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Ali, Monica 1967-

Overview
Works: 76 works in 369 publications in 11 languages and 12,214 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Domestic fiction  Melodrama 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PR6101.L45, 823.92
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Publications about Monica Ali
Publications by Monica Ali
Most widely held works about Monica Ali
 
Most widely held works by Monica Ali
Brick lane : a novel by Monica Ali( Book )
89 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,412 libraries worldwide
Carrying into her adult years a sense of fatalism instilled during her hardscrabble birth, Nazneen finds herself married off to a man twice her age and moved to London, where she begins to wonder if she has a say in her own destiny
In the kitchen : a novel by Monica Ali( Book )
35 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,304 libraries worldwide
In this story of the rich and fascinating London subculture of chefs and kitchen denizens, Gabriel Lightfoot, executive chef at the once-splendid Imperial Hotel, is trying to run a tight kitchen but his integrity--to say nothing of his sanity--is under constant challenge from the competing demands of an exuberant multinational staff, a gimlet-eyed hotel management, business partners with whom he is secretly planning a move to a restaurant of his own, and a worker found dead in the kitchen's basement
Untold story : a novel by Monica Ali( Book )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,574 libraries worldwide
Imagines what the fate of Princess Diana might have been had she not died in Paris in 1997, in a story about the cost of fame and the possibility of reinventing a life
Alentejo blue : fiction by Monica Ali( Book )
33 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,559 libraries worldwide
This is the story of a village in Portugal, told through the lives of men and women whose families have lived there for generations and some who are passing through. For Teresa, a beautiful girl not yet twenty, Mamarrosa is a place from which to escape. For the dysfunctional Potts family, it is a way of running from trouble. Vasco, a café owner who has never recovered from the death of his American wife, clings to a notion that his years away from the village, in the States, make him superior. One English tourist fantasizes about making a new life here; for her compatriots, a young engaged couple, this is where their dreams fall apart. The village awaits the homecoming of its prodigal son, now a symbol of the fast-changing world. When he finally returns, villagers, tourists, and expatriates are brought together, and their jealousies and disappointments inevitably collide.--From publisher description
Brick lane a novel by Monica Ali( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of two Bangladeshi sisters, one who chooses her destiny by opting for a "love marriage" and one who lets destiny dictate her future when she is married off to an older man and moves with him to a small, claustrophobic London flat
Alentejo blue by Monica Ali( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Teresa, a beautiful young girl from the village who is supposed to marry a suitable man from the same community but who wants to see the world, to desire more. Vasco, a café owner who lived in America for ten years and thinks more highly of himself than he should. He is losing business to the new internet cafe down the road. A young English couple engaged to be married and confronting each others' weaknesses and idiosyncrasies for the first time. An older English woman imagining a new life, fantasizing about never returning home. The unseemly, dysfunctional but strangely riveting Potts family, ex-patriots who cobble together a life, at odds with one another until they run into trouble on the outside and then they hunker down, shut out of the world
In the kitchen by Monica Ali( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Gabriel Lightfoot, the executive chef at the posh Imperial Hotel, has more than one pot set to boil over. Beside the unusual nuisance of brash diners, unpredictable kitchen staff, and an absolute ogre of a genreal manager, Gabriel finds further difficulty just under his nose when a Ukrainian porter turns up dead. Throw in a mysterious woman from Belarus, add a dash of family trauma, and it's obvious the beleagured chef is overseeing a complicated menu that even he might not be able to master
Alentejo blue by Monica Ali( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories set in the Alentejo province of Portugal features characters linked by a vivid sense of place and time, including Teresa, who yearns to see the world, and Vasco, a café owner who is losing business to a new Internet café
Untold story by Monica Ali( Computer File )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
What if Princess Diana hadn't died?Diana's life and marriage were both fairy tale and nightmare. Adored by millions, in her personal life she suffered heartbreak and betrayal. Within a life of privilege, she frequently felt trapped and alone. Constrained by protocol and precedent, she refused to follow the rules.Untold Story takes the life of the world's most famous woman as a point of departure, examining the past and imagining a future
Een ongekend verhaal by Monica Ali( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Dutch and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Een Engelse prinses esceneert haar dood met hulp van haar privésecretaris en verhuist naar Amerika om er een normaal leven te leiden; daarvoor moet ze wel haar beide kinderen achterlaten
Brick lane by Sarah Gavron( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Een jonge vrouw uit Bangladesh wordt uitgehuwelijkt aan een oudere man in Londen, waar ze haar lot in eigen hand probeert te nemen
Het blauw van de Alentejo by Monica Ali( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Hechte bundel verhalen die zich afspelen in het fictieve dorp Mamarrosa in Portugal. Het begint als een oude man naar buiten stapt en zijn goede vriend dood aantreft. Dit is de aanleiding het verhaal van hun vriendschap te vertellen waarbij duidelijk wordt dat het bij de nog levende man onvervulde maar ware liefde is geweest. Andere verhalen van de mensen uit het dorp volgen. Veel ontluistering en dromen die in duigen vallen
Sept mers et treize rivières by Monica Ali( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in French and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Analyse: Roman de société. Roman psychologique (intime)
In de keuken by Monica Ali( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 47 libraries worldwide
De chef-kok van een groot hotel in London wordt tijdens zijn midlifecrisis geconfronteerd met zijn multi-culturele personeel, vriendinnen, zakenpartners en zijn stervende vader
The weekenders : adventures in Calcutta ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
In the Kitchen by Monica Ali( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Brick Lane : Roman by Monica Ali( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in German and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Was bedeutet eigentlich Schicksal? Nazneen, in den ärmsten Verhältnissen in Bangladesch aufgewachsen, wird mit 19 Jahren verheiratet und ins ferne England geschickt. Ohne Englischkenntnisse landet sie in der Brick Lane, dem >Klein-Indien< von London, bei einem ihr völlig fremden Ehemann. Chanu ist gut zu ihr, doch aus ihrer Wohnung kommt sie selten raus. Gegen seinen Widerstand lernt sie schliesslich Englisch und nimmt eine Arbeit als Näherin an. Ganz langsam, mit Hilfe ihrer Töchter und getragen von ihrer natürlichen Lebensklugheit, verlässt Nazneen den ihr vorbestimmten Weg
Chu fang si le yi ge da za gong by A li( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 30 libraries worldwide
En cuisine by Monica Ali( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Chef des cuisines de l'hôtel Imperial à Londres, Gabriel Lightfool est un homme en pleine effervescence : un palace plus à la hauteur de sa splendeur d'antan et des partenaires avec qui il projette en secret d'ouvrir sa propre affaire, une équipe cosmopolite et chahuteuse et une direction soupçonneuse, une petite amie, Charlie, chanteuse de jazz et un père atteint d'un cancer
In the kitchen by Monica Ali( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
This novel opens with a mysterious death in the cellars of a smart, cosmopolitan hotel and over the course of the ensuing pages, peels back the layers of polyglot London to reveal the melting pot which exists below
 
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Alternative Names
Alī, Monika, 1967-
Languages
English (231)
French (12)
German (10)
Dutch (6)
Chinese (4)
Swedish (3)
Danish (3)
Polish (2)
Croatian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Turkish (1)
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