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Habits of the house by Fay Weldon( Book )
29 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,067 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 )
142 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,976 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 )
45 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,726 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 )
62 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,716 libraries worldwide
A modern fable for grown-ups where good triumphs over evil, true love outlasts lust and justice prevails
The new countess by Fay Weldon( Book )
24 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,632 libraries worldwide
"England, 1903. Lord Robert and Lady Isobel Dilberne and the entire grand estate, with its hundred rooms, are busy planning for a visit from Edward VII and Queen Alexandra just a few months a way. Preparations are elaborate and exhaustive: the menus and fashions must be just so, and so must James, the new heir and son of Arthur Dilberne and Chicago heiress, Minnie O'Brien. But there are problems. Little James is being reared to Lady Isobel's tastes, not Minnie's. And Mrs. O'Brien is visiting from America and causing trouble. Meanwhile, the Dilbernes' niece, Adela, is back and stirring up hysteria in the servants' hall by claiming the house is cursed. The royal visit is imperiled, but so are the Dilberne finances once more. His Lordship is under tremendous stress, and the pecking order will soon be upset as everything at Dilberne Court changes. The New Countess is the final novel in Fay Weldon's exciting trilogy that began with Habits of the House and Long Live the King. The bestselling novelist and award-winning writer of the pilot episode of the original Upstairs Downstairs lifts the curtain on British society, upstairs and downstairs, under one roof"--
Long live the king by Fay Weldon( Book )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,564 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
She may not leave by Fay Weldon( Book )
36 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Russian and held by 1,516 libraries worldwide
A smart, liberal, and unmarried couple in their thirties, Mattie and Martyn are delighted by their newboen daughter, Kitty, but trouble arrives when they hire a nanny, Agnieszka, a Polish domestic godess with imigration problems
The heart of the country by Fay Weldon( Book )
64 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
Natalie Harris learns to cope with life after her husband leaves her
The cloning of Joanna May by Fay Weldon( Book )
54 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,321 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
Mantrapped by Fay Weldon( Book )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,314 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
Worst fears : a novel by Fay Weldon( Book )
32 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,312 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 1,310 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
Before the war by Fay Weldon( Book )
19 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
"1922. Vivien is twenty-four and a spinster. She wears fashionably droopy clothes, but she is plain and--almost worse--intelligent. At nearly six feet tall, she is known unkindly by her family as "the giantess." Fortunately, Vivien is rich, so she can travel to London and bribe a charismatic gentleman publisher to marry her. What he does not know is that Vivien is pregnant with another man's child and will die in childbirth in just a few months... Fay Weldon, with one eye on the present and one on the past, offers Vivien's fate, along with that of London between World War I and World War II. This is a city fizzing with change, full of flat-chested flappers, shell-shocked soldiers, and aristocrats clinging onto the past. Inventive, warm, playful, and full of Weldon's trademark ironic edge, Before the War is a spellbinding novel from one of the best writers of our time"
Chalcot Crescent by Fay Weldon( Book )
26 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,264 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
Life force : a novel by Fay Weldon( Book )
51 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,227 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 )
46 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,130 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
Darcy's utopia by Fay Weldon( Book )
38 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,119 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
Auto da Fay by Fay Weldon( Book )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Autobiografie van de Britse schrijfster (1933- ) tot en met 1963
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"Jane Aust[e]n's novel, Pride and prejudice, tells a tale based on the familiar themes of love and marriage. Visit Jane Aust[e]n's home in Chatham, England and see where her ideas flourished. Nora Ephron, the creative force behind the romantic comedy 'When Harry met Sally, ' and novelist Helen Fielding, the author of 'Bridget Jone's diary, ' also share their insights about this timeless classic."
Fay Weldon, with Valerie Grove by Fay Weldon( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Weldon's literary history is discussed
 
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Alternative Names
Birkinshaw, Fay.
Birkinshaw Fay 1931-....
Birkinshaw, Fay 1933-
Birkinshaw, Franklin.
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.
Биркиншоу, Фрэнклин
Уэлдон, Фей
Уэлдон, Фэй английская писательница, сценарист и драматург
ולדון, פי
פיי ולדון
פיי ולדון סופרת בריטית
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 (664)
German (68)
Danish (17)
Spanish (15)
Polish (9)
Russian (5)
Dutch (4)
Swedish (3)
Korean (2)
Turkish (2)
Albanian (1)
Slovak (1)
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