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Donleavy, J. P. (James Patrick) 1926-2017

Overview
Works: 192 works in 1,333 publications in 12 languages and 21,385 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Humorous fiction  Erotic fiction  Domestic fiction  Humor  Drama  Bildungsromans  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Illustrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3507.O686, 813.54
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The ginger man by J. P Donleavy( Book )

230 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 3,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1955 and originally banned in America, this reprint is part of a series of reissues of works by this incomparable author, whom Joseph Heller has called "one of the most accomplished and original writers of our time."
The beastly beatitudes of Balthazar B by J. P Donleavy( Book )

83 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En ung mand fra en rig, fransk familie sendes på skole i England og Irland
A singular man by J. P Donleavy( Book )

93 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The destinies of Darcy Dancer, gentleman by J. P Donleavy( Book )

42 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

?Racy? Raunchy'- Cleveland Plain Dealer Semi-orphaned, semi-legitimate heir to crumbling Andromeda Park in the lush beauty of the Irish country-side, Darcy Dancer is raised by aging servants, tutored in basic skills by lovelorn Mr. Arlan, in hell-raising by incorrigible Foxy Slattery, and in love by his astutely aristocratic housekeeper, Miss von B. He grows up a complete gentleman only to be rudely cast out of his ancestral home, forced to seek his fortune among berserk fox hunters, destitute noblemen, lusty bohemian ladies, and shameless gamblers- to discover that his destiny, like hi
A fairy tale of New York by J. P Donleavy( Book )

59 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornelius Christian returns to New York after studying abroad. He is accompanied by his dead wife who he has to get through customs and bury. He has no money and wanders the streets experiencing the funny, lusty and sad aspects of the big city
The onion eaters, a novel by J. P Donleavy( Book )

52 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antic account of a young American's life in the Irish castle he inherits, complete with mad servants and lusty guests
The lady who liked clean rest rooms : the chronicle of one of the strangest stories ever to be rumored about around New York by J. P Donleavy( Book )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plight of women abandoned by their husbands in middle age and who become prey to crooks. The protagonist is Jocelyn Jones, an eccentric Southern lady who measures her decline by the number of establishments with clean toilets still open to her. By the author of The Ginger Man
The plays of J.P. Donleavy by J. P Donleavy( Book )

27 editions published between 1961 and 1978 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schultz by J. P Donleavy( Book )

35 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humoristisk roman om en amerikansk musical-producers erotiske oplevelser i Londons forlystelsesverden
Meet my maker the mad molecule by J. P Donleavy( Book )

64 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An irresistible collection of inter-related stories and sketches
The saddest summer of Samuel S by J. P Donleavy( Book )

55 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and all the town enjoys a feast
The unexpurgated code : a complete manual of survival and manners by J. P Donleavy( Book )

42 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leila : further in the destinies of Darcy Dancer, gentleman by J. P Donleavy( Book )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wrong information is being given out at Princeton : the chronicle of one of the strangest stories ever to be rumoured about around New York by J. P Donleavy( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy on Stephen O'Kelly 'O, an aspiring composer low on cash in 1940s New York. He meets an heiress who falls in love and they marry. The father disowns her, but all is not lost because the mother also falls in love with him and offers to be his patron
Are you listening, Rabbi Löw by J. P Donleavy( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the suddenly wealthy producer of the lowbrow London revue Kiss It, Don't Hold It, It's Too Hot, Schultz crashes through upper-crust British society with the finesse of a bull. He rambles on about his obsessions and occasionally prays to his ancestor, the late rabbi of the title, for guidance
De Alfonce tennis : the superlative game of eccentric champions : its history, accoutrements, rules, conduct, and regimen by J. P Donleavy( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That Darcy, that dancer, that gentleman by J. P Donleavy( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een berooide aristocratische man die op zijn voorvaderlijke bouwvallige landgoed in Ierland verblijft droomt nog steeds van Leila
Leila : further in the life and destinies of Darcy Dancer, gentleman by J. P Donleavy( Book )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His future is disastrous, his present indecent, his past divine. He is Darcy Dancer, youthful squire of Andromeda Park, the great gray stone mansion inhabited by Crooks, the cross eyed butler, and the sexy, aristocratic Miss Von B. This sequel to The Destinies of Darcy Dancer, Gentleman finds our hero falling in with decidedly low company'like the dissolute Dublin poet, Foxy Slattery, and Ronald Rashers, who absconds with the family silver'before falling head over heels in love with the lissome Leila
Fairy tales of New York by J. P Donleavy( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un homme singulier; [roman by J. P Donleavy( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The lady who liked clean rest rooms : the chronicle of one of the strangest stories ever to be rumored about around New York
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The beastly beatitudes of Balthazar BA singular manThe destinies of Darcy Dancer, gentlemanA fairy tale of New YorkThe onion eaters, a novelThe lady who liked clean rest rooms : the chronicle of one of the strangest stories ever to be rumored about around New YorkWrong information is being given out at Princeton : the chronicle of one of the strangest stories ever to be rumoured about around New YorkAre you listening, Rabbi LöwLeila : further in the life and destinies of Darcy Dancer, gentleman
Alternative Names
Donleavy, J.P.

Donleavy, J. P. 1926-

Donleavy, J. P., 1926-2017

Donleavy, J. P. (James Patrick), 1926-

Donleavy, James P. 1926-2017

Donleavy, James Patrick.

Donleavy, James Patrick 1926-

Donleavy, James Patrick 1926-2017

Donleavy, Mike, 1926-2017

Donlivi, Dzh. P. 1926-

Donlivi, Dzh. P., 1926-2017

J.P. Donleavy

J. P. Donleavy ír-amerikai író

J. P. Donleavy irisch-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

J.P. Donleavy pisarz amerykański

J.P. Donleavy schrijver uit Ierland

James Patrick Donleavy

James Patrick Donleavy scrittore irlandese

Данливи, Джеймс Патрик

Джеймс Патрік Данліві

Донливи Д. П

Донливи Д. П. 1926-

Донливи, Дж. П., 1926-2017

돈레비, J. P. 1926-

돈레비, 제임스 패드릭 1926-

돈레비, 제임스 패트릭 1926-

돈리비, J. P. 1926-

돈리비, 제임스 패트릭 1926-

ドンレヴィー, J. P.

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