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Bennett, Vanora 1962-

Overview
Works: 25 works in 167 publications in 7 languages and 6,827 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Political fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Suspense fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6102.E666, 823.92
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Publications by Vanora Bennett
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Most widely held works by Vanora Bennett
Portrait of an unknown woman by Vanora Bennett( Book )
35 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,678 libraries worldwide
In an epic tale set against a backdrop of civil-war torn sixteenth-century Europe, portraitist Hans Holbein the Younger flees to the safety of Tudor England in order to escape artistic censorship
Figures in silk by Vanora Bennett( Book )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,490 libraries worldwide
In 1471 England, two daughters of a silk merchant follow different paths. Jane Shore becomes the mistress of the king and her sister Isabel becomes powerful in the silk industry
The queen's lover by Vanora Bennett( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 942 libraries worldwide
Catherine de Valois, widow of Henry V, finds both strength and kinship with her childhood friend, Owain Tudor. When their friendship turns to love she risks her life, her son's life, and the uneasy balance of power in England and France
Midnight in St. Petersburg by Vanora Bennett( Book )
13 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 693 libraries worldwide
"St. Petersburg, 1911: Inna Feldman has fled the pogroms of the south to take refuge with distant relatives in Russia's capital city. Welcomed by the flamboyant Leman family, she is apprenticed into their violin-making workshop. She feels instantly at home in their bohemian circle, but revolution is in the air, and as society begins to fracture, she is forced to choose between her heart and her head. She loves her brooding cousin, Yasha, but he is wild, destructive and devoted to revolution; Horace Wallick, an Englishman who makes precious Faberge creations, is older and promises security and respectability. And, like many others, she is drawn to the mysterious, charismatic figure beginning to make a name for himself in the city: Rasputin. As the rebellion descends into anarchy and bloodshed, a commission to repair a priceless Stradivarius violin offers Inna a means of escape. But which man will she choose to take with her? And is it already too late? A magical and passionate story steeped in history and intrigue, Vanora Bennett's Midnight in St. Petersburg is an extraordinary novel of music, politics, and the toll that revolution exacts on the human heart"--
The people's queen by Vanora Bennett( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
The king's mistress has become the virtual ruler as the king lies in his sickbed, but she faces a host of enemies
Blood royal by Vanora Bennett( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Queen Catherine of Valois, a Frenchwoman living in England, must learn to make her own way since her husband, King Henry V, continues his warfare against the French. Catherine is not alone in her struggle to adapt to the English royal court, however, and comes to rely heavily on a young Welshman, Owain Tudor
Portrait of an unknown woman a novel by Vanora Bennett( Sound Recording )
16 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Set against the turmoil, intrigue, and tragedy of Henry VIII's court, Portrait of an Unknown Woman is an unforgettable story of sin and religion, desire and deception. It is the story of a young woman on the brink of sensual awakening and of a country on the edge of mayhem
The White Russian by Vanora Bennett( Book )
11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
A novel of love, art, music and family secrets set amongst the Russian émigré community of Paris in 1937
Queen of silks by Vanora Bennett( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 124 libraries worldwide
In 1471 England, two daughters of a silk merchant follow different paths. Jane Shore becomes the mistress of the king and her sister Isabel becomes powerful in the silk industry
Crying wolf : the return of war to Chechnya by Vanora Bennett( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
The people's queen by Vanora Bennett( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
14th century England is in turmoil: the king is in debt to the city and the old order has broken down - it is a time of opportunity for those who can seize the moment. Alice Perrers, the king's mistress, has become the virtual ruler as the king lies in his sickbed. But Alice faces a host of enemies who threaten her command
Blood royal by Vanora Bennett( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Catherine de Valois, daughter of the French king, is brought up in the unstable environment of the royal court, where her only friend is the poet Christine de Pizana. Married to Henry V as part of a treaty, she is terrified at the idea of being married to a man who is a foreigner - an enemy and a rough soldier. Within two years she is widowed, and mother of the future king of England and France. Caught between warring factions, she has to find her own way, if only for the sake of her baby son
Midnight in St Petersburg by Vanora Bennett( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
"St Petersburg, 1911: Inna Feldman has fled the pogroms to take refuge with relatives in Russia's capital city. Welcomed into the flamboyant Leman family, she is apprenticed into their violin-making workshop. But revolution is in the air and, as society begins to fracture, she is forced to choose between her heart and her head. She loves her brooding cousin, Yasha, but he is wild and destructive; Horace Wallich, the Englishman who works for Faberge, is older and promises security and respectability. As the revolution descends into anarchy and blood-letting, a commission to repair a priceless Stradivarius violin offers Inna a means of escape. But which man will she choose to take with her?"--Container
Figures in silk by Vanora Bennett( file )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
In 1471 England, two daughters of a silk merchant follow different paths. Jane Shore becomes the mistress of the king and her sister Isabel becomes powerful in the silk industry
The taste of dreams : an obsession with Russia and caviar by Vanora Bennett( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
La tessitrice di arazzi by Vanora Bennett( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The white Russian by Vanora Bennett( file )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Evie, a rebellious young American, leaves New York in search of art and adventure in jazz-age Paris, where her grandmother lives. But on arrival, her grandmother's sudden death leaves Evie compelled to carry out her dying wish: to find a man from her past called Zhenya. The quest leads Evie deep into the heart of the Russian émigré community of Paris. With Jean, a liberal Russian writer by her side, Evie finally seems to have found the passion and excitement she's yearned for. But is she any nearer to discovering the identity of the mysterious Zhenya, or the heartbreak of her grandmother's past?
How to get over love by reading Russian novels by Vanora Bennett( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Portret nieznanej damy by Vanora Bennett( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Polish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Millennium people by J. G Ballard( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
After his ex-wife is killed in a bombing at Heathrow airport, David Markham infiltrates the shadowy protest group responsible and finds himself becoming brainwashed by the group's charismatic leader
 
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Vanora Bennett British novelist
Languages
English (138)
German (7)
Turkish (3)
Italian (3)
Polish (2)
Serbian (1)
Russian (1)
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