WorldCat Identities

Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer 1927-2013

Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Heat and dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

219 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 2,814 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
The remains of the day by James Ivory( Visual )

77 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Hopkins stars as Stevens, the perfect English butler who blindly admires his master, Lord Darlington - even as Darlington enters into dangerous negotiations with the Nazis. Emma Thompson co-stars as the estate's housekeeper, a high-spirited, strong-minded young woman who threatens to crack the steely reserve of Mr. Stevens
A Room with a View by James Ivory( Visual )

121 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,056 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
Out of India : selected stories by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

43 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chosen by The New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 1986, this volume of stories, selected by the author from her own early work, represents the essence of her Indian experience. Bearing Jhabvala's hallmark of balance, subtlety, wry humor, and beauty, these stories present characters that prove to be as vulnerable to the contradictions and oppressions of the human heart as to those of India itself
Three continents by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

38 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet and Michale belong to a sect called "the Fourth World Movement" and plan to hand over the family home to the Rawul and his sinister henchman Crishi, with whom they are both infatuated. Harriet and Crishi marry. Crishi spends their wedding night with the Rani - the Rawul's "wife"
Le divorce by Diane Johnson( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Isabel Walker receives word that her pregnant stepsister Rosy has been left by her philandering French husband, artist Charles-Henri de Persand, Isabel travels to Paris to offer her help and moral support
The householder by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

57 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 989 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
In search of love and beauty by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The interior lives of three generations on a quest for love and beauty are explored. Louise strives to reclaim her youth, 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 lovers
Poet and dancer by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 937 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
Travelers by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 933 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 conflict.--fantasticfiction.co.uk
How I became a holy mother, and other stories by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

35 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

69 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragic series of events occurs when two impulsive sisters become involved with a working-class couple and a wealthy family
A backward place by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

56 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture of life in contemporary Delhi as seen through the happy marriage of an English girl and an Indian actor
Esmond in India; a novel by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

48 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 715 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
Like birds, like fishes, and other stories by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 1986 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10 stories of life in New Dehli and one story set in England, by a satirist of Indian middle-class mores. For contents, see Author Catalog
Silence, exile, and cunning : the fiction of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala by Yasmine Gooneratne( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films of Merchant Ivory by Robert Emmet Long( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gennemgang af filmselskabet Merchant Ivory's produktion ledet af de tre hovedkræfter James Ivory, Ismail Merchant og Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.36 (from 0.17 for Le divorce ... to 0.79 for Ruth Jhabv ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The remains of the day
Alternative Names
Jhabavala, Ruth Prawer.

Jhabavala Ruth Prawer 1927-2013

Jhabawala, Ruth Prawer.

Jhabawala Ruth Prawer 1927-2013

Jhabvala, R. P. 1927-2013

Jhabvala, R. Prawer.

Jhabvala, R. Prawer 1927-

Jhabvala, R. Prawer 1927-2013

Jhabvala, R. Prawer (Ruth Prawer), 1927-

Jhabvala, R. Prawer (Ruth Prawer), 1927-2013

Jhabvala, Ruth 1927-2013

Jhabvala, Ruth P. 1927-2013

Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer

Jhabwala, Ruth Prawer.

Jhabwala Ruth Prawer 1927-2013

Merchant, Ruth Prawer 1927-2013

Prawer-Jhabvala, Ruth

Prawer Jhabvala, Ruth 1927-

Prawer-Jhabvala, Ruth 1927-2013

Prawer, Ruth 1927-

Prawer, Ruth 1927-2013

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala britische Schriftstellerin und Drehbuchautorin

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala britisk manusforfattar

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala britisk manusforfatter

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala britisk manuskriptforfatter

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Brits scenarioschrijfster (1927-2013)

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala brittisk manusförfattare

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala pisarka i scenarzystka

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

רות פראוור-ג'אבוולה סופרת בריטית

روث پراور جابوالا فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

रुत् प्रवर् जब्वाला

रुथ प्रवर झाबवाला

ரூத் பிராவர் ஜாப்வாலா

റൂത്ത് പ്രവർ ജബാവാല

ジャブヴァーラ, ルース プローワー

プローワー ジャブヴァーラ, ルース

ルース・プラワー・ジャブヴァーラ

露絲·鮑爾·賈華拉

Languages
Covers
The remains of the dayOut of India : selected storiesThree continentsThe householderIn search of love and beautyPoet and dancerTravelersHow I became a holy mother, and other stories