WorldCat Identities

Langton, Jane 1922-

Overview
Works: 106 works in 549 publications in 7 languages and 28,585 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Legal fiction (Literature)  Poetry  Fantasy fiction, American  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author, Composer, Other, Translator
Classifications: PS3562.A515, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Jane Langton
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Most widely held works by Jane Langton
The fledgling by Jane Langton( Book )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgie's fondest hope, to be able to fly, is fleetingly fulfilled when she is befriended by a Canada goose
The time bike by Jane Langton( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddy receives a mysterious gift from India, an old-fashioned bike that transports its rider through time
Murder at the Gardner : a novel of suspense by Jane Langton( Book )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer Kelly investigates a series of bizarre pranks at a Boston museum that escalates into a bomb threat, the theft of two famous paintings, and murder
Good and dead by Jane Langton( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former detective Homer Kelly, wondering about the amazing number of sudden deaths in town, discovers that the deaths might have been planned and the local church may be involved
Emily Dickinson is dead : a novel of suspense by Jane Langton( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Winifred Gaw is discovered murdered in Emily Dickinson's bedroom, Horace Kelly decides to investigate the baffling crime
The Memorial Hall murder by Jane Langton( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a bomb blast in Harvard's Memorial Hall and the discovery of a headless body, obviously belonging to unconventional and popular Professor Hamilton Dow, dauntless detective Homer Kelly, on campus at the time, takes charge of an investigation
Murder at Monticello : a Homer Kelly mystery by Jane Langton( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder on the ground of Jefferson's mansion at Monticello leads history buff Homer Kelly on a search for Tom Dean, a young man seen trespassing on the property, who has become the prime suspect in the killings of several local women
The Escher twist : a Homer Kelly mystery by Jane Langton( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer and Mary Kelly offer to help their friend Leonard find an elusive woman he had an all-too-brief encounter with at an art exhibit, but as their search for the mysterious lady continues, they begin to wonder if the woman is better left alone
God in Concord by Jane Langton( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer Kelly, retired detective, sets out to learn who's killing the retirees of Pond View of Concord, Massachusetts
Acts of light by Emily Dickinson( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eighty poems by the 19th century reclusive poet accompanied by paintings and drawings
The face on the wall by Jane Langton( Book )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Massachusetts, retired detective Homer Kelly and his historian wife, Mary, investigate the death of a boy who had his head crushed. The work of an adult or another child?
The Dante game by Jane Langton( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Italy to teach at the American School for Florentine Studies, sleuthing professor Homer Kelly must set aside his syllabi and turn detective when the school's Italian maid and her lover are murdered
The thief of Venice by Jane Langton( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleuth Homer Kelly, a policeman-turned-professor and his camera-totting wife, Mary, travel to Venice for a conference on rare books. While there, thanks to a picture Mary took, they solve the theft of rare artifacts and a murder
The fragile flag by Jane Langton( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nine-year-old girl leads a march of children from Massachusetts to Washington, in protest against the President's new missile which is capable of destroying the earth
The diamond in the window by Jane Langton( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 2018 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Eleanor and Eddy follow the clues scratched on an attic window, they are involved in a series of dreamlike adventures that are frighteningly real
Dead as a dodo : a Homer Kelly mystery by Jane Langton( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder strikes in the natural history museum of the University of Oxford, famed for its zoological specimens. PI Homer Kelly, a Harvard professor who is in town to give a lecture, will solve it
The deserter : murder at Gettysburg by Jane Langton( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Homer and Mary Kelly research the life of Mary's ancestor Seth Morgan, the story of Seth's life and disappearance during the battle of Gettysburg unfolds
Divine inspiration : a Homer Kelly mystery by Jane Langton( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the Church of the Commonwealth in Boston's Back Bay, great anticipation is afoot. A new pipe organ is being installed, after a strangely suspicious fire destroyed the old one, and left the church sexton burned to a crisp. As Alan Starr, master organist, begins the complex job of voicing the great organ, he notices that the church seems to have gained a new congregant - a baby boy who has crawled up the church steps, completely unchaperoned. At fourteen months, Charley
The shortest day : murder at the revels by Jane Langton( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Cambridge, Massachusetts, a jealous and deranged husband sets out to murder the men he imagines are his wife's suitors. He kills three before Mary Kelly, wife of a Harvard professor, fingers him. By the author of Divine Inspiration
Dark Nantucket noon by Jane Langton( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nantucket's peaceful ways are unsettled when poet Kitty Clark is found by ex-Lieutenant-Detective Homer Kelly kneeling by the body of murdered Helen Green, influential wife of the man whom Kitty once loved
 
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The fledgling
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Gillson Langton, Jane, 1922-

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Langton, Jane 1922-

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The time bikeMurder at the Gardner : a novel of suspenseGood and deadEmily Dickinson is dead : a novel of suspenseThe Memorial Hall murderMurder at Monticello : a Homer Kelly mysteryThe Escher twist : a Homer Kelly mysteryActs of light