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West, Clare

Works: 204 works in 1,693 publications in 4 languages and 11,238 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  History  Pastoral fiction  Novels  Didactic fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PR4560, 823.8
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Publications about Clare West
Publications by Clare West
Most widely held works by Clare West
Pride and prejudice by Clare West( Book )
67 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 531 libraries worldwide
"'The moment I first met you, I noticed your pride, your sense of superiority, and your selfish disdain for the feelings of others. You are the last man in the world whom I could ever be persuaded to marry, ' said Elizabeth Bennet. And so Elizabeth rejects the proud Mr Darcy. Can nothing overcome her prejudice against him? And what of the other Bennet girls--their fortunes and misfortunes in the business of getting husbands? This famous novel by Jane Austen is full of wise and humorous observation of the people and manners of her times"--Page 4 of cover
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )
34 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Ten-year old Mary come to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden. This edition is retold in simple language
Kidnapped : the adventures of David Balfour in the year 1751 by Clare West( Book )
26 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and German and held by 238 libraries worldwide
The saga of David Balfour, a young heir whose greedy uncle connives to do him out of his inherited fortune and plots to have him seized and sold into slavery. But honor, loyalty, and courage are rewarded; the orphan and castaway survives kidnapping and shipwreck, is rescued by a daredevil of a rogue, and makes a thrilling escape to freedom across the wild highlands of Scotland
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Book )
31 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 227 libraries worldwide
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Dancing with strangers : stories from Africa by Clare West( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
"'Sometimes I think this search is hopeless. So much has happened since I last saw my friends. Perhaps they have died or the rebels have taken them away. But I know I have to find Laker. I know she needs me.' In a country torn by war, it is easy to stop hoping. All Atita has is an old photograph. She does not even know if she will recognize Laker after all these years. . .:"--Back cover
Lord Jim : an authoritative text ... by Joseph Conrad( Book )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Reading level: 4 [red]
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan( Book )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
There are so many things that a mother wishes to teach her daughter. How to lose your innoncence but not your hope. How to keep hoping, when hope is your only joy. How to laugh for ever. This is the story of four mothers and their daughters - Chinese-American women, the mothers born in China, and the daughters born in America. Through their eyes we see life in pre-Revolutionary China, and life in downtown San Francisco; women struggling to find a cultural identity that can include a past and a future half a world apart
The dead of Jericho by Colin Dexter( Book )
38 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 200 libraries worldwide
" Chief Inspector Morse is drinking a pint of beer. He is thinking about an attractive woman who live not far away. The woman he is thinking of is hanging dead, from the ceiling of her kitchen. On the floor lies a chair, almost two metres away from the woman's feet. Chief Inspector Morse finishes his pint, and orders another. Perhaps he will vist Anne, after all. But he is in no particular hurry. Meanwhile, Anne is still hanging in her kitchen, waiting for the police to come and cut her down. She is in no hurry, either. Word count 27,170."
Persuasion by Jane Austen( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Anne Elliot seems to have given up on present happiness and has resigned herself to living off her memories. More than seven years earlier she complied with duty: persuaded to view the match as imprudent and improper, she broke off her engagement to a naval captain with no fortune, ancestry, or prospects. However, when peacetime arrives and brings the Navy home, and Anne encounters Captain Wentworth once more, she starts to believe in second chances
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The adventures of an orphaned young man in Victorian England who is given a great deal of money by an unknown benefactor to enable him to live as a gentleman, pursuing a good education and fulfilling great expectations
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Bathsehba Everdene, the young mistress of Weatherbury Farm, falls victim to her amorous caprices
Sherlock Holmes short stories by Anthony Laude( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"In these six stories we join the brilliant detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his friend Dr Watson, in a variety of exciting adventures. These include several suspicious deaths, they mystery of the engineer with the missing thumb, and the strange case of the two men who share a very unusual name."--Back cover
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West, Clare
English (251)
Chinese (11)
Spanish (4)
German (1)
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