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Sillitoe, Alan

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The loneliness of the long-distance runner by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
394 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 3,681 libraries worldwide
A Borstal boy and his audacious companions are fresh from reform school and ready to take on the world. Members of the British lower class, they are out to beat the system anyway they can
Saturday night and Sunday morning by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
328 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 2,678 libraries worldwide
Working all day at a lathe leaves Arthur Seaton with energy to spare in the evenings. A young rebel of a man, he knows what he wants and he's sharp enough to get it. Before long his meetings with a couple of married women are part of local gossip
The widower's son by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
41 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
William's father, a Nottinghamshire coalminer, is proud of his son's military success, and annoyed when he gives up his life as a colonel in the artillery to become manager of a bowling alley
The ragman's daughter, and other stories by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
82 editions published between 1959 and 1986 in 8 languages and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
Men, women, and children by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
37 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 933 libraries worldwide
Negen korte verhalen, waarin telkens één persoon, die voor een keerpunt in zijn leven geplaatst is, centraal staat
A start in life by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
57 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 926 libraries worldwide
En ung mand fra provinsen får nogle brogede oplevelser, da han prøver at slå sig igennem i London
Key to the door by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
74 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 909 libraries worldwide
Selvbiografisk roman om en ung mands opvækst i Nottingham og krigstjeneste i Malaya
A tree on fire by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
52 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 884 libraries worldwide
The strange odyssey of an Essex working man who exchanges England for Algeria. Frank Dawley is obsessed with revolt and revolutionaries so, abandoning his wife and infant son, he crosses the Mediterranean into the nightmare terrain of Algeria where a colonial army and a national guerrilla force are in a fierce fight
The second chance, and other stories by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
25 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 858 libraries worldwide
Short stories of human defences and oddities
Out of the whirlpool by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
46 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in 8 languages and held by 792 libraries worldwide
When 18-year-old Peter Granby finds himself lying on a heap of rubble after losing his mother, his home, and a fight, he turns to wealthy widow Eileen Farnsfield, whose mother he had comforted as she lay dying on the sidewalk outside the factory where he works. Eileen gives him a job as caretaker of her seaside cottages, and their relationship takes its predictable course. Yet he is left wondering, Ẁhere was the rest of it?'' In the aftermath of the novel's violent climax, Peter's horizon has cleared of the dreams that clouded his vision. Sillitoe's accomplishment is to go beyond the stereotypes of proletarian youth and sex-starved middle-aged woman by teaching the former sympathy and teaching us sympathy for the latter. The lesson that society is destiny is taught with sorrow rather than bitterness
Her victory by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 791 libraries worldwide
The death of William Posters by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
71 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Frank Dawley walks out of his marriage with its working class background, and experiences a different life and new loves in his journey to self-realisation
The storyteller by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
28 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in 5 languages and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Ernest Cosgrove makes up personas for everyone, including himself
The lost flying boat by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
23 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Een watervliegtuig maakt een geheimzinnige expeditie naar een moeilijk bereikbare eilandengroep in de Indische Oceaan
The loneliness of the long distance runner by Tony Richardson( visu )
79 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 746 libraries worldwide
An 18-year-old boy, a product of a slum environment, is sent to reform school where he becomes the top runner and the best bet to win against a private school
Travels in Nihilon by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
36 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 703 libraries worldwide
Fremtidsroman om en rejse til et land med rent nihilistisk styre
Guzman, go home, and other stories by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
61 editions published between 1964 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 674 libraries worldwide
A selection of short stories. The recurrent theme of these stories is marriage how love blooms and withers; how male anarchism is trapped by female domesticity; how children nearly justify it all; and how those brought together by fate are inextricably entwined, consciously or unconsciously until death. The book revolves around Nottingham, although the title story, a subtle study of the interrelation of art and politics, is set in a Spanish village
The general by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
50 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 666 libraries worldwide
Politisk roman
Birthday by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
Arthur and Brian Seaton, on their way to the 70th birthday party for Brian's former lover, reflect on their lives
A man of his time by Alan Sillitoe( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Een Engelse hoefsmid en rokkenjager regeert begin 20e eeuw zijn acht kinderen met ijzeren hand totdat zijn favoriete oudste zoon omkomt tijdens de Eerste Wereldoorlog
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Alternative Names
Alan Sillitoe britischer Schriftsteller
Alan Sillitoe britisk skribent, manusforfattar og poet
Alan Sillitoe britisk skribent, manusforfatter og poet
Alan Sillitoe britisk skribent, manuskriptforfatter og poet
Alan Sillitoe Brits schrijver
Alan Sillitoe brittisk författare, manusförfattare och poet
Alan Sillitoe écrivain britannique
Alan Sillitoe pisarz angielski
Alan Sillitoe scrittore inglese
Silito, Alans 1928-
Sillitoe, Alan, 1928-
Sillitoe, Alan, 1928-2010
Sillitoe, Allan 1928-2010
Sillitou, Alan 1928-2010
Алън Силитоу
Силлитоу, Алан
Силлитоу, Алан 1928-
סיליטו, אלן
آلان سيليتو، 1928-2010
الن سیلیتو نویسنده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، و شاعر بریتانیایی
실리토, 알란 1928-2010
실리토, 앨런 1928-2010
실리토, 엘런 1928-2010
씰리토, 앨런 1928-2010
シリトー, アラン
English (1,227)
German (142)
Spanish (53)
Japanese (47)
French (47)
Dutch (32)
Italian (22)
Polish (15)
Danish (12)
Catalan (10)
Hungarian (3)
Slovak (3)
Turkish (2)
Czech (2)
Chinese (2)
Swedish (2)
Korean (2)
Romanian (2)
Russian (2)
Slovenian (2)
Arabic (1)
Ukrainian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Rundi (1)
Bulgarian (1)
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