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Powys, Theodore Francis 1875-1953

Overview
Works: 280 works in 998 publications in 7 languages and 13,243 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Bibliography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Miscellanea  Allegories 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6031.O873, 823.91
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Theodore Francis Powys
Mr. Weston's good wine by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

115 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Among the residents of a small Dorset town called Folly Down, an unlikely struggle between the forces of good and evil is taking place. For a single winter's evening, Time stands still and the bitter-sweet gift of awareness descends upon the people. Because Mr Weston the wine merchant has come to town and the advert atop his Ford van lights up the sky above the village. Whether the villagers choose to buy Mr Weston's light or dark wine is up to them." -- Back cover
Mr. Tasker's gods by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

40 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief, easy-to-read introduction to several animals of the northern hemisphere including the star-nosed mole, kodiak bear, musk-ox, and the pronghorn antelope
The left leg by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

24 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unclay by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

30 editions published between 1931 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fables by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

25 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The white paternoster, and other stories by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

13 editions published between 1930 and 1971 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kindness in a corner by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

16 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clergyman of a rural English parish struggles between the spirit and the flesh
Mark Only by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

20 editions published between 1924 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soliloquies of a hermit by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

19 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powys sought the simple life in rural England. This collection of musings on philosophy and religion reflect an unconventional, searching mind. Blending Christianity with Nietzsche, he declared himself sometimes a Christian and sometimes a heathen." His pessimistic brand of Christianity embraces death as God's best gift the great inaction ... eternal peace."
The house with the echo, twenty-six stories by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

23 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mockery Gap by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

14 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innocent birds by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

19 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black bryony by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

9 editions published in 1923 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two thieves by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

10 editions published between 1932 and 1971 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosie Plum, and other stories by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of stories there is the familiar Dorset background, the shapely sentence so firmly based on the cadences of the great King James's Bible, the searching view of men and morals, the ability to render episodes with the moral weight of a fable, yet with the clarity and crispness demanded by a small canvas
God's eyes a-twinkle, an anthology of the stories of T.F. Powys by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

21 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only penitent by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

11 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bottle's path, and other stories by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

9 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interpretation of Genesis by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

7 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two stories: "Come and dine," and, "Tadnol," by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

8 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Mr. Weston's good wine
Alternative Names
Powys, T.F.

Powys, T. F. 1875-1953

Powys, T. F. (Theodore Francis)

Powys, T. F. (Theodore Francis), 1875-1953

Powys, Theodore F.

Powys, Theodore Francis 1875-1953

Theodore Francis Powys

Поуис, Теодор Фрэнсис

ポイス

ポウイス, T. F.

Languages
English (499)

Italian (17)

French (13)

Spanish (4)

German (3)

Russian (1)

Finnish (1)

Covers
Mr. Tasker's godsThe left legUnclayKindness in a cornerMockery GapGod's eyes a-twinkle, an anthology of the stories of T.F. Powys