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Kennedy, A. L.

Overview
Works: 78 works in 442 publications in 6 languages and 10,799 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Love stories  Short stories  Short stories, English  Blogs  History 
Roles: Editor, Creator
Classifications: PR6061.E5952, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by A. L Kennedy
Day by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
44 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfie Day, RAF airman and former World War II POW, never expected to survive the war. He may not have even wanted to-choosing to be a tail gunner-exposed, alone and watchful for his skipper and his crew through night after night of bombing missions. Now, five years after the end of the war and more alone than ever, Alfie finds himself drawn to unearth those intense, strangely passionate days by working as an extra on a POW film
Paradise by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
28 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hannah Luckraft finds an escape from her sales job, her strained relations with her younger brother, and her lonely and difficult life in her growing relationship with alcoholic Robert, as she looks to find happiness in an ultimate altered state
The blue book by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"While on a transatlantic trip with her soon-to-be-fiancé Derek, Elizabeth unexpectedly runs into ex-lover Arthur, with whom she shares a shady past: the pair once worked as traveling spiritual mediums who conned the vulnerable by pretending to contact the spirits of departed loved ones. While Derek remains seasick and cabin-bound, Elizabeth wanders the ship, alternately avoiding and seeking out Arthur. Unable to avoid memories of their fractured past, she must face the deception they practiced even as she accepts the peace they brought to the grief-stricken who sought their services."--Publisher's description
What becomes : stories by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of stories that captures contemporary social and spiritual malaise
Everything you need by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
29 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nathan Staples contrives to invite his estranged teenaged daughter, Mary, to the island where he lives in seclusion
Original bliss by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Scottish matron made miserable by an abusive husband flies to Germany to seek advice from a TV sex therapist. The sex is great, but his taste for pornography turns her off, so she leaves him, only to seek him out again
So I am glad by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
30 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A frigid woman finally finds passion in the arms of a ghost. It happens to Jennifer Wilson of Scotland when she meets the ghost of Cyrano de Bergerac, the 17th century writer famous for his adventures and romances. By the author of Original Bliss
On bullfighting by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One day, on the brink of despair and contemplating her own mortality, novelist A.L. Kennedy is offered an assignment she can't refuse, an opportunity to travel to Spain and cover a sport that represents the ultimate confrontation with death; bullfighting."--P. [4] of cover
Indelible acts : stories by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 12 stories in 'Indelible Acts' are variations on a theme of longing. In the title story, two lovers confront their lusts amid the ruins of Rome. In others, a queue outside a cheese shop leads to a thrilling infidelity; and a crematorium funeral exposes a love gone sour
All the rage : stories by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A dozen sharp new stories by one of contemporary fiction's acknowledged masters"--
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winston Churchill hated The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, and tried to have it banned when it was released in 1943. But Martin Scorsese, a champion of directors Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, considers it a masterpiece. It's a film about desires repressed in favour of worthless and unsatisfying ideals. And it's a film about how England dreamt of itself as a nation and how this dream disguised inadequacy and brutality in the clothes of honour
Looking for the possible dance by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of Margaret and the two men in her life: her father, who brought her up, and Colin, her lover.... A tender, moving story, punctuated by flashes of comedy and one climatic moment of appalling violence
Now that you're back by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novellesamling om kærlighed, satire, sorg og uhygge
Night geometry and the Garscadden trains by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On writing by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After six novels, five story collections and two books of non-fiction, and countless international prizes, A.L. Kennedy certainly has the authority to talk about the craft of writing books its just a wonder she's found the time
The Ghost of Liberace ( Book )
7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sort of hot Scotland ( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Last things first ( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The blue book a novel by A. L Kennedy ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Barber is crossing the Atlantic by liner with her perfectly adequate boyfriend, Derek, who might be planning to propose. In fleeing the UK, temporarily, Elizabeth may also be in flight from her past and the charismatic Arthur, once her partner in what she came to see as a series of crimes. Together they acted as fake mediums, perfecting the arcane skills practised by effusive frauds
De smaak van het paradijs by A. L Kennedy ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een vrouw van 40 jaar heeft het gevoel dat ze de grip op haar leven kwijt is en doet pogingen om van haar verslaving aan alcohol af te komen
 
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Alternative Names
Kennedy, A. L.
Kennedy, A. L. 1965-
Kennedy, Alison
Kennedy, Alison 1965-
Kennedy, Alison L.
Kennedy, Alison L. 1965-
Kennedy, Alison Louise
Kennedy, Alison Louise 1965-
Kennedy, Allison 1965-
أ. ل. كيندي، 1965-
Languages
English (316)
German (3)
French (2)
Spanish (2)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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