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Kennedy, A. L.

Works: 76 works in 519 publications in 13 languages and 11,520 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Juvenile works  Love stories  Short stories  Short stories, English  Blogs  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PR6061.E5952, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by A. L Kennedy
Day by A. L Kennedy( Book )

40 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,204 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
The blue book by A. L Kennedy( Book )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While on a transatlantic trip with her soon-to-be-fiance 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"--Dust jacket flap
Paradise by A. L Kennedy( Book )

37 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,142 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
What becomes : stories by A. L Kennedy( Book )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of stories that captures contemporary social and spiritual malaise
Original bliss by A. L Kennedy( Book )

48 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 897 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
Everything you need by A. L Kennedy( Book )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathan Staples contrives to invite his estranged teenaged daughter, Mary, to the island where he lives in seclusion
So I am glad by A. L Kennedy( Book )

38 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 830 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 )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 756 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."--Page 4 of cover
Indelible acts : stories by A. L Kennedy( Book )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 566 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 )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dozen sharp new stories by one of contemporary fiction's acknowledged masters"--
The Great War : stories inspired by items from the First World War( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writers of this collection of short stories were inspired to write about the First World War by physical objects associated with the war
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by A. L Kennedy( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A.L. Kennedy, writing as a Scot, is fascinated by the nationalism which The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp explores. She finds human worth in the film and the pathos of stifled emotions and unfulfilled lives. 'If he is unaware of his passions, ' she writes of Clive Candy, the film's central figure, 'this is because his pains have become habitual, a part of personality, and because he was never taught a language that could speak of emotions like pain.'
Looking for the possible dance by A. L Kennedy( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and German and held by 259 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 )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novellesamling om kærlighed, satire, sorg og uhygge
Night geometry and the Garscadden trains : short stories by A. L Kennedy( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On writing by A. L Kennedy( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 114 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 )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 86 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 75 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 effective frauds. Elizabeth finally rejected what once seemed an intoxicating game. Arthur continued his search for the right way to do wrong. The pair still meet occasionally, for weekends of sexual oblivion, but their affection lacerates as much as it consoles. She hadn't, though, expected the other man on the boat
A sort of hot Scotland( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forensic science laboratories : handbook for facility planning, design, construction, and relocation by James Aguilar( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
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Kennedy, Alison L.

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Kennedy, Alison Louise

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أ. ل. كيندي، 1965-

The blue bookParadiseWhat becomes : storiesOriginal blissEverything you needSo I am gladOn bullfightingIndelible acts : stories