answers are spontaneous, revealing, ominous, insignificant, grotesque, amusing, lecherous, tragic, and trivial by turns, and lovable in their cheerful imperfection."--Page 4 of cover
Impressions of Africa; a novel by Raymond Roussel( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in French and English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Writings for the OuLiPo by Ian Monk( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minute-operas by Frédéric Forte( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How I initiated three parliamentary inquiries into family law and reformed our Family Court by Ian Monk( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How I initiated four parliamentary inquiries into family law and conquered our Family Court by Ian Monk( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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In his arms : a novel
Alternative Names
Ian Monk Brits dichter

Ian Monk Writer

Sheykov Mikhail E. 1960-....

Languages
English (59)

French (5)

Covers
Empire of the wolves : a novelWrite to killThe messenger : a novelThe first fingerprintThree by PerecThe scapegoatMonsieur Malaussène : romanThe fairy gunmother