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Giralt, Pilar

Overview
Works: 172 works in 712 publications in 4 languages and 2,052 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Allegories  Fantasy fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Science fiction  Horror fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama 
Roles: Translator, Author, Transcriber
Classifications: PS3551.S5, 813.54
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Publications about Pilar Giralt
Publications by Pilar Giralt
Most widely held works by Pilar Giralt
Perfume : the story of a murderer by Patrick Süskind( Book )
77 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 325 libraries worldwide
When ecoterrorists destroy a Polish laboratory, the authorities hire Providence, a private investigative agency founded by ex-CIA members, who in turn call in Paul Matisse, an ex-agent now running a humanitarian group
The talisman by Stephen King( Book )
21 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 171 libraries worldwide
On a brisk autumn day, a twelve-year-old boy stands on the shores of the gray Atlantic, near a silent amusement park and a fading ocean resort called the Alhambra. The past has driven Jack Sawyer here: his father is gone, his mother is dying, and the world no longer makes sense. But for Jack everything is about to change. For he has been chosen to make a journey back across America--and into another realm
Forward the foundation by Isaac Asimov( Book )
34 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 88 libraries worldwide
As the Galactic Empire declines, psychohistorian Hari Seldon and his band of psychobiologists form the Foundation, designed to be the nucleus of an eventual ideal universal ruling corporation
All the pretty horses by Cormac McCarthy( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 84 libraries worldwide
John Grady Cole, a 16-year-old dispossessed Texan, crosses the Rio Grande into Mexico in 1949, accompanied by his pal Lacey Rawlins. The two precocious horsemen pick up a sidekick--a laughable but deadly marksman named Jimmy Blevins--encounter various adventures on their way south and finally arrive at a paradisiacal hacienda where Cole falls into an ill-fated romance
Foundation and empire by Isaac Asimov( Book )
34 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, who had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen battlefleets...?
Second foundation by Isaac Asimov( Book )
28 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 60 libraries worldwide
So far the Foundation was safe. But there was a hidden Second Foundation to protect the first. The Mule has yet to find it, but he was getting closer all the time. The men of the Foundation sought it, too, to escape from Mule's mind control. Only Arkady, a 14 year-old girl seemed to have the answer, or did she ...?
The terminal man by Michael Crichton( Book )
12 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Harry Benson suffers from violent seizures. So violent that he requires a police guard when entering a Los Angeles hospital for treatment. Dr. Roger McPherson is convinced he can cure Benson through a procedure known as a stage three. During this highly specialized surgery, electrodes, placed deep in Benson's brain, send monitored soothing pulses to its pleasure canyons. The operation is a success--until Benson discovers how to get the pulses with increasing frequency. Then he escapes from the hospital and lapses into murderous rampages, becoming a homicidal maniac with a deadly agenda
The garden of Eden by Ernest Hemingway( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 49 libraries worldwide
An uncompleted final novel of Ernest Hemingway, which he worked on intermittently from 1946 until his death in 1961. Set on the Côte d'Azur in the 1920s, it is the story of a young American writer, David Bourne, his glamorous wife, Catherine, and the dangerous, erotic game they play when they fall in love with the same woman
La herencia de Europa : ensayos by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The gods themselves by Isaac Asimov( Book )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 35 libraries worldwide
The inhabitants from the earth, the moon, and another planet are drawn together by their concern about unrestrained material progress
Carnets de mujer ( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The grass is singing by Doris Lessing( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in Spanish and Basque and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Set in South Africa under white rule, Doris Lessing's first novel is both a riveting chronicle of human disintegration and a beautifully understated social critique. Mary Turner is a self-confident, independent young woman who becomes the depressed, frustrated wife of an ineffectual, unsuccessful farmer. Little by little the ennui of years on the farm work their slow poison, and Mary's despair progresses until the fateful arrival of an enigmatic and virile black servant, Moses. Locked in anguish, Mary and Moses--master and slave--are trapped in a web of mounting attraction and repulsion. Their psychic tension explodes in an electrifying scene that ends this disturbing tale of racial strife in colonial South Africa
The house of mirth by Edith Wharton( Book )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The tragic story of a beautiful young woman caught up in the shallow and corrupt world of New York society at the turn of the century, where wealth and social status are everything
Vagabondaggio by Hermann Hesse( Book )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Les belles endormies by Yasunari Kawabata( Book )
13 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Spanish translation of a selection of short stories by the Japanese author
Gateway by Frederik Pohl( Book )
14 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Prospector Robinette Broadhead travels to an asteroid called Gateway on the Heechee spacecraft. Gateway is the remains of an alien space station from which prospectors can travel to any destination to seek their fortunes. Three missions later, now famous and permanently rich, Rob Broadhead is on the verge of mental breakdown and needs therapy as he tries to face what happened to him and what he has become
Return from the stars by Stanisław Lem( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 23 libraries worldwide
After a long journey to a distant star, Hal Bregg returns to the earth where he finds that technology has developed beyond his imagining, prosperity is limitless, and peace reigns and where he discovers new meaning in life
The pigeon by Patrick Süskind( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Jonathan Noel-already past fifty, with the last payment for his tiny attic room only months away, and his life's plan laid out ahead of him-opens his door one morning to find a pigeon in the landing. This atom-splitting disruption in the orderly existence of a most anxious creature of habit precipitates a series of crises that are as moving and dismaying as they are funny. Teetering precariously on the edge of madness, Jonathan careens headlong on a journey of the self that leads him-and us-from terrror to redemption, from darkness to light, to an emotional resolution that offers further proof of a virtuoso writer's extraordinary art
La pasión según Renée Vivien by Maria-Mercè Marçal( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Sobre la guerra y la paz by Hermann Hesse( Book )
8 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 21 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
El Partido de Londres, 1986: port. (traducción de Pilar Giralt Gorina)
Giralt Gorina, P.
Giralt Gorina, P. (Pilar)
Giralt Gorina, Pilar
Giralt, P.
Giralt, P. (Pilar)
Giralt, Pilar
Gorina, Pilar Giralt
Languages
Spanish (342)
Catalan (5)
Basque (1)
Esperanto (1)
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