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Green, Henry 1905-1973

Works: 148 works in 946 publications in 8 languages and 20,781 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Satire  Humorous fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Bildungsromans  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Recipient, Instrumentalist, Correspondent
Classifications: PR6013.R416, 823.912
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Loving ; Living ; Party going by Henry Green( Book )

103 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A group of rich, spoiled and idle young people heading off on a winter holiday are stranded at a railway station when their train is delayed by thick, enclosing fog. Party Going describes their four-hour wait in a London railway hotel where they shelter from the grim weather and the throngs of workers on the platform below."--Fantastic Fiction
Loving by Henry Green( Book )

119 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives and loves of servants
Concluding; a novel by Henry Green( Book )

78 editions published between 1948 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Concluding tells the story of the strange events that occur in a single day at a State-run school for girls." "Retired scientist Mr. Rock, "an old man in love with his goose," lives in a cottage with his adult granddaughter Elizabeth. Bordering the grounds of the school, the cottage - which the State has given Rock for the duration of his life in gratitude for his scientific contributions - is coveted by the school's two spinsterish governesses, Misses Edge and Baker." "As the story opens, two students are missing. The resultant search for their whereabouts raises numerous fears and questions: have they been harmed? have they left on their own, alone? or have they perhaps been persuaded by the school's only male instructor, Sebastian Birt? how will the governesses keep the news from parents and State authorities until the girls have been found and an "acceptable" story contrived? will Rock report them for negligence? Meanwhile, as rumors and versions of the girls' disappearance spread through the school, and the governesses attempt to conceal their alarm by preparing for the school's tenth annual Founders Day Ball, the seemingly innocent proceedings take on an air of mystery, intrigue, and impending doom."--Jacket
Nothing by Henry Green( Book )

52 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years ago, Jane Weatherby had a torrid affair with John Pomfret, the husband of her best friend. Divorces ensued. World War II happened. Prewar partying gave way to postwar austerity, and Jane and John's now-grown children, Philip and Mary, both as serious and sober as their parents were not, seem earnestly bent on marriage, which John and Jane consider a mistake. The two old lovers conspire against the two young lovers, and nothing turns out quite as expected
Back by Henry Green( Book )

58 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Back is the story of Charlie Summer, who is back from the war and a POW camp having lost the woman he loved, Rose, to illness before he left and his leg to fighting. In other words, Charlie has very little to come back to, only memories, and on top of that he has been deeply traumatized by his experience of war. Rose's father introduces him to another young woman, Nancy, and Charlie becomes convinced that she is in fact Rose and pursues her. Back is at once a Shakespearean comedy of mistaken identities, a voyage into the world of madness, and a celebration of the improbable healing powers of love"--
Doting by Henry Green( Book )

50 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sly exploration of the ways of middle-aged love in London today. It is a story told in straight dialogue, with the barest possible description
Blindness by Henry Green( Book )

42 editions published between 1926 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Blinded in an accident on his way home from boarding school, John Haye must reevaluate his life and the possibilities for his future. His stepmother - worried that, blind and dependent, he'll spend his life with her - wants to marry him off to anyone who will take him, provided she's of the "right" social class. Contrary to her hopes, John falls in love with the daughter of the town drunk (who is also the town parson). She whisks John off to London, where in this strange city he is confined to a room above a major thoroughfare while she gets on with her life."--Jacket
Caught; a novel by Henry Green( Book )

62 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the Blitz, Henry Green served on the London Fire Brigade, and this experience lies behind Caught, published in 1942, when the bombing had only recently ended. Like Green, Richard Roe, the hero of this resolutely unheroic book, comes from the upper class. His wife remains at their country estate, far from the threatened city, while Roe serves under Pye, a professional fireman whose deranged sister once kidnapped Roe's young son, a bad memory that complicates the relationship between these two very different men. The book opens as the various members of the Fire Brigade are having practice runs and fighting boredom and falling into bed with each other in the months before the attack from the air. It ends with Roe, who has been injured in the bombing, back in the country, describing and trying to come to terms with the apocalyptic conflagration, in which he and his fellows were caught, putting into question the very notion of ordinary life. Caught was censored at the insistence of its publisher, Leonard Woolf, when it first came out. This is the first American edition of the book to appear as Green intended"--
Living, a novel by Henry Green( Book )

56 editions published between 1929 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timeless work of social satire, set in the 1920s and considered one of the most insightful Modernist depictions of England's working class Living is a book about life in a factory town and the operations of a factory, from the workers on the floor to the boss in his office
Henry Green by Keith C Odom( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surviving : the uncollected writings of Henry Green by Henry Green( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing ; Doting ; Blindness by Henry Green( Book )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three brilliant novels which span Henry Green's career as a novelist and display his unique talents as a writer. Nothing is a tale of the merry-go-round of love, marriage and infidelity, and the ceaseless intergenerational tussle of innocence versus experience. Doting sets the middle-aged male infatuation for pretty girls against the comfortable affection of wives/old friends, delving into the complications of burgeoning affairs and boring marriages. In Blindness, Green's first novel, a young man is blinded in a senseless accident but thereafter discovers new imaginative powers
Pack my bag : a self-portrait by Henry Green( Book )

22 editions published between 1940 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green's memoirs of growing up in England, the stately home packed with wounded soldiers of World War I, the miseries of Eton, and later his literary career
Caught, back, concluding by Henry Green( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dazzling, daring and full of original insight and wit, Henry Green offers a unique view of a class-ridden Britain enduring both war and its aftermath. In the apocalyptic atmosphere of the Blitz, so brilliantly evoked in Caught, gossip spreads like wildfire and the lives of two men are torn apart. In Back, Charley, an amputee, returns from a prison camp to his village and the grave of the woman he loved. Concluding was Green's own favourite of his novels and tells the story of a summer's day and a schoolgirl's disappearance. The text of Caught used in this edition is based on Green's original manuscript, which was censored by the publisher on first publication, but can be read now for the first time in unexpurgated form
Dämmerung ; Roman by Henry Green( Book )

2 editions published in 1953 in German and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blindsein : Roman by Henry Green( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pack my bag : a self-portrait by Henry Green( Book )

3 editions published between 1952 and 2000 in Undetermined and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partenza in gruppo by Henry Green( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieben : Roman by Henry Green( Book )

4 editions published between 1946 and 1964 in German and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En gare by Henry Green( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Loving ; Living ; Party going
LovingConcluding; a novelNothingBackDotingBlindnessCaught; a novelLiving, a novel
Alternative Names
Green, H. 1905-1973

Green, Henry 1905-1973

Green, Henry, 1905-1974

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Yorke, H. V. (Henry Vincent), 1905-1974

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Yorke, Henry V. 1905-1973

Yorke, Henry Vincent.

Yorke, Henry Vincent 1905-1973

Yorke, Henry Vincent, 1905-1974

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German (28)

French (23)

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