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Thomson, Ian 1961-

Works: 11 works in 83 publications in 5 languages and 2,989 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PR6013.R44, 972.9206
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  • Haiti by Bruce Gilden( Book )
Most widely held works by Ian Thomson
Primo levi : a life by Ian Thomson( Book )
28 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 839 libraries worldwide
A profile of the author examines his daily experiences, discussing the impact of such factors as Mussolini's regime, Auschwitz, his difficult reintegration into postwar Italy, and his struggles with depression and insomnia
The dead yard : a story of modern Jamaica by Ian Thomson( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Details the most famous aspects of Jamaica, the music and its culture, as well as the Island's history, including the slave trade operated by Britain. Since independence in 1962, Jamaica has acquired a twin image as a resort-style travel Eden and as a new kind of Hell, presided over by drug lords. In seeking to answer the question of what lies between, the author talked with Jamaicans who are trying to make a difference: writers, priests, and musicians
Articles of faith : the collected Tablet journalism of Graham Greene by Graham Greene( Book )
10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
When Graham Greene died in 1991, at the age of 86, his reputation as a "Catholic" writer was assured. His books reflected an awareness of sin and confronted political and religious themes with a somber eye. From 1936 to 1987, the British Catholic journal The Tablet provided Greene with a forum for his works-in-progress and sometimes unorthodox religious views. For the first time his Tablet contributions are collected in one volume; much of the material has remained forgotten for half a century. For the first time, too, Greene's many book reviews for The Tablet are brought together. His column for the newspaper's "Fiction Chronicle" praised the anti-Fascist Italian novelist Ignazio Silone and even a science fiction by the Czech author Karel Capek
Haiti by Bruce Gilden( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 304 libraries worldwide
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The dead yard : tales of modern Jamaica by Ian Thomson( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Southern Italy by Ian Thomson( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Nikko Amandonico's la pizza : the true story from Naples by Nikko Amandonico( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
The third man, and, The fallen idol by Graham Greene( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and Swedish and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Rollo Martins, invited to Vienna by his schoolmate and hero Harry Lime, arrives just in time to attend Lime's funeral, but when he learns his friend was the subject of a criminal investigation, Martins embarks on a quest to clear Lime's name
Tales of modern Jamaica by Ian Thomson( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Jamaica used to be the source of much of Britain's wealth, an island where slaves grew sugar and the money flowed out in vast quantities. Since independence in 1962, it has gradually become a society where extreme violence has become ordinary and gangs control the areas where most Jamaicans live. This book explores a country of lost promise
La pizza : the true story from Naples by Nikko Amandonico( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"Bonjour Blanc" : a journey through Haiti by Ian Thomson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Haiti has a reputation for being exotic, unpredictable and has a chaotic political history. This book gives an insight into an extraordinary culture, with its incredible poverty and strong belief in voodoo
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English (75)
Spanish (3)
German (2)
Swedish (1)
Dutch (1)
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