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Sansom, William 1912-1976

Overview
Works: 186 works in 721 publications in 9 languages and 12,915 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Fiction  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction  Short stories  Short stories, English 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Inscriber, Lyricist, Editor
Classifications: PR6037.A75, 823.9
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A book of Christmas by William Sansom( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the many strange customs and ceremonies which are part of Christmas, tracing rituals from their Stone-Age beginnings to present-day practices in all parts of the world, and analyzing the pagan and Christian mid-winter festival
Proust and his world by William Sansom( Book )

11 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of William Sansom / Willaim Sansom ; with an introduction by Elizabeth Bowen by William Sansom( Book )

20 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in hallucinatory detail and bringing every image into pin-sharp focus, Sansom writes of head-aching hatreds and hopeless ecstasies, of malevolent objects and wasted lives. This collection, introduced by Elizabeth Bowen, offers an array of Sansom's finest fables, among them 'The Wall', 'A Contest of Ladies', 'Displaced Persons', 'Various Temptations', 'A Saving Grace', and 'A Woman Seldom Found' and "The Vertical Ladder'
Victorian life in photographs( Book )

12 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The body by William Sansom( Book )

33 editions published between 1949 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cautious heart by William Sansom( Book )

25 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nightclub musician tells of his love affair with a young girl whose maternal feelings for a platonic boy friend considerably complicate all three lives
The face of innocence by William Sansom( Book )

28 editions published between 1951 and 1963 in 4 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last hours of Sandra Lee by William Sansom( Book )

14 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and German and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a young stenographer who tries to lose her innocence at an office Christmas party so that she will have a "past" when married
Blue skies, brown studies by William Sansom( Book )

16 editions published between 1953 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel sketches covering many European cities and resorts. Previously published in various magazines
The icicle and the sun by William Sansom( Book )

24 editions published between 1958 and 1980 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loving eye, a novel by William Sansom( Book )

14 editions published between 1956 and 1958 in English and Finnish and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love story of Matthew Ligne, a well-to-do but sick and lonely bachelor, who catches a glimpse of a girl in a window across London back-gardens, and becomes obsessed with her
South; aspects and images from Corsica, Italy, and Southern France by William Sansom( Book )

21 editions published between 1948 and 1952 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine short stories serve as travel guide to Corsica, Italy and Mediterranean coast of France
A bed of roses by William Sansom( Book )

16 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something terrible, something lovely by William Sansom( Book )

12 editions published between 1947 and 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touch of the sun; [stories] by William Sansom( Book )

9 editions published between 1952 and 1958 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve tales, ranging from the macabre to the comic
Goodbye: a novel by William Sansom( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three : stories by William Sansom( Book )

14 editions published between 1946 and 1964 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Away to it all by William Sansom( Book )

15 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English novelist describes his favorite spots in Europe--Naples, Rome, Connemara, Zermatt, etc
A contest of ladies by William Sansom( Book )

12 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories commencing with an amusing story of an elderly bachelor who is called upon to house six continental beauty queens who have come for the town beauty contest. The remaining stories are studies of people, ending with an Englishman enjoying his "happy holiday abroad."
The passionate North by William Sansom( Book )

16 editions published between 1950 and 1955 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten short stories of Northern Europe tell of Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Scotland
 
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A bed of roses
Alternative Names
Sansom, Norman Trevor 1912-1976

Sansom, William

Sansom, William, 1912-

William Sansom British writer who specialized in descriptions of London local life.

샌섬, 윌리엄 1912-1976

쌘솜, 윌리암 1912-1976

ウィリアム・サンソム

サンソム, ウイリアム

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