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Carroll, Jonathan 1949-

Overview
Works: 111 works in 666 publications in 15 languages and 9,678 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Juvenile works  Horror fiction  Black humor  Short stories  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Creator
Classifications: PS3553.A7646, 813.54
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The ghost in love by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man falls in the snow, hits his head on a curb, and dies. But something strange occurs: the man doesn't die, and the ghost that's been sent to take his soul to the afterlife is flabbergasted. Going immediately to its boss, the ghost asks, what should I do now? The boss says, we don't know how this happened but we're working on it. We want you to stay with this man to help us figure out what's going on. The ghost agrees unhappily; it is a ghost, not a nursemaid. But a funny thing happens--the ghost falls madly in love with the man's girlfriend, and things naturally get complicated. Soon afterward, the man discovers he did not die when he was "supposed" to because for the first time in their history, human beings have decided to take their fates back from the gods. It's a wonderful change, but one that comes at a price.--From publisher description
The wooden sea by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small town of Crane's View, New York, "a three-legged dog limps into the comfortable life of Police Chief Frannie McCabe and drops dead at his feet," and then "a mysterious, multicolored feather ... keeps insinuating itself into his past, present, and future."--Jacket
Bathing the Lion by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Jonathan Carroll's surreal masterpiece, Bathing the Lion, five people who live in the same New England town go to sleep one night and all share the same hyper-realistic dream. Some of these people know each other; some don't. When they wake the next day all of them know what has happened. All five were at one time "mechanics," a kind of cosmic repairman whose job is to keep order in the universe and clean up the messes made both by sentient beings and the utterly fearsome yet inevitable Chaos that periodically rolls through, wreaking mayhem wherever it touches down--a kind of infinitely powerful, merciless tornado. Because the job of a mechanic is grueling and exhausting, after a certain period all of them are retired and sent to different parts of the cosmos to live out their days as "civilians." Their memories are wiped clean and new identities are created for them that fit the places they go to live out their natural lives to the end. For the first time all retired mechanics are being brought back to duty: Chaos has a new plan, and it's not looking good for mankind.."--
Kissing the beehive by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

34 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer in New York State discovers the police chief of his hometown is a childhood friend and takes advantage to investigate the murder of a girl whose body he found when in his teens. The girl's boyfriend was convicted of the murder and subsequently committed suicide, but the writer believes the boyfriend was innocent
After silence by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Fischer has met his perfect wife in Lily and his perfect child in Lincoln, but as soon as Max moves in with them, he starts to uncover disturbing secrets about Lily
Bones of the moon by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

50 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This] is the story of Cullen James, a young Manhattan woman whose life dictates her dreams -- and whose dreams control her life. Her first dream was to find the perfect man, and it happened. But then she begins to experience a bizarre set of nighttime dreams that are serial, compelling, and oddly fulfilling. ...Slowly, quietly, her dream world is spilling over into New York reality and beginning to threaten all she loves in the waking world." -- Jacket flap
From the teeth of angels by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surrealistic novel of people's perception of death. Ian McGann meets death is a dream, while Wyatt Leonard, who is dying of leukemia, meets death in a novelty store. As for Emmy Marhoun, three years after being killed she can still be seen walking about, unaware she is dead because she doesn't know the difference between life and death anymore. By the author of After Silence
White apples by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent Ettrich is brought back to life to teach his son what he learned on the other side, if only Vincent could remember what that was
The land of laughs by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

65 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now Thomas and Saxony have come to France's hometown, the dreamy Midwestern town of Galen, Missouri, to write France's biography. Warned in advance that France's family may oppose them, they're surprised to find France's daughter warmly welcoming instead. But slowly they begin to see that something fantastic and horrible is happening. The magic of Marshall France has extended far beyond the printed page...leaving them with a terrifying task to undertake
Sleeping in flame by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

39 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walker Easterling is a retired actor turned successful screenwriter living in the Vienna of strong coffee, fascinating friends, and mysterious cafes. When he falls in love with Maris York, a beautiful artist who creates cities, his life becomes alive in fantastic and unsettling ways. As Walker's love for Maris grows, his life gets more and more bizarre-he discovers he can see things happening just before they happen, and at the same time feels an incredibly strong tug from his past-so a friend steers him to Venasque, an odd little man reputed to be a powerful shaman. Venasque helps Walker discover and unravel his many interconnected past lives, and it is soon clear that an unresolved conflict from these past lives has resurfaced, and now threatens to undo Walker and Maris's love. At once lyrical, frightening, funny, and sexy, Sleeping in Flame is a spellbinding tale where reality and fantasy merge in astonishing convolutions of magic and suspense. It confirms that Jonathan Carroll is one of the very few novelists who-by constantly surprising us-give us an entirely new perspective on our world. It is no wonder that he is generally considered to be the most original and provocative novelist of his generation. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied
The marriage of sticks by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman who stole another woman's husband is assaulted by ghosts. The ghosts inform her she is actually a vampire and must mend her ways by using her power to bring good. By the author of Kissing the Beehive
Glass soup by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pregnant with Vincent Ettrich's child, who is destined to restore order to the mercurial worlds of the living and dead, Isabelle Neukor is targeted by the agents of Chaos who would trap her in the land of the dead
Out-side the dog museum by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

41 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Harry Radcliffe is a brilliant prize-winning architect---witty and remarkable. He's also a self-serving opportunist, ready to take advantage of whatever situations, and women, come his way. But now, newly divorced and having had an inexplicable nervous breakdown, Harry is being wooed by the extremely wealthy Sultan of Saru to design a billion-dollar dog museum. In Saru, he finds himself in a world even madder and more unreal than the one he left behind, and as his obsession grows, the powers of magic weave around him, and the implications of his strange undertaking grow more ominous and astounding."--Goodreads.com
A child across the sky by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Strayhorn, creator and star of the notorious "Midnight" horror films, has money, fame, love, everything. So when he turns his gun first on his dog and then himself, nobody, least of all his best friend Weber Gregston, knows why. Weber hopes the answer is on the video tapes Phil has left him. Instead, he finds bizarre, painful images, and messages from beyond the grave. For Phil has created a powerful evil, an evil that will spread. Unless Weber puts it right. But Weber hardly knows where to start . . -- Cover, page [4]
The panic hand by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A first collection of 20 stories from a writer of fantasy novels. The story, Friend's Best Man, is on a dog that can foretell the future, while Black Cocktail is on the anatomy of the soul
Voice of our shadow by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in Vienna, Joseph Lennox, a young American writer haunted by the specter of his overbearing brother's tragic death, finds himself erotically, and ominously, involved with the strange and manic Paul and India Tate
The ghost in love by Jonathan Carroll( Recording )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man falls in the snow, hits his head on a curb, and dies. But something strange occurs: the man doesn't die, and the ghost that's been sent to take his soul to the afterlife is flabbergasted. Going immediately to its boss, the ghost asks, what should I do now? The boss says, we don't know how this happened but we're working on it. We want you to stay with this man to help us figure out what's going on. The ghost agrees unhappily; it is a ghost, not a nursemaid. But a funny thing happens--the ghost falls madly in love with the man's girlfriend, and things naturally get complicated. Soon afterward, the man discovers he did not die when he was "supposed" to because for the first time in their history, human beings have decided to take their fates back from the gods. It's a wonderful change, but one that comes at a price.--From publisher description
The woman who married a cloud : collected stories by Jonathan Carroll( )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Woman Who Married a Cloud: Collected Stories is the best and most complete collection of Jonathan Carroll's fiction ever published. It collects 38 stories written across a thirty year long career, a number appearing here in print for the first time, in a single landmark volume that stands as the perfect introduction to this unique and wonderful writer
Voice of our shadow by Jonathan Carroll( )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely expatriate encounters a mysterious American couple Even as a child, Joseph Lennox was happy to live in his older brother Ross & rsquo;s shadow. Sadistic and charming, Ross was blossoming into a teenage rebel when one day, down by the train tracks, Joe inadvertently shoves him onto the third rail. After that fatal afternoon, Joe tried to blend into the shadows, fleeing to Austria as soon as he graduated college. Now he lives in Vienna, enjoying the cozy dullness of empty caf & eacute;s and old movie theaters, doing his best to forget the day he watched his brother die. But death is not through with Joe Lennox. India and Paul Tate are the first Americans he has befriended since settling in Vienna, and it isn & rsquo;t long before their budding friendship takes a strange turn, exposing a dark passion that Joe thought he left behind long ago, beside his brother & rsquo;s electrocuted body and the hot third rail. This ebook contains an all-new introduction by Jonathan Carroll, as well as an exclusive illustrated biography of the author including rare images from his personal collection
Black cocktail by Jonathan Carroll( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingram York is fascinated by the stories told by Michael Billa, who said that death is like the bartender who can whip up any number of exotic drinks, like black cocktails. Like Clinton Deix. Deix was the scariest and angriest kid in high school and now he's back to see he high school friend, Michael. And Clinton is still fifteen
 
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The wooden seaKissing the beehiveAfter silenceBones of the moonFrom the teeth of angelsWhite applesThe land of laughsSleeping in flame
Alternative Names
Carroll, J.

Carroll, Jonathan

Carroll, Jonathan Samuel.

Carroll, Jonathan Samuel 1949-

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Τζόναθαν Κάρολ Αμερικανός συγγραφέας

Джонатан Керрол

Кэрролл, Джонатан

Кэрролл, Джонатан 1949-

جاناتان کرول نویسنده آمریکایی

جوناثان كارول

캐럴, 조너선 1949-

キャロル, ジョナサン

ジョナサン・キャロル

Languages
English (246)

Polish (163)

French (20)

Italian (20)

Japanese (19)

German (16)

Russian (15)

Spanish (9)

Hebrew (3)

Korean (2)

Czech (2)

Marathi (1)

Serbian (1)

Croatian (1)

Finnish (1)