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Weldon, Fay

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Works: 686 works in 3,102 publications in 15 languages and 65,014 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Political fiction  Sagas 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Redactor, Other, Editor, Dedicatee, Writer of accompanying material, Host, Interviewee
Classifications: PR6073.E374, 823.914
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Habits of the house by Fay Weldon( Book )
26 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 2,023 libraries worldwide
"From the award-winning novelist and writer of Upstairs Downstairs, the launch of a brilliant new trilogy about what life was really like for masters and servants before the world of Downton Abbey As the Season of 1899 comes to an end, the world is poised on the brink of profound, irrevocable change. The Earl of Dilberne is facing serious financial concerns. The ripple effects spread to everyone in the household: Lord Robert, who has gambled unwisely on the stock market and seeks a place in the Cabinet; his unmarried children, Arthur, who keeps a courtesan, and Rosina, who keeps a parrot in her bedroom; Lord Robert's wife Isobel, who orders the affairs of the household in Belgrave Square; and Grace, the lady's maid who orders the life of her mistress. Lord Robert can see no financial relief to an already mortgaged estate, and, though the Season is over, his thoughts turn to securing a suitable wife (and dowry) for his son. The arrival on the London scene of Minnie, a beautiful Chicago heiress with a reputation to mend, seems the answer to all their prayers. As the writer of the pilot episode of the original Upstairs, Downstairs--Fay Weldon brings a deserved reputation for magnificent storytelling. With wit and sympathy--and no small measure of mischief--Habits of the House plots the interplay of restraint and desire, manners and morals, reason and instinct."--
The life and loves of a 'she-devil' by Fay Weldon( Book )
133 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,007 libraries worldwide
Fay Weldon takes every mistreated wife's fantasies of revenge on every spoiled, philandering husband, and explodes them into a wild, fast-moving, and outrageously funny perverse fable of the battle between women and women
Rhode Island blues by Fay Weldon( Book )
40 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,829 libraries worldwide
Film editor Sophia Moore travels to Rhode Island to settle her grandmother into a retirement home and begins to unravel mysteries about her family's past
The hearts and lives of men by Fay Weldon( Book )
45 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,757 libraries worldwide
A modern fable for grown-ups where good triumphs over evil, true love outlasts lust and justice prevails
Letters to Alice on first reading Jane Austen by Fay Weldon( Book )
47 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,673 libraries worldwide
Weldon uses letters to an imaginary niece, "Alice," to pay tribute to Austen, while exploring the craft of fiction from her own standpoint
She may not leave by Fay Weldon( Book )
32 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Russian and held by 1,631 libraries worldwide
A smart, liberal, and unmarried couple in their thirties, Hattie and Martyn are delighted by their newborn daughter, Kitty, but trouble arrives when they hire a nanny, Agnieska, a Polish domestic goddess with immigration problems
Long live the king by Fay Weldon( Book )
16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,546 libraries worldwide
A second installment in the trilogy by the award-winning author of the original Upstairs Downstairs follows the restoration of the Dilberne fortune and manor at the turn of the 20th century, when Lord Robert and Lady Isobel assist coronation plans for Edward VII, anticipate the birth of a grandchild and debate the future of an orphaned niece
The heart of the country by Fay Weldon( Book )
56 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,453 libraries worldwide
Natalie Harris learns to cope with life after her husband leaves her
Worst fears : a novel by Fay Weldon( Book )
31 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,409 libraries worldwide
A widow sets out to obtain vengeance after discovering the truth about her husband. She has found out that he died making love to another woman, that the house--to the financing of which she contributed--has been left to someone else, and that he never divorced his first wife. A black comedy by the author of The Lives and Loves of a She-Devil
Big girls don't cry by Fay Weldon( Book )
28 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Albanian and held by 1,379 libraries worldwide
Four women start a feminist publishing company to get even with men, only to discover that sisterhood is just as prone to greed and betrayal as manhood. The setting is 1970s England
The cloning of Joanna May by Fay Weldon( Book )
49 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,377 libraries worldwide
This novel of male control and female power features sixty-year-old Joanna May, divorced for infidelity, who learns that her rich ex-husband has cloned her into four women, all displaying different aspects of Joanna
Chalcot Crescent by Fay Weldon( Book )
22 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,347 libraries worldwide
By 2013, capitalism has collapsed in Europe, and England has turned to protectionist policies, communal farms, and an intrusive National Unity Government that feeds its citizens National Meat Loaf and monitors people by street-corner CiviCams. In this bleak near-future, Frances Prideaux, once a successful writer of feminist novels and a proud product of the era of sexual liberation, is rehashing the sins of her past. As bailiffs try to repossess her house, Frances tells the story of her life--how she married her sister's boyfriend; rejected her stepson Henry, the revolution's creepily austere leader; and squandered her fortune and influence--and tries to keep tabs on her grandson, Amos, who is busy plotting against the government with his cohorts from Redpeace
Mantrapped by Fay Weldon( Book )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,341 libraries worldwide
After brushing by each other on the stairs above their local laundromat, Peter and Trisha find their lives turned upside down when their souls are switched into each other's bodies and they attempt to deal with complex predicaments
The Bulgari connection : a novel by Fay Weldon( Book )
35 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,278 libraries worldwide
"Millionaire Barley Salt has recently married Doris Dubois, the famous host of TV's Artsworld Extra, but he hasn't quite reckoned with the fury of his ex-wife, Grace McNab Salt."--Jacket
Life force : a novel by Fay Weldon( Book )
50 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,272 libraries worldwide
Leslie Beck tries to revitalize the past with four females who are friends. He stirs old rivalries, desires, secrets, and infidelities
The Shrapnel Academy by Fay Weldon( Book )
44 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,183 libraries worldwide
An odd assortment of people gather for a military lecture at the illustrious Shrapnel Academy and when a snowstorm makes leaving impossible, the ensuing events provide a humorous parable on the folly of human relations
Splitting : a novel by Fay Weldon( Book )
30 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
Splitting swoops with dizzying ease among the conflicting perspectives of a woman whose personality, in the face of her impending divorce, has slivered into a chorus of bickering interior voices, each with its own very distinct tastes and agendas. Ranging from former teen pop star to hapless titled wife, Angelica runs riot over London and its environs, chauffeured by the roguishly handsome Ram - who manages to sleep with all of her selves, sometimes simultaneously. A sharp and funny portrait of divorce, Splitting captures brilliantly the chaotic rhythms of a woman in crisis as it chronicles Angelica's disintegration into a handful of "perforated" personalities. No one writes with shrewder insight about women and that ambiguous and overriding presence in their lives, men, than Fay Weldon. This is a journey rich with her wit, wisdom, and very original narrative power
Darcy's utopia by Fay Weldon( Book )
38 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
Eleanor Darcy has married a university chancellor whom the prime minister listens to. With her husband now in jail two journalists interview her
Remember me by Fay Weldon( Book )
45 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Madeleine omkommer ved en trafikulykke men besætter efter sin død sin fraskilte mand Jarvis' unge kones krop og herfra udøver hun sine hævntogter mod eksmanden og hans familie
Auto da Fay by Fay Weldon( Book )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Autobiografie van de Britse schrijfster (1933- ) tot en met 1963
 
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Alternative Names
Birkinshaw, Fay.
Birkinshaw Fay 1931-....
Birkinshaw, Fay 1933-
Birkinshaw, Franklin 1931-
Davies, Fay 1931-
Fay Weldon britische Autorin und Feministin
Fay Weldon Brits auteur
Fay Weldon scrittrice, drammaturga e saggista britannica
Fay Weldonová
Uėldon, Fėĭ
Ueldon, Fei 1931-
Uėldon, Fėj 1931-
Veldona, Feja
Veldone, Feja
Welden, Fay 1931-
Weldon, Faye.
Уэлдон, Фэй английская писательница, сценарист и драматург
פיי ולדון
웰던, 페이
웰든, 페이
ウェルダン, フェイ
ウェルドン, フェイ
費伊·韋爾登
Languages
English (715)
German (57)
Spanish (15)
Danish (13)
Polish (13)
Russian (7)
Swedish (6)
Dutch (4)
Multiple languages (1)
French (1)
Albanian (1)
Slovak (1)
Hebrew (1)
Korean (1)
Turkish (1)
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