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Adair, Gilbert

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Most widely held works about Gilbert Adair
 
Most widely held works by Gilbert Adair
Vietnam on film : from the Green Berets to Apocalypse now by Gilbert Adair( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice through the needle's eye by Gilbert Adair( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice travels through the eye of a needle and meets many unusual creatures including the letters of the alphabet
Les enfants terribles by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elisabeth is very protective of her teenage brother Paul, who has been injured in a snowball fight at school and has to rest in bed most of the time. The siblings are inseparable, living in the same room, fighting, playing secret games, and rarely leaving the house. Paul's friend, Gerard, often drops by to stay with them. One day Elisabeth brings home Agathe to live with them. She bears a strong resemblance to Dargelos, a schoolboy whom Paul had a crush on and the same boy who injured him. Paul and Agathe become attracted to each other, causing Elizabeth to be very jealous
Wonder tales( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six illustrated 17th Century fantasy tales from France on the subject of love, written by aristocrats. In The White Cat, a prince falls in love with a lady cat who lives in a palace, while in Bearskin, another prince falls in love with a she-bear. All with a moral and with happy endings
Correspondence 1945-1984 by François Truffaut( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dreamers by Jørgen Leth( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In mei 1968, een tijd vol van politieke en sociale onrust in Parijs, tasten drie jonge studenten, met een passie voor film, hun mogelijkheden af op het gebied van emoties en seksualiteit
Klimt by Raúl Ruiz( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The act of Roger Murgatroyd : an entertainment by Gilbert Adair( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boxing Day 1935. A snowed-in manor on the very edge of Dartmoor. A Christmas house party. And overhead, in the attic, the dead body of Raymond Gentry, gossip columnist and blackmailer, shot through the heart. But the attic door is locked from the inside, its sole window is traversed by thick iron bars and naturally, there is no sign of a murderer or a murder weapon. Fortunately (though not for the murderer), one of the guests is the formidable Evadne Mount, the bestselling author of countless classic whodunnits. In fact, were she not its presiding sleuth, The Act of Roger Murgatroyd is exactly the type of whodunnit she herself might have written
A mysterious affair style by Gilbert Adair( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and German and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actress is murdered in full view of a crowded film set. Only six people had an opportunity to administer the poison yet not one of them had a conceivable motive. As Evadne Mount discovers, however, all six did have a motive for committing another, earlier, still unsolved murder yet, on that occasion, not one of them had the opportunity
The real Tadzio : Thomas Mann's Death in Venice and the boy who inspired it by Gilbert Adair( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flickers : an illustrated celebration of 100 years of cinema by Gilbert Adair( Book )

9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En beskrivelse af een film for hvert år af filmens 100-årige historie
Hollywood's Vietnam by Gilbert Adair( Book )

15 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om amerikanske film der har haft vietnamkrigen som inspiration
Movies( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love and death on Long Island by Gilbert Adair( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A literary gem, a tour de force ... Beautifully constructed, superbly characterized. What disturbs is the sheer elegance of Adair's prose style-most of us had probably forgotten English could be written so well."--Literary Review (U.K.)
And then there was no one by Gilbert Adair( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and German and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brilliantly witty and charmingly grisly new murder mystery from the author of A Mysterious Affair of Style
The death of the author by Gilbert Adair( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A void by Georges Perec( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man disappears in Paris and his friends search his apartment for clues to his whereabouts. They also compare notes on what he last said to them. In the process, they come to the conclusion they are all cursed, destined to suffer their friend's fate, disappearing one by one. By the author of Life A User's Manual
The postmodernist always rings twice : reflections on culture in the 90s by Gilbert Adair( Book )

10 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Met reg. In various articles the author describes and discusses what is called culture in the 1990's. Once a term suggestive of exclusion and elitism, it has become a term to label anything from advertisement and commercials to novels and names of popgroups. In other words a culture industry has been created
Buenas noches Buenos Aires by Gilbert Adair( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and German and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gilbert Adair's novel constitutes both the exuberant celebration of, and the melancholy elegy for, that poignantly brief period in the early 1980s when homosexuals marched collectively, arm in arm, out of the closet." "Not all homosexuals, however. Adair's protagonist, Gideon, a lonely, horny young Englishman who arrives in Paris at the very beginning of the decade to take up a teaching post in the local Berlitz, is increasingly fascinated by the intoxicating atmosphere of erotic banter and bragging in the school's all-male and virtually all-gay common room. The moment has surely arrived for him, too, to overcome his own chronic timidity and actually do what he has only ever dared fantasise about. Yet Gideon has a secret - a secret he is prepared to share with nobody but the reader, a secret he is finally obliged to confront, with surprising results, when the shadow of AIDS starts to cast its sinister net over the gay community."--Jacket
The holy innocents : a romance by Gilbert Adair( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman die zich afspeelt in Parijs 1968, waar Théo, zijn tweelingzuster Cathérine en de Amerikaanse student Matthew in een eigen fantasiewereld leven bepaald door erotiek, obsessies, jaloezie, vernederingen en veroveringen. Ten slotte valt hun paradijs echter ten prooi aan de revolutie
 
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Alternative Names
Cilbert Ader

Gilbert Adair brytyjski pisarz, dziennikarz i krytyk literacki

Gilbert Adair Schottischer Schriftsteller, Filmkritiker und Kolumnist

Gilbert Adair schrijver uit Schotland (1944-2011)

Gilbert Adair scrittore, critico cinematografico e giornalista scozzese

Адэр, Гилберт

Гилберт Адер

Гилберт Адэр

گیلبرت ادر فیلمنامه‌نویس، ژورنالیست، نویسنده، و مترجم اسکاتلندی

アデア, ギルバート

ギルバート・アデア

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Correspondence 1945-1984The act of Roger Murgatroyd : an entertainmentA mysterious affair styleThe real Tadzio : Thomas Mann's Death in Venice and the boy who inspired itFlickers : an illustrated celebration of 100 years of cinemaMoviesLove and death on Long IslandAnd then there was no one