WorldCat Identities

Williamson, Henry 1895-1977

Overview
Works: 437 works in 1,611 publications in 3 languages and 16,475 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nature stories  Diaries  Legends  Records and correspondence  Humor  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Speaker
Classifications: PR6045.I55, 823.91
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Most widely held works about Henry Williamson
 
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Tarka the otter by Henry Williamson( Book )

184 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarka the otter pursues an active life, sometimes playful and sometimes dangerous, in the Devonshire countryside
Salar the salmon by Henry Williamson( Book )

57 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salar is a five-year-old salmon returning to the stream of his birth. He faces great dangers - cruising lampreys, poachers with their cruel nets and spears, sharp-eyed otters, cascading falls - all between Salar and his goal in the spawning sands
The patriot's progress; being the vicissitudes of Pte. John Bullock by Henry Williamson( Book )

28 editions published between 1930 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This bitingly satirical account of an ordinary youth's experiences in World War 1 is a classic of war writing. Unintelligent, unimaginative, volunteering to fight he knows not quite why, John Bullock is the archetypal common soldier. As we follow his puzzled progress through his first brutal initiation into army life to the terrors of trench warfare in France, a vivid picture of the senselessness of war emerges
The pathway by Henry Williamson( Book )

23 editions published between 1928 and 1985 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dandelion days by Henry Williamson( Book )

33 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the story of Willie Maddison's boyhood and "puppy" love
The beautiful years by Henry Williamson( Book )

36 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wet Flanders plain by Henry Williamson( Book )

21 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The phasian bird by Henry Williamson( Book )

8 editions published between 1948 and 1984 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Golden Virgin by Henry Williamson( Book )

22 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dark lantern by Henry Williamson( Book )

23 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gale of the world by Henry Williamson( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love and the loveless; a soldier's tale by Henry Williamson( Book )

20 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The phoenix generation by Henry Williamson( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scandaroon by Henry Williamson( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abused homing pigeon is entrusted to a young boy who through caring for her learns to respect nature and the domain of birds
A solitary war by Henry Williamson( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In September 1939, war with Germany casts its long shadow over the town and countryside. Phillip Maddison, now farming in East Anglia, still stubbornly believes that Hitler's chief aim is the defence of Europe against Stalin; but he is engaged in a personal war on the 'bad lands' where his farm is situated, trying to subdue mounting debts and to create a fertile yeoman holding for his family. The portrayal of his struggles, both with himself and with the land, carry total conviction, as does the picture of his life in England until the ending of the Battle of Britain."--Publisher description
The village book by Henry Williamson( Book )

12 editions published between 1930 and 1937 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucifer before sunrise by Henry Williamson( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was the nightingale by Henry Williamson( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is a young man to do when his wife dies and leaves him with a baby son, a cat, a dog, and an otter cub? Phillip Maddison experiences such a tragedy after but a year of married happiness. The otter, her pet, goes wild when released from a gin trap, and thereafter Phillip's life is dedicated to finding Lutra again in the hope it will bring him new happiness. The search culminates one summer day when the otter is hunted by hounds to exhaustion. On that day Phillip finds his courage again through direct action, which leads to the hope of a new life with Lucy Copleston and her delightful family
The dream of fair women by Henry Williamson( Book )

27 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power of the dead by Henry Williamson( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience Level
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.64 (from 0.45 for Katherine ... to 0.80 for Henry Will ...)

Tarka the otter
Alternative Names
Henry Williamson britischer Schriftsteller

Henry Williamson britisk skribent

Henry Williamson Brits schrijver (1895-1977)

Henry Williamson brittisk författare

Henry Williamson écrivain britannique

Henry Williamson scrittore inglese

Madison William

Madison, William 1895-1977

Tonson, Jacob 1895-1977

Viljamsons, Henrijs 1895-1977

Williamson, Harry

Williamson, Harry 1895-1977

Williamson, Henry

Williamson, Henry 1897-1977

Уильямсон, Генри

هنری ویلیامسون نویسنده بریتانیایی

ウィリアムスン, H

ウィリアムソン, ヘンリー

ヘンリー・ウィリアムソン

Languages
English (651)

French (13)

German (2)

Covers
Salar the salmonThe patriot's progress; being the vicissitudes of Pte. John BullockDandelion daysThe beautiful yearsThe wet Flanders plainThe Golden VirginThe dark lanternThe gale of the world