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Lofts, Norah 1904-1983

Overview
Works: 416 works in 2,167 publications in 5 languages and 58,676 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Biography  Biographies  War fiction  War stories  Romance fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, 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 )
33 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,900 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
Anne Boleyn by Norah Lofts( Book )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,721 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
Queens of England by Norah Lofts( Book )
18 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 1,687 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
Nethergate by Norah Lofts( Book )
22 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,675 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
The King's pleasure by Norah Lofts( Book )
35 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,671 libraries worldwide
Katharine of Aragon has to deal with Henry VIII's decision to divorce her
The concubine : a novel based upon the life of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife by Norah Lofts( Book )
42 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,663 libraries worldwide
Story about Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII. Her acquaintance with Henry through her coronation and ultimate execution
The lost queen by Norah Lofts( Book )
35 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and held by 1,625 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 )
24 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,618 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
Pargeters by Norah Lofts( Book )
31 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,581 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 town house; the building of the house by Norah Lofts( Book )
49 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 1,501 libraries worldwide
Three-generation story of a family's rise from serfdom to great wealth in 15th-century England
The house at Old Vine by Norah Lofts( Book )
45 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 1,490 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 wayside tavern by Norah Lofts( Book )
22 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,490 libraries worldwide
The story of a tavern's survival through the centuries and its proprietors
Bless this house by Norah Lofts( Book )
49 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,472 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 )
26 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,441 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 )
42 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 1,434 libraries worldwide
Historical novel based on the life of Richard the Lionhearted
The old priory by Norah Lofts( Book )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 1,413 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
A rose for virtue; the very private life of Hortense, stepdaughter of Napoleon I, mother of Napoleon III by Norah Lofts( Book )
16 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,367 libraries worldwide
Donated
Madselin by Norah Lofts( Book )
21 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,259 libraries worldwide
Saxon England is conquered by the Normans, and, for the maid Madselin, it means the loss of husband, land, title and friends
How far to Bethlehem? a novel by Norah Lofts( Book )
29 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and held by 1,187 libraries worldwide
Retelling of the Bible story of Mary and the birth of Jesus
The homecoming by Norah Lofts( Book )
21 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
With dissension at home among the ladies, Sir Godfrey Tallboys mounts his saddle and joins the bitter Wars of the Roses
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Astley, Juliet, 1904-1983

controlled identity Curtis, Peter, 1904-1983

Astley, Juliet.
Astley, Juliet 1904-1983
Curtis P.
Curtis, Peter.
Curtis Peter 1904-1983
Jorisch, Norah, 1904-1983
Lofts, Norah
Lofts, Norah Ethel, 1904-1983
Lofts, Norah Ethel Robinson 1904-1983
Lofts, Norah Robinson.
Lofts, Norah Robinson 1904-1983
Norah Lofts écrivaine britannique
Norah Lofts escritora británica
Robinson N.
Robinson, Norah 1904-1983
Robinson, Norah Ethel, 1904-1983
Лофтс Н. 1904-
Лофтс, Нора
נורה לופטס סופרת בריטית
ピーター・カーティス
ロフツ, ノラ
Languages
English (550)
German (18)
French (6)
Spanish (6)
Dutch (1)
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