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Wesley, Mary 1912-2002

Overview
Works: 164 works in 1,023 publications in 18 languages and 15,357 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Romance fiction  Television mini-series  Pictorial works  Biography  Juvenile works  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6073.E753, 823.914
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A sensible life by Mary Wesley( Book )

79 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flora Trevelyan, a ten-year-old misfit, has been abandoned by her self-obsessed parents to her own devices in Dinard. Amongst the privileged, well-meaning English families holidaying there she finds some kindness and the first pangs of love for Cosmo, Hubert and Felix
Part of the furniture by Mary Wesley( Book )

52 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After seeing two childhood friends off to war--having slept with both the night before--Juno Marlowe, 17, is caught by an air raid. The setting is London during World War II. While taking refuge in an air raid shelter Juno meets a man who gives her a letter for his father and soon after he dies. The father, a widower who lives in the country, offers Juno a job on his farm and love blooms despite Juno's pregnancy from the night of goodbyes. By the author of An Imaginative Experience
A dubious legacy by Mary Wesley( Book )

72 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragicomic novel about love and its entrapments. Endowing it with the charm of a twentieth-century A Midsummer Night's Dream, Mary Wesley has created in A Dubious Legacy another of her glorious contemporary classic novels
The camomile lawn : a novel by Mary Wesley( Book )

74 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the large house, the fragrant camomile lawn stretches down to the Cornish cliffs. Here, in the dizzying heat of August 1939, five cousins have gathered at their aunt's house for their annual ritual of a holiday. For most of them it is the last summer of their youth, with the heady exhilarations and freedoms of lost innocence, as well as the fears of the coming war.The Camomile Lawn moves from Cornwall to London and back again, over the years, telling the stories of the cousins, their family and their friends, united by shared losses and lovers, by family ties and the absurd conditions imposed by war as their paths cross and recross over the years
An imaginative experience by Mary Wesley( Book )

54 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvester is never home when his cleaning lady arrives and it is the Patels who supply Julia with the key to the apartment. The only way Sylvester knows she's been there is that the apartment is spotless - and by her little notes, reminding him "You need more bath soap" and "Your garden requires TLC." It will be Julia who supplies the loving care the garden needs - and in bringing it back to life, she brings several other things to life as well. A train ride interrupted, a life interrupted: from this chance encounter unfolds a tale of unforgettable strength - of grief, release, comic fatalism, and the "imaginative experience" of love
Harnessing peacocks by Mary Wesley( Book )

60 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hebe has two chief talents in life - cooking and making love - and these she has exercised with dignity, in privacy and for profit
Not that sort of girl by Mary Wesley( Book )

69 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the whole of Rose's respectable married life she has kept faith with two men - her husband and her lover. After her husband's funeral she looks back on a life of dual constancy, passion, humour and the ambiguities of love, and chooses her future
Second fiddle by Mary Wesley( Book )

43 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den midaldrende Laura Thornby forelsker sig i en 23-årig forfatter, som er mere forelsket i hovedpersonen i den roman, han er ved at skrive
Jumping the queue by Mary Wesley( Book )

63 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matilda Polipert, recently widowed, has decided to end it all. But in the midst of carefully plotting her own demise, she interrupts the attempt of another would-be suicide, a young man on the run from the police. Now they both have a choice to make, start their lives over--or not
The vacillations of Poppy Carew by Mary Wesley( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poppy Carew's thoroughly detestable lover, Edmund, leaves her for a richer woman; and her father dies. The three men who are to become her suitors attend the funeral reception: Willy, a pig farmer; Victor, a novelist moonlighting as the caterer; and Fergus, the undertaker. Edmund shows up as well, abandons his new love interest and wisks Poppy off to Africa, where she embarks on a series of unlikely adventures
The sixth seal by Mary Wesley( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a mysterious apocalypse destroys the world, the few survivors must learn how to coexist in desperate times
Haphazard House by Mary Wesley( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Lisa and her family meet the future when they enter a time warp
Speaking terms by Mary Wesley( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of English children use their newly found ability to speak to animals in order to help protect wild creatures
The camomile lawn by Mary Wesley( Recording )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five young cousins gather for their annual Cornwall summer holiday in August 1939. The coming World War will change everything
An imaginative experience by Mary Wesley( Recording )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveling to London by train, a passenger witnesses a bizaree episode which impregnates his mind and causes deep and profound thoughts on the despartate nature of mankind
Part of the furniture by Mary Wesley( Recording )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young seventeen-year-old girl, Marlowe, is caught in a London air raid. With no home to return to she accepts the protection of a stranger's home. She first encounters tragedy, but then a series of events lead her to a home in the West Country where she is able to exist as more than a just a piece of furniture
A dubious legacy by Mary Wesley( Recording )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Henry Tillotson's country house James and Matthew find some eccentric things like Margaret, Henry's wife
Not that sort of girl by Mary Wesley( Recording )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her husband's funeral, a woman looks back on her life of dual constancy, passion, humour, and the ambiguities of love
Jumping the queue by Mary Wesley( Recording )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matilda Poliport, recently widowed, has decided to end it all. But her meticulously planned bid for graceful oblivion is foiled, and when later she foils the suicide attempt of another lost soul, life begins again for both
The vacillations of Poppy Carew by Mary Wesley( Recording )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poppy Carew's thoroughly detestable boyfriend, Edmund, leaves her for a richer woman; and her father dies. The three men who are to become her suitors attend the funeral reception: Willy, a pig farmer; Victor, a novelist moonlighting as the caterer; and Fergus, the undertaker. Edmund shows up as well, abandons his new love interest and whisks Poppy off to Africa, where she embarks on a series of unlikely adventures
 
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A sensible life
Alternative Names
Farmar, Mary Aline Mynors

Farmar, Mary Aline Mynors 1912-2002

Mary Wesley britische Romanautorin

Mary Wesley Brits schrijfster (1912-2002)

Mary Wesley Romancière anglaise

Mary Wesley scrittrice britannica

Mynors Farmar, Mary Aline 1912-2002

Mynors Farmar, Mary Aline Mynors

Siepmann, Mary Aline Mynors 1912-2002

Siepmann-Mynors Farmar, Mary Aline

מרי וזלי

מרי וזלי סופרת בריטית

웨슬리, 매리 1912-2002

웨슬리, 메리 1912-2002

웨슬리, 메어리 1912-2002

ウェズリー, メアリー

ウェズレー, メアリー

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Part of the furnitureA dubious legacyThe camomile lawn : a novelAn imaginative experienceHarnessing peacocksNot that sort of girlSecond fiddleJumping the queue