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Gavalda, Anna 1970-

Works: 202 works in 1,346 publications in 32 languages and 9,338 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Drama  Bildungsromans  Young adult works  Film adaptations  Romance films 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Narrator, Translator, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PS3545.I5286, 843.914
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Publications about Anna Gavalda
Publications by Anna Gavalda
Most widely held works about Anna Gavalda
Most widely held works by Anna Gavalda
95 pounds of hope by Anna Gavalda( Book )
104 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
Littérature de jeunesse en langue anglaise
Hunting and gathering by Anna Gavalda( Book )
151 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 20 languages and held by 1,215 libraries worldwide
It is the captivating, funny, tenderly ironic story of a collection of misfits in contemporary Paris? a near-anorexic artist, a chef, his granny, and a sad-sack aristocrat? who together become something more than the sum of their parts and make for a perfect novel. Camille is doing her best to disappear. She barely eats, works at night as a cleaner, and lives in a tiny attic room. Philibert Marquet de La Durbellière is a stammering, erudite aristocrat who sells postcards outside a museum. One evening, he overcomes his own excruciating reticence to rescue Camille, unconscious, from her freezing garret, and install her in the large, ornate apartment he is caretaking downstairs. He already has an unlikely flatmate, the foul-mouthed, talented working-class young chef, Franck. Together, this curious, damaged quartet may be able to face the world
Someone I loved by Anna Gavalda( Book )
173 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 25 languages and held by 1,187 libraries worldwide
"A woman is abandoned by her husband. Shaken by the betrayal, she and her two children are taken to the most unexpected of places to heal: the country farm of her remote and diffident father-in-law. What unfolds between them is a relationship that changes both their lives - one that transforms their notion of family and encourages a better understanding of each other and the choices of the heart." "With this deceptively simple novel Anna Gavalda delivers a romance about the unpredictability of love, the toll it takes on its victims - both innocent and guilty - and the unanticipated resilience of its survivors."--Jacket
I wish someone were waiting for me somewhere by Anna Gavalda( Book )
190 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 22 languages and held by 1,125 libraries worldwide
Love stories. Short Stories. Following the publication of Anna Gavalda's international bestseller, HUNTING AND GATHERING, this book introduces us to Anna Gavalda's witty and dazzling collection of stories, I WISH SOMEONE WERE WAITING FOR ME OMEWHERE, together with her heartbreaking and poignant novella, SOMEONE I LOVED I WISH SOMEONE WERE WAITING FOR ME SOMEWHERE explores how a life can be changed irrevocably in just one fateful moment. A pregnant mother's plans for the future unravel at the hospital; a travelling salesman learns the consequences of an almost-missed exit on the motorway in the newspaper the next morning; while a perfect date is spoilt by a single act of thoughtlessness. In those crucial moments Gavalda demonstrates her almost magical skill in conveying love, lust, longing, and loneliness. SOMEONE I LOVED is a hauntingly intimate look at the intolerably painful, yet sometimes valuable consequenc- es that adultery can have on a marriage and the individuals involved. A simple tale, yet long in substance, "Someone I Loved" ends like most great love affairs, forever leaving you wanting just one more moment
Consolation by Anna Gavalda( Book )
89 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 17 languages and held by 954 libraries worldwide
A heartbreaking, unusual story about one man, two remarkable women and an unforgettable transvestite. A 47-year-old successful architect hears about the death of a woman, whom he once loved and his life starts to unravel. Charles seems to have everything, but turns his back on the present to go in search of her past and his childhood
French leave by Anna Gavalda( Book )
76 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 745 libraries worldwide
Siblings Simon, Garance, and Lola flee a dull family wedding to visit brother Vincent, who is working as a guide at a château in the heart of the charming Tours countryside. For a few hours, they forget about the many demands of adulthood and lose themselves in a day of laughter, teasing, and memories
Ensemble, c'est tout by Anna Gavalda( Book )
61 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Une histoire d'amour entre quatre éclopés de la vie : Camille Fauque a 26 ans et une enfance pourrie, Philibert Marquet de la Durbellière est un héritier distingué, Franck Lestafier un cuisinier hors pair, un peu faraud, dont la grand-mère, Paulette, se laisse mourir dans une maison de retraite. Ou comment ce qui n'aurait jamais dû arriver arriva
Billie by Anna Gavalda( Book )
42 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of two young people, Billie and Franck, who, as the story opens, are trapped in a gorge in the Cevennes Mountains. With darkness encroaching, their situation is dire, and Billie begins to tell stories from their lives in order to survive. In alternating episodes, the novel moves between recollections of the two characters' childhoods and their dreadful predicament. Franck's life has been impacted by a childhood spent with a perennially unemployed father who toyed with Christian extremism and a mother aestheticized by antidepressants. A bright kid, Franck's future was menaced at every turn by the bigotry around him. Billie's abiding wish as an adult is to avoid ever having to come into contact with her family again. To escape from her abusive and alcohol-addled family, she was willing to do anything and everything. The wounds have not entirely healed
Het leven, maar dan beter : twee verhalen by Anna Gavalda( Book )
15 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Mathilde is twenty-four. She has abandoned her studies in art history in lieu of a menial job and lives in a house she shares with twin sisters. One day she forgets her bag in a café and a week later an unknown man returns it to her. Following this encounter, Mathilde decides to throw caution to the wind and change her life entirely. Yann is twenty-six, a university graduate, unemployed. There may be better days ahead. Perhaps. While waiting for them, he works as a sales assistant in a home appliances store. He wouldn't say he is unhappy. But sometimes when he is crossing a bridge over the Seine River at night, he imagines jumping. One day he does a favor for one of his neighbors and is asked to stay for dinner as thanks. The following morning Yann throws caution to the wind and decides to change his life entirely
Ensemble, c'est tout by Anna Gavalda( visu )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Een kunstenares, die met schoonmaken de kost verdient, maakt via haar excentrieke benedenbuurman kennis met diens humeurige huisgenoot
Pluk de dag by Anna Gavalda( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 93 libraries worldwide
De band tussen twee zussen en hun beide broers is, ook nu ze dertigers zijn en elkaar weinig zien, hecht gebleven
Je l'aimais by Zabou( visu )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Nadat haar man haar heeft verlaten, verblijft een jonge moeder met haar twee kinderen bij haar schoonvader, die haar onthullingen doet over zijn leven en over de enige vrouw die hij ooit liefhad
La vie en mieux : deux histoires by Anna Gavalda( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in French and Chinese and held by 77 libraries worldwide
La vie en mieux 1, Mathilde, 2, Yann by Anna Gavalda( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 60 libraries worldwide
La couverture indique : "Deux histoires. Deux histoires de jeunes gens de notre temps, repus, mais affamés, polis, mais enragés, qui préfèrent encore prendre le risque de se tromper de vie plutôt que de n'en vivre aucune."
Je voudrais que quelqu'un m'attende quelque part. by Anna Gavalda( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in French and held by 45 libraries worldwide
"With arresting naturalism and a lively variety of perspectives, Gavalda writes simply of human beings longing to connect. Gavalda, "a gifted literary stylist" (Vogue), has a knack for capturing our inner as well as our outer dialogues with perfect pitch, evoking reflection, pain, and laughter in equal measure. The stories in I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere are as wicked as they are insightful, as stylish as they are sparse, as fiercely unsentimental as they are emotionally wrought."
Stoner by John Williams( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 45 libraries worldwide
"Born the child of a poor farmer in Missouri, William Stoner is urged by his parents to study new agriculture techniques at the state university. Digging instead into the texts of Milton and Shakespeare, Stoner falls under the spell of the unexpected pleasures of English literature, and decides to make it his life. Stoner is the story of that life"--Publisher description (January 2007)
Zusammen ist man weniger allein ( visu )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Eine weltfremde Putzfrau (Audrey Tautou) mit Zeichentalent wirbelt als neue Mitbewohnerin die friedliche Pariser Männer-WG bestehend aus einem stotternden Historiker (Laurent Stocker) und einem schürzenjagenden Koch (Guillaume Canet) durcheinander. Dazu kommen noch eine vitale Seniorin (Françoise Bertin) auf der Flucht vor dem Altenheim und Alltagsprobleme wie Älterwerden, Scheidungen, Einsamkeit, Liebeskummer - eben das ganz normale Chaos... In einem turbulenten, mal aufreibenden, mal fröhlichen Prozess, lernen die vier aufeinander zuzugehen und füreinander da zu sein - und entdecken so, dass es zusammen viel leichter ist, Träume wahr werden zu lassen. (Quelle:
I︠A︡n by Anna Gavalda( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Russian and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Des vies en mieux : Billie, Mathilde et Yann by Anna Gavalda( Book )
6 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Billie a 13 ans. Elle n'a connu que les coups et la misère. Un matin, en classe, elle découvre "On ne badine pas avec l'amour" d'Alfred de Musset et l'amitié. Sa vie va changer. Mathilde a 24 ans. Un jour, elle oublie son sac à main dans un café. Un homme le lui rend la semaine suivante et, à cause de cet homme justement, elle décide de changer de vie. Yann a 26 ans. Un soir, il rend service à son voisin de palier qui l'invite à dîner pour le remercier. Au cours de cette soirée, il réalise que sa vie n'a aucun intérêt et qu'il doit tout recommencer.Trois prénoms. Trois histoires. Trois jeunes gens d'aujourd'hui, déterminés et courageux, qui préfèrent encore se tromper de vie plutôt que de n'en vivre aucune
Il regalo di un giorno by Anna Gavalda( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 28 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Anna Gavalda francouzská spisovatelka a novinářka
Anna Gavalda francuska pisarka
Anna Gavalda Frans journalist
Anna Gavalda Frans journaliste
Anna Gavalda französische Schriftstellerin und Journalistin
Anna Gavalda French writer
Anna Gavalda giornalista e scrittrice francese
Ġāfāldā, Ānā 1970-
Ġāfaldā, Ānnā 1970-
Gāvāldā, Ānā, 1970-
Gavaldà, Anna
Gavaldah, Anah 1970-
Ghāfāldā, Anā 1970-
Анна Гавалда
Анна Гавальда
Анна Гавальда французская писательница
Гавальда, Анна 1970-
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גאבאלדה, אנה
גבלדה, אנה 1970-
גוואלדה, אנה
גולדה, אנה
آنا گاوالدا ژورنالیست و نویسنده فرانسوی
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ئاننا گاڤالدا
گاوالدا، آنا
گاوالدا، آنا, 1970-
आना गाभाल्दा
가발다, 안나 1970-
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