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Ellis, Alice Thomas

Overview
Works: 79 works in 421 publications in 4 languages and 8,537 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Bildungsromans  History  Anecdotes  Christmas stories  Humor  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Thesis advisor
Classifications: PR6055.L4856, 823.914
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Pillars of gold : a novel by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
26 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 770 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
Fairy tale : a novel by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 751 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 27th kingdom : a novel by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
35 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and French and held by 737 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
Unexplained laughter by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
23 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 680 libraries worldwide
"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 and randy Doctor Wyn. Meanwhile Hywel's strange sister Angharad roams the land, observing all, while Lydia is increasingly unnerved by the unexplained laughter that comes down from the hills."--Publisher description
The sin eater : a novel by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
22 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 654 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
The birds of the air by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
31 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 633 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 wholly unnatural care, whispering together and falling silent when they remembered her sitting by the window and possibly listening. Mary Marsh had 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. As the various guests arrive - the house descends into farcical chaos
The inn at the edge of the world by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
25 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 582 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; Jessica is a voice over artist and actress; Jon is a vain actor who is dangerously obsessed with Jessica; Anita is a salesperson in a department store; and Ronald is a psychoanalyst who is pining for the domestic skills of his recently departed wife. Each has their own reasons for escaping the usual festivities but things get complicated when Eric's wife flounces out and locals and visitors mingle and clash
The other side of the fire by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
19 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 487 libraries worldwide
De Engelse dorpssociety is voor vele leden van de gemeenschap een gevangenis waaruit ze slechts in dagdromen kunnen vluchten
The evening of Adam by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
This is a collection of short stories probing beneath the surface of untroubled domesticity. Images from the natural world become symbols both of intoxicating freedom and menacing anarchy: Eve is attracted and repelled by the ants in her kitchen. Other stories examine our relationship to death: a hysterical giggle when a coffin shoots into the cremation chamber; a young man wandering through a grey land followed by his mind in the form of an argumentative black dog
The skeleton in the cupboard by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and French and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Een weduwe ontleedt openhartig haar huwelijk en haar afkeer van het aanstaande huwelijk van haar zoon
The clothes in the wardrobe by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and French and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Als een jong Engels meisje zich door haar moeder laat uithuwelijken aan een oudere vrijgezel, zorgt een vriendin van haar moeder ervoor dat dit feest anders verloopt dan men verwacht
The fly in the ointment by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 212 libraries worldwide
De dochter van een Egyptische vader en een Engelse moeder gaat met haar man naar Engeland om het huwelijk van de dochter van haar vriendin bij te wonen
Serpent on the rock by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Valentine's day : women against men : stories of revenge ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
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 158 libraries worldwide
Wales : an anthology by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Home life by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
A collection of the author's weekly columns in which she airs her views on matters domestic of every variety, in town or in the country. She discusses the behaviour of children and animals, horticulture and neighbours to the ability of the domestic appliance to do its own thing
Home life three by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Secrets of strangers by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Mrs Donald by Mary Keene( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Haycraft, Anna

controlled identity O'Casey, Brenda

Anna Haycraft Brits romanschrijfster (1932-2005)
Haycraft, Anna.
Haycraft, Anna Margaret
Haycraft, Anna Margaret, 1932-2005
Lindholm, Anna
Lindholm, Anna Margaret
O'Casey, Brenda.
Thomas Ellis, Alice
Languages
English (310)
French (23)
Dutch (3)
German (1)
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