WorldCat Identities

Huth, Angela 1938-

Works: 106 works in 448 publications in 5 languages and 9,263 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Satire  Love stories  History  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6058.U85, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Angela Huth
Land girls by Angela Huth( Book )
44 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novel on three "land girls," members of Britain's Women's Land Army during World War II. Serving their country, plowing and shoveling manure are Prue, a boy-hungry hairdresser; Agatha, an undergraduate eager to share Homer's poems with the farmer's son; and dreamy Stella whose beau is in the Royal Navy. By the author of Invitation to the Married Life
Wives of the fishermen by Angela Huth( Book )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The friendship of two women in a Scottish fishing village, tracing their rivalry for men, jealousy and betrayal. With age, hurts are more difficult to repair and when the daughter of one tries to seduce the other's boyfriend, the friendship ends
Easy silence by Angela Huth( Book )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grace and William Handle, he a violinist and she a painter, find their comfortable marriage threatened by temptation
Invitation to the married life by Angela Huth( Book )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the Farthingoes' ball, all the invitees are brought together in weal and in woe, in joy and in sorrow, for better and for worse. With compassion and intelligence, Huth captures the foibles of her often misguided but all-too-human characters, as they converge in a delightful midnight climax to find their hopes and desires unexpectedly transformed
Of love and slaughter by Angela Huth( Book )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the midst of the worst crisis in the history of the countryside, Giles Courtauld must save his marriage and the farm his family has lived in for generations
Once a land girl by Angela Huth( Book )
11 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The war is over, but life goes on for "Land Girls" Prue, Stella and Ag. While two of the girls are married, Prue, the incorrigible flirt, has no one and is engaged in a quest for a man to provide her with security and gold taps. A year after the girls leave Hallows Farm, Prue finds just such a man and a marriage that protects her from the hardships of post-war Manchester. But she still hankers for the life she so loved as a Land Girl, though it's hard to get work on the sort of farm that provided unimaginable happiness during the war. The lives of her two old friends, Stella and Ag, have moved on and neither visit her. Additionally Prue finds that her newly wedded state and fresh horizons fail to supply the answers she seeks. Yet, in the puzzling world beyond the fields, Prue, in her indomitable way, open as ever to each chance encounter, remains buoyant, optimistic and quite sure that the life she imagines is just round yet another corner
Wanting by Angela Huth( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kærlighedsroman. Den succesfulde teaterdirektør Harry Antles bliver hovedkulds forelsket i Viola Windrush da hun kommer til New York for at prøve til en rolle og (for)følger hende desperat tilbage til England
Another kind of Cinderella : and other stories by Angela Huth( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ghost of a doomed romance haunts an Oxford undergraduate's idyllic summer affair; a tragedy of hopeless love and murderous frustration is played out against the backdrop of a provincial repertory company; passion and hatred flower side by side in suburban back gardens. Angela Huth peoples her stories with elderly ladies living out extraordinary fantasy lives and betrayed wives wreaking subtle revenge, drawing out their secret disappointments and their dreams of glamour; she brings to this exquisite collection all the wry delicacy, subversive wit and keen eye for the drama of the quietest lives that characterize her acclaimed novels
Virginia Fly is drowning by Angela Huth( Book )
12 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quiet, clever, sensible Virginia Fly still a virgin at thirty-one, harbours erotic thoughts of an intensity and vividness unimagined by her suburban parents, her unassuming elderly suitor Hans or her virile American penfriend of twelve years, Charles Whitmore Oakhampton Jr - Charlie. When Charlies announces that he is going to visit England, at last, it seems too much to hope that he should make Virginia's dreams a reality. Yet his arrival coincides with her appearance on a televsion documentary and suddenly Virginia is presented with a bewildering variety of opportunities
Sun child by Angela Huth( Book )
17 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
SUN CHILD is an exceptional book about a child's world. Emily has not yet reached the age of judgement. For her, normality consists of contentment and magic and there is no possibility of change in the seeming happiness of her parents. She loves them both dearly and her image of them is together - indivisible, laughing, dancing, making every day scintillate with life. When change does come, Emily is a helpless spectator, confused by the puzzle of ill-fitting events. With both poignant humour and ruthless honesty, Angela Huth has captured the inconsistencies of adult behaviour, as seen through the eyes of a child who watches and suffers from them. The situation - an all too familiar one - is treated with both poignant humour and ruthless honesty
Infidelities : short stories by Angela Huth( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
South of the lights by Angela Huth( Book )
16 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kærlighedsroman. Evans og Brenda lever i en landsby i midtengland og kan kun finde tid til hinanden på høloftet over den hønsefarm hvor Brenda arbejder indtil den romantiske, mystiske Augusta kommer dem til hjælp
Nowhere girl by Angela Huth( Book )
22 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Estranged from her second husband, Jonathan, Clare Lyall is less sure than ever about the role men should play in her life. Her first husband, Richard, was much older than her, and his casual disregard for youth gradually hardened into indifference. And Jonathan, if anything, was too easy - too attentive, too concerned, and just a little too pedantic. So when she meets Joshua Heron at a party, the offbeat Clare isn't exactly thirsting for love. But she is mildly impressed when Joshua stubs his cigarette out on his thumb, and swayed still further by the advice of her new friend, the indomitable Mrs Fox. 'Take a lover,' she says, 'it's better to have a lover when you're young than neurosis when you're old...' Gentle, wistful and wry, Nowhere Girl is a beautifully controlled love story from the Booker Prize winning author of The Elected Member
Such visitors by Angela Huth( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intricate, funny and poignant, these stories are telling portrayals of hankering, embarrassment and pathos
Somehow I had to find a brass band, a novel by Angela Huth( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collected stories of Angela Huth by Angela Huth( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Island of the children : an anthology of new poems by Angela Huth( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Well-remembered friends : eulogies on celebrated lives ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Land girls by Angela Huth( Recording )
6 editions published between 1900 and 1999 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One night, soon after the Battle of Britain, three very different women find themselves sharing an attic bedroom in the remote Hallows Farm, beginning their spell as land girls. In the unfamiliar setting of English wartime countryside, the girls lay foundations for a friendship that lasts them for life
The Englishwoman's wardrobe by Angela Huth( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.06 for Island of ... to 0.35 for Well-remem ...)
Alternative Names
Huth, Angela
フース, アンジェラ
English (232)
Danish (12)
French (10)
Dutch (7)
Finnish (1)