WorldCat Identities

Paton Walsh, Jill 1937-

Overview
Works: 198 works in 905 publications in 12 languages and 32,737 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Interviews  Domestic fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Other, Performer
Classifications: PR6066.A84, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jill Paton Walsh
Thrones, dominations by Dorothy L Sayers( Book )

37 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,409 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
A presumption of death by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,912 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 )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,426 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 )

44 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,234 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 )

52 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 1,166 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 )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,087 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 )

20 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 1,002 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 )

18 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 979 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 942 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
A chance child by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 903 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
The bad quarto : an Imogen Quy mystery by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 902 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
A piece of justice : an Imogen Quy mystery by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 902 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
When Grandma came by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and Japanese and held by 886 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
The Wyndham case by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 870 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
Birdy and the ghosties by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 814 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
The serpentine cave by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 804 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
The late scholar : the new Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane mystery by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 757 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
Goldengrove by Jill Paton Walsh( Book )

18 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expecting the usual carefree and happy summer with her cousin Paul at their grandmother's seaside home, Madge finds this summer to be different from the others
Gillian Avery, Penelope Farmer, Jill Paton Walsh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three authors discuss the difficulties and delights of writing for the younger age group. Also discuss quarrying childhood experiences for subject matter, death, grief and torment as subject matter, the difference between writing for children and adults, fantasy and magic and the child as reader
 
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Alternative Names
Bliss, Gillian 1937-

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A presumption of deathThe green bookFireweedKnowledge of angelsA desert in BohemiaGaffer Samson's luckA parcel of patternsGrace