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Huxley, Elspeth 1907-1997

Overview
Works: 273 works in 1,318 publications in 8 languages and 29,426 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  History  Drama  Television mini-series  Biographies  Nonfiction films  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Speaker, Compiler
Classifications: PR6015.U92, B
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Most widely held works by Elspeth Huxley
Florence Nightingale by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Florence Nigtingale
Scott of the Antarctic by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

35 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Scott based on diaries and letters of his colleagues as well as his own writings
On the edge of the rift : memories of Kenya by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

53 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuation of her "The flame trees of Thika". Tells of her return to Africa from England at end of World War I
The flame trees of Thika by Roy Baker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl and her parents journey to the unspoiled wilderness of East Africa in 1913 where they struggle to transform a rugged plot of land into a farm
Livingstone and his African journeys by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The African poison murders by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

23 editions published between 1939 and 1989 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Janice West persuades Vachell to investigate the mysterious incidents that were spreading suspicion and fear throughout a farming community in colonial East Africa. A trampled maize crop, a pet dog killed, a German farmer poisoned, is Vachell next?
Their shining Eldorado; a journey through Australia by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

13 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travelog information on Australia's cities, territories, industrial and desert lands, peoples and wildlife, from Sydney to the South of Capricorn
A new earth by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

28 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes a revolution in the daily lives of Kenya's six million Africans as they forsake their ancient communal traditions for a Western individualism
Nine faces of Kenya by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a portrait of the country with an anthology of articles focusing on exploration, travel, settlement, wildlife, environment, life-styles, and legend
Murder on safari by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

44 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord and Lady Baradale, on a posh safari in Kenya, anticipate splendid photo trophies for their luxurious labors. But rather than collecting trophies, they gave some up. When Lady Baradale's jewels are stolen, a young Canadian policeman, Vachell, is called in. He sets to work on the theft, but is interrupted by murder. Lady Baradale's body is discovered with a bullet hole in the skull. Every member of the hunting party is suspect
White man's country; Lord Delamere and the making of Kenya by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

29 editions published between 1935 and 1980 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With forks and hope; an African notebook by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

6 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Guineas : a journey through West Africa by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

36 editions published between 1900 and 1974 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel accounts of Gambia, Sierra Leone, Gold Coast (Ghana), Nigeria
Red strangers by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

39 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in Kenya in the early twentieth century, the brothers Matu and Muthegi are raised according to customs that, they are told, have existed since the beginning of the world. But when the red' strangers come, sunburned Europeans who seek to colonize their homeland, the lives of the two Kikuyu tribesmen begin to change in dramatic new ways. Soon, their people are overwhelmed by unknown diseases that traditional magic seems powerless to control. And as the strangers move across the land, the tribe rapidly finds itself forced to obey foreign laws that seem at best bizarre, and that at worst entirely contradict the Kikuyu's own ancient ways, rituals and beliefs
Murder at Government House by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

14 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olivia Brandeis, a young anthropologist, could sense that trouble was brewing at Government House in the African colony of Chania. Eventually her suspicions are confirmed when the Governor, Sir Malcolm Macleod, is found strangled at his desk. And when the identity of the murderer is indicated, a terrifying series of vicious events ensues
The sorcerer's apprentice; a journey through East Africa by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

31 editions published between 1948 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back street new worlds; a look at immigrants in Britain by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The walled city by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

12 editions published between 1948 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about British colonial administration during the thirty years prior to the outbreak of the Second World War
The prince buys the manor : an extravaganza by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flame trees of Thika; memories of an African childhood by Elspeth Huxley( Book )

61 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The extraordinary adventures of a childhood in Africa, recalled in rich and loving detail
 
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Alternative Names
Chaksli, Ė. 1907-1997

Elspeth Huxley auteur de romans policiers

Elspeth Huxley Brits journaliste (1907-1997)

Elspeth Huxley escritora keniata

Elspeth Huxley escritora kenyana

Elspeth Huxley Kenyan writer

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ハクスリー, エルスペス

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艾絲珮絲·赫胥黎

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Nine faces of KenyaMurder on safariRed strangersThe flame trees of Thika; memories of an African childhoodOut in the midday sun : my KenyaOn the edge of the rift : memories of KenyaElspeth Huxley : a biography