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Ellis, Alice Thomas

Overview
Works: 88 works in 388 publications in 3 languages and 9,819 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  History  Anecdotes  Christmas stories  Humor 
Subject Headings: Authors, English 
Roles: Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6055.L4856, 823.914
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Pillars of gold : a novel by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 796 libraries worldwide
"When the bohemian Barbs goes missing from her North London home and the body of a woman is recovered from a nearby canal, it unsettles the lives of her friends and neighbors."--Jacket
The 27th kingdom : a novel by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
29 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
A convent sends a student nun to London to test her vocation in the outside world. Among the challenges facing Valentine in the home of the chosed family is a handsome young man. By the author of The Sin Eater--Résumé de l'éditeur
The sin eater : a novel by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
19 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
An upper-class British family holds a reunion in a mansion where the patriarch lies dying. A look at the conniving which accompanies family gatherings in the anticipation of death and cash
Unexplained laughter by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 649 libraries worldwide
Behaving badly made Lydia feel better. She hoped she wasn't turning into one of those maniacs who murder people in order to establish their superiority over their fellows who say Please and Thank you and conform to the basic customs of society. Recovering from a love affair gone wrong, Lydia retreats to the Welsh countryside, leaving behind her sophisticated friends, but accidentally inviting Betty, ""the human equivalent of sackcloth and ashes, "" as her companion. There they encounter Hywel, a dour farmer, Elizabeth, his nervous wife, the aspiring priest Beuno, Hywel's brother, a
Fairy tale : a novel by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 libraries worldwide
A comedy on a woman in Wales who gives birth to a baby without having been pregnant. Two older women solve the mystery, discovering that Eloise was chosen by fairies to procreate a fairy
The birds of the air by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
22 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
Mary felt rather like someone for whom a marriage was being arranged by people who doubted the suitability of the match but could think of no seemly way of retiring. Her family and friends behaved like outsiders privy to a secret and dubious courtship, treating her with an arch, considered and wholly unnatural care, whispering together and falling silent when they remembered her sitting by the window and possibly listening. Mary Marsh has lost her only child, but rather than allow her peace in which to grieve, her mother cajoles her into participating in a proper family Christmas
The inn at the edge of the world by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and German and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Five strangers gather at Eric's inn on a remote Hebridean island after he advertises in the London weeklies for ""Christmas at the edge of the world."" Harry, a military widower, is fascinated by General Gordon and the last days of Khartoum. Jessica is a voice-over artist and actress. Jon is a vain actor who is dangerously obsessed with Jessica. Anita, a salesperson in the stationary department of a store and, Ronald, a psychoanalyst who is pining for the cooking and domestic skills of his recently departed wife. Each has their own reasons for escaping the usual festivities, but the ref
The other side of the fire by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
15 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
The summer house : a trilogy by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
The skeleton in the cupboard: "Syl's mother, Mrs. Monro, doesn't know quite what to make of her son's life, but she knows Margaret should not marry him."--P. [4] of cover
The evening of Adam by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
14 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
The skeleton in the cupboard by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
The clothes in the wardrobe by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Home life by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
The fly in the ointment by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Valentine's day : women against men : stories of revenge ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Serpent on the rock by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Fairy tale : [a novel] by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
A comedy on a woman in Wales who gives birth to a baby without having been pregnant. Two older women solve the mystery, discovering that Eloise was chosen by fairies to procreate a fairy
Loss of the good authority : the cause of delinquency by Tom Pitt-Aikens( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Home life three by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Wales : an anthology by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Haycraft, Anna

controlled identity O'Casey, Brenda

Ellis, Alice Thomas
Haycraft, Anna.
Haycraft, Anna Margaret
Haycraft, Anna Margaret, 1932-2005
Lindholm, Anna
Lindholm, Anna Margaret
O'Casey, Brenda.
Thomas Ellis, Alice
Languages
English (281)
German (4)
French (1)
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