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Mitford, Nancy 1904-1973

Overview
Works: 276 works in 1,768 publications in 14 languages and 33,243 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Records and correspondence  Psychological fiction  Drama  Biographies  Television series  Humorous fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Translator, Other, Correspondent
Classifications: PR6025.I88, B
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The Sun King by Nancy Mitford( Book )
83 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,058 libraries worldwide
This book examines Louis XIV at Versailles--from the moment he decided to transform his father's hunting lodge into the greatest palace in Europe to his death there 54 years later
Madame de Pompadour by Nancy Mitford( Book )
140 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 2,785 libraries worldwide
"Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour, also known as Madame de Pompadour (29 December 1721 ? 15 April 1764, French pronunciation: {7f200b}[p̃.pa.du?]) was a member of the French court and was the official chief mistress of Louis XV from 1745 to her death."--Wikipedia
Frederick the Great by Nancy Mitford( Book )
57 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,092 libraries worldwide
"Frederick II (German: Friedrich II.; 24 January 1712 ? 17 August 1786) was King in Prussia (1740?1786) of the Hohenzollern dynasty. He is best known for his brilliance in military campaigning and organization of Prussian armies. He became known as Frederick the Great (Friedrich der Große) and was nicknamed Der Alte Fritz ("Old Fritz"). He was a grandson of George I of Great Britain, and a nephew of George II."--Wikipedia
The blessing by Nancy Mitford( Book )
95 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,751 libraries worldwide
The love and marriage of a beautiful Englishwoman and a glamorous French marquis
The pursuit of love, a novel by Nancy Mitford( Book )
148 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,518 libraries worldwide
The snobbery and false values of the English country nobility are satirized in these two love stories involving the well-established Radlett and Hampton families
Voltaire in love by Nancy Mitford( Book )
74 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
The meeting of Voltaire, successful financier, famous poet and troublemaker, and the enchanting amateur physicist and countess Eilie du Chatelet, was a meeting of both hearts and minds. In the Chateau de Cirey, the two brilliant intellects scandalised the French aristocracy with their passionate love affair
Love in a cold climate, a novel by Nancy Mitford( Book )
118 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,502 libraries worldwide
Chronicle of a successful marriage of the English upper class
The pursuit of love ; and, Love in a cold climate by Nancy Mitford( Book )
43 editions published between 1949 and 2001 in English and held by 1,222 libraries worldwide
The snobbery and false values of the English country nobility are satirized in these two love stories involving the well-established Radlett and Hampton families
Don't tell Alfred by Nancy Mitford( Book )
65 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,152 libraries worldwide
Fanny is married to absent-minded Oxford don Alfred and content with her role as a plain, tweedy housewife with 'ghastly' clothes, but overnight her life changes when Alfred is appointed English Ambassador to Paris. In the blink of an eye Fanny's mixing with Royalty, Rothschilds and Dior-clad wives, throwing cocktail parties and having every indiscreet remark printed in tomorrow's papers
Noblesse oblige; an enquiry into the identifiable characteristics of the English aristocracy by Nancy Mitford( Book )
76 editions published between 1956 and 2002 in English and French and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
Pigeon pie by Nancy Mitford( Book )
40 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 622 libraries worldwide
A talent to annoy : essays, articles, & reviews, 1929-1968 by Nancy Mitford( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
Bloemlezing uit het journalistieke werk van de Engelse schrijfster (1904-1973)
Highland fling by Nancy Mitford( Book )
29 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and French and held by 444 libraries worldwide
In "Highland Fling"--Nancy Mitford's first novel, published in 1931--a set of completely incompatible and hilariously eccentric characters collide in a Scottish castle, where bright young things play pranks on their stodgy elders until the frothy plot climaxes in ghost sightings and a dramatic fire. Inspired in part by Mitford's youthful infatuation with a Scottish aristocrat, her story follows young Jane Dacre to a shooting party at Dulloch Castle, where she tramps around a damp and chilly moor on a hunting expedition with formidable Lady Prague, xenophobic General Murgatroyd, one-eyed Admiral Wenceslaus, and an assortment of other ancient and gouty peers of the realm, while falling in love with Albert, a surrealist painter with a mischievous sense of humor. Lighthearted
Christmas pudding by Nancy Mitford( Book )
27 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in English and French and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Though foot-and-mouth has stopped hunting, Lady Bobbin, MFH and formidable chatelaine of Compton Bobbin, has assembled an oddly assorted Yuletide gathering. Her beautiful but silent daughter Philadelphia is torn between two suitors: Lord Lewis, eligible but dull, and Paul Fotheringay, penniless, and charming
The Princess of Cleves by La Fayette( Book )
16 editions published between 1950 and 1988 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Poised between the fading world of chivalric romance and a new psychological realism, Madame de Lafayette's novel of passion and self-deception marks a turning-point in the history of the novel. When it first appeared--anonymously--in 1678 in the heyday of French classicism, it aroused fierce controversy among critics and readers, in particular for the extraordinary confession which forms the climax of the story. Having long been considered a classic, it is now regarded as a landmark in the history of women's writing
Wigs on the green by Nancy Mitford( Book )
12 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
"Eugenia Malmains is one of the richest girls in England and an ardent supporter of Captain Jack and the Union Jackshirts; Noel and Jasper are both in search of an heiress (so much easier than trying to work for the money); Poppy and Marjorie are nursing lovelorn hearts; and the beautiful bourgeois Mrs Lace is on the prowl for someone to lighten the boredom of her life. They all congregate near Eugenia's fabulous country home at Chalford, and much farce ensues."--Publisher
Love in a cold climate ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Linda Radlett, daughter of Lord and Lady Alconleigh, follows her heart in and out of adventures, marriages, and dalliances, much to the dismay of her parents. Her dear friend Polly Hampton maintains a cooler head in her romantic entanglements. Seamlessly weaves together the two women's tangled love affairs in an eight-part miniseries
The Nancy Mitford omnibus by Nancy Mitford( Book )
11 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
The Stanleys of Alderley: their letters between the years 1851-1865 by Nancy Mitford( Book )
5 editions published between 1939 and 1968 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
This second volume of letters by and about the Stanley of Alderley family written in the middle of the last century ranges more widely than its predecessor, The ladies of Alderley, but Miss Mitford's comment on the first applies equally to its successor: 'it is a picture of a world past and gone...an extraordinarily clear and detailed picture of real people, carefully drawn'
Christmas Pudding & Pigeon Pie by Nancy Mitford( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
"Christmas Pudding and Pigeon Pie are two sparkling comedies from early in the career of Nancy Mitford, beloved author of The Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate, here published in one volume with a new introduction by Jane Smiley. In Christmas Pudding, an array of colorful characters converge on the hunt-obsessed Lady Bobbin's country house, including her rebellious daughter Philadelphia, the girl's pompous suitor, a couple of children obsessed with newspaper death notices, and an aspiring writer whose serious first novel has been acclaimed as the funniest book of the year, to his utter dismay. In Pigeon Pie, set at the outbreak of World War II, Lady Sophia Garfield dreams of becoming a beautiful spy but manages not to notice a nest of German agents right under her nose, until the murder of her maid and kidnapping of her beloved bulldog force them on her attention, with heroic results. Delivered with a touch lighter than that of Mesitford's later masterpieces but no less entertaining, these comedies combine glamour, wit, and fiendishly absurd plots into irresistible literary confections"--
 
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Alternative Names
Freeman-Mitford, Nancy.
Freeman-Mitford, Nancy 1904-1973
Mitford, Nancy
Mitford, Nancy Freeman-.
Mitford, Nancy Freeman 1904-1973
Nancy Mitford Brits auteur
Nancy Mitford écrivaine britannique
Nancy Mitford englische Schriftstellerin und Biographin
Nancy Mitford escriptora britànica
Nancy Mitford escritora británica
Nancy Mitford novelista y biógrafa británica
Nancy Mitford scrittrice e biografa britannica
Rennell Rodd, Nancy.
Rennell Rodd, Nancy 1904-1973
Rodd, Nancy Rennell.
Rodd, Nancy Rennell 1904-1973
Митфорд, Нэнси
ננסי מיטפורד
ננסי מיטפורד סופרת בריטית
ナンシー・ミットフォード
ミットフォード, ナンシィ
南西·米佛
Languages
English (1,057)
French (91)
German (30)
Dutch (19)
Italian (4)
Finnish (3)
Czech (3)
Polish (2)
Hebrew (2)
Spanish (2)
Russian (2)
Chinese (2)
Danish (1)
Swedish (1)
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