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Ellis, Alice Thomas

Overview
Works: 26 works in 225 publications in 3 languages and 4,413 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Bildungsromans  Autobiographies  History  Anecdotes  Thrillers (Fiction)  Horror fiction  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6055.L4856, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Alice Thomas Ellis
 
Most widely held works by Alice Thomas Ellis
Unexplained laughter by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

26 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recovering from a love affair gone wrong, Lydia retreats to the Welsh countryside, leaving behind her sophisticated friends, but accidentally inviting Betty, "the human equivalent of sackcloth and ashes," as her companion. There they encounter Hywel, a dour farmer, Elizabeth, his nervous wife, the aspiring priest Beuno, Hywel's brother and randy Doctor Wyn. Meanwhile Hywel's strange sister Angharad roams the land, observing all, while Lydia is increasingly unnerved by the unexplained laughter that comes down from the hills."--Publisher description
The 27th kingdom : a novel by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

37 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and French and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A convent sends a student nun to London to test her vocation in the outside world. Among the challenges facing Valentine in the home of the chosen family is a handsome young man. By the author of The Sin Eater
Fairy tale : a novel by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy on a woman in Wales who gives birth to a baby without having been pregnant. Two older women solve the mystery, discovering that Eloise was chosen by fairies to procreate a fairy
The sin eater : a novel by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An upper-class British family holds a reunion in a mansion where the patriarch lies dying. A look at the conniving which accompanies family gatherings in the anticipation of death and cash
The clothes in the wardrobe by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and French and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret, 19, believes that the best part of her life is over. After a shocking experience in Egypt, she has found herself engaged to a man she dislikes. Back in Croydon, she is deep in despair - until Lilli arrives. Unlike Margaret, she can manipulate disasters, and she does
Serpent on the rock by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home life three by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cat among the pigeons : a Catholic miscellany by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More home life by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home life four by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fish, flesh and good red herring : a gallimaufry by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Thomas Ellis serves up an entertaining feast of culinary lore and etiquette in this revealing trawl though our epicurean past
The summerhouse trilogy by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ayala's angel by Anthony Trollope( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two young girls, orphaned and left destitute by their improvident but charming artist father. Two separate branches of the family come to the rescue, offering to bring up the sisters. One lives a life of luxury, the other a life of drudgery, until they swap positions
Les égarements de Lili by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les oiseaux du ciel by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un Rideau de flammes by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le dernier jour de l'été, Mrs Bohannon tomba amoureuse. Les peupliers, faussement contrits, dressèrent dans le vent leurs branches horrifiées, et un nuage pèlerin pleura quelques larmes glacées. Tout commença dans un jardin, comme il se doit, et elle tomba amoureuse du fils de son époux. Une comédie de moeurs où l'auteur traite ses personnages en archétypes romanesques
Un réveillon mortel by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les ivresses de Madame Monro by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Welsh childhood by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Alice Thomas Ellis, the North Wales of her childhood is still home. This idiosyncratic account of her life there effortlessly conjures up the spirit of the land; its saints, princes and ghosts, its fierce godliness and gleeful lack of scruples. Haunting legends, hilarious anecdotes, and memories - fractured by time and change and recounted in her unmistakable voice - make A Welsh Childhood both touching and amusing. Patrick Sutherland has captured every mood in his
Les ivresses de madame Monro : roman by Alice Thomas Ellis( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The sin eater : a novel
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The 27th kingdom : a novelFairy tale : a novelThe sin eater : a novelThe clothes in the wardrobeFish, flesh and good red herring : a gallimaufryThe summerhouse trilogyA Welsh childhood
Alternative Names

controlled identityHaycraft, Anna

controlled identityO'Casey, Brenda

Anna Haycraft Brits romanschrijfster (1932-2005)

Ellis, Alice Thomas 1932-2005

Haycraft, Anna

Haycraft, Anna 1932-2005

Haycraft, Anna M. 1932-2005

Haycraft, Anna Margaret

Haycraft, Anna Margaret 1932-2005

Lindholm, Anna

Lindholm, Anna Margaret

O'Casey, Brenda‏

O'Casey, Brenda 1932-2005

Thomas Ellis, Alice

Languages
English (184)

French (24)

German (1)