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Carstens, Almuth 1948-

Overview
Works: 37 works in 111 publications in 1 language and 372 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Biography  Love stories  History  Chick lit  War stories  Drama 
Roles: Translator, Arranger
Classifications: PS3619.E26, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Almuth Carstens
Publications by Almuth Carstens
Most widely held works by Almuth Carstens
The kindness of your nature by Linda Olsson( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Marion Flint lebt allein an der rauen Nordwestküste Neuseelands. Nach einer großen Enttäuschung hat sie sich hierher zurückgezogen, um die schmerzhaften Erinnerungen an die Vergangenheit hinter sich zu lassen. Eines Tages begegnet sie am Strand dem scheuen Jungen Ika. Zwischen den beiden entwickelt sich zaghaft eine Freundschaft. Mehr und mehr wächst ihr der Junge ans Herz. Und sie ist bereit, um ihn zu kämpfen, als sie droht, ihn zu verlieren. Dabei kommt sie auch ihrem eigenbrötlerischen Nachbarn George näher. Am Ende söhnt sich Marion nicht nur mit ihrer Vergangenheit aus, sie findet auch ein neue Liebe
The lovely bones : a novel by Alice Sebold( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in German and held by 33 libraries worldwide
This is the tale of family, memory, love, and living told by 14-year-old Susie Salmon, who is already in heaven. Through the voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and builds out of her family's grief a hopeful and joyful story
People of the book : a novel by Geraldine Brooks( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in German and held by 31 libraries worldwide
In 1996, Hanna Heath, a young Australian book conservator, is called to analyze the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, a priceless six-hundred-year-old Jewish prayer book that has been salvaged from a destroyed Bosnian library. When Hanna discovers a series of artifacts in the book's centuries-old binding, she unwittingly exposes an international cover up
Baustilkunde : ein Bildlexikon by Anthony White( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in German and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Certainty : a novel by Madeleine Thien( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 17 libraries worldwide
"As Gail pieces together a history that spans six decades and four continents, her search for the truth about her father takes her to the Netherlands, where she finally unearths more about the mysterious Ani. But when she brings into focus the complex love triangle that shaped her parents' fates, Gail also comes face-to-face with the most painful choices in her own life."--Jacket
How to be lost : a novel by Amanda Eyre Ward( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in German and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Vor fünfzehn Jahren verschwand die kleine Ellie. Ihre Mutter hofft, dass sie noch lebt, die Schwestern sind sich uneins. Die eine versucht, mit der Vergangenheit abzuschliessen, die andere begibt sich auf die gefährliche Suche nach der Schwester
Sonata for Miriam by Linda Olsson( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Dieses Buch geht unter die Haut! Auckland, Neuseeland: Der Tod seiner über alles geliebten Tochter Miriam stürzt den jüdischen Musiker und Komponisten Adam in eine tiefe Krise. Mehr und mehr zieht er sich zurück in seinen Schmerz und seine Trauer. Alte Wunden, von denen er glaubte, sie seien längst verheilt, brechen wieder auf. Denn schon einmal in seinem Leben hat Adam einen Menschen verloren, der ihm alles bedeutete: Cecilia, Miriams Mutter, seine grosse Liebe, die er vor zwanzig Jahren verliess. Adam erkennt, dass es für ihn nur einen Weg in die Zukunft geben kann, und dieser Weg führt ihn zurück in die Vergangenheit. Er bricht auf zu einer Reise nach Europa - nach Krakau, in die Heimatstadt seiner Vorfahren, deren Spuren sich in den Gräueln des Zweiten Weltkriegs verloren. Und schliesslich nach Schweden, zu Cecilia, die er immer noch liebt. Der Tod eines geliebten Menschen. Ein Bündel ungelesener Briefe. Und die Hoffnung auf ein neues Leben
A short guide to a happy life by Anna Quindlen( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
" ... what it takes to 'get a life'--to live deeply every day ... rather than merely to exist through your days."--Jacket
Barefoot : a novel by Elin Hilderbrand( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in German and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Visiting Nantucket with their children during a summer vacation, three women befriend a local youth and share their struggles with such challenges as infidelity, the loss of a job under scandalous circumstances, and health problems
Dogs at the perimeter : a novel by Madeleine Thien( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A Montreal woman searches for her friend, Hiroji, a neurologist, and the story of his and his brother's past unlocks buried memories of Cambodia, of her separation from her family under the Khmer Rouge, and her harrowing journey of escape from the "rehabilitation" camp where her mother and brother were taken with others
Summerland : a novel by Elin Hilderbrand( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
After a fatal car crash during a summer celebration on Nantucket island, four teenagers question if the roots of the accident lie further in the past than they seem; is true healing possible, in even these most devastating circumstances; and, can true friendship ever really die?
Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world by Matthew Goodman( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
On November 14, 1889, two young female journalists raced against one another, determined to outdo Jules Verne's fictional hero and circle the globe in less than 80 days. The dramatic race that ensued would span 28,000 miles, captivate the nation, and change both competitors' lives forever
The silicon tongue by Beryl Fletcher( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Centred on the life and times of London-born Alice who was brought to New Zealand as a servant in the 1930s. Tricked by the authorities into believing she was an orphan, Alice tells her story into the tape recorder of a mysterious oral historian and discloses family secrets
Astrid & Veronika by Linda Olsson( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A lyrical study of friendship, love, and loss chronicles the evolving relationship between Veronika, a young New Zealand writer struggling with a recent tragedy and trying to finish her novel, and Astrid, an older, reclusive neighbor who offers comfort in the form of companionship and home-cooked meals, in a debut novel set against the backdrop of small-town Sweden. Original
The island : a novel by Elin Hilderbrand( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
It's the perfect summer getaway-- but some secrets are hard to escape ... When her elder daughter abruptly cancels her engagement, and her lavish wedding, Birdie takes both daughters and her cousin to Tuckernuck Island. There dramatic truths are uncovered, old loves are rekindled, and new loves make themselves known
Precious : a true story by Precious Williams( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
'Precious' is the story of growing up black in a white community, of struggling to find an identity that fits amid conflicting messages, of deciphering a childhood full of secrets and dysfunction. Painfully honest, swerving from farce to tragedy, 'Precious' has a spirit that refuses to be crushed
The Beatles by Mike Clifford( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Overzicht in woord en veel gekleurde en zwart-wit fotobeelden van de geschiedenis van de Britse popgroep. Vanaf ca. 12 jaar
Forgive me : a novel by Amanda Eyre Ward( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Die packende Geschichte einer jungen Reporterin, die ein Verbrechen aufklären will und die Liebe findet Seitdem die engagierte Journalistin Nadine Morgan auf tragische Weise ihren Freund verlor, arbeitet sie wie eine Besessene in Krisengebieten auf der ganzen Welt, wohl wissend, dass sie dabei ihr Leben riskiert. Und sie zahlt ihren Preis: nach einem Überfall muss sie bei ihrem Vater in Amerika eine Auszeit nehmen. Dabei hilft ihr unerwartet der junge Arzt Hank, für den sie bald mehr empfindet, als sie sich zugesteht. Doch dann erhält sie Nachricht aus Kapstadt und beschließt, ein letztes Mal an den Ort zurückzukehren, an dem ihr Leben damals aus der Bahn geriet. Mitreißend wie ein guter Kinofilm
The Schopenhauer cure : a novel by Irvin D Yalom( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Based upon the psychological life of philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, the author presents a narrative of psychotherapist Julius Hertzfeld who seeks out one of his former patients, Philip Slate, who claims he was cured through Schopenhauer's methods
Silver girl : a novel by Elin Hilderbrand( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Facing homelessness and a loss of social standing after her husband cheats rich investors out of billions of dollars, Meredith and her best friend, Connie, who has troubles of her own, escape to Nantucket to heal
 
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Alternative Names
Carstens, Almut 1948-
Languages
German (79)
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