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Rowntree, Kathleen 1938-

Overview
Works: 27 works in 112 publications in 2 languages and 2,920 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6068.O935, 823.914
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Publications about Kathleen Rowntree
Publications by Kathleen Rowntree
Most widely held works by Kathleen Rowntree
Tell Mrs. Poole I'm sorry by Kathleen Rowntree( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
In England, a mother suspects her teenage daughter of having an affair with a married teacher. Afraid to discuss it with her husband, she calls on two friends from schooldays, hoping they won't remind her she did the same in her youth. What she does not realize is her problem is minor compared to the problem facing one of the friends. By the author of The Directrix
The haunting of Willow Dasset : a novel by Kathleen Rowntree( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Laurie and Claire by Kathleen Rowntree( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
The directrix by Kathleen Rowntree( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Between friends by Kathleen Rowntree( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Past experience leads Tessa Brierley to suspect that her husband Nick is having an affair. Set in the small English village of Wychwood, Between Friends is an astutely witty novel of loyalties and betrayals
An innocent diversion by Kathleen Rowntree( Book )
7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Mr. Brightly's evening off by Kathleen Rowntree( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Outside looking in by Kathleen Rowntree( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Kate Woolard, a young widow gradually emerges from the shock and grief of her husband's death and returns to teaching and village activities, lending a helping hand to Jill McLeod, whose wife has Alzheimer's
A prize for Sister Catherine by Kathleen Rowntree( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
The Prioress at Albion Priory is old and in poor health, and must name her successor. But her fruitless management has led to spiritual discontent and financial peril. There are two very different candidates to choose from: sister Margaret, bold, bossy, stopping at nothing to get her own way; and Sister Catherine, whohas a more innate spirituality that may benefit the group in the long run. Only sweeping reforms can save the convent from ruin
The quiet war of Rebecca Sheldon by Kathleen Rowntree( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Brief shining by Kathleen Rowntree( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Tell Mrs. Poole I'm sorry by Kathleen Rowntree( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
"The three girls, aged eleven, met at grammar school. They were unaware that the friendship they were forming would have consequences throughout the rest of their lives. Caring little for the families they had been landed with at birth, they chose to trust in one another instead."--Container
A prize for Sister Catherine by Kathleen Rowntree( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
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Mr Brightly's evening off by Kathleen Rowntree( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
To Mrs Parminter. elderley and living alone, Mr Brightly is a handsome man who finds time to visit her on his èvening off'. To his wife, Ginny, Dick is a good provider who promises her the lifestyle she aspires to. For Cressida, Richard is a knight in shining armour, and Nanette, whose personal services he once bought, now pays Ricky for his financial wizardry. Only the vicar begins to suspect the man is a rogue
The quiet war of Rebecca Sheldon by Kathleen Rowntree( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
When Rebecca Sheldon marries George Ludbury, she finds herself at war with his family as well as with the hypocrisy of the Edwardian society in which she lives
Outside, looking in by Kathleen Rowntree( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Aston Favell had many features of which it was proud; but now had something the inhabitants did not want, a Peeping Tom. To Kate, a young widow, the intruder meant more than unease. Slowly recovering from her husband's death, Kate did not need extra stress in her life. The Peeping Tom observes everyday events and domestic scenes are revealed, most surprising is the identity of Aston's spy
Brief shining by Kathleen Rowntree( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
The novel opens in the immediate post war years with Willow Dasset Farm portrayed as a childhood dream of perfection. It closes in the present day with Sally, the principal character, reliving the intensity of her feeling for the place, its 'brief shining', while viewing Willow Dasset in the light of a changed world
An innocent diversion by Kathleen Rowntree( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Sonia: smart, confident, determinedly happy. The odd tricky day afflicts her, but then she has her little diversions to fall back on. Fran - wife, mother, rearer of chickens, is haunted by the past. Two unconnected and disparate women - until Sonia drives into the back of a young man's car ... and meets Jason. Jason, the unlikely link between the two women; he is also in search of something. Lover? Mother? Or prey?
Between friends by Kathleen Rowntree( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Past experience leads Tessa Brierley to suspect that her husband Nick is, once again, having an affair. Her first instinct, as always, is to confide in her best friend Maddy, but a chance remark over mid-morning coffee forestalls her as a new and more shocking suspicion dawns
Laurie and Claire by Kathleen Rowntree( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1996 in Undetermined and English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Two women who forged an unbreakable bond as children find their relationship tested
 
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English (95)
Polish (2)
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