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Winston, Richard

Overview
Works: 204 works in 633 publications in 5 languages and 28,991 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Drama  Juvenile works  Historical drama  Church history  Detective and mystery fiction  Fairy tales  Folklore 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PT2617.E85, 833.912
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Most widely held works about Richard Winston
 
Most widely held works by Richard Winston
Charlemagne by Richard Winston( Book )

70 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the age of Charlemagne and his influence on subsequent periods of European history. Profusely illustrated with photographs of art dating from the time of Charlemagne
The deputy by Rolf Hochhuth( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in English and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First staged in 1963, The Deputy stirred up more controversy and caused greater repercussions than any other postwar work. Based on Rolf Hochhuth's research into Vatican activities during World War II, the play's treatment of Pope Pius XII - the "deputy" of Christ on earth - and the Church during the Nazi persecution of the Jews made it the object of impassioned praise and violent denunciation. It is a powerful, shocking work. This new paperback edition includes an appendix about Hochhuth's research
Notre-Dame de Paris by Richard Winston( Book )

15 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 2,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated history of the Gothic cathedral which has figured in important events for eight hundred years
Thomas Becket by Richard Winston( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conflict between Henry II and Becket derived from "the strong character of both the King and the Archbishop, the points of principle which divided them and led to Becket's murder in Canterbury Cathedral. Richard Winston covers both aspects in his search for the character of Becket, taking his readers throgh the maze of medieval history."
The glass bead game (Magister Ludi) by Hermann Hesse( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 23rd century, "The glass bead game" is the story of Joseph Knecht, who has been raised in Castalia, the remote place his society has provided for the intellectual elite to grow and flourish. Since childhood, Knecht has been consumed with mastering the Glass Bead Game, which requires a synthesis of aesthetics and scientific arts, such as mathematics, music, logic, and philosophy, which he achieves in adulthood, becoming a Magister Ludi (Master of the Game)
Thomas Mann : the making of an artist, 1875-1911 by Richard Winston( Book )

33 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klingsor's last summer by Hermann Hesse( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first English-language edition of Klingsor's Last Summer, which was originally published in 1920, a year after Demian and two years before Siddhartha. The book has three parts: a story called A Child's Heart, followed by Klein and Wagner and Klingsor's Last Summer, Hesse's two longest and finest novellas. These novellas, along with Siddhartha (the three works were republished in 1931 under the title The Inward Way), are the first fruits of the period that began in the spring of 1919, when Hesse settled in the Ticino mountain village of Montagnola to start a new life without his wife and children. A Child's Heart, written in January 1919, in Basel, concerns the transmutation of a boy's innocence into knowledge of good and evil, and the painful guilt that accompanies this process. Both Klein and Wagner (written in May-June 1919, immediately after the arrival in Montagnola) and Klingsor's Last Summer (written shortly after) are set in a southern landscape that reflects Hesse's life that summer; both novellas have heroes who are more or less Hesse's age at the time; and in both the hero's death is preceded by a grand vision of unity in which the polarities of life are resoluved. Hesse exposes himself mercilessly in Klein and Wagner, a story of escape, wrenching loose, letting go. But the expressionist painter Klingsor is a more direct self-portrait of the Hesse of 1919
Memoirs by József Mindszenty( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of the former primate of Hungary who was imprisoned for eight years by his nation's Communist government, freed during the 1956 Hungarian uprising, and who now, at eighty-three, ministers to exiled fellow countrymen throughout the world
The teaching of reverence for life by Albert Schweitzer( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Horizon book of daily life in the Middle Ages by Clara Winston( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses life in France in the Middle Ages
To the bitter end by Hans Bernd Gisevius( Book )

17 editions published between 1942 and 2009 in English and German and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an account of the unsuccessful military conspiracy against Adolf Hitler carried out by the generals on his staff in the summer of 1944
Archaeology of the Cinema by C. W Ceram( Book )

5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authentische Bildgeschichte über die abenteuerliche Frühzeit des Kinos
The Ark by Margot Benary-Isbert( Book )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in post World War II Germany
The time of the dragons by Alice Maria Ekert-Rotholz( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Far East before and during World War II is the setting for this story of a Norwegian diplomat and his three daughters who are each by a mother of different nationality
The pledge by Friedrich Dürrenmatt( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detective, unsatisfied with a suspect's confession to the murder of a little girl, tries to use another girl as bait to catch the killer
The world of the pharaohs by Hans Baumann( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a thirteen-year-old Egyptian boy's interest in his father's work as an archaeologist is the vehicle for this history of Egyptian civilization and survey of the remarkable antiquities found in the Nile Valley during the past century
The illusion : Soviet soldiers in Hitler's armies by Jürgen Thorwald( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How did Soviet soldiers get in Hitler's army? This question is looked at from the perspective of trying to open the historical record on this subject and dispel or confirm the truth of the matter
Detectives in togas by Henry Winterfeld( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 2002 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to save a boy wrongly accused, a group of young friends living in ancient Rome search for the culprit who scrawled graffiti on the temple wall
Thumbeline by H. C Andersen( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the adventures of a tiny girl no bigger than a thumb and her many animal friends
Six thousand years of bread, : its holy and unholy history by Heinrich Eduard Jacob( Book )

3 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yeast, water, flour, and heat. How could this simple mixture have been the cause of war and plague, celebration and victory, supernatural vision and more? In this remarkable and all-encompassing volume, H.E. Jacob takes us through six thousand dynamic years of bread's role in politics, religion, technology, and beyond. Who were the first bakers? Why were bakers distrusted during the Middle ages? How did bread cause Napoleon's defeat? Why were people buried with bread? Six Thousand Years of Bread has the answers. Jacob follows the story from its beginning in ancient Egypt and continues through to modern times. The poignant and inspiring conclusion of the book relays the author's experiences in a Nazi concentration camp, subsisting on bread made of sawdust. (6 X 9, 416 pages, illustrations.)
 
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Alternative Names
Winstan, Ricardo 1917-1979

Languages
English (172)

German (30)

Swedish (3)

French (2)

Italian (2)

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