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Hope, Christopher

Works: 108 works in 572 publications in 12 languages and 8,567 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Sea stories  History  Biography  Sea fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Interviews  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Editor, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Christopher Hope
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Most widely held works by Christopher Hope
A separate development by Christopher Hope( Book )

41 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and Polish and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Harry Moto has problems with fallen arches, crinkly hair that won't flatten down, a plump chest and, for a white man, unusually dark skin. Harry's appearance provokes mercilessly sarcastic taunting from his school mates but, living in South Africa, it is not surprising that it is his skin colour which eventually brings about his downfall
My mother's lovers by Christopher Hope( Book )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once it seemed to Kathleen Healey that Africa was empty and all of it belonged to her. An aviator, big game hunter, and knitting devotee, who once boxed three rounds with Ernest Hemingway, she would land her plane wherever and whenever she chose. She was free with her favors, too, and her multitude of lovers came from all over the world
Kruger's alp by Christopher Hope( Book )

39 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the 1985 Whitbread Prize for Fiction: Kruger's Alp moves from pulpit to black township, from Johannesburg's fortress prison to the underworld of Soho as we follow renegade priest Theodore Blanchaille in his search for the legendary gold spirited away by President Kruger in order to found an earthly paradise
Darkest England by Christopher Hope( Book )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Bushman is sent by his tribe to England to explore it as a site for settlement. Pursued by hostile natives, called immigration officials, he is saved by a witch doctor, called a bishop, but is betrayed and has to flee again. Things improve when the explorer offers the natives some trinkets, called gemstones. By the author of Black Swan
The Hottentot Room by Christopher Hope( Book )

23 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In een Londense club, opgericht door een Duitse jodin komt een groep verbannen Zuid-Afrikanen bijeen om herinneringen op te halen en plannen te beramen
Shooting angels by Christopher Hope( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanneer een rijke zakenman vermoord wordt aangetroffen, wordt diens jeugdvriend geconfronteerd met hun gezamenlijke verleden en doet een gruwelijke ontdekking
Serenity House by Christopher Hope( Book )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Old Max, the giant of Serenity House, North London's "Premier Eventide Refuge", might have been left to die in peace. But his son-in-law Albert, an MP with an interest in the new War Crimes Bill, has other ideas." -
Black swan by Christopher Hope( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nadat hij een film van het Zwanenmeerballet heeft gezien, gaat een geestelijk achtergebleven tiener uit een zwart ghetto in Zuid-Afrika naar Duitsland, waar hij niet bij het ballet terecht komt, maar in een guerilla trainingskamp
My chocolate redeemer by Christopher Hope( Book )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een 15-jarig Frans meisje wordt in een Afrikaans land verwelkomt als de vijfde vrouw van de dictator in ballingschap vanwege een ketting met een grote diamant die ze draagt
The king, the cat, and the fiddle by Yehudi Menuhin( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After dismissing his fiddlers for reasons of economy, the king and his subjects are plunged into gloom and bad temper until Joachim, the cat, persuades the king and his accountants to learn to play an instrument. Includes preparatory exercises for violin players and a musical selection
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a would-be hero who deserts what he thinks is a sinking ship and thereafter is haunted by shame and the need to explain himself
The dragon wore pink by Christopher Hope( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dragon and a little girl, both outcasts, become friends and help bring people and dragons together at a time when both need each other
The love songs of Nathan J. Swirsky by Christopher Hope( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portret van een blanke samenleving in een voorstad van Johannesburg in de jaren vijftig, met als tragisch middelpunt een joodse drogist
Heaven forbid : a novel by Christopher Hope( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his Johannesburg home, Martin Donnally is king of a small and perfect world. An imaginative six-year-old, he is too happy and too young to notice the world of apartheid that surrounds him. But, as the outside world changes, so does Martin's home life, and he is forced to change too
Private parts and other tales by Christopher Hope( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Me, the moon, and Elvis Presley by Christopher Hope( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het 6-jarige zwarte dienstmeisje, dat in een Zuid-Afrikaans dorpje in 1949 voor zes stukken zeep eigendom werd van een blanke vrouw, is in 1994 loco-burgemeester van datzelfde dorp
Englishmen by Christopher Hope( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimfish by Christopher Hope( Book )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and French and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication page -- Contents -- Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7 -- Chapter 8 -- Chapter 9 -- Chapter 10 -- Chapter 11 -- Chapter 12 -- Chapter 13 -- Chapter 14 -- Chapter 15 -- Chapter 16 -- Chapter 17 -- Chapter 18 -- Chapter 19 -- Chapter 20 -- Chapter 21 -- Chapter 22 -- Chapter 23 -- Chapter 24 -- Chapter 25 -- Chapter 26 -- Chapter 27 -- Chapter 28 -- Chapter 29 -- Chapter 30
Writers talk : André Brink with Christopher Hope( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics Discussed in the Interview: Apocalyptic literature. --Writing a tool for change. --Oppression. --The future of Afrikaans literature. --The use of violence
The garden of bad dreams and other stories by Christopher Hope( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Transporting its readers from a city under siege to a forested hillside in central Serbia, via an ex-servicemen's estate in Badmington, The Garden of Bad Dreams is a surprising meeting place for the absurd and the strangely familiar."--Jacket
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My mother's lovers
Alternative Names
Christopher Hope dichter uit Zuid-Afrika

Christopher Hope écrivain, satiriste et journaliste sud-africain

Christopher Hope novelista, poeta y escritor de cuentos sudafricano

Christopher Hope sørafrikansk poet

Christopher Hope südafrikanischer Schriftsteller und Dichter

Christopher Hope sydafrikansk poet

Hope, C.

Hope Christopher

Hope, Christopher 1944-

Hope, Christopher (Christopher David Tully), 1944-

Hope, Christopher David Tully 1944-

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My mother's loversKruger's alpDarkest EnglandThe Hottentot RoomShooting angelsSerenity HouseMy chocolate redeemerLord Jim