WorldCat Identities

O'Brien, Kate 1897-1974

Overview
Works: 116 works in 736 publications in 8 languages and 9,247 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Political fiction  Biography  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6029.B65, 820.9
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Without my cloak by Kate O'Brien( Book )

82 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish descendants of horse thief sacrifice love and freedom for position and security in Victorian period
Mary Lavelle : a novel by Kate O'Brien( Book )

69 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of a young Irish woman who journeys to Spain to work as a governess where she meets Juanito. They seize the opportunity to consummate their love in a night of passion and betrayal that foretells the coming of a new era
The land of spices, a novel by Kate O'Brien( Book )

58 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mother Superior of an Irish convent reviews her life in flashbacks and makes a psychological study of herself
The last of summer, a novel by Kate O'Brien( Book )

48 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ante-room by Kate O'Brien( Book )

51 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their mother's impending death draws Agnes' sister Marie-Rose back to the family's Irish estate. Agnes is faced with a terrible inner battle as she is reunited with her brother-in-law, Vincent, whom she has always loved
Romance of English literature by W. J Turner( Book )

7 editions published in 1944 in English and Dutch and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That lady : a novel by Kate O'Brien( Book )

53 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of Ana de Mendoza, princess of Eboli
English diaries and journals by Kate O'Brien( Book )

22 editions published between 1943 and 1997 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As music and splendour by Kate O'Brien( Book )

24 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1880s and '90s, As Music and Splendour tells the story of two young Irish girls who are sent to Rome for training as opera singers. Rose red-haired, big-hearted and big-voiced is soon on track to become a prima donna soprano; Clare, also a soprano but subtler and less glamorous, is more at home with sacred music. While Rose juggles the affections of various men, Clare embarks on a passionate affair with her fellow-student Luisa
Farewell, Spain by Kate O'Brien( Book )

22 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flower of May by Kate O'Brien( Book )

32 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and German and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teresa of Avila by Kate O'Brien( Book )

23 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My Ireland by Kate O'Brien( Book )

15 editions published in 1962 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talk of angels : a novel by Kate O'Brien( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reprint of a novel on the lot of Irish women early this century when education was considered unsuitable for women. The heroine, Mary Lavelle, goes to Spain to be a governess in an aristocratic family and has an affair with a married man. The book was banned in Ireland when it was published in 1936 and its author died destitute
For one sweet grape by Kate O'Brien( Book )

5 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That lady, a romantic drama by Kate O'Brien( Book )

4 editions published between 1946 and 1949 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of Ana de Mendoza, princess of Eboli
Pray for the wanderer, a novel by Kate O'Brien( Book )

14 editions published between 1937 and 1976 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impressions of English literature by W. J Turner( Book )

13 editions published between 1944 and 1947 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of works published separately previously in the Britain in pictures series: 1, 23, 32, 49, 55, 60 and 66
Esa dama by Kate O'Brien( Book )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distinguished villa : a play in three acts by Kate O'Brien( Book )

3 editions published in 1926 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Talk of angels : a novel
Alternative Names
Cáit Ní Bhriain

Cruise, Kate O'Brien

Kate O’Brien irische Schriftstellerin

Kate O'Brien auteur uit Ierland (1897-1974)

O'Brien Kate

Кейт О’Брайен

О'Брайен, Кейт 1897-1974

Languages
English (517)

Spanish (55)

German (17)

Italian (6)

Danish (5)

Dutch (4)

French (1)

Hebrew (1)

Covers
Mary Lavelle : a novelThe land of spices, a novelThe last of summer, a novelThe ante-roomThat lady : a novelAs music and splendourFarewell, SpainTalk of angels : a novel