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Giralt, Pilar

Overview
Works: 170 works in 671 publications in 2 languages and 1,751 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Love stories  History  Drama  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Horror comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Translator, Author, Transcriber, Creator
Classifications: PS3551.S5, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Pilar Giralt
Publications by Pilar Giralt
Most widely held works by Pilar Giralt
El perfume : historia de un asesino by Patrick Süskind( Book )
47 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 250 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 )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 161 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. One of the most influential and heralded works of fantasy ever written, The Talisman is an extraordinary novel of loyalty, awakening, terror, and mystery. Jack Sawyer, on a desperate quest to save his mother's life, must search for a prize across an epic landscape of innocents and monsters, of incredible dangers and even more incredible truths. The prize is essential, but the journey means even more. Let the quest begin. . .
All the pretty horses by Cormac McCarthy( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Cut off from the life of ranching he has come to love by his grandfather's death, John Grady Cole flees to Mexico, where he and his two companions embark on a rugged and cruelly idyllic adventure
Foundation by Isaac Asimov( Book )
32 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 83 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
Foundation and empire by Isaac Asimov( Book )
27 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 63 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 ...?
The terminal man by Michael Crichton( Book )
11 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 51 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 )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 47 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
Second foundation by Isaac Asimov( Book )
23 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 41 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?
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 )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Set in South Africa under white rule, [this book is] both a ... chronicle of human disintegration and an ... 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 ... Mary and Moses - master and slave - are trapped in a web of mounting attraction and repulsion.-Back cover
La casa de las bellas durmientes by Yasunari Kawabata( Book )
15 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Spanish translation of a selection of short stories by the Japanese author
Das Erbe Europas : Beiträge by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 29 libraries worldwide
" Parte do princípio de que só poderemos saber o que será a Europa no futuro desde que saibamos o que ela foi no passado. Daí ser importante conhecer a nossa herança - o que produzimos no campo da arte, das ciências, do espírito, e qual foi e deverá ser a tarefa da filosofia e de outras disciplinas na definição da diversidade europeia."
The gods themselves by Isaac Asimov( Book )
15 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 28 libraries worldwide
In the year 2100, mankind on Earth, settlers in a lunar colony, and aliens from the para-universe (a strange universe parallel in time to our own) face a race against time as they try to prevent the total destruction of the Earth by the invention of an Inter-Universe Electron Pump
The house of mirth by Edith Wharton( Book )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 25 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
Der Kontrabass by Patrick Süskind( Book )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Théâtre avec un personnage: un homme
El caminante by Hermann Hesse( Book )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Gateway by Frederik Pohl( Book )
11 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The Heechee gateways, remnants of an ancient civilization, provide instantaneous passage to the far reaches of the universe but do not ensure destination, return, wealth, or survival
La pasión según Renée Vivien by Maria-Mercè Marçal( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Return from the stars by Stanisław Lem( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 19 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
A thousand suns by Dominique Lapierre( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A globe-trotting journalist describes the people he met and the events he witnessed over the years. He interviewed such newsmakers as Mother Teresa, bullfighter El Cordobes and Caryl Chessman on Death Row, and among the events he covered was the hijacking of a cruise ship. By the author of Is Paris Burning?
 
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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 (289)
Catalan (5)
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