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Howard, Elizabeth Jane

Works: 175 works in 1,169 publications in 9 languages and 17,165 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Suspense fiction  Historical fiction  History  Romance fiction  Humorous fiction  War stories  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Translator, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6058.O88, 823.914
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Publications about Elizabeth Jane Howard
Publications by Elizabeth Jane Howard
Publications by Elizabeth Jane Howard, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Elizabeth Jane Howard
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Jane Howard
The light years by Elizabeth Jane Howard( Book )
90 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,005 libraries worldwide
Tells of the relationships between three generations of various Cazalet households in England beginning in 1937
Confusion by Elizabeth Jane Howard( Book )
54 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,489 libraries worldwide
The continuing story of the Cazalets, a well-to-do English family. The present volume, the third in the series, centers on cousins Polly and Clary as they leave their country home to begin adult life in World War II London
Getting it right by Elizabeth Jane Howard( Book )
41 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,050 libraries worldwide
Getting it right was not Gavin Lamb's forte, at least where human relationships were concerned. In the hairdressing salon, he was expert with the tools of his trade. But, back home with his mother, it was quite a different matter. He didn't know how to deal with women; he was the prototype late developer. But after Joan's party, he would never be the same again
Casting off by Elizabeth Jane Howard( Book )
54 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
Opening in July 1945, this novel progresses through to 1947, following Rupert's life as he struggles with normality and the difficulty of finding his position back in the family. Polly, Clary and Louise also feature in the book
Mr. Wrong by Elizabeth Jane Howard( Book )
34 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 793 libraries worldwide
From the bestselling author of The Cazelet Chronicles comes Elizabeth Jane Howard's comes Mr Wrong, a collection of short stories. In this dazzling short story collection, including Mr Wrong, The Devoted and Three Miles Up, master storyteller, Elizabeth Jane Howard, illustrates her renowned style and delicious wit. From a family Christmas, to a house-party in France, and a haunting journey into the macabre, Howard explores the subtle tensions of relationships; from flat-sharing to adultery. Funny, perceptive and spine-tingling, Howard's stories are sure to delight. 'Howard has a gift for tilting our sense of reality ... wry humour and elegant perceptions' Guardian 'As polished, stylish and civilised as her many devotees would expect' Julian Barnes 'Each of these stories may be read again with real pleasure' Daily Telegraph
Odd girl out by Elizabeth Jane Howard( Book )
47 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and French and held by 788 libraries worldwide
Anne and Edmund Cornhill have a happy marriage and a charming house. They are content, complete, absorbed in their private idyll. Arabella, who comes to stay one lazy summer, is rich, rootless and amoral--and, as they find out, beautiful and loving. With her elegant prose the author traces the web of love and desire that entangles these three
Love all by Elizabeth Jane Howard( Book )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 611 libraries worldwide
This is the story of intertwining relationships from a disparate group of people who come together in the late 1960s in Melton, a small town in the West Country - how they come to love, and not to love each other in different ways and why
The sea change by Elizabeth Jane Howard( Book )
57 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 587 libraries worldwide
Four people's story: a playwright of sixty-one, his younger wife who is unable to forget the death of her child, a young man whose devotion to the playwright is excessive, and an unsophisticated girl, the playwright's secretary. From London to New York to a Greek island via Athens, the characters relate their different points of view and the discoveries they make about themselves and each other are revealed. With each revelation, the four are faced with a dramatic shock leading to a disturbing conclusion
Falling by Elizabeth Jane Howard( Book )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Danish and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Henry Kent has been looking for someone. He's in late middle age, is almost without means, living isolated on a dank houseboat. When Daisy Langrish buys a cottage not far from where he moors his boat, Henry's antennae are alerted. He gets a job looking after her cottage and tending her garden while she's away working. But there's something about Henry which arouses the suspicions of Daisy's daughter and her agent. They begin to investigate into Henry's past
All change by Elizabeth Jane Howard( Book )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
It is the 1950s and as the Cazalets' beloved matriarch, the Duchy, passes away, she takes with her the last remnants of a world of great houses and servants, of class and tradition in which the Cazalets have thrived. Louise, now divorced, becomes entangled in a painful affair; while Polly and Clary must balance marriage and motherhood with their own ideas and ambitions. Hugh and Edward, now in their sixties, are feeling ill equipped for this modern world; while Villy, long abandoned by her husband, must at last learn to live independently. But it is Rachel, who has always lived for others, who will face her greatest challenges yet. Events will converge at Christmas at Home Place; on which a new generation of Cazalets will descend. Only one thing is certain, nothing will ever be the same again
The beautiful visit by Elizabeth Jane Howard( Book )
48 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of World War I and the consequent and concomitant changing of social values in Britain, this is an original coming-of-age novel. Lavinia is a young woman whose social world is expanded when she is invitated to a Christmas party. The themes of the novel include -- inter alia -- love, marriage, madness, war, boredom, female emancipation, families and social class
Bettina, a portrait by Arthur Helps( Book )
13 editions published in 1957 in 3 languages and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Slipstream : a memoir by Elizabeth Jane Howard( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
"Slipstream" is honest and unflinching, it illuminates the literary world of the latter half of the 20th century, as well as giving a personal insight into the life of Elizabeth Jane Howard
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Alternative Names
Elizabet Ceyn Hovard
Elizabeth Jane Howard britische Schriftstellerin
Elizabeth Jane Howard Brits schrijfster (1923-2014)
Elizabeth Jane Howard romancière anglaise
Elizabeth Jane Howard scrittrice britannica
Howard, Elizabeth
Howard, Elizabeth 1923-2014
Howard, Elizabeth J.
Howard, Elizabeth J. 1923-2014
Howard, Elizabeth Jane 1923-...
Говард, Элизабет Джейн
إليزابيث هوارد
الیزابت جین هاوارد نویسنده بریتانیایی
एलिज़ाबेथ जेन हॉवर्ड
English (412)
Danish (51)
German (15)
Italian (8)
French (5)
Polish (4)
Swedish (2)
Spanish (2)
Dutch (2)
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