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Fischer, Tibor 1959-

Works: 42 works in 265 publications in 16 languages and 3,220 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Basketball stories  Satire  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR6056.I772, 823.914
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Publications about Tibor Fischer
Publications by Tibor Fischer
Most widely held works by Tibor Fischer
Under the frog : a black comedy by Tibor Fischer( Book )
55 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 691 libraries worldwide
Set in post-war Hungary between 1944 and 1956, the story follows the lives of two young men and in particular their careers in a travelling basketball team. They spend most of their time in the avoidance of work and army service and in the pursuit of sex
The thought gang by Tibor Fischer( Book )
48 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Eddie Coffin, a washed-up, middle-aged British philosopher, and Hubert, an incompetent, freshly-released one-armed armed robber, question the meaning of life, the value of money, and the role of banks as they wind their way from Montpelier to Toulon in search of the greatest heist in history
The collector collector : a novel by Tibor Fischer( Book )
43 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 10 languages and held by 517 libraries worldwide
The Collector Collector takes a conventional boy-meets-girl story and turns it into a brilliant comic romp. The hero of Tibor Fischer's tale is an antique bowl that comes into the possession of a lovelorn, young London art appraiser named Rosa. Rosa's bowl is no ordinary piece of clay, however: it is a ceramic sage, an urn of uncommon erudition that has witnessed all of history's major convulsions--revolutions, famines, massacres, wars--and has survived more than four hundred breakages and three thousand thefts
Voyage to the end of the room by Tibor Fischer( Book )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Oceane likes to travel but never goes out. She brings the world into her home via satellite, the Internet and passing foreigners. Tibor Fischer's novel is about what can be known, what evil looks like, why ketchup is important and how Lambeth Council was rated one of the worst councils in the UK
Good to be God by Tibor Fischer( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Professional failure Tyndale attends a conference in place of a salesman friend and discovers that he is successful. Tyndale decides on a new money-making scheme. He will pretend to be someone really successful: God
Don't read this book if you're stupid by Tibor Fischer( Book )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman d'humour. Nouvelles
I like being killed : stories by Tibor Fischer( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
A collection of humorous contemporary tales offers a vision of the new Europe and the desperate lives of fashionable youth, a world where the slow, sensitive, and weak are exploited or simply left in the dust
Possibly forty ships ; Crushed Mexican spiders by Tibor Fischer( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The appearance of any new work by Tibor Fischer is a cause for celebration. Here are two dazzling new stories that show why he is so admired
New writing 8 ( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
No apto para estúpidos by Tibor Fischer( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A Magyar Tigris by Tibor Fischer( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in Hungarian and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Good to be 56 : writings in honour of Tibor Fischer's birthdays ( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Sous le cul de la grenouille : roman by Tibor Fischer( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"La Hongrie des années cinquante. Le communisme est en place. Une gigantesque statue de Staline encombre le ciel de Budapest. Gyuri a vingt ans. Il a choisi le sport (le basket) pour échapper à l'usine, à l'armée et à la carte du parti. Avec son équipe, il sillonne le pays dans un wagon pullman délabré
Voyage au bout de ma chambre by Tibor Fischer( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Met en scène une jeune femme riche, Océane, qui, bien que passionnée de voyages, vit recluse dans son appartement londonien. L'auteur dresse avec humour le portrait de trentenaires perdus dans un monde tristement contemporain
El coleccionista de coleccionistas by Tibor Fischer( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Under the frog by Tibor Fischer( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Set in Hungary towards the end of the war and before the 1956 revolution, this is a funny, slangy and tragic romp in the company of Gyuri and his pals of the Locomotive basketball team, a team of skivers, copulators, opportunists and, above all, survivors in the face of oppression
New writing by A. S Byatt( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The withering world : selected poems by Sándor Márai( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
POETRY TEXTS & ANTHOLOGIES. Although he is now mostly remembered as a novelist, it is as a poet and translator of poetry that Sandor Marai - the acclaimed author of Embers and Conversations in Bolzano - first made his name in the literary world. This collection, the first and only edition of Marai's poems in the English language - here presented in John Ridland's and Peter V. Czipott's brilliant verse translation - offers a comprehensive selection spanning the author's whole career and exemplifying his mastery of what he considered to be the highest form of literary expression
Arc short stories ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Kaseden hisse = the collector collector by Tibor Fischer( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Turkish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Fischer, Tibor
Tibor Fischer Brits schrijver
Tibor Fischer brytyjski pisarz pochodzenia węgierskiego
Tibor Fischer écrivain britannique
Tibor Fischer escritor británico
Tibor Fischer scrittore britannico
Tiboras Fišeris
Фишер, Тибор английский писатель
פיישער, טיבור
פישער, טיבור
פישר, טיבור
פישר, טיבור 1959-
פישר, טיבור, סופר בריטי
フィッシャー, ティボール
English (138)
Spanish (20)
Hungarian (19)
Italian (16)
French (13)
Russian (7)
German (6)
Japanese (4)
Croatian (2)
Finnish (2)
Dutch (2)
Czech (2)
Danish (1)
Polish (1)
Hebrew (1)
Turkish (1)
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