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Nicholson, William

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Most widely held works by William Nicholson
Jango by William Nicholson ( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seeker, the Wildman, and Morning Star discover that the mysterious warrior sect they had been so desperate to join is not quite what it appears from the outside
Noman by William Nicholson ( Book )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seeker, who is obsessed with his increasingly perilous quest to kill the last of the Old Ones, finds that his mission has placed him at odds with a new leader who preaches peace and joy
The wind singer : an adventure by William Nicholson ( Book )
51 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Kestrel Hath rebels against the stifling rules of Amaranth society and is forced to flee, she, along with her twin brother and a tagalong classmate, follow an ancient map in quest of the legendary silver voice of the wind singer, in an attempt to heal Amaranth and its people
Slaves of the Mastery by William Nicholson ( Book )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Bowman uses his newly-discovered powers to join with his twin sister Kestrel in an attempt to liberate their people from the "beautiful but cruel" civilization which has enslaved them
Motherland by William Nicholson ( Book )
11 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Summer, 1942. Kitty, an army driver stationed in Sussex, meets Ed, a Royal Marine commando, and Larry, a liaison officer with Combined Ops. She falls instantly in love with Ed, who falls in love with her. So does Larry. Both men go off to war, and Ed wins the highest military honor for his bravery. But sometimes heroes don't make the best husbands. [This novel] follows Kitty, Ed, and Larry from wartime England and the brutally tragic Dieppe raid to Nazi-occupied France, India after the war, and Jamaica before independence. Against this ever-changing backdrop--as they witness history being made and participate in the smaller dramas of romance, friendship, and parenthood--these three friends make choices that will determine the challenges and triumphs of their lives"--Dust jacket flap
The society of others : a novel by William Nicholson ( Book )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man embarks on an aimless journey, hitchhiking across Europe without planned destinations, only to find himself caught up in a confusing, threatening, and surreal world of inexplicable violence and dark secrets
The secret intensity of everyday life by William Nicholson ( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Laura is a happily married mother of two. But when her college boyfriend resurfaces after twenty years, she's forced to compare the passion of that first love with the domesticity of her suburban life in a gentrified English village. What if she'd stayed with him? Would she be happier? And what is happiness, really? Little does she know that many of her neighbors are struggling with their own personal crises. Among the cast of characters are a rector who has lost his faith, a school teacher who longs to be a screenwriter but receives only rejections, a struggling farmer who resents the influx of young professionals and their privileged offspring to this formerly rural area, and a journalist who can't stop sleeping with her ex, even though it's ruining her life"--Page 2 of cover
Firesong by William Nicholson ( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having saved their family and the rest of the Manth people from slavery, twins Bowman and Kestrel are free to seek their promised land
The trial of true love by William Nicholson ( Book )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Bron is a thirty-year-old writer living in London, a seemingly incurable heartbreaker and dodger of commitment. He is fascinated by the symbolist artist Paul Marotte and has made the artist the center of a book he is writing about love at first sight. On a visit to a friend's country house, Bron enounters the beautiful, enigmatic Flora, and suddenly the theme of his book takes on a completely new, intensely personal dimension." -- Jacket
Rich and Mad by William Nicholson ( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-olds Maddy Fisher and Rich Ross yearn for love, and after their first attempts at relationships go awry, they find one another and form a deep bond that can only be expressed one way
The retreat from Moscow : a play about a family by William Nicholson ( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How well do we know the people we marry' Is it wrong to decide it's time to be honest' Is love enough to save a family' In The Retreat from Moscow, William Nicholson, the celebrated author of Shadowlands, tells the powerful story of a husband who decides to be truthful in his marriage, and of the wife and son whose lives will never be the same again. Edward and Alice have been married for thirty-three years. He is a teacher at a boys school, perfectly at home with his daily crossword and lately engrossed in reading about Napoleon's costly invasion of Moscow. She is an observant Catholic, exacting and opinionated, and has been collecting poems about lost love for a new anthology. Jamie, their diffident thirty-two year old son, is visiting for the weekend when Edward announces he has met another woman. With the coiled intensity of Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing and the embracing empathy of Edward Albee's best family dramas, The Retreat from Moscow shines a breathtakingly natural light on the fallout of a shattered marriage. From the Trade Paperback edition
The society of others a novel by William Nicholson ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He has nowhere to go. So he goes there. The narrator of The society of others is an alienated young man who sees no meaning in life. He doesn't even see the point of getting out of bed in the morning. To get his family off his back, he embarks on an aimless hitchhiking adventure around Europe. But his journey soon takes an unexpected twist
Jango by William Nicholson ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seeker, the Wildman, and Morning Star discover that the mysterious warrior sect they had been so desperate to join is not quite what it appears from the outside
The wind singer by William Nicholson ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kestrel Hath rebels against the stifling rules of Amaranth society and is forced to flee while the Chief Examiner humiliates her father and sentences the entire family to the harshest punishment. Desperate to save them, Kestrel learns the secret of the wind singer. She, along with her twin brother and an accompanying classmate, follow an ancient map in quest of the legendary silver voice of the wind singer, in an attempt to heal Amaranth and its people
Shadowlands by William Nicholson ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story in which the lives of a shy Oxford and Cambridge don and defender of Christianity and an outspoken American poet become entwined
Motherland by William Nicholson ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'You come from a long line of mistakes', Guy Caulder tells his daughter Alice. 'My mother married the wrong man. Her mother did the same'. At the end of a love affair, Alice journeys to Normandy to meet Guy's mother, the grandmother she has never known. She tells her that there was one true love story in the family. In the summer of 1942, Kitty is an ATS driver stationed in Sussex. She meets Ed, a Royal Marine commando, and Larry, a liaison officer with Combined Ops. She falls instantly in love with Ed, who falls in love with her. So does Larry
Noman by William Nicholson ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The safe haven of the Noble Warriors has been demolished and the Nomana have disbanded. When a young boy preaching peace and joy mesmerizes all who come in contact with him, a large following grows quickly -- one that soon includes Morning Star and the Wildman. Yet Seeker, who is obsessed with his increasingly perilous journey to kill the last savanter, finds his mission placing him at odds with this new leader. As loyalties and friendships and faith are tested, all three heroes must question: Who can be trusted? And what can be believed? Part adventure-fantasy, part love story, and part reflection on the themes of power and faith, Noman is a thrilling and thought-provoking novel -- a beautiful wrap-up to a critically acclaimed series
The secret intensity of everyday life by William Nicholson ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laura is content enough with her marriage and her children and her part-time job - until a long-ago lover comes back into her life. Suddenly she remembers how once her life was passionate, and realises how the excitement has faded. How much happiness is she entitled to expect?
Firesong by William Nicholson ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having saved their family and the rest of the Manth people from slavery, twins Bowman and Kestrel are free to seek their promised land
Slaves of the mastery by William Nicholson ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Bowen uses his newly discovered powers to join with his twin sister Kestrel in an attempt to liberate their people from the "beautiful but cruel" civilization that has enslaved them
 
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controlled identity Nicholson, Bill

Nicholson, Bill
Nicholson, Bill 1948-
Nicholson, W.
Nicholson, W. (William)
ニコルソン, ウィリアム
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English (263)
Spanish (5)
French (2)
German (1)
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