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Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer 1927-2013

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Heat and dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

144 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 2,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in India, HEAT AND DUST is the story of Olivia, a beautiful, spoiled, bored English colonial wife in the 1920s who is drawn inexorably into the spell of the Nawab, a minor Indian prince deeply involved in plots and intrigues. Olivia outrages the tiny, suffocating town where her husband is a civil servant by eloping with the captivating Nawab. It is also the story of Olivia's step-granddaughter who, fifty years later, is drawn to India by her fascination with the letters left behind by the now dead older woman, and by her obsession with solving the enigma of Olivia's scandal. A penetrating and compassionate love story, this brilliant novel immerses the reader in the heat, dust, and squalor of India, while providing a compelling mixture of the spiritual and the sensual
A Room with a View by James Ivory( Visual )

147 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All she wanted was a room with a view on her first trip to Florence. Little did she realize that her wish would lead her into impropriety, confusion, and passion
The Remains of the Day by James Ivory( Visual )

105 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically perfect butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper in the employ of a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

100 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites
Out of India : selected stories by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

38 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains fifteen short stories selected from four previous collections and all set in India
Three continents by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

36 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Amerikaanse tweeling raakt volledig in de ban van een vage "vierde-wereld-beweging", die geleid wordt door een obscure Indiase prins
Shards of memory by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

23 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of an Indian family transplanted to Europe and America. It begins with the great-grandfather, a merchant who emigrated to New York and spent his life writing nostalgic poetry on India. A tale of East and West, the nuances of social conventions and the immigrant's sense of detached belonging
My nine lives : chapters of a possible past by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala explores nine possible lives. While each is located in deeply familiar territory, whether England, India, or America, and often overlaid with that essential Central European family background, each life is born of startlingly different origins and each reveals a different destiny. Here are nine different answers to the central question: what would happen if I were granted an alternative life?"--Jacket
The householder by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

53 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at the life of a young teacher in India focuses on Prem's life both at school and at home
Le divorce by Diane Johnson( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabel Walker travels to Paris to visit her pregnant stepsister Roxy, by chance arriving on the same day that Roxy's husband Charles-Henri leaves the marriage, apparently for another woman. As Isabel stays to offer help and support, the two young women start living it up with the locals and American expatriates, and Isabel finds herself being wooed by an older French man- who happens to be related to Roxy's ex-husband
Poet and dancer by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the pathological attachment between Angel, a quiet, introverted poet, and her cousin Lara, an erratic, attention-seeking dancer who pulls Angel into her downward spiral
In search of love and beauty by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This observant and insightful novel reveals, in rich and poignant detail, the interior lives of three generations of people in their quest for love and beauty Louise, not content with her husband's gentle affection, strives to reclaim her youth in titillating social and spiritual adventures. Her daughter Marietta searches for beauty in lofty ideas and in her obsession for her son Mark, who believes love is to be found in the pursuit of money and young, vacuous lovers. And Leo, their eccentric, self-styled guru, satisfies himself with power-commanding the bodies and souls of his followers. Demonstrating Jhabvala's deft twists of irony and humor, In Search of Love and Beauty brings several lifespans, full of hopes and ideals, within our grasp
Travelers by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the unlikely convergence of four wanderers in India: Asha, an imperious Indian widow; Raymond, a curious Englishman; Lee, an American looking for her spiritual core; and Gopi, an impressionable young student. With a mixture of impassioned dialogue and subtle narrative, Jhabvala examines the psychological and cultural forces that wend their paths into inextricable knots of love and
How I became a holy mother, and other stories by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

31 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East into Upper East : plain tales from New York and New Delhi by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories featuring cosmopolitan Indians. In Independence, set in India, a high-class woman earns a living teaching social graces, in Two Muses, set in London, a girl observes her grandfather's marital infidelity, and in A Summer by the Sea, set in New York, a woman falls for the lover of her homosexual son-in-law
A backward place by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

55 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture of life in contemporary Delhi as seen through the happy marriage of an English girl and an Indian actor
The golden bowl by Leon Edel( Visual )

30 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900's, Maggie is the daughter of American tycoon Adam Verver, who marries an improvished yet charming Italian aristrocrat, Prince Amerigo. Through a twist of fate, Adam marries the Prince's former lover, Charlotte. Maggie's suspicions deepen to a possible affair between the Prince and Charlotte, when Maggie makes the ill-fated purchase of a golden bowl. It becomes only a matter of time before Maggie unravels the truth from a world full of deception and lies
Esmond in India; a novel by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

46 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Englishman living in India brings havoc to two aristocratic families after daughters of each family fall in love with him
The best American short stories 2014 by Charles Baxter( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twenty of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources
A lovesong for India : tales from the East and West by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this expansive story collection, acclaimed writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala expresses her lifelong meditation on East and West. Set in India, England, and New York City, "A Lovesong for India" reveals what unites us across oceans, cultures, and lifetimes
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Jhabavala, Ruth Prawer.

Jhabavala Ruth Prawer 1927-2013

Jhabawala, Ruth Prawer.

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Jhabvala, R. P. 1927-2013

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Merchant, Ruth Prawer

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Ruth Prawer Jhabvala britische Schriftstellerin und Drehbuchautorin

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Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Brits scenarioschrijfster (1927-2013)

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Ruth Prawer Jhabvala sceneggiatrice e scrittrice inglese

Правер Джабвала, Рут

ג׳בוואלה, רות פראוור 1927־

ג'בולה, רות פרור

פרור-ג'בולה, רות

פרור, רות

רות פראוור-ג'אבוולה

روث پراور جابوالا فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

रुत् प्रवर् जब्वाला

रुथ प्रवर झाबवाला

ரூத் பிராவர் ஜாப்வாலா

റൂത്ത് പ്രവർ ജബാവാല




The Remains of the DayHowards EndOut of India : selected storiesThree continentsShards of memoryMy nine lives : chapters of a possible pastThe householderPoet and dancer