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Humphreys, Emyr

Overview
Works: 118 works in 371 publications in 3 languages and 12,431 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Political fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Interviews  Psychological fiction  Musical settings 
Roles: Author, Lyricist
Classifications: PR6015.U478, 823.914
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Publications about Emyr Humphreys
Publications by Emyr Humphreys
Most widely held works by Emyr Humphreys
A man's estate by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
26 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Hannah Ellis is thirty-five, unmarried and still living at Y Glyn, the family farm in Wales where she has been brought up by her mother and step-father, a forbidding man with a powerful hold on the neighbourhood. Loving her country, yet resenting the egotism of her family, she yearns for the return of her long-banished brother Philip, believing that he will rescue her from this bleak existence. But Hannah little realises that Philip's arrival is imminent, and is to herald enormous changes as he unwittingly ignites the passions and strengths of an unusually intertwined community
Bonds of attachment by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
The Taliesin tradition : a quest for the Welsh identity by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Unconditional surrender by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 libraries worldwide
As World War II comes to a close, alliances start shifting in a Welsh village. The local pastor and his wife draw closer to the displaced German countess, distancing themselves from their jingoistic parishioners, while their daughter looks at a young German POW in a different light
Outside the house of Baal by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
12 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
An absolute hero by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Flesh and blood by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
12 editions published between 1974 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 182 libraries worldwide
This is the tale of Amy Parry. It begins as she travels home as a baby. As she continues her journey through life, she savours the full subtle flavours and rich textures of a way of life that has now all but vanished from the principality of Wales
Salt of the earth by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Presents information about the Hollywood film, "Salt of the Earth" and the CD-ROM about the film. Notes that the film was made during the height of the McCarthy era by a group of blacklisted filmmakers. Explains that the CD-ROM contains the film; the screenplay in English, Spanish, French, and German; as well as background material of the making of the film. Posts contact information for the New York City office of Organa, which sells the CD-ROM, via mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail
A toy epic by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
22 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 libraries worldwide
?A Toy Epic is the story of three boys moving towards the threshold of adult life in the 1930s. From differing backgrounds their lives cross and touch until they become firm friends. ?Each of them, Michael, Albie and Iorwerth, take up the story in turn, creating their own particular world and contriubting to the composite picture of life in ‘one of the four corners of Wales'. ?Significantly, A Toy Epic is Wales' most important war novel, the dominant central theme of the book. It is framed by the two World Wars, and their shadows, one gone and one looming, colour the novel dark. War is the ul
The best of friends by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Open secrets by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
National winner by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
10 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
The anchor tree by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Jones : a novel by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Tijdens een slapeloze nacht overdenkt een man uit Wales zijn leven, dat mede door zijn besluiteloosheid teleurstellend en eenzaam is
Collected poems by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Hear and forgive by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
14 editions published between 1952 and 1971 in English and French and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Old people are a problem by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
The gift of a daughter by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
The woman at the window by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Emyr Humphreys is a major figure in twentieth-century writing and The Woman at the Window is an immensely enjoyable and impressive addition to his outstanding list of award-winning novels and short stories. From the widow alone in the rectory drawing room to views across the sunny expanses of post-war Europe, celebrated writer Emyr Humphreys offers this urbane, mature collection. His protagonists look back over the patterns of their lives and forward too, for the chance to untangle family relationships, rekindle lost loves, or find a home for themselves in familiar yet fresh surroundings
Ancestor worship : for baritone and piano by Alun Hoddinott( score )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Emyr Humphreys British writer
Humphreys, Emyr
Languages
English (204)
French (5)
Welsh (3)
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