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MacLaverty, Bernard

Overview
Works: 88 works in 561 publications in 11 languages and 7,824 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Musical fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Short stories  Drama  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Television mini-series 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PR6063.A2474, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bernard MacLaverty
Cal by Bernard MacLaverty( Book )

111 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cal, the nineteen-year-old protagonist, is a Roman Catholic who lives with his widowed father in a predominantly Protestant neighborhood of Ulster. Though tormented by local "Orangemen," Cal has no stomach for the terrorist tactics of his friends in the IRA. Haunted by the memory of driving the getaway car when his school companion murdered a reserve policeman, Cal only wants out."--Page 4 of cover
Grace notes by Bernard MacLaverty( Book )

40 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother is torn between duty to her child and her career as a pianist and composer. The woman is Irish and her problem is aggravated by church and parents. Lots of detail on musical composition
The anatomy school by Bernard MacLaverty( Book )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attending his final semester of Catholic high school in Ireland during the late 1960s, Martin Brennan finds friendships tested as he confronts the sacred and contradictory mysteries of religion, science, sex, and domineering mothers
Secrets and other stories by Bernard MacLaverty( Book )

30 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of 15 short stories, winner of a Scottish Arts Council Award, explores the themes of married love, male friendship, adult grief and the contemplation of infidelity. MacLaverty is the author of "Lamb", "Cal" and "A Time to Dance"
Walking the dog, and other stories by Bernard MacLaverty( Book )

27 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection from an Irish writer. In the title story a man is kidnapped by the IRA while walking his dog, in Silent Retreat, a Catholic schoolboy has a theological debate with a Protestant jail guard, and The Grandmaster is on a chess game in Spain which turns into a catalyst for grief and redemption
A time to dance, and other stories by Bernard MacLaverty( Book )

40 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tien korte verhalen over eenvoudige mensen die proberen een paar minuten van geluk te vinden
Matters of life & death and other stories by Bernard MacLaverty( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beginning with the sudden, nauseating terror of a family caught up in an explosion of shocking sectarian violence and ending with the whiteout of an Iowa blizzard and a different kind of fear: the fear of displacement, erasure, of losing your way - and yourself - very far from home, Matters of Life & Death is a book about bonds and connections, made and broken, secret and known. In the story "Up on the Coast," a landscape painter discovers a place that makes her feel whole, finally, only to have that communion cruelly shattered by an arbitrary act of aggression - an act that will resonate through her work and life from that moment on."--Jacket
The Great Profundo and other stories by Bernard MacLaverty( Book )

27 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verzameling korte verhalen, sommige met homo-erotische inslag
Lamb by Bernard MacLaverty( Book )

47 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een rooms-katholieke geestelijke is door een erfenis in staat een van de jongens uit het opvoedingstehuis waar hij werkt, mee te nemen om als een vader voor hem te zorgen
Cal by Pat O'Connor( Visual )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A harrowing, sensitive love story set within the hatred of strife-torn Northern Ireland. Cal is 19 years old and has no stomach for the violence of strife-torn North Ireland, but becomes a reluctant accessory to murder. Then he falls in love with the Marcella, the wife of the man he helped murder
Andrew McAndrew by Bernard MacLaverty( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four-year-old Andrew loves visiting his grandfather, but he always touches things he is not supposed to and gets in trouble
Collected stories by Bernard MacLaverty( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melding his native Irish sensibilities to those of his adopted west-coast Scotland, these tales attend to life's big events: love and loss, separation and violence, death and betrayal. But the stories teem with smaller significant moments too - private epiphanies, chilling exchanges, intimate encounters. --
The Real Charlotte( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Victorian Ireland, The Real Charlotte is the story of two cousins--one young and attractive, the other older, plain and pragmatic. Unfortunately they both fall in love with the same man, a fate that leads to heartache and tragedy
Work : new Scottish writing : The Scotsman & Orange short story collection 2006( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lamb by Bernard MacLaverty( Recording )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Michael Lamb runs away from a reformatory he takes with him Owen Kane. But as time and money run out, Lamb finds himself moving towards a solution as shocking as it is loving
Scottish writers talking 2 : Iain Banks, Bernard Maclaverty, Naomi Mitchison, Iain Crichton Smith, Alan Spence in interview( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace notes by Bernard MacLaverty( Recording )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine McKenna struggles as a woman composer on the remote islsle of Islay, in the midst of a relationship gone wrong. She travels to Northern Ireland to bury her father, make peace with her mother and confront the ghosts of a constricting past
Cal by Bernard MacLaverty( Recording )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For Cal, some of the choices are devastatingly simple: he can work in the abattoir that nauseates him or join the dole queue; he can brood on his past or plan a future with Marcella. Springing out of the fear and violence of Ulster is a love story in a land where tenderness and innocence can only briefly flicker in the dark."--Container back
The best of Bernard Mac Laverty short stories by Bernard MacLaverty( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mac Laverty collection by Bernard MacLaverty( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Grace notesThe anatomy schoolSecrets and other storiesWalking the dog, and other storiesA time to dance, and other storiesMatters of life & death and other storiesThe Great Profundo and other storiesLamb