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Palliser, Charles 1947-

Overview
Works: 67 works in 209 publications in 4 languages and 6,292 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Experimental fiction  Satire  Frame-stories  History  Designs and plans 
Roles: Author of introduction, Recipient, Correspondent
Classifications: PR6066.A43, 823.914
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Publications about Charles Palliser
Publications by Charles Palliser
Most widely held works by Charles Palliser
The unburied by Charles Palliser( Book )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,880 libraries worldwide
A historical sleuth in Victorian England solves an 11th century murder by reading manuscripts in a cathedral library. While there, a real-life murder occurs and he turns sleuth, but his sleuthing is a fiasco, casting doubt on his earlier findings and therefore his integrity as a historian
The Quincunx by Charles Palliser( Book )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,787 libraries worldwide
A young man searching for his origins is drawn from the Northern England countryside into the violent and corrupt London underworld of the late Regency
Rustication : a novel by Charles Palliser( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
"It is winter 1863, and Richard Shenstone, aged seventeen, has been sent down--'rusticated'--from Cambridge under a cloud of suspicion. Addicted to opium and tormented by sexual desire, he finds temporary refuge in a dilapidated old mansion on the southern English coast inhabited by his newly impoverished mother and his sister, Effie. Soon, graphic and threatening letters begin to circulate among his neighbors, and Richard finds himself the leading suspect in a series of crimes and misdemeanors ranging from vivisection to murder"--Dust jacket flap
Betrayals by Charles Palliser( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 613 libraries worldwide
In a series of seemingly unrelated narratives, Palliser presents situations which are all variations on a single theme: a distinguished figure in some intellectual pursuit becomes obsessed with a rival, schemes his demise, and botches the job out of sheer monomania
The sensationist by Charles Palliser( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
The Quincunx by Charles Palliser( Book )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
In ballingschap by Charles Palliser( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Dutch and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Een 17-jarige jongen, wegens wangedrag van de universiteit verwijderd, trekt in 1863 in bij zijn moeder en zus in een dorp aan de Engelse zuidkust waar na zijn komst schunnige brieven worden verstuurd en dieren op wrede wijze worden afgeslacht
Betrayal by Charles Palliser( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Palliser's American cottage homes by Palliser & Co Palliser( Book )
4 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
De Quincunx : de erfenis van John Huffam by Charles Palliser( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in Dutch and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Rond 1800 raakt een Londense jongen bij de jacht op het testament van zijn grootvader verzeild in een net van intriges
Pierre de lune : roman by Wilkie Collins( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in French and held by 54 libraries worldwide
La pierre de lune est un diamant fameux, arraché jadis à un temple de l'Inde par un officier anglais. Pierre maudite, murmure-t-on : malédiction qui va retomber sur la touchante Rachel Verinder, ce soir de ses dix-huit ans où elle se voit offrir en héritage la pierre fatale... avant de se la faire dérober la nuit même. Débute alors l'enquête
Die schwarze Kathedrale by Charles Palliser( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in German and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Les morts reviennent toujours by Charles Palliser( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Dans une petite ville d'Angleterre à la Belle Epoque, quelques messieurs respectables, passionnés d'histoire ancienne se retrouvent avec un cadavre sur les bras et doivent avouer au monde les ordinaires turpitudes de la vie. Un récit féroce relevé d'humour noir
Dolende geesten by Charles Palliser( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Dutch and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Een oudere docent raakt in de kathedraalsbibliotheek in een Engels stadje verwikkeld in een gruwelijke moordzaak met banden naar een onopgeloste moord uit de zestiende eeuw
Trahisons : roman by Charles Palliser( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Le destin de Mary : roman by Charles Palliser( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in French and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Les faubourgs de l'enfer : roman by Charles Palliser( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in French and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Quincunx das Geheimnis der fünf Rosen ; Roman by Charles Palliser( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in German and held by 12 libraries worldwide
L'héritage de John Huffam : roman by Charles Palliser( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Le quinconce by Charles Palliser( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and held by 10 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Palliser, Charles
Паллисер, Чарльз, 1947-
パリサー, チャールズ
Languages
English (94)
German (17)
French (15)
Dutch (12)
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