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Harwood, John 1946-

Overview
Works: 17 works in 136 publications in 6 languages and 5,123 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Gothic fiction  Historical fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Detective and mystery fiction  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9619.4.H37, 823.92
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Publications about John Harwood
Publications by John Harwood
Most widely held works by John Harwood
The ghost writer by John Harwood( Book )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,435 libraries worldwide
Plagued with unpleasant memories of his mother's death, shy Gerard Freeman is obsessed with the manuscript of a century-old ghost story written by his great-grandmother and entrusted to his care
The séance by John Harwood( Book )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,377 libraries worldwide
Growing up with a distant father and a mother in perpetual mourning for a lost child, Constance Langton takes her mother to a séance hoping to help her find peace, only to be left alone to deal with a legacy of a decaying mansion in rural England
The Asylum by John Harwood( Book )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 976 libraries worldwide
After waking up in a small asylum in England with no memory of the past several weeks, Georgia Ferrars learns that her family believes she is an imposter
Eliot to Derrida : the poverty of interpretation by John Harwood( Book )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Eliot to Derrida is a sardonic portrait of the cult of the specialist interpreter, from I.A. Richards and the Cambridge School to Jacques Derrida and his disciples. This lucid, iconoclastic study shows how, and why, so much of the academic response to a rich variety of literary experiment has been straitjacketed by the vast industries which have grown up around 'modernism' and 'postmodernism'. Tracing the reception of T.S. Eliot's poems - notably The Waste Land - from the earliest reviews to the post-war era of mass-produced interpretations, it shows how the insights of Eliot's first readers were lost in a fog of reverent explication
Olivia Shakespear and W.B. Yeats : after long silence by John Harwood( Book )
11 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
The asylum by John Harwood( file )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
A brilliant new Gothic thriller from the acclaimed author of̐¿ưThe Ghost Writer̐¿ưand̐¿ưThe S̐¿ưanceConfused and disoriented, Georgina Ferrars awakens in a small room in Tregannon House, a private asylum in a remote corner of England. She has no memory of the past few weeks. The doctor, Maynard Straker, tells her that she admitted herself under the name Lucy Ashton the day before and then suffered a seizure. When she insists he has mistaken her for someone else, Dr
The séance by John Harwood( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Constance Langton grows up in a household marked by death, her father distant, her mother in perpetual mourning for Constance's sister. Desperate to coax her mother back to health, Constance takes her to a séance hoping she will find comfort. But the meeting has tragic consequences. Constance is left alone, her only legacy a mysterious bequest that will blight her life. So begins this gripping, dark mystery set in late-Victorian England. It is a world of apparitions, of disappearances and unnatural phenomena, of betrayal and blackmail and black-hearted villains--and of murder. Constance's bequest comes in two parts: a house and a mystery. Years before, a family disappeared at Wraxford Hall, a decaying mansion in the English countryside with a sinister reputation. Now the Hall belongs to Constance, and she must descend into the darkness at the heart of the Wraxford mystery to find the truth--even at the cost of her life
The ghost writer by John Harwood( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
In this tantalizing tale of Victorian ghost stories and family secrets, timid, solitary librarian Gerard Freeman lives for just two things: his elusive pen pal Alice and a story he found hidden in his mother's drawer years ago. Written by his great-grandmother Viola, it hints at his mother's role in a sinister crime. As he discovers more of Viola's chilling tales, he realizes that they might hold the key to finding Alice and unveiling his family's mystery--or will they bring about his untimely death, as they seem to foretell?
Taĭna zamka Roksford-Kholl by John Harwood( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Russian and held by 4 libraries worldwide
From Eliot to Derrida : the poverty of interpretation by John Harwood( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Tenʹ avtora by John Harwood( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in Russian and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Plagued with unpleasant memories of his mother's death, shy Gerard Freeman is obsessed with the manuscript of a century-old ghost story written by his great-grandmother and entrusted to his care
Sensations novellen by John Harwood( Book )
1 edition published in 1869 in German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Writers' Week 2006 by Sarah Waters( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Recording of a talk by authors and poets, both Australian and overseas attending the 2006 Adelaide Writers' Week
Writers' Week 2006 ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Recording of a discussion by authors attending the 2006 Adelaide Writers' Week
Writers' Week 2006 by Patricia Duncker( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Recording of a talk by authors and poets, both Australian and overseas attending the 2006 Adelaide Writers' Week
The asylum by John Harwood( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Confused and disoriented, Georgina Ferrars awakens in a small room in Tregannon House, a private asylum in a remote corner of England. She has no memory of the past few weeks. Georgina's perilous quest to free herself takes her into a web of hidden family ties on which her survival depends
The sǎnce : a Victorian mystery by John Harwood( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A haunting tale of apparitions, a cursed manor house and two generations of women determined to discover the truth, by the author of The Ghost Writer. Sell the Hall unseen burn it to the ground and plow the earth with salt, if you will but never live there ... Constance Langton grows up in a household marked by death her father distant, her mother in perpetual mourning for Constance's sister, the child she lost. Desperate to coax her mother back to health, Constance takes her to a seance. Perhaps she will find comfort from beyond the grave. But the meeting has tragic consequences. Constance is left alone, her only legacy a mysterious bequest that will blight her life. So begins this brilliant and gripping novel, a dark mystery set in late Victorian England. It is a world of apparitions of disappearances and unnatural phenomena of betrayal and blackmail and black hearted villains and of murder. Constance's bequest comes in two parts: a house and a mystery. Years before, a family dis
 
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Alternative Names
Harwood, John 1946-...
John Harwood Contemporary Australian novelist
Джон Харвуд
Харвуд, Джон 1946-
Languages
English (117)
Spanish (8)
Russian (6)
French (3)
German (1)
Indonesian (1)
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