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Marías, Javier

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The infatuations by Javier Marías( Book )

53 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breakfasting daily at a Madrid café where she observes fellow patrons, María Dolz offers condolences to a widow whose husband has been shockingly murdered, an act that leads to a new relationship and disturbing insights into the crime
Tomorrow in the battle think on me by Javier Marías( Book )

103 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While in bed with a lover, a married woman has a heart attack and dies. What should the lover do, besides feed the baby and discreetly leave the house? The problem is aggravated by his inability to keep a secret. A Spanish tale
All souls by Javier Marías( Book )

134 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At High Table in an Oxford college, the pretty young tutor Clare Bayes attracted all eyes, not least to her fetching decollettage. No one's eyes were sharper, however, than those of the visiting Spanish lecturer, invited as a guest on this occasion. Eventually the two young people were lovers, unbeknown to Clare's husband. And if the Spaniard was at pains to cover their tracks, his beloved left evidence of adultery with gay abandon - and all this in a university that was a forcing house of gossip and intrigue, a place where "at every word a reputation dies."
Thus bad begins : a novel by Javier Marías( Book )

41 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madrid, 1980. Juan de Vere, nearly finished with his university degree, takes a job as personal assistant to Eduardo Muriel, an eccentric, once-successful film director. Urbane, discreet, irreproachable, Muriel is an irresistible idol to the young man. But Muriel's voluptuous wife, Beatriz, inhabits their home like an unwanted ghost; and on the periphery of their lives is Dr. Jorge Van Vechten, a family friend implicated in unsavory rumors that Muriel now asks Juan to investigate. As Juan draws closer to the truth, he uncovers only more questions. What is at the root of Muriel's hostility toward his wife? How did Beatriz meet Van Vechten? What happened during the war? Marías leads us deep into the intrigues of these characters, through a daring exploration of rancor, suspicion, loyalty, trust, and the infinitely permeable boundaries between the deceptions perpetrated on us by others and those we inflict upon ourselves
Dark back of time by Javier Marías( Book )

36 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Yet this backwash of All Souls only begins an odyssey into the nature of identity ("We do not know anyone entirely, not even ourselves") and of time. And it is time which Marias manipulates with the flair of Sterne: he weaves together autobiography (the brother who died as a child; the loss of his mother), a legendary kingdom, strange ghostly literary figures, a one-eyed pilot, a curse in Havana, a bullet lost in Mexico. An ironic puzzle, Dark Back of Time explores the powers of art and reality as well as of memories, which become only more mysterious the more Marias remembers."--Jacket
The man of feeling by Javier Marías( Book )

89 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After meeting during a train ride from Milan to Venice, a young opera singer and a married woman begin a passionate love affair
A heart so white by Javier Marías( Book )

98 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een pas getrouwde tolk/vertaler wil niet weten waarom zijn tante zelfmoord heeft gepleegd, omdat hij vermoedt dat deze wetenschap zijn bestaan in negatieve zin zal beïnvloeden
Your face tomorrow by Javier Marías( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part spy novel, part romance, part Henry James, Your Face Tomorrow is a wholly remarkable display of the immense gifts of Javier Marias. With Fever and Spear, volume one of his unfolding novel Your Face Tomorrow, he returns us to the rarified world of Oxford (the delightful setting of All Souls and Dark Back of Time), while introducing us to territory entirely new--espionage. Our hero, Jaime Deza, separated from his wife in Madrid, is a bit adrift in London until his old friend Sir Peter Wheelerâ, retired Oxford don and semi-retired master spy, recruits him for a new career in British Intelligence. Deza possesses a rare gift for seeing behind the masks people wear. He is soon observing interviews conducted by Her Majesty's secret service: variously shady international businessmen one day, would-be coup leaders the next. Seductively, this metaphysical thriller explores past, present, and future in the ever-more-perilous 21st century. This compelling and enigmatic tour de force from one of Europe's greatest writers continues with volume two, Dance and Dream, and volume three, Poison, Shadow and Farewell
Written lives by Javier Marías( Book )

46 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to his own busy writing career, Javier Marías is also the translator into Spanish of works by Hardy, Stevenson, Conrad, Faulkner, Nabokov, and Laurence Sterne. His love for these authors is the touchstone of this work. Collected here are twenty pieces recounting great writers' lives. Thomas Mann, Rilke, Arthur Conan Doyle, Turgenev, Djuna Barnes, Emily Bronte, Malcolm Lowry, and Kipling appear ("all fairly disastrous individuals"), and "almost nothing" in his stories is invented
Voyage along the horizon by Javier Marías( Book )

61 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marias's second novel was written in the early '70s when he was 21, and it has all of the stylistic grace and wry invention that has put Maras on the Nobel shortlist. An unnamed narrator ruminates on the intentions of a man (variously called Holden Branshaw and Hordern Bragshawe) who decides not to publish a novel written by an unnamed author who died penniless pursuing the life of that novel's subject: Victor Arledge, an author who died a recluse at age 38
Cuando fui mortal by Javier Marías( Book )

44 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 12 stories featuring victims of mistaken identity, amateur sleuths, professional liars, eavesdroppers, assassins and failed bodyguards
Los dominios del lobo by Javier Marías( Book )

70 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mala índole : cuentos aceptados y aceptables by Javier Marías( Book )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A boiled-down gem of a Marías story about how Elvis (in Acapulco to film a movie) and his hard-drinking entourage abandon their interpreter in a seedy cantina full of enraged criminals after insults start to fly. When the local kingpin demands to be told what the Americans are saying, Elvis himself delivers an even more stinging parting shot - and who has to translate that?"--Publisher's website
El siglo by Javier Marías( Book )

46 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in Spanish and Dutch and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tu rostro mañana by Javier Marías( Book )

in Spanish and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When I was mortal by Javier Marías( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Javier Marias was born in Madrid in 1951. His novels (which have sold more than two and a half million copies worldwide) have been translated into two dozen languages and have won the Ciudad de Barcelona prize, The Spanish Critics' Award, the Premio Internacional de Novela Romulo Gallegos, the Prize Femina Etranger, the Nelly-Sachs Prize, and the Dublin International Impac Award
Your face tomorrow by Javier Marías( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jacques Deza isn't at all sure whether he likes some of the characters he is meeting in London. Having left Spain after the break-up of his marriage, he has allowed a friend to talk him into working for an MI6-like organisation run by the enigmatic Bertram Tupra. Deza's role is a seemingly innocuous one: he is to observe and comment on the behaviour of certain people. But watching and listening are not necessarily innocent occupations. If the first volume of this trilogy saw Deza questioning the morality of his new job, the surprising events of the second leave him shaken to the core. In a nightclub scene that is a tour de force - both hilarious and utterly chilling - Deza is forced by his spy-master boss Tupra to witness an act of shocking brutality. Is Deza somehow implicated in Tupra's unexpected behaviour? And will he be able to disentangle himself from a situation that is becoming increasingly disturbing?"--Jacket
Your face tomorrow by Javier Marías( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maras's daring novel in three parts culminates triumphantly in this much-anticipated final volume. "Your Face Tomorrow" takes the series' hero Jaime Deza back to Madrid to both spy on and protect his own family
De verliefden : roman by Javier Marías( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Dutch and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De brute moord op een Spaanse zakenman roept veel vragen op bij een vrouwelijke kennis
Seré amado cuando falte by Javier Marías( Book )

11 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Your face tomorrow
Alternative Names
Franco, Javier Marías

Havijer Marijas

Javier Marías écrivain, traducteur et éditeur espagnol

Javier Marías hiszpański pisarz

Javier Marías scrittore spagnolo

Javier Marías Spaans schrijver

Javier Marías španělský spisovatel

Javier Marías spanischer Schriftsteller

Javier Marías Spanish writer

Javier Marías spansk författare

Javier Marías spansk skribent

Marías Franco, Javier

Marías Franco, Javier 1951-

Marías, Javier

Marías, Javier 1951-

Marías, Javier (Marías Franco), 1951-

Marias, Khavʹer

Marias, Khav'er, 1951-

Mariass, Havjērs, 1951-

Мариас, Хавьер

Хавиер Мариас

Хавијер Маријас

Խավիեր Մարիաս

חוויאר מריאס

מריאס, חויאר, 1951-

מריאס, חויר, 1951-

خافيير مارياس

خاویر ماریاس نویسنده اسپانیایی

마리아스, 하비에르 1951-


マリアス, ハビエル


Tomorrow in the battle think on meAll soulsDark back of timeThe man of feelingA heart so whiteYour face tomorrowWritten livesVoyage along the horizon