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Manning, Olivia

Overview
Works: 58 works in 507 publications in 5 languages and 11,279 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  War fiction  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6063.A384, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Olivia Manning
 
Most widely held works by Olivia Manning
The battle lost and won by Olivia Manning( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moment for a decisive stand against Rommel in the Egyptian desert has arrived. Meanwhile, Guy and Harriet Pringle's marriage totters, and Simon is staggered by his brother's death
The danger tree by Olivia Manning( Book )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having fled a Europe overrun by Hitler, Guy and Harriet Pringle live a precarious existence in Cairo. They meet the young officer Simon Boulderstone, and all three must grapple with disillusionment and isolation, heightened by the uncertainties of war
The Balkan trilogy by Olivia Manning( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of a marriage and a recreation of civilian life in wartime Europe
The sum of things by Olivia Manning( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tegen de achtergrond van de Tweede Wereldoorlog voltrekt zich de tijdelijke scheiding van een Engels echtpaar in Egypte
The great fortune by Olivia Manning( Book )

57 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and French and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture of a newly-married English couple and their circle in Bucharest during the "phony war" period of 1939-1940
Friends and heroes by Olivia Manning( Book )

41 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an English professor and his bride have fled from German-occupied Rumania to Greece, their marriage is threatened by wartime dangers and personal conflicts
School for love by Olivia Manning( Book )

37 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Felix Latimer, a recently orphaned teenager, arrives in Jerusalem from Baghdad, biding time until he can secure passage to England. Adrift and deeply lonely, Felix has no choice but to room in a boardinghouse run by Miss Bohun, a relative he has never met. Miss Bohun is a holy terror, a cheerless miser who proclaims the ideals of a fundamentalist group known as the Ever-Readies{u2014}joy, charity, and love{u2014}even as she makes life a misery for her boarders. Then Mrs. Ellis, a fascinating young widow, moves into the house and disrupts its dreary routine for good
The spoilt city by Olivia Manning( Book )

43 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Nazi's move into Romania, an English couple dare to shelter a Jewish banker's son
The doves of Venus by Olivia Manning( Book )

31 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and German and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pretty, brave and 18 years old, Ellie has come to London in search of adventure. She soon finds it in Quintin Bellot, the handsome but tired dilettante who finds her a job in fashionable Chelsea. But Quintin, the seducer of one dove, is also the husband of another
The rain forest by Olivia Manning( Book )

29 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Married, but obstinately set in their separate ways, writers Hugh and Kristy Foster travel to Al-Bustan, a far-flung island in the Indian Ocean. Too late they discover how it seethes with unrest and intrigue, and their differences become intensified
The remarkable expedition : the story of Stanley's rescue of Emin Pasha from Equatorial Africa by Olivia Manning( Book )

20 editions published between 1947 and 1991 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rescue in 1887-88 by H.M. Stanley, of Emin, the "White Pasha" of Equitoria, cut off for four years by the Mahdi Rising in Central Africa
The play room by Olivia Manning( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 1986 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fortunes of war by Olivia Manning( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the heart of the trilogy are newlyweds Guy and Harriet Pringle, who arrive in Bucharest--the so-called Paris of the East--in the fall of 1939, just weeks after the German invasion of Poland. Guy, an Englishman teaching at the university, is as wantonly gregarious as his wife is introverted, and Harriet is shocked to discover that she must share her adored husband with a wide circle of friends and acquaintances. Other surprises follow: Romania joins the Axis, and before long German soldiers overrun the capital. The Pringles flee south to Greece, part of a group of refugees made up of White Russians, journalists, con artists, and dignitaries. In Athens, however, the couple will face a new challenge of their own, as great in its way as the still-expanding theater of war
A different face, a novel by Olivia Manning( Book )

16 editions published between 1950 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic hero, and other stories by Olivia Manning( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 2001 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection contains 14 stories infused with Manning's precise and consistent wit. They range from haunting studies of lonely childhood to black comedies of domestic deadlock
The wind changes by Olivia Manning( Book )

13 editions published between 1937 and 1991 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman over de politieke troebelen in Dublin in 1921
The Camperlea girls by Olivia Manning( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artist among the missing by Olivia Manning( Book )

19 editions published between 1948 and 1975 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reluctant rescue; the story of Stanley's rescue of Emin Pasha from Equatorial Africa by Olivia Manning( Book )

3 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great fortune by Olivia Manning( )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a strange, uncertain world that Harriet entered when she married Guy Pringle. Guy taught English at the university at Bucharest, a city of vivid contrasts, where professional beggars exist alongside the excesses of mid-European royalty and expatriate journalists with a taste for truffles and quails in aspic. Underlying this is a fitful awareness of the proximity of the Nazi threat to a Romania which is enjoying an uneasy peace. In this exotic landscape Harriet gets to know her new husband and to wonder at the complexity of the apparently simple man she had married
 
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The fortunes of war
Alternative Names
Manning, Oliva Mary 1908-1980

Manning Olivia

Olivia Manning brit író, költő

Olivia Manning Brits auteur

Olivia Manning englische Schriftstellerin

Olivia Manning femme de lettres britannique

Olivia Manning scrittrice britannica

Smith, Olivia 1908-1980

Оливия Мэннинг

מנינג, אוליביה

أوليفيا مانينغ

اولیفیا مانینق

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The great fortuneFriends and heroesSchool for loveThe spoilt cityThe doves of VenusThe rain forestThe fortunes of warA romantic hero, and other stories