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Gale, Patrick 1962-

Overview
Works: 43 works in 250 publications in 5 languages and 7,680 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Bildungsromans  Biography  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6057.A382, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Patrick Gale
Rough music by Patrick Gale( Book )
32 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 942 libraries worldwide
"On his fortieth birthday, Will Pagett receives an unexpected gift: two weeks at a perfect beach house in Cornwall. Seeking some distance from the married man with whom he's having an affair, he invites his aging mother and father to share his holiday, knowing the sun and sea will be a welcome change for them. But the cottage and the stretch of sand before it seem somehow familiar, and memories of a summer long ago begin to surface."--Jacket
Notes from an exhibition by Patrick Gale( Book )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 776 libraries worldwide
The new novel from the bestselling Patrick Gale. Renowned Canadian artist Rachel Kelly -- now of Penzance -- has buried her past and married a gentle and loving Cornish man. Her life has been a sacrifice to both her extraordinary art and her debilitating manic depression
The whole day through by Patrick Gale( file )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
A forty something woman has been obliged to move in with her elderly mother because she is a committed naturist no conventional care home will admit her. A bittersweet relationship has recently revived with the great love of her student days, he too is a carer. But what or who broke them apart twenty years ago and is it about to happen again?
The whole day through by Patrick Gale( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and French and held by 481 libraries worldwide
When forty-something Laura Lewis is obliged to abandon a life of stylish independence in Paris to care for her elderly mother in Winchester, it seems all romantic opportunities have gone up in smoke. Then she runs into Ben, the great love of her student days - and, as she only now dares admit, the emotional touchstone against which she has judged every man since. Bobby, the gay chap in this book, has Mosaic Down's Syndrome
A perfectly good man by Patrick Gale( Book )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
When 20-year-old Lenny Barnes, paralysed in a rugby accident, commits suicide in the presence of Barnaby Johnson, the much-loved priest of a West Cornwall parish, the tragedy's reverberations open up the fault lines between Barnaby and his nearest and dearest. Their personal stories illuminate Barnaby's ostensibly happy life, and the gulfs of unspoken sadness that separate them all. Across this web of relations scuttles Barnaby's repellent nemesis - a man as wicked as his prey is virtuous
Tree surgery for beginners by Patrick Gale( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
A British man who prefers trees to people decides to marry anyway, but his wife leaves him for another. So, tree surgeon Lawrence Frost flies to California to recover among its redwoods
Facing the tank by Patrick Gale( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
En midaldrende amerikansk forsker kommer til den lille engelske domkirkeby Barrowcester, hvor der foregår mange mærkelige ting
Little bits of baby by Patrick Gale( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Complicated relationships in modern day London
The aerodynamics of pork by Patrick Gale( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Kansas in August by Patrick Gale( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
"Hilary is a young, attractive teacher with aspirations to be a tap-dancer. Henry, his elder sister, is a crisp, professional psychologist. The unpredictable and unreliable Rufus, a failed pianist, is their lover - whom neither Hilary nor Henry realise they are sharing. Despite the constant danger of discovery, this unwitting triangle persists, in delicate balance - until, that is, someone new and totally unexpected enters the frame. Having rescued an abandoned baby boy, found soaked and tearful in a subway, Hilary decides, to his own great surprise, to become a surrogate parent."--Amazon.com book description
Gentleman's relish by Patrick Gale( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
An exhilarating new collection of stories by the author of Richard & Judy-bestseller Notes from an Exhibition Patrick Gale, which combines wit and poignancy to illuminate experiences both common and uncommon
Friendly fire by Patrick Gale( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
A sweet obscurity by Patrick Gale( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
An examination of the steps to which we will go to seek protection and security in others. Returning to haunted Cornish landscapes familiar from other Gale novels, it is the story of individuals in search of a family
Ease by Patrick Gale( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
The facts of life by Patrick Gale( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
The cat sanctuary by Patrick Gale( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
A powerful and moving novel in which Patrick Gale casts a compassionate yet satirically sharp eye over the pains and abuses inflicted by families, friends and lovers
Dangerous pleasures : a decade of stories by Patrick Gale( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Collected here, in DANGEROUS PLEASURES for the first time, are Patrick Gale's most brilliant pieces of short fiction. His subjects are wide-ranging and various - curious childhood loyalties, long-hidden unsettling mem- ories, newly discovered joys, dislocated relationaships, overwhelming, thrilling passions
Gentleman's relish by Patrick Gale( file )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
A new collection of stories combining wit and poignancy to illuminate experiences both common and uncommon
Armistead Maupin by Patrick Gale( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
The scarlet boy by Tom Wakefield( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gale, Patrick
ゲイル, パトリック
Languages
English (195)
French (5)
Polish (5)
Chinese (2)
Dutch (2)
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