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Weldon, Fay

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Most widely held works by Fay Weldon
The life and loves of a 'she-devil' by Fay Weldon( Book )

129 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fay Weldon takes every mistreated wife's fantasies of revenge on every spoiled, philandering husband, and explodes them into a wild, fast-moving, and outrageously funny perverse fable of the battle between women and women
The hearts and lives of men by Fay Weldon( Book )

51 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern fable for grown-ups where good triumphs over evil, true love outlasts lust and justice prevails
Letters to Alice on first reading Jane Austen by Fay Weldon( Book )

56 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weldon uses letters to an imaginary niece, "Alice," to pay tribute to Austen, while exploring the craft of fiction from her own standpoint
Rhode Island blues by Fay Weldon( Book )

49 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film editor Sophia Moore travels to Rhode Island to settle her grandmother into a retirement home and begins to unravel mysteries about her family's past
The new countess by Fay Weldon( Book )

27 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"England, 1903. Lord Robert and Lady Isobel Dilberne and the entire grand estate, with its hundred rooms, are busy planning for a visit from Edward VII and Queen Alexandra just a few months a way. Preparations are elaborate and exhaustive: the menus and fashions must be just so, and so must James, the new heir and son of Arthur Dilberne and Chicago heiress, Minnie O'Brien. But there are problems. Little James is being reared to Lady Isobel's tastes, not Minnie's. And Mrs. O'Brien is visiting from America and causing trouble. Meanwhile, the Dilbernes' niece, Adela, is back and stirring up hysteria in the servants' hall by claiming the house is cursed. The royal visit is imperiled, but so are the Dilberne finances once more. His Lordship is under tremendous stress, and the pecking order will soon be upset as everything at Dilberne Court changes. The New Countess is the final novel in Fay Weldon's exciting trilogy that began with Habits of the House and Long Live the King. The bestselling novelist and award-winning writer of the pilot episode of the original Upstairs Downstairs lifts the curtain on British society, upstairs and downstairs, under one roof"--
The heart of the country by Fay Weldon( Book )

69 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natalie Harris learns to cope with life after her husband leaves her
She may not leave by Fay Weldon( Book )

43 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A smart, liberal, and unmarried couple in their thirties, Mattie and Martyn are delighted by their newboen daughter, Kitty, but trouble arrives when they hire a nanny, Agnieszka, a Polish domestic godess with imigration problems
Before the war by Fay Weldon( Book )

21 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1922. Vivien is twenty-four and a spinster. She wears fashionably droopy clothes, but she is plain and--almost worse--intelligent. At nearly six feet tall, she is known unkindly by her family as "the giantess." Fortunately, Vivien is rich, so she can travel to London and bribe a charismatic gentleman publisher to marry her. What he does not know is that Vivien is pregnant with another man's child and will die in childbirth in just a few months ... Fay Weldon, with one eye on the present and one on the past, offers Vivien's fate, along with that of London between World War I and World War II. This is a city fizzing with change, full of flat-chested flappers, shell-shocked soldiers, and aristocrats clinging onto the past. Inventive, warm, playful, and full of Weldon's trademark ironic edge, Before the War is a spellbinding novel from one of the best writers of our time"--
Worst fears : a novel by Fay Weldon( Book )

34 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widow sets out to obtain vengeance after discovering the truth about her husband. She has found out that he died making love to another woman, that the house--to the financing of which she contributed--has been left to someone else, and that he never divorced his first wife. A black comedy by the author of The Lives and Loves of a She-Devil
The cloning of Joanna May by Fay Weldon( Book )

60 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of 60 Joanna May is cloned unbeknownst to herself, by her powerful and wealthy husband who is enraged by her betrayal of him
Big girls don't cry by Fay Weldon( Book )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four women start a feminist publishing company to get even with men, only to discover that sisterhood is just as prone to greed and betrayal as manhood. The setting is 1970s England
Darcy's utopia by Fay Weldon( Book )

43 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleanor Darcy has married a university chancellor whom the prime minister listens to. With her husband now in jail two journalists interview her
Life force : a novel by Fay Weldon( Book )

54 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leslie Beck tries to revitalize the past with four females who are friends. He stirs old rivalries, desires, secrets, and infidelities
Chalcot Crescent by Fay Weldon( Book )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By 2013, capitalism has collapsed in Europe, and England has turned to protectionist policies, communal farms, and an intrusive National Unity Government that feeds its citizens National Meat Loaf and monitors people by street-corner CiviCams. In this bleak near-future, Frances Prideaux, once a successful writer of feminist novels and a proud product of the era of sexual liberation, is rehashing the sins of her past. As bailiffs try to repossess her house, Frances tells the story of her life--how she married her sister's boyfriend; rejected her stepson Henry, the revolution's creepily austere leader; and squandered her fortune and influence--and tries to keep tabs on her grandson, Amos, who is busy plotting against the government with his cohorts from Redpeace
Mantrapped by Fay Weldon( Book )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After brushing by each other on the stairs above their local laundromat, Peter and Trisha find their lives turned upside down when their souls are switched into each other's bodies and they attempt to deal with complex predicaments
Splitting : a novel by Fay Weldon( Book )

39 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English satire on divorce featuring Angelica Rice whose divorce splits her into four personalities. They range from the much wronged Lady Rice to the promiscuous, leather-clad Angel. Also featured is her chauffeur who manages to sleep with all her selves. By the author of The Life and Loves of a She-Devil
The Shrapnel Academy by Fay Weldon( Book )

52 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An odd assortment of people gather for a military lecture at the illustrious Shrapnel Academy and when a snowstorm makes leaving impossible, the ensuing events provide a humorous parable on the folly of human relations
The Bulgari connection : a novel by Fay Weldon( Book )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Millionaire Barley Salt has recently married Doris Dubois, the famous host of TV's Artsworld Extra, but he hasn't quite reckoned with the fury of his ex-wife, Grace McNab Salt."--Jacket
Pride and prejudice by Elizabeth Garvie( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the lively, precocious and very eligible Bennet girls captures all the nuances of 19th century life among the English gentry, a society obsessed with profitable marriage contracts
Remember me by Fay Weldon( Book )

60 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madeleine wants revenge. She is the ex-wife and chief persecutor to Jarvis, an architect. For Jarvis has a new life with a new wife and a new baby. Jarvis is content, or thinks he is. Until Madeleine uncovers new familial links in the disruption she creates
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Audience level: 0.34 (from 0.15 for Pride and ... to 0.93 for Género y ...)

Worst fears : a novel
The hearts and lives of menLetters to Alice on first reading Jane AustenRhode Island bluesThe heart of the countryShe may not leaveWorst fears : a novelThe cloning of Joanna MayBig girls don't cry
Alternative Names
Birkinshaw Fay

Birkinshaw Fay 1931-....

Birkinshaw, Fay 1933-

Birkinshaw, Franklin.

Birkinshaw, Franklin 1931-

Davies, Fay 1931-

Fay Weldon britische Autorin und Feministin

Fay Weldon Brits auteur

Fay Weldon scrittrice, drammaturga e saggista britannica

Fay Weldonová

Uėldon, Fėĭ

Ueldon, Fei 1931-

Uėldon, Fėj 1931-

Veldona, Feja

Veldone, Feja

Welden, Fay 1931-

Weldon, Faye.

Биркиншоу, Фрэнклин

Уэлдон, Фей

Уэлдон, Фэй английская писательница, сценарист и драматург

Фей Уелдън

ולדון, פי

פיי ולדון

פיי ולדון סופרת בריטית

웰던, 페이 1931-

웰든, 페이 1931-

ウェルダン, フェイ

ウェルドン, フェイ