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Atkins, Helen

Works: 10 works in 27 publications in 2 languages and 1,314 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Translator
Classifications: PT2708.I84, 833.92
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Publications about Helen Atkins
Publications by Helen Atkins
Most widely held works by Helen Atkins
The invisible masterpiece by Hans Belting( Book )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
"The Invisible Masterpiece is a history of the modern work of art, from its emergence c.1800 through to the 1960s. Before 1800, art-works were either imitative (portraits, landscapes) or narrative (history painting), but under the impact of Romantic modernity the physical object - a painted canvas, say, or a sculpture - was reinterpreted in a novel way. Now the work of art was visible testimony to the artist's attempt to achieve the impossible - absolute or ultimate art. The 'invisible masterpiece', then, is an unattainable ideal, an ideal that has both bewitched and bewildered artists." "The Invisible Masterpiece is an unusual reconstruction of the history of the work of art since 1800, in which Hans Belting explores and explains the dreams and fears, the triumphs and failures of modernity's painters and sculptors."--BOOK JACKET
Catalina by Markus Orths( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
German writer Orths recounts the miraculous and ribald life of the 17th-century Basque transvestite Catalina D'Erauso. Raised primarily by her brother, Miguel, until the age of eight, Catalina's life is thrown into tumult when Miguel leaves for South America to take over the family's New World mining business. Catalina joins a convent and at the age of 16 escapes to pursue her brother, assuming the identity of a man
Scholarium by Claudia Gross( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
"Federico Casall certainly wasn't beloved; not by his students or his wife. But who would have hated him so much as to kll him? That is the mystery that Konrad Steiner, a Master in the Arts faculty of a Scholarium in Cologne, Germany, must solve. Discovering the identity of the murderer is a task made ore complex by the fact that the murderer is leaving riddles for him to solve. Will the puzzles lead Steiner to the solution, or is the murderer mocking his ignorance?
The have-nots by Katharina Hacker( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
In one of three interweaving storylines, Jakob and Isabelle move to London, where Jakob will fill the post of a colleague killed in the World Trade Center attack. But their relationship, like the world they once knew and the happiness they once shared, becomes more fragile with each passing day
Grabbing the family jewels by Gaby Hauptmann( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Anno Adelmann is a wealthy widower, and his four scheming daughters all have designs on his inheritance. Anno decides to have some fun at their expense. But what starts as a joke soon becomes much more serious, and the family finds itself dealing with kidnapping, blackmail and even attempted murder
Missing persons by Hartmut Lange( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
A paragon of virtue by Christian von Ditfurth( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
One by one, over a period of several years, the wife and children of prominent Hamburg citizen Maximilian Holler are being slain. The police are stumped. Are the murders connected? Why would someone want to destroy the family of a much respected businessman and philanthropist? Is there a serial killer on the loose?
Egypt : the world of the pharaohs by Regine Schulz( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A chronicle of Egyptian history encompasses the ancient civilization's architectural, artistic, technological, scientific, and religious legacy, from prehistoric times to the Greco-Roman period. Includes more than 800 color and b&w photographs, maps, and diagrams
Moscow by Karl Schlögel( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"No European city has undergone as much upheaval in recent years as Moscow. The stage for the fall of a world empire and the rebirth of a globally connected Russia, Moscow has been transformed from a monochrome capital city to a new Babylon iridescent with neon lights. Karl Schlogel's Moscow offers a portrait of this international metropolis in transformation." "First published in German in 1984, this debut English edition of Moscow has been updated with a new introduction and conclusion covering the post-Soviet period. Schlogel described the modern history of Moscow from various aspects, as he explores the streets and unearths the rich histories of the capital's buildings, monuments and parks." "Moscow is a city struggling to define its global role in the 21st century. Karl Schlogel's book provides a valuable window into the complex and resilient character of this ever-evolving capital and its citizens."--BOOK JACKET
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German (1)
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