WorldCat Identities

Torres Oliver, Francisco

Overview
Works: 146 works in 590 publications in 2 languages and 1,457 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Romance fiction  Novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Adventure stories  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author
Classifications: PR4034,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Francisco Torres Oliver
The new annotated Dracula by Bram Stoker( Book )

50 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drácula, el hijo del dragón o del Diablo, parte de la existencia de Vlad Tepes, un personaje histórico situado en la Rumanía del siglo XV
Los Mitos de Cthulhu : narraciones de horror cósmico by H. P Lovecraft( Book )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The annotated Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator
La muerte de Arturo by Thomas Malory( Book )

30 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Gawain y el Caballero Verde( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curso de literatura europea by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Thomas and Lady Jane by D. H Lawrence( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seductive and beautiful love story about an aristocrat, Sir Clifford Chatterley, who has come home from the war paralyzed from the waist down. His wife devotes herself to his care, but her husbands bitter arrogance soon makes her life a nightmare. Selfishly he suggests that she produce an heir. He never dreams that she will break all the rules and forgetting her social class, take their gamekeeper as her lover
Melmoth the wanderer; a tale by Charles Robert Maturin( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a satanic bargain, Melmoth has sold his soul in exchange for immortality and now preys on the helpless in their darkest moments, offering to ease their suffering if they will take his place and release him from his tortured wanderings. His story is pieced together by those who have glimpsed his eerie existence over the centuries--from a prisoner in the clutches of the Spanish Inquisition to a man incarcerated in a London lunatic asylum."--Back cover
Tales of the Cthulhu mythos by August Derleth( Book )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy- og gyser-noveller
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger
The monk by M. G Lewis( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As vague memories - a childhood trip to Berlin with his mother, perhaps looking for his father? - spring from ordinary images and objects, Robin's days in Berlin become a labyrinth of present and past haunted by echoes of Proust and Oedipus. But ultimately, to whom do these memories belong? And who, after all, is Robin?"--Jacket
The great train robbery by Michael Crichton( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In teeming Victorian London, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side, Edward Pierce charms the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunningly orchestrates the crime of the century. Who would suspect that a gentleman of breeding could mastermind the daring theft of a fortune in gold? Who could predict the consequences of making the extraordinary robbery aboard the pride of England's industrial era, the mighty steam locomotive? Based on fact, as lively as legend, and studded with all the suspense and style of a modern fiction master, here is a classic caper novel set a decade before the age of dynamite--yet nonetheless explosive
Viajes al otro mundo : ciclo de aventuras oníricas de Randolph Carter by H. P Lovecraft( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1987 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mostly ghostly by Steve Zorn( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abridged versions of classic chillers by Arthur Conan Doyle, Ambrose Bierce, Edith Nesbit, Washington Irving, and others
Persuasion by Jane Austen( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Austen's last novel is the crowning achievement of her matchless career. Her heroine, Anne Elliot, a woman of integrity, breeding and great depth of emotion, stands in stark contrast to the brutality and hypocrisy of Regency England. Includes a new Introduction by Margaret Drabble, famed novelist and editor of The Oxford Companion to the English Language
The ghost stories of Edith Wharton by Edith Wharton( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the bleak mansions of England, America, and Normandy, eleven classic tales depict the terrors of persons confronted by unearthly entities
Jude the obscure : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Thomas Hardy( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marriage, the Church of England, and the British university system all come under criticism in a story about two cousins who love each other and want to improve their lot in life." "In this haunting love story, a couple who have each fled a previous marriage find love and fulfillment together, only to have tragedy overwhelm them." "Both having left earlier marriages, Jude Fawley and Sue Brideshead find happiness in their relationship. Ironically, when tragedy tests their union, it is Sue, the modern emancipated woman, who proves unequal to the challenge."
Dagon and other macabre tales by H. P Lovecraft( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.P. Lovecraft was one of the greatest horror writers of all time. His seminal work appeared in the pages of legendary Weird Tales and has influenced countless writer of the macabre. This is one of those stories
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a poor cousin, Fannie Price, comes to live at the estate of the sophisticated Bertram family, she suffers from the condescension of her haughty relatives and from the hopeless love she bears for their youngest son. life becomes even more complicated when she is forced into a rivalry with a charming and vivacious newcomer. Fannie will have to question her most cherished beliefs about herself and her world as she struggles to make a home for herself. Displaying Austen's characteristic irony and perception, Mansfield Park delivers a scathing attack on social conventions that earned it a reputation as her most controversial novel
The annotated Alice : Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first and only edition of Lewis Carroll's two masterpieces, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, that contains the full text, together with all of the original Tenniel illustrations in their correct places, and that adds to this a full annotation running concurrently with the text for the easiest possible reference. Here, the result of many years of research by an expert, is a running commentary on all the jokes, games, puzzles, tricks, parodies, obscure references and almost endless curiosities with which Carroll filled his writings. With this information a modern reader can appreciate this great and subtle book in a way that would be impossible otherwise
 
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The new annotated Dracula
Alternative Names
Francisco Torres Oliver Spaans taalkundige

Francisco Torres Oliver Spanish translator

Oliver Francisco Torres

Oliver, Francisco Torres, 1935-

Torres, Francisco

Torres, Francisco Torres Oliver

Torres, Francisco (Torres Oliver), 1935-

Languages
Spanish (296)

Catalan (7)

Covers
Los Mitos de Cthulhu : narraciones de horror cósmicoThe annotated FrankensteinJohn Thomas and Lady JaneTales of the Cthulhu mythosThe great train robberyMostly ghostlyDagon and other macabre tales