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Williams, Niall 1958-

Overview
Works: 72 works in 275 publications in 5 languages and 10,133 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Biography  Bildungsromans  Drama  Love stories  Historical fiction 
Classifications: PR6073.I43273, 823.914
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Four letters of love : a novel by Niall Williams ( Book )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hero is William, son of an Irish painter who committed suicide and burned his paintings. Only one survived, sold to a poet, and William travels to buy it back. In this way he meets the poet's daughter, Isabel, married for 24 hours and unhappy
As it is in heaven by Niall Williams ( Book )
23 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Italian violinist Gabriella Castoldi comes to Ireland to give a concert and meets Stephen Griffin. He is a shy history professor and he is crazy about her, she is aloof and not at all crazy about him. Love follows all the same
The fall of light by Niall Williams ( Book )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novel set in Ireland in the nineteenth century follows the adventures of the four Foley brothers, who were separated by the brutality of the Irish wilderness, the potato famine, and the promise of America, as they end up in different corners of the world
John : a novel by Niall Williams ( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale based on John the Apostle's final years places the elderly, blind John in exile on the island of Patmos, until the Roman emperor lifts the ban against Christianity, enabling John's return to the religiously torn region of Ephesus
History of the rain : a novel by Niall Williams ( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ruthie Swain, the bedridden daughter of a dead poet, tries to find her father through stories -- and through generations of family history in County Clare
Boy in the world by Niall Williams ( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boy in the World is a story of an adopted Irish boy's search for a father he's never known - Jay has been raised by the Master, a man who is simultaneously his devoted grandfather and senior-school tutor - One day, the Master gives Jay a letter written by his dead mother which reveals the identity of his father - What follows is Jay's rejection of Catholicism and his journey across Europe in search of his missing lineage and alternative faith-beliefs
Only say the word by Niall Williams ( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hoping to make sense of his grief, Jim Foley composes a love letter to his wife, retracing his life's journey from childhood in Ireland to early adulthood in America and back again to Ireland
Boy and man by Niall Williams ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As it is in heaven [a novel] by Niall Williams ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shy man haunted by death goes to live with his father in Dublin, where he is content to let life pass him by until he meets and falls in love with a worldy violinist
Four letters of love by Niall Williams ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man abandons his wife,his son, and his job to paint the pictures he believes God has commanded. He disappears into the west of Ireland, leaving his wife to die of grief. Meanwhile, on an island in Galway, a boy gifted in music falls mute and lame while playing with his sister. The sister assumes the blame and cloisters herself in a convent school on the mainland.Two unrelated storis, on either side of country come together in this novel of freshness and power
John by Niall Williams ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the years following the death of Jesus Christ, John the Apostle, now a frail, blind old man, lives in forced exile on the desolate island of Patmos with a small group of his disciples. Together, the group has endured their banishment, but after years awaiting Christ's return, fissures form within their faith, and, inevitably, one of John's followers disavows Christ's divinity and breaks away from the community, threatening to change the course of Christianity. When the Roman emperor lifts the banishment of Christians, John and his followers are permitted to return to Ephesus, a chaotic world of competing religious sects where Christianity is in danger of vanishing. It is against this turbulent background -- and inspired by Jesus's radical message of love and forgiveness -- that John comes to dictate his Gospel
The way you look tonight : a play by Niall Williams ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een beter leven by Niall Williams ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Dutch and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De mannelijke leden van een Ierse familie zwermen in de negentiende eeuw uit over heel Europa en zelfs Amerika en Afrika
La parola amore nella terra di Clare by Niall Williams ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Italian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hemelse muziek by Niall Williams ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Dutch and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een jongeman, getekend door het verlies van zijn moeder en zusje in zijn jeugd, grijpt zich vast aan zijn ontluikende liefde voor een Italiaanse violiste
La nostra vita nelle stelle by Niall Williams ( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unrequited by Niall Williams ( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cuatro cartas errantes by Niall Williams ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hero is William, son of an Irish painter who committed suicide and burned his paintings. Only one survived, sold to a poet, and William travels to buy it back. In this way he meets the poet's daughter, Isabel, married for 24 hours and unhappy
The fall of light by Niall Williams ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Francis Foley is a proud, stubborn man who cannot stand to be beholden to anyone. Quick to anger and slow to forgive, it is his temper that, one day, costs his sons their home - and their mother. Set in Ireland in the mid-19th century, The Fall of Light traces the footsteps of the Foley men as they embark on an odyssey to find land they can call their own. With elegance, Niall Williams guides both his characters and his readers through hazard and hardship, through Europe, America and Africa - and home again
Only say the word by Niall Williams ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a cottage in County Clare, Jim Foley sits before a white screen and begins a love letter to his wife, hoping that the words he writes will bring her closer to him. In the upstairs rooms of the cottage, his children, Jack and Hannah, are asleep. Retracing the journey of Jim's life, from childhood in Country Clare to early adulthood in America and eventually back home again, this is a story of desire, of stolen books, missed moments and contemporary fatherhood
 
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Alternative Names
Reynolds, Sarah 1958-
Williams, Niall
ויליאמס, ניאל 1958-
ウィリアムズ, ニール
Languages
English (169)
Italian (9)
German (4)
Dutch (2)
Spanish (1)
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