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Diski, Jenny

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Works: 42 works in 275 publications in 9 languages and 5,772 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Anecdotes  Psychological fiction  Biographical fiction  Exhibition catalogs  Short stories, English 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6054.I7, 823.914
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Nothing natural by Jenny Diski( Book )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Een geëmancipeerde vrouw voelt zich haars ondanks aangetrokken tot een sado-masochistische relatie met een mysterieuze man
Only human : a divine comedy by Jenny Diski( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 401 libraries worldwide
In this poignant and audacious new novel, the author gives to the biblican chapters and verse about Abram and Sarai more than simply a powerful new twist -- she gives them haunting new dimensions. Interspersing God's ruminations about humanity with Sarai's side of the story, this is a captivating tale of jealousy and justification, both human and divine
The dream mistress by Jenny Diski( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 388 libraries worldwide
After she abandons her daughter, a mother enters a convent, only to quit and become homeless. Years later the daughter runs into her as a bag lady, lying unconscious in the street. A British novel by the author of Skating to Antarctica
After these things by Jenny Diski( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 303 libraries worldwide
This is an account of the relationship between Abraham's tragic son Isaac and Isaac's son Jacob. The book follows the psychological trail of the children of Abraham. In Isaac and Jacob's relationship we see all the complexities of love, power and desire that make them quintessentially human
Apology for the woman writing by Jenny Diski( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 268 libraries worldwide
"So overwhelmed was Marie de Gournay by the work of French essayist and philosopher Michel de Montaigne that when she finally met him, she stabbed herself with a hairpin until the blood ran in order to show her devotion. An awkward, obsessive character, she set herself against the world in her determination to achieve her ambitious dreams. Only her servant, Jamyn, really knew her."--P. [4] of cover
What I don't know about animals by Jenny Diski( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Explores the complex relationship between humans and animals by examining philosophical, scientific, and literary material
Monkey's uncle / Jenny Diski by Jenny Diski( Book )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 197 libraries worldwide
A novel on insanity with three protagonists. One is the male therapist, while the others are the two sides of a woman's split personality, one crazy the other sane. Interestingly, the sane side is not upset by the mad side, reflecting that with all the cases of insanity in her family she is merely following tradition. By the author of Nothing Natural
Stranger on a train : daydreaming and smoking around America with interruptions by Jenny Diski( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Verslag van twee treinreizen door Amerika, waarbij de auteur niet echt een bestemming heeft maar wel vervreemding en vreemde mensen bestudeert
Then again by Jenny Diski( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Dutch and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Een moeder en dochter worstelen beiden met een groot probleem
Happily ever after by Jenny Diski( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and Dutch and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Een 68-jarige schrijfster wil in een roman verslag doen van de relatie die zij wil beginnen met haar aanvankelijk onwillige huisbaas
Like mother by Jenny Diski( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Roman om en mor og hendes datter
Rainforest by Jenny Diski( Book )
12 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and German and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Een biologe doet wetenschappelijk onderzoek in de jungle van Borneo en raakt daarbij in een diepe crisis
The vanishing princess by Jenny Diski( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Bundel verhalen met verrassende wendingen en onverwachte verwikkelingen
A view from the bed, and other observations by Jenny Diski( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Lynne Cohen : nothing is hidden : Scotiabank Photography Award ( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
On trying to keep still by Jenny Diski( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Skating to Antarctica : skating to the end of the world by Jenny Diski( Book )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Per cruiseschip op reis langs Antarctica reist een schrijfster in gedachten ook terug in haar leven, naar haar verhouding met haar moeder
Huo che shang de mo sheng ren by Jenny Diski( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Chinese and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Don't by Jenny Diski( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The sixties by Jenny Diski( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The Sixties looks at the radical beliefs to which the author's generation subscribed, little realising they were often old ideas dressed up in new forms, sometimes patterned by BIBA. This book considers whether she and her peers were as serious as they thought about changing the world, if the radical sixties were funded by the baby-boomers' parents, and if the big idea shaping the Sixties was that it really felt as if it meant something to be young
 
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Alternative Names
Diski, Jenny 1947-
Jenny Diski British writer
ディスキー, ジェニー
Languages
English (190)
Dutch (16)
Spanish (14)
German (12)
Swedish (6)
Chinese (5)
Italian (4)
Hebrew (3)
Polish (1)
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