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Bond, Jilly

Overview
Works: 404 works in 1,184 publications in 1 language and 11,692 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Drama  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Author
Classifications: PS1294.C63, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jilly Bond
Publications by Jilly Bond
Most widely held works by Jilly Bond
Five stories of an hour ( visu )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Four dramatic renditions of Kate Chopin's "Story of an hour", first her original story, then other writers variations on her theme. Followed by some history and biographical information on Kate Chopin
The accidental wife by Rowan Coleman( file )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Alison loves her husband and their three children. But the emptiness she feels is tied to her decision to run away with Marc, her best friend's man. On the verge of divorce, Catherine loves her children as well, yet still pines for Marc, the love of her life. Alison and Catherine have kept their distance for 15 years, but now that Alison is moving back home, things will come to a head--for better or worse
Gardens of delight by Erica James( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
For Lucy Gray, the chance to go to Italy offers more than just gardens. Lake Como is where her father lives. Helen Madison-Tyler and her husband have moved into the Old Rectory. With her husband spending time away from home, she throws herself into caring for the garden. She needs help, and friends, and so decides to join the local Garden Club
Love and devotion by Erica James( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
At the age of 32, Harriet Swift thinks she has the perfect life--a satisfying career, her own flat, and a new boyfriend who respects her need for her own space. But when tragedy strikes, and her only sister is killed in a car crash, Harriet is forced to give up her well-ordered life and to help her parents look after her orphaned niece and nephew. Moving back to her childhood home and sacrificing so much doesn't come easily. And before long, Harriet discovers things about her family she never believed possible
If nobody speaks of remarkable things by Jon McGregor( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
On a street in a town in the north of England, perfectly ordinary people are doing totally normal things. But a terrible event shatters the quiet of the summer evening and no one who witnesses it will ever be the same again
Notes on a scandal by Zoë Heller( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
When Sheba Hart joins St George's as the new pottery teacher, lonely Barbara Covett senses that she has found a kindred spirit. But Barbara is not the only one drawn to Sheba. Before long Sheba is involved in an illicit affair with a pupil, Barbara is powerless to stop Sheba from pursuing her foolhardy course of action. But when the liaison is found out and Sheba's marriage falls apart, Barbara is loyally standing by ready to provide succour. Notes On A Scandal is a story of repression and passion, envy and love
Arlington Park by Rachel Cusk( file )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Juliet is enraged at the victory of men over women in family life. Amanda is warding off thoughts of death with obsessive housework. Solly is confronting her own buried femininity in the person of her Italian lodger. Maisie despairs at the inevitability with which beauty is destroyed. And Christine's troubled, hilarious spirit presides over Arlington Park and the way of life it represents
The affair by Santa Montefiore( file )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Bestselling children's book writer Angelica is amused and flattered at the attention of Jack, the owner of a vineyard in South Africa, whom she meets at a dinner party. With his easy charm and reputation as a ladies' man, Jack makes her feel good about herself - surely it can't do any harm to indulge in a mild email flirtation? After all, she wouldn't risk her stable marriage and the happiness of her children. But things don't stop there, and when Angelica is sent to Cape Town for a book tour, the affair begins in earnest. On their last day together, Jack confesses that he has an incurable disease: being with Angelica has enabled him to forget his mortality. Shocked and heartbroken, she returns to London determined to save her marriage and put to good use all the emotional lessons she learnt during their brief time together
Walking back to happiness by Lucy Dillon( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
After her husband suddenly dies, Juliet cares for their dog and becomes the unofficial town dog-walker and pet-sitter, as she sorts out her emotions after meeting the owner of a lonely spaniel
Lost dogs and lonely hearts by Lucy Dillon( file )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Thirty-nine year old Rachel is having a really bad year. After losing her job and breaking up with her boyfriend, Rachel has inherited her late aunt's house, her beloved border collie, and a crowded rescue kennel, despite the fact that she knows almost nothing about dogs
May contain nuts by John O'Farrell( file )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Alice never imagined that she would end up like this. Is she the only mother who feels so permanently panic-stricken at the terrors of the modern world - or is it normal to sit up in bed all night popping bubble wrap? She worries that too much gluten and dairy may be hindering her children's mental arithmetic. She frets that there are too many cars on the road to let them out of the 4x4. Finally she resolves to take control and tackle her biggest worry of all: her daughter is definitely not going to fail that crucial secondary school entrance exam. Because Alice has decided to take the test in her place
Sophie and the albino camel by Stephen Davies( file )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
"Sophie lives in Gorom-Gorom, with her carnivorous-plant obsessed dad. Despite living there for two years and speaking the local language, Sophie finds it difficult to make friends. So when she meets Gidaado, a young griot (story-teller), she agrees to join him and his albino camel, Chobbal, on a journey to his village. It is not until they have set off, that Sophie begins to realise just how dangerous the desert is - it's full of djinnis that creep up behind you, and jump on your head and make you go mad. Not to mention the infamous Moussa ag Litni, a ruthless bandit who steals camels ... --Publisher's website
Sands of time by Barbara Erskine( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Featured: two intriguing stories that pick up the fortunes of characters from Erskine's earlier novel, Whispers in the Sand. Over twenty tales included, all with a touch of the unexpected
Black dog summer by Miranda Sherry( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
A mother watches from the afterlife as her teenage daughter recovers amidst the startling dysfunction of her extended family
The memory garden by Rachel Hore( file )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Melanie Pentreath retreats to the gardens of Merryn Hall in Cornwall, England to escape her London life to research a book about the painters of this area. She helps her landlord, Patrick Winterton, restore the garden and they find themselves drawing closer to one another until the reality of the outside world intervenes and everything is threatened
Déjà view by Lisa Armstrong( file )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Alice and Charlie have a perfect marriage. They must have because everyone keeps telling them so. In fact, Alice's whole life is sussed. Two adorable children, one adoring husband, one nanny, one cleaner, one lovely house. And latterly a glamorous new job. What's not to be estatic about? And then a new couple moves in across the road: a very perfect, impeccable, tiny stranger with a Gwyneth Paltrow accent and a man Alice hasn't seen since she was 20. Alice has never admitted to herself that Carodoc broke her heart. But when she sees him again, she begins to wonder
The secret shopper's revenge by Kate Harrison( file )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
They're Charlie's Shopping Angels, controlled by a mysterious figure who sends them assignments. But when they're sent to stitch up a doomed shop owned by Will, the angels begin to feel divided loyalties
My life with George surviving life with the king of the canines by Judith Summers( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
When Judith Summers' husband and father both died within the space of two weeks, she found herself floundering. Life for her and her eight-year-old son Joshua seemed relentlessly bleak. Then George bounced into their lives. A loving Cavalier King Charles Spaniel with film-star looks, George re-awoke their joie de vivre
The telling by Jo Baker( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
When Rachel sets off alone for her mother's isolated country house, she promises herself that the business of packing up and selling will only take a couple of weeks, and then she'll be home again, and back to normal. But from the moment she steps through the front door, Rachel feels that the house contains more than she had expected-- along with the memories of her mother, there is something else, a presence, not quite tangible, trying to make itself felt
Hope by Lesley Pearse( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Bristol in the 1840s sees Hope working as a nurse in the midst of the cholera epidemic, battling to save lives. But Hope has always battled for life - at the moment of her birth, she was feared dead and only the close attention of her sister, Nell, spared her from burial
 
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Alternative Names
Bond, Gilly
Bond, Jillian
Languages
English (130)
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