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Brookner, Anita

Overview
Works: 351 works in 2,009 publications in 16 languages and 63,087 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Domestic fiction, English  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Performer
Classifications: PR6052.R5816, 823.914
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Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner( Book )
164 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 3,681 libraries worldwide
Edith Hope, a successful mature novelist, has made a fool of herself over love and is sent by her friends to a Swiss hotel to come to her senses. Instead of writing a new romance novel, she finds herself preoccupied with her fellow guests
Leaving home : a novel by Anita Brookner( Book )
37 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,449 libraries worldwide
Leaving her family and London home to study in Paris, Emma Roberts soon discovers a diversion from her academics in the person of a new friend, Françoise Desnoyers, a free-spirited young woman who has a tense relationship with her mother
Making things better : a novel by Anita Brookner( Book )
43 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,335 libraries worldwide
"Captures the quandaries of aging, the misunderstanding of an increasingly modern, alien world; awkward conversations with passersby; even more awkward conversations with passersby, even more awkward encounters with longtime friends and acquaintances; the anxieties posed by age and uncertainty and the bizarre, magnificent self-knowledge that perhaps only age, reflection, and experience can bring."--Jacket
Undue influence : a novel by Anita Brookner( Book )
40 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 2,233 libraries worldwide
A lonely woman whose love affairs have led nowhere resolves to find something permanent. So when a handsome and wealthy man walks into the London bookstore where she works, Claire Pitt, 29, decides to go after him. Unfortunately, he is a cad. By the author of Falling Slowly
Visitors by Anita Brookner( Book )
37 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,216 libraries worldwide
An old woman's solitary existence is broken when she is asked by her family to lodge a young hippie in her London flat for a week. The way this very proper lady in her seventies interacts with her visitor, a homosexual, is the subject of the novel
The rules of engagement : a novel by Anita Brookner( Book )
44 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,147 libraries worldwide
Encountering each other later in life, Elizabeth and Betsy, two women who had known each other since childhood, reflect on the decisions and the men who have shaped their destinies
The Bay of Angels : a novel by Anita Brookner( Book )
44 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,141 libraries worldwide
Zoe and her mother Anne have just settled into Zoe's new stepfather's French villa when tragedy strikes
Family and friends by Anita Brookner( Book )
56 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 2,115 libraries worldwide
Follows the members of a rich European family--the widow Sofka and her four children, Frederick, Alfred, Mimi, and Betty, from prewar London to their various destinies in such places as Paris, Hollywood, and the Italian Riviera
Altered states by Anita Brookner( Book )
34 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 2,035 libraries worldwide
An English lawyer's obsession with Sarah, a beautiful cousin. Unable to have her, he marries another, then when Sarah gives him the signal rushes to her side, only to be disappointed. He returns to his wife, but once again the cousin beckons
A closed eye by Anita Brookner( Book )
39 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,966 libraries worldwide
A woman comfortably settles into a marriage of convenience only to have her inner desires stirred by the dangerous husband of a close friend
Brief lives by Anita Brookner( Book )
32 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,929 libraries worldwide
Thrust together by their husbands' business partnership and by a guilty secret, two women form an intense and intimate bond that highlights their uneasy compromises with each other and with life itself
Latecomers by Anita Brookner( Book )
47 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,929 libraries worldwide
Two middle aged men were brought as children out of Nazi Germany and parted from their parents forever. One forgets all memories while the other is a damaged person, a man of sorrows
A private view by Anita Brookner( Book )
37 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,929 libraries worldwide
An elderly man who has led a boring life meets a woman half his age and discovers real living. The novel chronicles the brief fling before his life returns to normal
Falling slowly : a novel by Anita Brookner( Book )
44 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,924 libraries worldwide
The Sharpe sisters' quiet lives are disrupted when they become involved with several complicated men
Strangers : a novel by Anita Brookner( Book )
36 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,903 libraries worldwide
Wishing to avoid the complications of turning down his cousin's widow's Christmas invitation, reclusive retiree Paul Sturgis sets off from the quietude of his London flat for a holiday in Venice. There he meets Mrs. Vicky Gardner, an intriguing and lovely woman in the midst of a divorce and at a crossroads in her life. Although he is avoiding new acquaintances, who might shake up his rather monotonous existence, Paul is surprised to find himself warming to the woman. Then, upon his return to England, his former girlfriend Sarah reintroduces herself into Paul's life. The two women spark a transformation within him. Paul's steady and preferred isolation now conflicts with the stark realization of his aloneness and his need for companionship
The misalliance by Anita Brookner( Book )
51 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,881 libraries worldwide
Recently divorced Blanche Vernon, in her loneliness, turns to other lives, good works and uplifting pastimes, while her friends hold the general opinion that she has recently become insupportably eccentric
Fraud by Anita Brookner( Book )
27 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,853 libraries worldwide
Portrays a woman who in middle-age finally takes charge of her own destiny
A friend from England by Anita Brookner( Book )
37 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,741 libraries worldwide
In a tale of gradual self-revelation, Rachel, her friend Heather, and Heather's parents live desperately ordinary lives, unable to take the chances necessary to find self-fulfillment
Incidents in the Rue Laugier by Anita Brookner( Book )
37 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,736 libraries worldwide
A tale of youthful folly set in France. The heroine is Maud Gonthier, 18, sent for the summer to an aunt in the country. There she meets two Englishmen, David and his friend, Edward. She has an affair with David, which continues in a rented apartment in Paris, becomes pregnant and he deserts her. Whereupon Edward takes over, going as far as to marry her, but that won't bring Maud happiness either
Lewis Percy by Anita Brookner( Book )
43 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,667 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a shy, bookish young man in Paris who clings to a refined existence as his cozy world crumbles around him
 
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Alternative Names
Bruknere, Anita 1928-
ブルックナー, アニータ
Languages
English (885)
French (22)
Spanish (9)
German (8)
Polish (5)
Dutch (4)
Danish (3)
Italian (3)
Catalan (3)
Japanese (2)
Swedish (2)
Estonian (1)
Serbian (1)
Croatian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Turkish (1)
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