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Death, Sarah

Works: 69 works in 158 publications in 1 language and 6,723 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biography  Suspense fiction  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Trials, litigation, etc  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PT9877.25.H57, 839.738
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Publications about Sarah Death
Publications by Sarah Death
Most widely held works by Sarah Death
The emperor of lies by Steve Sem-Sandberg( Book )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
Based on the story of Mordecai Rumkowski, a Nazi sympathizer, who ruled over the Polish ghetto of Lodz for four and a half years
One of us : the story of Anders Breivik and the massacre in Norway by Åsne Seierstad( Book )
7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
"On July 22, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik detonated a bomb outside the Norwegian prime minister's office in central Oslo, killing eight people. He then proceeded to a youth camp on the wooded island of Utøya, where he killed sixty-nine more, most of them teenage members of the country's governing Labour Party. In [this book], the journalist Åsne Seierstad tells the story of this terrible day and its reverberations. How did Breivik, a gifted child from an affluent neighborhood in Oslo, become Europe's most reviled terrorist? How did he accomplish an astonishing one-man murder spree? And how did a famously peaceful and prosperous country cope with the slaughter of so many of its young?"--Dust jacket flap
Benny & Shrimp by Katarina Mazetti( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 905 libraries worldwide
Why is it so impossible to get a relationship between two middle-aged misfits to work? The answer lies in the story of Shrimp, a young widowed librarian with a sharp intellect and a home so tidy that her jam jars are in alphabetical order; Benny, a gentle, overworked milk farmer who fears becoming the village's Old Bachelor; and an unlikely love that should not be as complicated as it seems. This quirky, humorous, beautifully told novel breathes new life into the age-old conundrum that is love
A brief stop on the road from Auschwitz by Göran Rosenberg( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
A "memoir by a journalist about his father's attempt to survive the aftermath of Auschwitz in a small industrial town in Sweden"--Jacket
A blessed child by Linn Ullmann( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
"Every summer Isak Lövenstad gathers his three daughters by different wives to the windswept Baltic island of Hammarsö. Here Erika, Laura, and Molly know, if only for the season, what it is to be a family, and here, in the society of children, each undergoes the rites of growing up." However, one summer, Erika's bond with a local boy precipitates an incident that forever changes their lives and alters their family. "Twenty-five years later the three women confront, finally, the specter of that awful summer, the mark of which each has since carried"--Page 2 of cover
Willful disregard : a novel about love by Lena Andersson( Book )
8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
"Winner of the August Prize, Sweden's most prestigious literary award: a novel about a perfectly reasonable woman's descent into the delusions of unrequited love. Ester Nilsson is a sensible person in a sensible relationship. Until the day she is asked to give a lecture on famous artist Hugo Rask. The man himself is in the audience, intrigued and clearly delighted by her fascination with him. When the two meet afterward, she is spellbound. Ester's life is then intrinsically linked to this meeting and the chain of events that unfolds. She leaves her boyfriend and throws herself into an imaginary relationship with Hugo. She falls deeply in love, and he consumes her thoughts. Indeed, in her own mind she's sure that she and Hugo are a couple. Slowly and painfully Ester comes to realize that her perception of the relationship is different from his. She's a woman who prides herself on having a rational and analytical mind, but in the face of her overpowering feelings for Hugo, she is too clever and too honest for her own good. Bitingly funny and darkly fascinating, Willful Disregard is a story about total and desperate devotion, and how willingly we betray ourselves in the pursuit of love"--
The streets of Babylon : a London mystery by Carina Burman( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
London 1851, the year of the Great Exhibition. Together with a Welsh police inspector, the successful Swedish authoress Euthanasia Bondeson goes in search of her beautiful companion, who has disappeared in the streets and alleyways of London. She meets beggars and whores, artists and society beauties, all actors on the modern city's stage in a drama of dark shadows and ever-changing desires. In this world where gender boundaries are constantly shifting, can we even tell who is a man and who is a woman?
Unwanted : a novel by Kristina Ohlsson( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Swedish summer, a little girl is abducted from a crowded train and no one noticed when she was taken. In what seemed merely a coincidence, her mother had been left behind at the previous station. Inspector Fredrika Bergman and her team of federal investigators are called in and assigned to what appears at first to be a classic custody dispute. Then the child is found dead with the word "unwanted" on her forehead
Money by Victoria Benedictsson( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
"The novel is set in rural southern Sweden and follows the fortunes of Selma Berg. The gifted young Selma is forced to give up her dreams of going to art school when her uncle persuades her to marry, at the age of sixteen, a rich older squire."--Page 4 of cover
The steel spring by Per Wahlöö( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Jensen is a policeman in an unnamed European country where the government has criminalized being drunk, where newspapers are designed for reassurance, and where the city centers have been demolished to devote more space to gleaming new highways. Recovering in a hospital room abroad after a liver transplant, Jensen receives a note instructing him to return home immediately, but when he reaches the airport he discovers that all flights home have been cancelled and all communication from within his homeland has ceased. One of the last messages sent requested urgent medical help from abroad. But what has happen' Has an epidemic taken hold' And why has the government fled the capital' To penetrate the silence and mystery that has fallen over the country and its people, Jensen returns only to discover the unthinkable
Snow by Ellen Mattson( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
"'The sky was now a block of darkness, punctured only by driving snow. The stars had gone out, the king was dead. And the wound on his arm refused to heal.'" "So begins Snow, the first novel by Ellen Mattson to be published in Britain - an exploration of an individual's codes of ethics and honour in the face of political and social collapse. The man is Jakob Torn, a small-town apothecary, stumbling drunkenly through the streets, a refugee from his own home, carrying a deep stab-wound inflicted by his wife. He does not understand what brought on this sudden violence, any more than he can come to terms with the death, in battle, of his king. When the town begins to fill with the starving, frost-bitten remnants of the defeated army, and Jakob is conscripted into helping to embalm the king's body, all his certainties are called into question." "Though set in 1718 on the west coast of Sweden, Snow is a modern and universal novel, interested less in the real-life historical drama that forms the backdrop than in the emotional and moral dilemma of Jakob Torn - a simple, loyal, honourable man who finds himself the damaged centre of a collapsing world."--Jacket
Karlsson-on-the-Roof by Astrid Lindgren( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
"On the ordinary roof of an ordinary house lives an extraordinary man: Karlson! He's the world's greatest at everything (he says). Best of all, he has a propeller on his back and can fly! Soon Karlson and Smidge (who lives inside the house) are firm friends"--Back cover
Silenced : a novel by Kristina Ohlsson( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Large Print. Detective and mystery stories. A man is killed in a hit and run. He has no identification on him, he is not reported missing nor wanted by the police. At the same time, a priest and his wife are found dead in an apparent suicide. The investigations into these seemingly unconnected cases lead to a clandestine people-smuggling network, operating out of Bangkok. As the police slowly uncover the shocking hypocrisy behind the network, they begin to find a trail that runs all the way back to the 1980s, to a crime that went unreported, but whose consequences will reach further and deeper than anyone ever expected
The colonel's family by Fredrika Bremer( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Murder on the thirty-first floor by Per Wahlöö( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
In an unnamed country, in an unnamed year sometime in the future, Chief Inspector Jensen of the Sixteenth Division is called in after the publishers controlling the entire country's newspapers and magazines receive a threat to blow up their building, in retaliation for a murder they are accused of committing. The building is evacuated, but the bomb fails to explode and Jensen is given seven days in which to track down the letter writer. Jensen has never had a case he could not solve before, but as his investigation into the identity of the letter writer begins it soon becomes clear that the directors of the publishers have their own secrets, not least the identity of the 'Special Department' on the thirty first floor; the only department not permitted to be evacuated after the bomb threat
The angel house by Kerstin Ekman( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Änglahusetär det hus Tora Otter lever i. Nu är det 1940-tal och ett nytt stort krig pågår i Europa och tågen med soldater far igenom Katrineholm. I staden samlar man in gåvor till Finlandshjälpen och deltar i beredskapsövningar. Men trots svåra tider anar man det spirande folkhemmet som skall ge en ny trygghet. Änglahuset är en bok om kvinnor, om Tora och svärdottern Jenny, om Frida, och hennes dotter Ingrid. Med självklar kännedom och inlevelse berättar Kerstin Ekman om deras sätt att leva, tänka och känna. I början av 70-talet påbörjade Kerstin Ekman den stora romansviten om Kvinnorna och staden. Böckerna Häxringarna, Springkällan, Änglahuset och En stad av ljus, berättar om hur staden Katrineholm växer fram i industrialiseringens Sverige. I dessa fyra romaner finns Kerstin Ekmans berömda skildringar av kvinnors arbete, som hon skriver om med humor och stor sakkunskap och inlevelse. [Elib]
The dead do not die : "Exterminate all the brutes" and Terra nullius by Sven Lindqvist( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
"The Dead Do Not Die includes the full unabridged text of "Exterminate All the Brutes", called "a book of stunning range and near genius" by David Levering Lewis. In this work, Lindqvist uses Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness as a point of departure for a haunting tour through the colonial past, retracing the steps of Europeans in Africa from the late eighteenth century onward and thus exposing the roots of genocide via his own journey through the Saharan desert. The full text of Terra Nullius is also included, for which Lindqvist traveled 7,000 miles through Australia in search of the lands the British had claimed as their own because it was inhabited by "lower races," the native Aborigines--nearly nine-tenths of whom were annihilated by whites."
A century of Swedish narrative : essays in honour of Karin Petherick ( Book )
8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
The director by Alexander Ahndoril( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Ahndoril provides an intimate portrait of the great director Ingmar Bergman, mixing biographical fact with a wild kaleidoscopic imagination to reveal the boy and the man behind the great film-maker
Waar de vogels vliegen by Tomas Bannerhed( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Een jongen woont met zijn ouders en jongere broer op een boerderij in Zweden. De moeilijke verhouding tussen zijn ouders en de irrationele verwachtingen die zijn psychotische vader van hem heeft, maakt dat hij in de wereld van de vogels vlucht
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Death, Sarah G. 1956-
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