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Madden, Deirdre 1960-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 130 publications in 4 languages and 3,456 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Domestic fiction  Love stories  Fantasy fiction  Humorous stories 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6063.A288, 823.914
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Publications about Deirdre Madden
Publications by Deirdre Madden
Most widely held works about Deirdre Madden
 
Most widely held works by Deirdre Madden
Molly Fox's birthday by Deirdre Madden( Book )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
While absent in New York, the celebrated actor Molly Fox has loaned her house to a playwright friend, who is struggling to write a new work. Over the course of this, the longest day of the year, the playwright reflects upon her own life, Molly's, and that of their mutual friend Andrew
Time present and time past by Deirdre Madden( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
"A quiet but emotionally resonant portrait of a middle-class family in pre-crash Ireland, Deirdre Madden's latest novel is understated and gorgeously crafted. Madden touches upon abstract ideas in a clear and accessible way, letting her characters graze past one another even as they search for intimacy and closeness. In tightly controlled prose, this beguiling novel meditates on the passage of time and the futility of memory by dwelling on the actions and preoccupations of everyday people."--Publisher's description
Authenticity by Deirdre Madden( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and French and held by 424 libraries worldwide
After a brilliant youth, the painter Roderic Kennedy's life has been overtaken by a series of crises - alcoholism, the failure of his marriage to an Italian woman and estrangement from his three daughters following his return to Ireland. When he meets Julia Fitzpatrick, twenty years younger than him and also an artist, it seems as if this period of turbulence and misfortune from which he has been struggling to emerge is at an end
Hidden symptoms : a novel by Deirdre Madden( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
After her brother's brutal murder, a twenty-two-year-old university student in Belfast is torn by her conflicting feelings of spirituality, as her religion tortures more than comforts her
One by one in the darkness by Deirdre Madden( Book )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and French and held by 247 libraries worldwide
A title that follows a week in the lives of three sisters shortly before the start of the IRA ceasefire in 1994, undercut with the story of their childhood in Northern Ireland of the 1960s and 1970s
Snakes' elbows by Deirdre Madden( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
When millionaire, Barney, returns to live in the place that he was born, equally rich millionaire, Jasper, is worried that he'll be upstaged. He sets out to make life as difficult as possible for Barney - with hilarious and far-reaching consequences. Then a very special painting, the Angel, comes up for sale and Jasper is sure that buying it will reassert his position in the small town's society. But when he is outbid by Barney, Jasper is determined to exact his revenge ... 8 yrs+
Remembering light and stone by Deirdre Madden( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Remembering Light and Stone is a moving study of a young woman coming to terms with herself in a changing world
Thanks for telling me, Emily by Deirdre Madden( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Murphy the cat, Bubbles the dog and Captain Cockle the parrot live in a pet shop. When the owner's niece Keira comes to stay, she is entranced by the animals but a bit puzzled, because her Aunt Emily never seems to actually sell any of them! But then one day a woman arrives and wants some animals to populate her new house
Nothing is black by Deirdre Madden( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and French and held by 138 libraries worldwide
This is a beautifully told story of three women who find themselves in a remote part of Donegal at a defining moment in their lives
The birds of the innocent wood by Deirdre Madden( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and French and held by 113 libraries worldwide
A classic novel from the twice Orange Prize shortlisted writer. When James proposes, it seems like an opportunity for Jane to leave her lonely past behind and become part of a family. But the presence of a woman in the cottage near their remote farmhouse threatens Jane's new-found happiness
Jasper and the green marvel by Deirdre Madden( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
There's a wonderful emerald necklace called The Green Marvel hidden somewhere in Haverford-Snuffley Hall. Sneaky Jasper Jellit takes a job there as a gardener, hoping to get his hands on the jewels. But the house is haunted, his two pet rats Rags and Bags give him no end of trouble, and then there's Mrs Knutmegg the cook, who sees immediately that Jasper's up to no good...This is a sparkling sequel to the award winning "Snakes' Elbows"
First fictions : Introduction 9 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Emily e gli animali parlanti by Deirdre Madden( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Italian and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Murphy the cat, Bubbles the dog and Captain Cockle the parrot live in a pet shop. When the owner's niece Keira comes to stay, she is entranced by the animals but a bit puzzled, because her Aunt Emily never seems to actually sell any of them! But then one day a woman arrives and wants some animals to populate her new house
Thanks for telling me, Emily by Deirdre Madden( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
When Keira goes to work in her Aunt Emily's pet shop, she doesn't realise what an incredible summer it's going to be. The shop is full of extraordinary animals and then the bizarre Mrs Henrietta Fysshe-Pye comes to town. When she decides she must have some pets, things really start to happen
The ante-room by Kate O'Brien( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Their mother's impending death draws Agnes' sister Marie-Rose back to the family's Irish estate. Agnes is faced with a terrible inner battle as she is reunited with her brother-in-law, Vincent, whom she has always loved
Food, home and society by Deirdre Madden( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
To, co prawdziwe by Deirdre Madden( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Jasper and the green marvel Jasper Series, Book 2 by Deirdre Madden( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Hidden symptons by Deirdre Madden( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Authenticity by Deirdre Madden( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
When painter Roderic Kennedy meets young artist Julia Fitzpatrick, it seems as though a long spell of turbulence and misfortune - including alcoholism and a broken marriage - has finally come to an end. But when Julia has a chance meeting with a desperately unhappy stranger, the encounter sets in motion a chain of events that has dramatic consequences for all three
 
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English (117)
French (8)
Italian (3)
Polish (1)
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