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Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer 1927-2013

Works: 277 works in 1,751 publications in 15 languages and 38,738 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Psychological fiction  Historical films  Coming-of-age films  Romance films  Domestic fiction  Comedy films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Conceptor, Performer, Director, Interviewee, Other, Author of dialog, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PR9499.3.J5, 823
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Heat and dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )
142 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 2,679 libraries worldwide
Set in India, HEAT AND DUST is the story of Olivia, a beautiful, spoiled, bored English colonial wife in the 1920s who is drawn inexorably into the spell of the Nawab, a minor Indian prince deeply involved in plots and intrigues. Olivia outrages the tiny, suffocating town where her husband is a civil servant by eloping with the captivating Nawab. It is also the story of Olivia's step-granddaughter who, fifty years later, is drawn to India by her fascination with the letters left behind by the now dead older woman, and by her obsession with solving the enigma of Olivia's scandal. A penetrating and compassionate love story, this brilliant novel immerses the reader in the heat, dust, and squalor of India, while providing a compelling mixture of the spiritual and the sensual
A Room with a View by E. M Forster( visu )
134 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,388 libraries worldwide
All she wanted was a room with a view on her first trip to Florence. Little did she realize that her wish would lead her into impropriety, confusion, and passion
The Remains of the Day by James Ivory( visu )
102 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,360 libraries worldwide
The story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically proper butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper employed by a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe
Howards End by James Ivory( visu )
96 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,215 libraries worldwide
Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites
Out of India : selected stories by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )
37 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,551 libraries worldwide
Contains fifteen short stories selected from four previous collections and all set in India
Three continents by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )
36 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
Een Amerikaanse tweeling raakt volledig in de ban van een vage "vierde-wereld-beweging", die geleid wordt door een obscure Indiase prins
Shards of memory by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )
23 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
The saga of an Indian family transplanted to Europe and America. It begins with the great-grandfather, a merchant who emigrated to New York and spent his life writing nostalgic poetry on India. A tale of East and West, the nuances of social conventions and the immigrant's sense of detached belonging
My nine lives : chapters of a possible past by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,034 libraries worldwide
"In this book, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala explores nine possible lives. While each is located in deeply familiar territory, whether England, India, or America, and often overlaid with that essential Central European family background, each life is born of startlingly different origins and each reveals a different destiny. Here are nine different answers to the central question: what would happen if I were granted an alternative life?"--Jacket
The householder by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )
53 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
Om en ung lærer i Indien
Le divorce by James Ivory( visu )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,016 libraries worldwide
Isabel Walker travels to Paris to visit her pregnant stepsister Roxy, by chance arriving on the same day that Roxy's husband Charles-Henri leaves the marriage, apparently for another woman. As Isabel stays to offer help and support, the two young women start living it up with the locals and American expatriates, and Isabel finds herself being wooed by an older French man- who happens to be related to Roxy's ex-husband
Poet and dancer by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )
23 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 982 libraries worldwide
The story of the pathological attachment between Angel, a quiet, introverted poet, and her cousin Lara, an erratic, attention-seeking dancer who pulls Angel into her downward spiral
In search of love and beauty by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Travelers by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 967 libraries worldwide
Examines the unlikely convergence of four wanderers in India: Asha, an imperious Indian widow; Raymond, a curious Englishman; Lee, an American looking for her spiritual core; and Gopi, an impressionable young student. With a mixture of impassioned dialogue and subtle narrative, Jhabvala examines the psychological and cultural forces that wend their paths into inextricable knots of love and
East into Upper East : plain tales from New York and New Delhi by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )
22 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
Stories featuring cosmopolitan Indians. In Independence, set in India, a high-class woman earns a living teaching social graces, in Two Muses, set in London, a girl observes her grandfather's marital infidelity, and in A Summer by the Sea, set in New York, a woman falls for the lover of her homosexual son-in-law
How I became a holy mother, and other stories by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )
31 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 909 libraries worldwide
The golden bowl by James Ivory( visu )
28 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 756 libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1900's, Maggie is the daughter of American tycoon Adam Verver, who marries an impovished yet charming Italian aristrocrat, Prince Amerigo. Through a twist of fate, Adam marries the Prince's former lover, Charlotte. Maggie's suspicions deepen to a possible affair between the Prince and Charlotte, when Maggie makes the ill-fated purchase of a golden bowl. It becomes only a matter of time before Maggie unravels the truth from a world full of deception and lies
A backward place by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )
54 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 754 libraries worldwide
Picture of life in contemporary Delhi as seen through the happy marriage of an English girl and an Indian actor
Esmond in India; a novel by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )
46 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 742 libraries worldwide
An Englishman living in India brings havoc to two aristocratic families after daughters of each family fall in love with him
The best American short stories 2014 by Jennifer Egan( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 700 libraries worldwide
Presents twenty of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources
A lovesong for India : tales from the East and West by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
In this expansive story collection, acclaimed writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala expresses her lifelong meditation on East and West. Set in India, England, and New York City, "A Lovesong for India" reveals what unites us across oceans, cultures, and lifetimes
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Jhabavala, Ruth Prawer.
Jhabavala Ruth Prawer 1927-2013
Jhabawala, Ruth Prawer.
Jhabawala Ruth Prawer 1927-2013
Jhabvala, R. P. 1927-2013
Jhabvala, R. Prawer.
Jhabvala, R. Prawer 1927-
Jhabvala, R. Prawer 1927-2013
Jhabvala, R. Prawer (Ruth Prawer), 1927-
Jhabvala, R. Prawer (Ruth Prawer), 1927-2013
Jhabvala, Ruth 1927-2013
Jhabvala, Ruth P. 1927-2013
Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer
Jhabwala, Ruth Prawer.
Jhabwala Ruth Prawer 1927-2013
Merchant, Ruth Prawer
Merchant, Ruth Prawer, 1927-2013
Prawer Jhabvala, Ruth.
Prawer Jhabvala, Ruth 1927-
Prawer-Jhabvala, Ruth 1927-2013
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Prawer, Ruth 1927-2013
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala britische Schriftstellerin und Drehbuchautorin
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala britisk manusforfattar
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala britisk manusforfatter
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala britisk manuskriptforfatter
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Brits scenarioschrijfster (1927-2013)
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala brittisk manusförfattare
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala pisarka i scenarzystka
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala sceneggiatrice e scrittrice inglese
Правер Джабвала, Рут
ג׳בוואלה, רות פראוור 1927־
ג'בולה, רות פרור
פרור-ג'בולה, רות
פרור, רות
רות פראוור-ג'אבוולה
روث پراور جابوالا فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی
रुत् प्रवर् जब्वाला
रुथ प्रवर झाबवाला
റൂത്ത് പ്രവർ ജബാവാല
English (772)
German (57)
Spanish (52)
French (35)
Italian (13)
Multiple languages (11)
Romanian (3)
Arabic (3)
Dutch (3)
Danish (2)
Persian (2)
Hebrew (2)
Chinese (1)
Polish (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
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