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Brookner, Anita

Overview
Works: 340 works in 2,077 publications in 19 languages and 57,651 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction, English  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Dedicatee, Performer
Classifications: PR6052.R5816, 823.914
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Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner( Book )
191 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 20 languages and held by 3,660 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 )
36 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,261 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 )
41 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 2,151 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
Family and friends by Anita Brookner( Book )
71 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,041 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
The Bay of Angels : a novel by Anita Brookner( Book )
43 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,943 libraries worldwide
Zoe and her mother Anne have just settled into Zoe's new stepfather's French villa when tragedy strikes
The rules of engagement : a novel by Anita Brookner( Book )
47 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,929 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
Altered states by Anita Brookner( Book )
45 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,918 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
Latecomers by Anita Brookner( Book )
70 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,868 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 closed eye by Anita Brookner( Book )
45 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,864 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 )
41 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,855 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
Strangers : a novel by Anita Brookner( Book )
33 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,838 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 )
57 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,816 libraries worldwide
Recently divorced Blanche Vernon is convinced the divorce is somehow her fault, even though her husband left her for another woman. But her wit enables her to step forward and grasp what has previously eluded her, even though she's puzzled at the prospect
A private view by Anita Brookner( Book )
43 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,796 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 )
46 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,762 libraries worldwide
The Sharpe sisters' quiet lives are disrupted when they become involved with several complicated men
A friend from England by Anita Brookner( Book )
41 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 1,645 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
Lewis Percy by Anita Brookner( Book )
45 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,580 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
Anita Brookner brit regényíró, művészettörténész
Anita Brookner britische Schriftstellerin, Kunsthistorikerin und Hochschullehrerin
Anita Brookner Brits historicus
Anita Brookner scrittrice, critica d'arte e saggista inglese
Anita Brooknerová
Bruknere, Anita 1928-
Аніта Брукнер
Брукнер, Анита
אניטה ברוקנר
अनीता ब्रुकनर
브루크너, 애니타 1928-
アニータ・ブルックナー
ブルックナー, アニータ
Languages
English (791)
French (50)
Spanish (17)
German (10)
Japanese (7)
Polish (7)
Dutch (6)
Turkish (4)
Italian (4)
Chinese (3)
Catalan (3)
Danish (3)
Swedish (2)
Russian (2)
Estonian (1)
Serbian (1)
Romanian (1)
Croatian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
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