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Nothomb, Amélie

Works: 386 works in 2,087 publications in 25 languages and 18,894 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Satire  Drama  Bildungsromans  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Epistolary fiction  Suspense fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Author of introduction, Interviewee, Creator, Interviewer, Collaborator
Classifications: PQ2674.O778, 843.914
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Fear and trembling by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
149 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,668 libraries worldwide
This stunningly funny novel about the gap between East and West, and the story of a young Western woman who falls straight into it through her job for a Japanese corporation, was a sensation in France, where it sold half a million copies and won the Grand Prix de l'Academie Francaise and the Prix Internet du Livre
Hygiene and the assassin by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
99 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 903 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a reclusive and dying Nobel laureate novelist who grants access to five journalists for interviews. What they find is far from the literary luminary they imagined
The character of rain : a novel by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
74 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 873 libraries worldwide
"The Japanese believe that until the age of three children are gods, each one an okosama, or "lord child". On their third birthday they fall from grace and join the rest of the human race. In Amélie Nothomb's new novel ... we learn that divinity is a difficult thing from which to recover."--Back cover
Tokyo fiancée by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
46 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 834 libraries worldwide
Amlie is a young language teacher living in Tokyo. When she succumbs to the attentions of a student--the shy, wealthy, and oh-so-Japanese Rinri--the lovers find themselves swept along by an affair that is as unusual as it is tender
The book of proper names by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
50 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 737 libraries worldwide
"From her beginnings, Plectrude seems fated for a life like no other. Raised by an indulgent and adoring aunt, she is a dreamy child who is discovered to have enormous gifts as a dancer. Accepted at Paris's most prestigious ballet school, Plectrude devotes herself to artistic perfection, giving dance her heart and soul - and ultimately her body. As her world shatters as easily as her bones, she learns to survive in the only way she knows how - by committing an act of deadly self-preservation her mother would have understood best."--Jacket
Loving sabotage by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
84 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 704 libraries worldwide
The seven year old daughter of diplomats posted to Peking "concocts a fantasy life as rich as her surroundings are bleak," and on one of her rounds, she meets a young Italian girl, Elena, who is "beautiful, aloof, disdainful of silly games. Our heroine is instantly infatuated, and comes to realize the only fight worthy of her energies is shattering Elena's indifference."--Jacket
The stranger next door : a novel (originally published as Les catilinaires) by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
73 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 685 libraries worldwide
A retired French couple move into an idyllic house, only to have the idyll ruined by long, daily visits from a boring doctor who is their neighbor. Eventually they throw him out and the man attempts suicide to make them feel guilty. A comedy of manners
Acide sulfurique : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
52 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 635 libraries worldwide
Roman de société. Roman philosophique
Antéchrista : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
67 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 520 libraries worldwide
Université de Bruxelles. Blanche, jeune fille solitaire et introvertie, rencontre Christa, à la personnalité opposée. Très vite, Blanche s'aperçoit que celle dont elle avait rêvé être l'amie ne cherche qu'à l'humilier et à la manipuler. De la déception à la haine, de l'admiration au mépris, elle oscille, souffre en silence puis décide enfin d'agir et d'affronter sa tortionnaire
Cosmétique de l'ennemi : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
50 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Un autre roman-joute, roman-duel et roman-miroir comme les aime l'extravagante auteure. Le héros est victime d'un importun qui l'oblige à écouter son verbiage, puis ses plus intimes confidences. A priori, rien ne lie ces deux personnages, jusqu'au moment où le raseur confie avoir violé une femme et l'avoir tuée dix ans plus tard. Ce n'est pas le meilleur des neuf romans de l'auteure, mais Nothomb reste habile et assez drôle
Le fait du prince : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
35 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Baptiste Bordave usurpe l'identité du richissime Olaf Sildur, venu mourir devant sa porte. Sa veuve ayant accepté sa présence, Baptiste prend congé de lui-même et devient le maître de la richesse, de l'ivresse et de la beauté. Ce conte pour adultes explore l'utopie à deux
Mercure : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
56 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 359 libraries worldwide
Une île, un vieil homme et une jeune fille vivent à l'abri de tout reflet. Une infirmière survient pour soigner la jeune fille. Tandis que les relations de confiance se nouent entre elles, l'infirmière découvre les éléments d'un mystère et d'un drame
Attentat : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
63 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman d'amour
Human rites = Les combustibles by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
40 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in French and English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Another winter of war and survival demands sacrifice. Food is in short supply and the cold is unbearable. In a tantalising ménage-à-trois between a Professor, his assistant, and a student, only the books bear witness to their plight
Une forme de vie : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
28 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Melvin Mapple, un soldat américain en poste à Bagdad, écrit à Amélie Nothomb
Journal d'hirondelle : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
27 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 332 libraries worldwide
A la suite d'un chagrin d'amour, un coursier de 30 ans devient insensible. Il trouve un nouveau travail plus conforme à son état : tueur à gages. Pas d'états d'âme à s'acquitter d'un crime parfait. Jusqu'au jour où il exécute un ministre et toute sa famille. Dans la serviette du ministre, il trouve le journal intime de sa fille. Il décide de le lire
Le voyage d'hiver : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
28 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Un homme dans la quarantaine, Zoïle, s'apprête à monter à bord d'un 747 et à le faire exploser en plein vol. Au coeur de ce bref roman au ton acide, le dévoilement des raisons qui poussent cet employé de l'EDF à commettre un attentat, raisons aussi tordues que personnelles et qui n'ont rien à voir avec la politique ou un quelconque groupuscule terroriste
Péplum : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
48 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Barbe bleue : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
26 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 263 libraries worldwide
In this novel two characters are roommates in a luxury Parisian flat. In her interview the writer explains that she did not agree with 2 aspects, and the most important, of the moral of the story: above all, Nothomb will fight for the right of everybody to have a secret. Second point is that the wives in the tale were all stupid women. In her novel, Barbe Bleue will be treated wtih more humanism. The heroines will be characterized by more pragmatism, without reveal the end
Tuer le père : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
28 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Joe Whip, a 14 year-old boy interested in magic gets kicked out of the house by his mother and her boyfriend. His life changes when a couple, magician Norman Terrence and his girlfriend Christina take him in to live with them. Weird dynamics develop between the members of this newly founded family. The adoptive parents will experience what it is like to have a teenager at home and somewhere along the way, the story takes what will be a "sick" turn for some and an excepted one for others when Joe falls in love with Christina
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Alternative Names
Amalia Nothomb
Ameli Notomb
Amélie Nothomb Belgian author
Amélie Nothomb Belgian francophone writer
Amélie Nothomb Belgisch schrijfster
Amélie Nothomb Belgisch schrijver
Amélie Nothomb belgische französischsprachige Schriftstellerin
Amélie Nothomb belgisk författare
Amélie Nothomb belgisk skribent
Amélie Nothomb escritora belga
Amélie Nothomb pisarka belgijska
Amélie Nothomb scrittrice belga
Amélie Nothombová
Amélie Nothombová belgická spisovatelka
Nothomb, Amalie
Nothomb, Amélie
Nothomb, Amelie 1966-
Nothomb, Amélie, 1967-
Nothomb, Fabienne Claire
Nothomb, Fabienne Claire, 1967-....
Notomb, Ameli
Notomb, Ameli 1967-
Notomba, Amēlija 1967-
Αμελί Νοτόμπ
Амели Нотомб
Амели Нотомб бельгийская писательница
Амелі Нотомб
Нотомб А. 1967-
Нотомб, Амели
אמלי נותומב
נותומב, אמילי
נותומב, אמילי. וייגל, אליזבט
נותומב, אמלי
נותומב, אמלי 1967-
آملی نوتوم نویسنده بلژیکی
إيميلي نوثومب
نوتومب، أميلى، ١٩٦٧-
ئامێلی نۆتوم
अमेलि नवम्बर
อาเมลี นอตง
ამელი ნოტომი
노통, 아멜리 1967-
노통브, 아멜리 1967-
아멜리 노통브
ノートン, アメリー
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English (77)
Spanish (47)
Polish (32)
German (30)
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Russian (22)
Chinese (14)
Portuguese (6)
Italian (4)
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Croatian (3)
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Hungarian (3)
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