WorldCat Identities

Geras, Adèle

Overview
Works: 240 works in 868 publications in 16 languages and 26,266 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Short stories  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Picture books  War fiction  History  Stories, plots, etc  Fairy tales 
Subject Headings: Authors, English  Women authors, English 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6057.E66, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Adèle Geras
 
Most widely held works by Adèle Geras
Troy by Adèle Geras( Book )

34 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told from the point of view of the women of Troy, portrays the last weeks of the Trojan War, when women are sick of tending the wounded, men are tired of fighting, and bored gods and goddesses find ways to stir things up
My grandmother's stories : a collection of Jewish folk tales by Adèle Geras( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Russian-Jewish grandmother tells her visiting granddaughter stories ranging from King Solomon, a Russian Czar, and Chelm, to a ghost who visits weddings
Little ballet star by Adèle Geras( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tilly is thrilled when she gets to see her aunt perform in the ballet, "The Sleeping Beauty," especially because she gets to go backstage and even on the stage itself
Ithaka by Adèle Geras( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The island of Ithaka is overrun with uncouth suitors demanding that Penelope choose a new husband, as she patiently awaits the return of Odysseus from the Trojan War
Sleeping Beauty by Adèle Geras( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enraged at not being invited to the princess's christening, a wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for one hundred years. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Time for ballet by Adèle Geras( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tilly, who loves ballet, plays the part of a cat in her class's dance recital
The Great War : stories inspired by items from the First World War by Jim Kay( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writers of this collection of short stories were inspired to write about the First World War by physical objects associated with the war
Cleopatra by Adèle Geras( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover the world of Cleopatra through the diary of her handmaid Nefret"--Cover
A hidden life by Adèle Geras( )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of the Barrington family are shocked at the arbitrary and vindictive nature of their wealthy matriarch's will. While the palatial home goes to her prodigal step-grandson, hardworking Louise receives onlt the copyright to her grandfather's musty novels--long out of print and never popular. When she peruses one of these volumes, she discovers stories her beloved grandfather once read to her. But as she looks more closely, Louise becomes convinced the book's Japanese POW camp episodes are more fact than fiction--and could contain clues to secrets long since hidden
Sleep tight, Ginger Kitten by Adèle Geras( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little kitten tries to find the most cozy place for a nap
The Random House book of opera stories by Adèle Geras( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Portuguese and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautiful collection captures all the thrills of a night at the opera.--
Facing the light by Adèle Geras( Book )

51 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extended family gathers to celebrate the seventy-fifth birthday of its formidable matriarch, Leonora. She is the daughter of the famous Edwardian painter Ethan Walsh. At the party will be her daughters and their extended families. One outsider joins the group: Sean Everard, a television director who's making a documentary about the life and work of Ethan Walsh. All families have their dark side and Leonora's is no exception. By the time the party is over and the guest have left, two shocking past events have come to light to rock complacency and change forever the lives of Leonora and her daughters
A hidden life by Adèle Geras( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Constance Barrington dies, she leaves behind a wealthy estate and a complex family network. But when the whole family gathers to hear her last will and testament, they are in for a terrible shock
Voyage by Adèle Geras( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and German and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the experiences of a group of Jewish young people in the early twentieth century as they journey from their homes in Eastern Europe to the United States in search of a new life
The girls in the velvet frame by Adèle Geras( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Jerusalem just before World War I five sisters send their photograph to a New York newspaper in hope of contacting their brother from whom they have not heard for one year
The tower room by Adèle Geras( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a modern version of the Rapunzel fairy tale, Megan, who lives at a secluded girl's school where her foster mother is headmistress, falls in love for the first time with the young man her foster mother has chosen for herself
Watching the roses by Adèle Geras( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being raped at her eighteenth birthday party, an English girl, whose life resembles a modern version of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, withdraws into silent thoughts of her unusual family and the events that led to her trauma
Pictures of the night by Adèle Geras( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a modern version of the Snow White fairy tale, eighteen-year-old Bella is plagued by a series of mysterious accidents while singing with a small band in London and Paris during her summer break from school, and believes them to be caused by her jealous, malevolent stepmother
Apricots at midnight : and other stories from a patchwork quilt by Adèle Geras( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly London dressmaker entertains a young relative with memories of the world of her youth, evoked by the scraps from elegant dresses that she has sewn into a patchwork quilt
Yesterday by Adèle Geras( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Adele Geras recounts her college years at Oxford during the Sixties, where she combined study with a keen interest in drama. Suggested level: secondary
 
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Troy
Alternative Names
Adèle Geras auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Adèle Geras Brits schrijfster

Geras, Adéle, 1944-

Jerasu, Aderu 1944-

ג׳ראס, אדל

ג׳ראס, אדל סופרת בריטית

ג'רס, אדל

ಅಡೆಲ್ ಗೆರೆಸ್

게라, 아델 1944-

게라스, 아델 1944-

제라스, 아델 1944-

제라스, 아델레 1944-

지러스, 아델 1944-

ジェラス, アデル

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My grandmother's stories : a collection of Jewish folk talesLittle ballet starIthakaSleeping BeautyTime for balletCleopatraSleep tight, Ginger KittenThe Random House book of opera stories