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Bartley, Maureen

Overview
Works: 55 works in 55 publications in 1 language and 109 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR9199.4.G53, 813.6
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Publications about Maureen Bartley
Publications by Maureen Bartley
Most widely held works by Maureen Bartley
All their kingdoms by Madeleine A Polland( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The adventures and romances of three generations of an Irish family in Ireland and America between the year 1873 and the 1920s. 1981
Debs at war, 1939-1945 : how wartime changed their lives by Anne De Courcy( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Pre-war debutantes were members of the most protected stratum of 20th-century society. This book records the extraordinary diversity of challenges, shocks and responsibilities they faced. It is an account, from firsthand sources, of upper class women and the active part they took in the war
Travels in a thin country : a journey through Chile by Sara Wheeler( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Chile is an extravagantly complex country, hidden behind the Andes and stretching to the end of the world. The author travels from the top to the bottom, from the driest desert in the world to the sepulchral wastes of Antarctica. She paints a passionate portrait of the scintillating diversity of this country and its people
Miss you forever by Josephine Cox( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
One winter's night Rosie finds a woman sheltering in her yard who has been beaten by thugs. Kathleen looks like an unkempt, aged vagabond. The sum of her life is in the diaries she so jealously guards. Now in hospital, fighting for her life, she entrusts Rosie with her precious diaries. Rosie uncovers a heartrending tale of stolen dreams, heartache and loss. But is this really the end for Kathleen?
The Ukimwi road : from Kenya to Zimbabwe by Dervla Murphy( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The author rode her bicycle over some of the roughest roads in Africa. The mysterious threat of AIDS (ukimwi in Swahili) was talked about wherever she went. Finding comfort in the beauty of the contrasting landscapes she passed through and entertained by the talkative, welcoming local people, she survived starvation, a beating by paramilitaries and a bout of malaria. As ever, she was sustained by her extraordinary compassion, humour and sense of adventure
Promises lost by Audrey Howard( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Sara Hamilton loves Jack Andrews from the moment he risks his life to rescue her. As she nurses him back to health, the gently reared doctor's daughter and the softly spoken railway labourer discover an innocent yet steadfast passion. But Sara's snobbish sister hates Jack and all he stands for and when their father dies Alice decides they will go to Liverpool and ensure that Jack will never find Sara again
Gemma's journey by Beryl Kingston( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Gemma is traelling to London for an audition for a West End play when her train is involved in a head-on collision. Gemma has to have her lower leg amputated before she can be freed from the wreckage. A young intern, Nick Quennell, performs the operation. When Gemma wakes she not only has to content with her ambitious mother's disappointment at the end of her career, but with a media circus. She is taken in by the Quennell family, but is this really what she wants?
The sisters by Sarah Shears( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When six very different sisters, dominated by their matriarchal mother, lose their father they each must find a way to cope and accommodate to their changed circumstances
I dreamed of Africa by Kuki Gallmann( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When Paolo Gallmann took Kuki to Kenya, she fell in love with both him and the country. In this powerful and moving account of the years she spent on their ranch on the Laikipia Plateau, she conveys not only the majesty of the land, the wildlife and the open spaces, but her own personal tragedy: the deaths of her husband and son. From that loss she created a living memorial in the form of a conservation area, which, like this extraordinary book, preserves them forever in the mind
No mercy by Jane Brindle( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
To Ellie Armstrong, the vast house called Thornton Place was both strangely bewitching and deeply forbidding. Yet her father has been hired to renovate it. Four months after their arrival, winter is drawing in around the isolated mansion, enveloping it in its own sinister history, enhancing its aura of great tragedy and loneliness. For Ellie there is a different aura, of love. A love that is hypnotically powerful and fatally compelling
Guilty knowledge by Clare Curzon( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When a cloudburst floods Stakerleys estate and a bludgeoned body is found in the swollen river, the ensuing police inquiry dredges up dangerous secrets from the pasts of Lady Isabelle Delmayne and Eugenie, Viscountess Crowthorne - two women already implicated in two vicious murders when they had earlier travelled together in Europe
Matthew Ratton by Anne Knowles( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
All my sins remembered by Rosie Thomas( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Four cousins, locked in a magic circle of friendship. Growing up in Edwardian England, the wayward Lady Grace Stretton and her clever half-Jewish cousins close the circle tight around themselves. Its threads hold their lives together through the First World War, the Twenties and the Thirties. When political storms break over both families, jealousy and betrayal sour the love between them. Can the circle survive the shadow of tragedy?
Sweetness in the belly by Camilla Gibb( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Lilly, a white Muslim nurse, struggles in a state of invisible exile. As Ethiopian refugees gradually fill the flats of the housing estate where she lives, Lily tentatively begins to share with them her longing for the home she herself once had in Africa and her heartbreaking search for her missing lover
Third class ticket by Heather Wood Ion( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In 1969 a remarkable journey was made by a group of forty elder Bengali villagers, an adventure made possible when their benevolent landowner died, leaving her wealth in a trust fund to enable groups from the village to travel around India in a third-class railway carriage. Her instructions were simple "Make a tour of all India."
Duncton tales by William Horwood( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Moledom's Stone followers struggle once more to find peace and truth for all Moledom whilst searching for the silence of the Stone
The Dark romance of Dian Fossey by Harold Hayes( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Beginning with Dian Fossey's unsolved murder, the author explores the strange life of Dian Fossey, who abandoned her career as a occupational therapist in Kentucky to live in Africa amongst the gorillas. Determined and fearless, Fossey slowly gained the trust of the gorillas, moving closer to the animals as she gradually detached herself from the outside world. Above all, Hayes shows how the turmoil inside Dian Fossey grew into self-destruction and unpredictable fury. Drawing on years of research and facts from interviews this book draws us into the heart of Africa and the mind of an extraordinary woman
 
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