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Powys, Theodore Francis 1875-1953

Overview
Works: 268 works in 930 publications in 6 languages and 13,511 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Miscellanea  Allegories 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6031.O873, 823.91
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Most widely held works by Theodore Francis Powys
Mr. Weston's good wine by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

101 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an unusual tale of the struggle between the forces of good and evil in a small Dorset village. Its action is limited to one winter's evening when Time stands still and the bitter-sweet gift of awareness falls upon a dozen memorable characters. Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 1927
Mr. Tasker's gods by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

35 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr Tasker's Gods was T.F. Powys's first novel. Written during the First World War it wasn't published until 1925. It is an unsettling work constantly showing the brutal reality behind the facades. Mr Tasker himself, on the surface, a respectable farmer and God abiding churchwarden is, in fact, 'a brute beast of the most foul nature' Many of the initial reviews were hostile, but that was largely because of the author's treatment of the church. It is under constant attack with the services being described as 'a sort of roll-call to enable authority to retain a proper hold upon the people'. Fabe
The left leg by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

26 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unclay by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

28 editions published between 1931 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fables by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

25 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kindness in a corner by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

14 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clergyman of a rural English parish struggles between the spirit and the flesh
The white paternoster, and other stories by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

10 editions published between 1930 and 1971 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Only by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

20 editions published between 1924 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house with the echo, twenty-six stories by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

15 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innocent birds by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

19 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mockery Gap by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

13 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black bryony by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

10 editions published in 1923 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two thieves by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

10 editions published between 1932 and 1971 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 229 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 )

26 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soliloquies of a hermit by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

18 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in English and held by 196 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 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 )

8 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interpretation of Genesis by Theodore Francis Powys( Book )

7 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 151 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 135 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 (473)

French (15)

Italian (12)

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