Aiken, Joan 1924-2004
Most widely held works about Joan Aiken
Most widely held works by Joan Aiken
The wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken ( Book )
73 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 2,825 libraries worldwide
When her parents leave Willoughby Chase for a sea voyage, Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia are left in the cruel care of Miss Slighcarp. Together with Simon the Gooseboy, they make a daring escape, but they must find a way to wrest Willoughby Chase from Miss Slighcarp's evil clutches.
The serial garden : the complete Armitage family stories by Joan Aiken ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,384 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Armitage and their children, Harriet, Mark, and little Milo, as they try to find innovative ways to cope with a variety of extraordinary events including stray unicorns in the garden, lessons in magic that go awry, and eviction from their house to make way for a young magicians' seminary.
Nightbirds on Nantucket by Joan Aiken ( Book )
21 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,119 libraries worldwide
The fate of an 11-year-old girl depends on the whimsy of a pink whale. Having had enough of life on board the ship that saved her from a watery grave, Dido Twite wants nothing more than to sail home to England. Instead, Captain Casket's ship lands in Nantucket, where Dido and the captain's daughter, Dutiful Penitence, are left in the care of Dutiful's sinister Aunt Tribulation. In Tribulation's farmhouse, life is unbearable. When mysterious men lurk about in the evening fog, the resourceful Dido rallies against their shenanigans with help from Dutiful, a cabinboy named Nate, and a pink whale.
Black hearts in Battersea by Joan Aiken ( Book )
39 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 2,102 libraries worldwide
Simon, the foundling from the earlier book, The wolves of Willoughy Chase, arrives in London to meet an old friend and pursue the study of painting, but he finds himself in the middle of a wicked crew's plan to overthrow good King James and the Duke and Duchess of Battersea.
Midnight is a place by Joan Aiken ( Book )
26 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,603 libraries worldwide
In northern England in 1842, fourteen-year-old Lucas leads a lonely, monotonous existence in the house of his unpleasant guardian until the unexpected arrival of an unusual little girl presages a series of events that completely change his life.
The stolen lake by Joan Aiken ( Book )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 1,384 libraries worldwide
On her way to England from Nantucket aboard a British man-o'-war, Dido has many adventures when the ship is diverted to the land of New Cumbria in the southern hemisphere.
The cuckoo tree by Joan Aiken ( Book )
26 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and German and held by 1,331 libraries worldwide
As the result of an accident a young girl is faced with the responsibility of foiling a Hanoverian plot to put St. Paul's Cathedral on rollers and roll it into the River Thames during the coronation of James IV.
Mansfield revisited by Joan Aiken ( Book )
19 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Hungarian and held by 1,315 libraries worldwide
Imaginatively extends the plot of Jane Austen's classic novel, "Mansfield Park," beyond the point where Fanny marries Edmund and when Susan comes to live at Mansfield.
The haunting of Lamb House by Joan Aiken ( Book )
23 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,267 libraries worldwide
Three closely linked tales told by spirits of the home of such literary figures as Henry James and E. F. Benson.
If I were you by Joan Aiken ( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,225 libraries worldwide
In the world of early nineteenth-century England, Louisa and Alvey, two girls who look exactly alike, switch identities and become entangled in a web of complication.
The smile of the stranger by Joan Aiken ( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,225 libraries worldwide
The French Revolution and conflict between France and their native England force Juliana and her father to flee from their Italian home and head back to her grandfather's estate. There Juliana must face a convincing fortune hunter who plans to steal Juliana's inheritance, an aborted elopement, a mysterious woman lurking in the background, and a handsome stranger.
Castle Barebane by Joan Aiken ( Book )
8 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 1,201 libraries worldwide
Eliza's daughter by Joan Aiken ( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 1,180 libraries worldwide
The novel is written as a sequel to Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. In it Eliza, the illegitimate daughter of Colonel Brandon's sister, discovers her parentage and claims her birthright, becoming something of an 18th Century feminist. By the author of Mansfield Park.
Mortimer's cross by Joan Aiken ( Book )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
Three further adventures of Arabel and her pet raven, Mortimer, include "The Mystery of Mr. Jones's Disappearing Taxi," "Mortimer's cross," and "Mortimer's Portrait on Glass."
The youngest Miss Ward by Joan Aiken ( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,141 libraries worldwide
A sequel to Jane Austen's Mansfield Park, featuring Hattie, one of the Ward sisters whose plain looks make her undesirable as a wife. Put to work as a governess, she consoles herself with writing poetry until love enters her life.
The girl from Paris by Joan Aiken ( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,133 libraries worldwide
Ellen Paget, a young Englishwoman, comes to Paris in 1860 to be governess to a young noble family, but shortly thereafter, tragedy and scandal force her to return to her father's house in Sussex under far-from-happy circumstances.
Lady Catherine's necklace by Joan Aiken ( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
In this "sequel" to Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice, a carriage accident brings the Delaval siblings to Lady Catherine de Bourgh's door, and when Lady Catherine is later kidnapped, some members of her household are revealed "to be not at all what they seemed."--Jacket.
Emma Watson : the Watsons completed by Joan Aiken ( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
The adventures in love of Emma and Elizabeth Watson, two characters in Jane Austen's unfinished novel, The Watsons, which this writer set out to complete. The novel follows them as they seek husbands, in the process participating in various social intrigues.
The five-minute marriage by Joan Aiken ( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and Italian and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
An enchanting novel of mystery and romance set in Regency England.
A necklace of raindrops and other stories by Joan Aiken ( Book )
21 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
These eight stories, most of which include a bit of magic, include tales of a wishing mat, an enormous cat, and a very strange house.
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Aiken, Joan Delano, 1924-2004
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Brown, Joan Delano, 1924-2004
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Delano, Joan Aiken, 1924-2004
Eikin, Jōn 1924-2004ジョーン・エイキン
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