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Paton Walsh, Jill 1937-

Overview
Works: 183 works in 839 publications in 10 languages and 33,783 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Detective and mystery stories  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Interviews  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author, Performer
Classifications: PR6066.A84, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jill Paton Walsh
Thrones, dominations by Dorothy L Sayers( Book )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the process of discussing with her husband the plot of her latest novel, mystery writer Lady Wimsey finds the solution to a real-life murder. The novel is an unfinished 1930s manuscript by British writer Sayers, completed by Walsh on the basis of the outline
The Attenbury emeralds : a new Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane mystery by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This mystery finds Lord Peter Wimsey revisiting his first case from thirty years earlier when the descendant of Lord Attenbury begs his help in proving the ownership of a priceless cache of emeralds
A presumption of death by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on the events of "The Wimsey Papers," a tale set during the Blitz in 1940 London finds Lord Peter conducting secret business for the Foreign Office, while Harriet, caring for the family, is shocked by the murder of a young Land Girl
The green book by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Swedish and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As their small stock of essential supplies dwindles, a group of refugees from earth struggle to make their strange new planet provide life's necessities
Fireweed by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

40 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teen-age runaways who refuse to be evacuated from London struggle to survive the blitz of 1940
Knowledge of angels by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

49 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in medieval Europe, this is the story of agirl who was abandoned as a baby and was raised bywolves. Found by shepherds, she is sent to a convent tolearn to speak and walk upright. There, she becomes theobject of an experiment to determine whether knowledgeof God is innate or revealed
A desert in Bohemia by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of the effects of Communism on the lives of ordinary people in the aftermath of World War II chronicles fifty years in a small Eastern European town
Gaffer Samson's luck by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James's difficulty in adjusting to a new school and life in the Fens is further complicated by the request of an elderly neighbor to find his lucky piece, a task which puts James in some danger
A parcel of patterns by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mall Percival tells how the plague came to her Derbyshire village of Eyam in the year 1665, how the villagers determined to isolate themselves to prevent further spread of the disease, and how three-fourths of them died before the end of the following year
Grace by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After helping her father rescue the survivors of a shipwreck on the coast of England in 1838, Grace Darling finds her quiet life crumbling around her as she is unwillingly fashioned into a national hero
Debts of dishonor : an Imogen Quy mystery by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her college near bankruptcy and her former lover a suspect in a double murder, Imogen Quy, a nurse at St. Agatha's College, Cambridge, launches her own investigation into the suspicious deaths of a billionaire and his unpleasant son-in-law
The bad quarto : an Imogen Quy mystery by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

12 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imogen Quy puts her sleuthing skills to work to uncover the truth behind a research fellow's mysterious death, and an undergraduate student confronts the suspected killer through an unorthodox production of Hamlet
The late scholar : the new Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane mystery by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Peter and Harriet return to the scene of their literate courtship to resolve an Oxford University dispute that is complicated by the disappearance of several prominent Fellows
A chance child by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compelled to search for his half brother Creep who some people insist is nonexistent, Christopher locates Parliamentary Papers containing Nathaniel Creep's personal narrative of working conditions during the Industrial Revolution 100 years earlier
When Grandma came by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Grandma has seen many wonderful sights around the world, none compare to the wonder of her bouncy, growing, "heaven-and-earthly" granddaughter Madeleine
A piece of justice : an Imogen Quy mystery by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Cambridge, England, three writers undertake to write a mathematician's biography and each in turn comes to an untimely end. To find out why, PI Imogen Quy, the school nurse at St. Agatha's College, travels to Wales, to discover genius, jealousy and murder
Birdy and the ghosties by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Scottish girl has little use for her gift of second sight until the day the ghosties came
The Wyndham case by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone agrees that Philip Skellow fell to his death while robbing the Wyndham Case, an eccentric library with an even more eccentric legacy attached--everyone by Nurse Imogen Quy
The serpentine cave by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her mother dies, a middle-aged Englishwoman tries to learn about her father, a secret the mother kept from her. The search takes her to a fishing port and artists' colony in Cornwall where she learns of her father's involvement in a lifeboat disaster
Unleaving by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The recent heir to her grandmother's house, a young girl rents it for the summer to a professor and a group of students whose long, abstract, philosophical discussions become meaningful to her as the summer wears on
 
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The Attenbury emeralds : a new Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane mysteryA presumption of deathThe green bookFireweedKnowledge of angelsA desert in BohemiaGaffer Samson's luckA parcel of patterns