Most widely held works about Bernice Rubens
Most widely held works by Bernice Rubens
Brothers by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
25 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
Mr. Wakefield's crusade by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
14 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 libraries worldwide
The elected member by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
32 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Norman is the clever one of a close-knit Jewish family in the East End of London--infant prodigy, brilliant barrister, the apple of his parents' eyes--until at forty-one he becomes a drug addict, confined to his bedroom at the mercy of his hallucinations and paranoia. For Norman, his committal to a mental hospital represents the ultimate act of betrayal. For Rabbi Zweck, Norman's father, his son's deterioration is a bitter reminder of his own guilt and failure. Only Bella, the unmarried sister, still in her childhood white ankle socks, can reach across the abyss of pain to bring father and son the elusive peace which they both desperately crave.
Favours : a novel by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
26 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 632 libraries worldwide
Miss Jean Hawkins decides to commit suicide, after a bitter orphanage childhood and forty-six solitary years in one factory, struggling from being a sweet-wrapper to becoming head cashier. But, on retirement, she receives a five year diary, which gradually suggests a means of paying life back in its own coin.
Our Father by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
One day in the desert, Veronica Smiles, a professional explorer, meets God. Apparently she'd called out to Him (at least, that's His story - she hadn't considered Him in years). A relationship reluctantly emerges, however, and as it develops Veronica finds herself enjoying some extremely uncharacteristic situations.
I sent a letter to my love by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
20 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Madame Sousatzka by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
39 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Een excentrieke muziekpedagoge ziet met lede ogen toe hoe haar pupil, een jonge, begaafde pianist, zich van haar losmaakt.
The sergeants' tale by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
It is 1947, and in the British Mandate of Palestine the political pressure is rising. the Wertman family, like the Jewish community, is divided: Avram is a member of the Irgun, a terrorist group fighting to end occupation; his daughter Hannah works for the Haganah, peacefully campaigning for a Jewish state. Two British sergeants, David Millar and Will Griffiths, have recently transferred to Intelligence. Half-Catholic, half-Jewish, David has mixed feelings about his work, more so when he befriends Hannah. Will, meanwhile, is finding trouble at the Jerusalem jazz bar where he plays his saxophone ... For Avram, everything is done in the name of "the cause". As his story interwines with those of Will, David and Hannah, his beliefs pit politics against the personal, family against fervour. Because sometimes, when history is being made, homes and hearts can be broken.
Birds of passage by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
16 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Sunday best : a novel by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
16 editions published between 1971 and 1994 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
George Verrey Smith, suburban schoolmaster, is bored: with his wife, his life, his job. The only bright spot in George's life is Sunday. On Sunday George looks his best. On Sunday George dresses up. On Sunday George becomes Emily.
A solitary grief by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Alistair Crown, psychiatre habitué à soulager ses patients, ne comprend pas pourquoi il est incapable d'affronter le visage de sa petite fille trisomique. Il quitte le domicile conjugal et retrouve une maîtresse qui ne lui apporte aucune paix. Puis il décide de se faire héberger par le doux Esaü qui ne le sauvera pas non plus. Un roman drôle et triste, ironique sur la pratique psychanalytique.
The Ponsonby post by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Chosen people by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
The waiting game by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
The quiet but not uneventful life of the old people's home is disturbed by the arrival of two newcomers.
Nine lives by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
The killer's modus operandi was the same in each instance: strangulation, always with a guitar string pulled tight from behind until life is extinct. And though the murders are taking place up and down the country, there is one other similarity that Inspector Wilkins can't help noticing: each and every victim is a psychotherapist.
Yesterday in the back lane by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Yesterday, just before Christmas, Bronwen returns from her Auntie's house, bearing the borrowed carving knife. In the back lane she is attacked, and the man is now dead. Now in her 70's she recalls a life stunted by conscience and guilt.
Milwaukee by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Milwaukee. Is it a place? A person? Or the painful memory of a night to forget? It could be any of them. For Mary, it is the name of her father. For Annie, her mother, it is an anonymous American Gl. For her grandmother, it is a place in Wisconsin and an opportunity for revenge. Each clings to her illusions, and the result is an explosion of lies that fragments and destroys a family. Milwaukee is Annie's story, which she tells from her hospice bed to her best friend Clemmie. Her memories cut no corners but face the whole - they are a plea for understanding and forgiveness.
Go tell the lemming by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
8 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Mother Russia by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 241 libraries worldwide
I, Dreyfus by Bernice Rubens ( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Sir Alfred Dreyfus, once a respected headmaster, is now in prison for a heinous crime. When a literary agent visits him with a proposal for a book, Dreyfus reluctantly begins the appalling narrative of his betrayal. As he proceeds, he must also confront his own guilt for a lifetime's denial of his Jewish origins.
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Nassauer, Bernice, 1927-2004
Nassauer, Bernice 1928-2004
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