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St. Aubyn, Edward 1960-

Overview
Works: 49 works in 296 publications in 7 languages and 7,751 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Satire 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6069.T134, 823.914
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Publications about Edward St. Aubyn
Publications by Edward St. Aubyn
Most widely held works about Edward St. Aubyn
 
Most widely held works by Edward St. Aubyn
Mother's milk : a novel by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
45 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,302 libraries worldwide
A brillant and scathingly funny family portrait that shows the shifting allegiances between parents, children, husbands and wives. The author combines the most excruciating pain with the driest comedy
At last by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
23 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
Friends, relatives, and foes trickle in to pay final respects to Patrick's mother, Eleanor. An American heiress, Eleanor married into the British aristocracy, giving up the grandeur of her upbringing for "good works" freely bestowed on everyone but her own son, who finds himself questioning whether his transition to a life without parents will indeed be the liberation he had so long imagined
Lost for words : a novel by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
20 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
"Edward St. Aubyn is "great at dissecting an entire social world" (Michael Chabon, Los Angeles Times) Edward St. Aubyn's Patrick Melrose novels were some of the most celebrated works of fiction of the past decade. Ecstatic praise came from a wide range of admirers, from literary superstars such as Zadie Smith, Francine Prose, Jeffrey Eugenides, and Michael Chabon to pop-culture icons such as Anthony Bourdain and January Jones. Now St. Aubyn returns with a hilariously smart send-up of a certain major British literary award. The judges on the panel of the Elysian Prize for Literature must get through hundreds of submissions to find the best book of the year. Meanwhile, a host of writers are desperate for Elysian attention: the brilliant writer and serial heartbreaker Katherine Burns; the lovelorn debut novelist Sam Black; and Bunjee, convinced that his magnum opus, The Mulberry Elephant, will take the literary world by storm. Things go terribly wrong when Katherine's publisher accidentally submits a cookery book in place of her novel; one of the judges finds himself in the middle of a scandal; and Bunjee, aghast to learn his book isn't on the short list, seeks revenge. Lost for Words is a witty, fabulously entertaining satire that cuts to the quick of some of the deepest questions about the place of art in our celebrity-obsessed culture, and asks how we can ever hope to recognize real talent when everyone has an agenda"--
On the edge : a novel by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 704 libraries worldwide
"Sabine is the most mercurial woman Peter Thorpe has ever known. Such is his desire for her that he overturns his whole life--his disillusioned merchant-banker's life--and leaves everything behind, not caring that his lover is of no fixed address, nor that his search for her will take him to the beating heart of New Ageism in northern California. Each of his fellow seekers is in hot pursuit of that elusive something (happiness?), and in their eccentric company Peter stumbles across vistas he had never before dared to imagine... - Edward St. Aubyn is widely considered one of our finest living novelists, with enthusiastic fans including Zadie Smith, Alan Hollinghurst, Alice Sebold, Maria Semple, Bret Easton Ellis, Ann Patchett and many more... - Highly praised in the U.K., On the Edge will be publishing for the first time in America"--
Some hope : a trilogy by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
32 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 638 libraries worldwide
Patrick Melrose, cleaned-up and world-weary, is a reluctant guest at a glittering party deep in the English countryside. Amid a crowd of flitting social dragonflies, he finds his search for redemption and capacity for forgiveness challenged by his observation of the cruelties around him. Armed with his biting wit and a newly fashioned openness, can Patrick, who has been to the furthest limits of experience and back again, find release from the savageries of his childhood?
Some hope by Edward St. Aubyn( file )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Some Hope traverses cultural and social landscapes that range from British manor houses to Bronx alleyways. A remarkable trilogy, it is the story of a wealthy young man who, after a horrific childhood, finds his life filled with both decadence and grace
A clue to the exit : a novel by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Charlie Fairburn, successful screenwriter, ex-husband, and absent father, has been given six months to live. He resolves to stake half his fortune on a couple of turns of the roulette wheel and, to his agent's disgust, to write a novel--about death. In the casino he meets his muse. Charlie grows as addicted to writing fiction as she is to gambling. His novel is set on a train and involves a group of characters (familiar to readers of St. Aubyn's earlier work) who are locked in a debate about the nature of consciousness. As this train gets stuck at Didcor, and Charlie gets more passionately entangled with the dangerous Angelique, " A clue to the Exit" comes to its startling climax. Exquisitely crafted, witty, and thoughtful, Edward St. Aubyn's dazzling novel probes the very heart of being
The Patrick Melrose novels : Never mind, Bad news, Some hope, and Mother's milk by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Patrick Melrose, a member of an upper class English family, through his traumatic childhood with an abusive father, drug addiction, fatherhood, and the possible loss of his family home
Never mind by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
23 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Selvbiografisk fortælling fra den engelske overklasse med pædofili, stofmisbrug, snobberi og dekadent tomhed
Bad news by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Selvbiografisk fortælling fra den engelske overklasse med pædofili, stofmisbrug, snobberi og dekadent tomhed
Lost for words : a novel by Edward St. Aubyn( file )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
The judges on the panel of the Elysian Prize for Literature must get through hundreds of submissions to find the best book of the year. Meanwhile, a host of writers are desperate for Elysian attention: the brilliant writer and serial heartbreaker Katherine Burns; the lovelorn debut novelist Sam Black; and Bunjee, convinced that his magnum opus, The Mulberry Elephant, will take the literary world by storm. Things go terribly wrong when Katherine's publisher accidentally submits a cookery book in place of her novel; one of the judges finds himself in the middle of a scandal; and Bunjee, aghast to learn his book isn't on the short list, seeks revenge
The complete Patrick Melrose novels by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Patrick Melrose, a member of an upper class English family, through his traumatic childhood with an abusive father, drug addiction, fatherhood, and the possible loss of his family home
De Patrick Melrose-romans by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in Dutch and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Bundeling van de vijf autobiografisch getinte romans met als hoofdfiguur Patrick Melrose
The Patrick Melrose novels by Edward St. Aubyn( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Patrick Melrose, a member of an upper class English family, through his traumatic childhood with an abusive father, drug addiction, fatherhood, and the possible loss of his family home
The Patrick Melrose trilogy by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
The complete Patrick Melrose novels by Edward St. Aubyn( file )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Edward St. Aubyn has penned one of the most acclaimed series of the decade. Now you can read all five novels in one volume: Never Mind, Bad News, Mother's Milk, Some Hope, and At Last
a trilogy by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Set amid the luxury and squalor that characterize New York City, aristocrat Patrick Melrose endures a disastrous marriage and drug addiction on a roller-coaster ride to destruction. Originally published: London: Heinemann, 1994
La famiglia Melrose by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Italian and held by 15 libraries worldwide
I Melrose by Edward St. Aubyn( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in Italian and held by 14 libraries worldwide
At last the final Patrick Melrose novel by Edward St. Aubyn( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Friends, relatives, and foes trickle in to pay final respects to Patrick's mother, Eleanor. An American heiress, Eleanor married into the British aristocracy, giving up the grandeur of her upbringing for "good works" freely bestowed on everyone but her own son, who finds himself questioning whether his transition to a life without parents will indeed be the liberation he had so long imagined
 
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Alternative Names
Aubyn, Edward
Aubyn, Edward S. 1960-
Aubyn, Edward Saint
Aubyn, Edward St.
Aubyn Edward St. 1960-....
Edward St Aubyn britischer Journalist und Schriftsteller
Edward St Aubyn British writer
Saint-Aubyn, Edward
Saint-Aubyn, Edward 1960-
St. Aubyn, Edward
St.-Aubyn, Edward 1960-
Languages
English (187)
German (28)
French (18)
Dutch (8)
Italian (6)
Danish (3)
Spanish (2)
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