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Nothomb, Amélie

Overview
Works: 399 works in 1,460 publications in 14 languages and 16,208 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Comedy films  Bildungsromans  Psychological fiction  Biography  Autobiographical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Creator, Interviewer
Classifications: PQ2674.O778, 843.914
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Fear and trembling by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 752 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
Stupeur et tremblements : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
82 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 730 libraries worldwide
Novel set in the contemporary Japanese corporate world, depicting racism and sexism that exist in Japanese society
Ni d'Ève ni d'Adam : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in French and Spanish and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Roman personnel. Roman d'amour
Hygiène de l'assassin : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
60 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Prétextat Tach, prix Nobel de littérature, atteint d'un cancer, n'a plus que deux mois à vivre. Des journalistes du monde entier sollicitent des interviews de l'écrivain obèse, cynique, misanthrope, reclus dans son appartement depuis des années : quatre seulement pourront l'approcher
Antéchrista : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
41 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in French and English and held by 425 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
The stranger next door : a novel (originally published as Les catilinaires) by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 403 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
Métaphysique des tubes : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
41 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in French and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman personnel
Cosmétique de l'ennemi : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
33 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 392 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
Hygiene and the assassin by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 388 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 )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
From the author of the acclaimed international bestseller "Fear and Trembling" comes a shimmering novel about childhood and memory--a portrait of the artist as an infant
The book of proper names by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
"To have an extraordinary life, Lucette believes, one must have and extraordinary name. Horrified by the pedestrian names her husband chooses for their unborn child (Tanguy if it's a boy, Joelle if it's a girl), Lucette does the only honorable thing to save her baby from such an unexceptional destiny - she kills her spouse. While in prison, Lucette gives birth to a daughter to whom she bequeaths the portentous name of an obscure saint, Plectrude, before hanging herself."
Acide sulfurique : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Roman de société. Roman philosophique
Tokyo fiancée by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 368 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
Le sabotage amoureux : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
56 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Fille d'ambassadeur de Belgique, marquee par son enfance en Extreme-Orient, l'auteure, deja connue pour le jubilant et vitriolique ##Hygiene de l'assassin##, propose ici un roman qui a pour cadre le quartier des ambassades a l'heure de la tension Est-Ouest, a Pekin entre 1972 et 1975, et pour heroine une petite fille de sept ans, amoureuse d'une autre petite fille. Comme l'ecrit A. Salles, par ailleurs tres critique, on retrouve "l'obsession de l'enfance et le refus de l'age adulte qui etait au centre du precedent roman". [SDM]
Robert des noms propres : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in French and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Orpheline suite à un drame familial, une fillette surdouée de 10 ans, Plectrude, va traverser les épreuves de l'enfance et de l'adolescence pour accomplir coûte que coûte le destin qu'elle s'est promis
Loving sabotage by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 329 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
Mercure : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
35 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in French and held by 326 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
Le fait du prince : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and English and held by 323 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
Journal d'hirondelle : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 318 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
Attentat : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )
37 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in French and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman d'amour
 
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Alternative Names
Nothomb, Amalie
Nothomb, Amélie
Nothomb, Amelie, 1966-
Notomb, Ameli
Notomb, Ameli 1967-
Notomba, Amēlija, 1967-
Нотомб, Амели
נותומב, אמילי
נותומב, אמילי. וייגל, אליזבט
נותומב, אמלי
ノートン, アメリー
Languages
French (536)
English (52)
Italian (6)
Korean (3)
Croatian (2)
Polish (2)
Hebrew (2)
Russian (2)
German (1)
Serbian (1)
Arabic (1)
Catalan (1)
Spanish (1)
Finnish (1)
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