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Lofts, Norah 1904-1983

Overview
Works: 445 works in 1,853 publications in 4 languages and 64,571 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Love stories 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6023.O35, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Norah Lofts
Publications by Norah Lofts
Publications by Norah Lofts, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Norah Lofts
The day of the butterfly by Norah Lofts( Book )
30 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,994 libraries worldwide
Daisy Holt is spared the ignoble life of a prostitute when a kindly madam recognizes her dancing talent and directs her toward the stage
The King's pleasure by Norah Lofts( Book )
25 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 1,876 libraries worldwide
Katharine of Aragon has to deal with Henry VIII's decision to divorce her
Nethergate by Norah Lofts( Book )
21 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,871 libraries worldwide
Isabella de Sevigny, a French aristocrat, seeks refugee in Nethergate during the Revolution, but finds her life an unexpected turmoil in Regency London
Anne Boleyn by Norah Lofts( Book )
8 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,818 libraries worldwide
A biography of the woman whose marriage to King Henry VIII of England resulted in an irreversible break between the Church of England and the Papacy, the birth of the future Queen Elizabeth I, and in her own beheading
Pargeters by Norah Lofts( Book )
25 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,778 libraries worldwide
To save the family home during the English Civil War, Sarah Woodley-Mercer marries a former Puritan worker when he acquires the estate, Pargeters, as a spoil of war
The lost queen by Norah Lofts( Book )
29 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 1,778 libraries worldwide
A story of the cruelty and oppression in a Denmark whose ruler was almost insane and the tale of the young women who was briefly its queen
Knight's Acre by Norah Lofts( Book )
16 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,750 libraries worldwide
Offered a large sum of money to appear in tourneys, Sir Godfrey Tallboys departs for Spain with his knights, but the Moors defeat them, and he is enslaved
A wayside tavern by Norah Lofts( Book )
22 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,684 libraries worldwide
The story of a tavern's survival through the centuries and its proprietors
Queens of England by Norah Lofts( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,658 libraries worldwide
Discusses the personal and public lives of women who have been English queens, from Boadicea in the first century to the present Queen Elizabeth II
The house at Old Vine by Norah Lofts( Book )
45 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,657 libraries worldwide
Romantic personal stories of six tenants of a great Suffolk manor house, who flourish through war and plague from the time of the Tudors to the Restoration
A rose for virtue; the very private life of Hortense, stepdaughter of Napoleon I, mother of Napoleon III by Norah Lofts( Book )
15 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,648 libraries worldwide
Donated
The old priory by Norah Lofts( Book )
15 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 1,632 libraries worldwide
In 1590, Arthur Tresize establishes himself in Suffolk's Old Priory where a malignant curse begins its work: his family is plagued with sudden deaths, bitter sibling hatreds, star-crossed loves, and tragic mishaps
Bless this house by Norah Lofts( Book )
36 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in English and held by 1,615 libraries worldwide
The chronicle of an English house built in 1577, and its various owners, over a period of more than 350 years
Crown of aloes by Norah Lofts( Book )
23 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,591 libraries worldwide
At the end of her life, Isabella I of Spain recalls her life: her husband, Ferdinand of Aragon, her atagonistic half-brother, and her undying struggle for peace and unity in a nation torn by factions
The lute player by Norah Lofts( Book )
33 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 1,584 libraries worldwide
Historical novel based on the life of Richard the Lionhearted
Madselin by Norah Lofts( Book )
21 editions published between 1968 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
Saxon England is conquered by the Normans, and, for the maid Madselin, it means the loss of husband, land, title and friends
The homecoming by Norah Lofts( Book )
20 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 1,431 libraries worldwide
With dissension at home among the ladies, Sir Godfrey Tallboys mounts his saddle and joins the bitter Wars of the Roses
How far to Bethlehem? a novel by Norah Lofts( Book )
28 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
Retelling of the Bible story of Mary and the birth of Jesus
The lonely furrow by Norah Lofts( Book )
17 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in English and held by 1,307 libraries worldwide
The son of Sir Godfrey Tallboys, Henry enters a relationship with the Moorish slave girl who saved his father's life, and continues to farm and protect his father's legacy
Lovers all untrue by Norah Lofts( Book )
18 editions published between 1970 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
A domineering father seeks to stifle the natural exuberance of his daughters with the inevitable conflict resulting in frustration, bitterness, and fianlly, mental breakdown and murder
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Astley, Juliet, 1904-1983

controlled identity Curtis, Peter, 1904-1983

Astley, Juliet.
Astley, Juliet, 1904-
Astley, Juliet, 1904-1983
Curtis, Peter.
Curtis, Peter, 1904-
Curtis, Peter, 1904-1983
Jorisch, Norah, 1904-1983
Lofts, Norah Ethel, 1904-1983
Lofts, Norah Robinson.
Lofts Norah Robinson, 1904-
Lofts, Norah Robinson, 1904-1983
Robinson, Norah Ethel, 1904-1983
ロフツ, ノラ
Languages
English (435)
French (5)
Spanish (2)
Dutch (1)
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