Most widely held works about Jonathan Coe
Most widely held works by Jonathan Coe
The rain before it falls by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
41 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,345 libraries worldwide
A family saga examines the events and relationships that bind three generations of women, as the elderly Rosamond records her memories of her troubled cousin Beatrix and the tragedy that transformed all of their lives.
The closed circle by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
40 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,123 libraries worldwide
Brothers Paul and Benjamin Trotter find their lives blown apart when they encounter enemies from their childhood days who still hold grudges over the way the brothers treated them.
The Rotters' Club by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
61 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,084 libraries worldwide
Four teenage boys deal with the hopes, dreams, traumas, and challenges of adolescence as they come of age in industrial Birmingham, a British city that is confronting its own economic crisis, during the upheaval of the 1970s.
The house of sleep by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
55 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 13 languages and held by 1,030 libraries worldwide
In a sleep-disorder clinic in Britain, a doctor performs experiments on a motley bunch to have them do with less sleep. A satirical look at British attitudes to sleep, sex, work, medical care and, inevitably, class.
What a carve up by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
60 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 922 libraries worldwide
A social satire on Britain today. The narrator is a writer hired to do the biography of a prominent upper-class family. In the process, he finds the family represents everything that is wrong with the country, from Hilary, the yellow journalist, to Thomas, the inside trader, to Henry, the hypocritical medicare reformer, and so up and down the family tree.
The terrible privacy of Maxwell Sim by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 903 libraries worldwide
Maxwell Sim feels he has no meaningful connection to anyone in his life. Trying to get out of this rut, Max quits his job as a customer service employee at a local department store. He accepts a job to drive a Prius full of toothbrushes to the remote Shetland Islands as part of a misguided promotional campaign for a dental hygiene company with the slogan, "We reach furthest." Things don't go as planned and Max makes some impromptu stops to a few of the important people in his life. These are cruelly enlightening and intensely awkward. Max eventually finds himself falling in love with the soothing voice of the GPS system ("Emma"). Max begins to wonder if he lacks the ability to establish actual relationships.
Jimmy Stewart : a wonderful life by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 549 libraries worldwide
A heavily illustrated biography of the movie star.
Like a fiery elephant : the story of B.S. Johnson by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Humphrey Bogart : take it & like it by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
A touch of love by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
20 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman de société.
The accidental woman by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Indifferent by choice, indecisive by nature, Maria ploughs her way through fifteen years of womanhood, unable to see what all the fuss is about. Will she ever be able to direct the course of her own life, or wil it end as it began - by accident?
The dwarves of death by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 183 libraries worldwide
"William has a lot on his mind. Firstly there's The Alaska Factory, the band he plays in. They're no good and they make his songs sound about as groovy as an unpressed record. In fact they're so bad he's seriously thinking of leaving to join a group called The Unfortunates. Secondly, there's Madeleine, his high-maintenance girlfriend whose idea of a night of passion is an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical followed by a doorstep peck on the cheek. Maybe they're not soulmates after all? Lastly, there's the bizarre murder he's just witnessed. The guiding force behind The Unfortunates lies bludgeoned to death at his feet and, unfortunately for William, there aren't too many other suspects standing nearby..." -- Back cover.
James Stewart, leading man by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and French and held by 151 libraries worldwide
In a film career lasting 43 years and encompassing 77 movies Stewart created numerous characters who will undoubtedly endure forever. This is the ultimate tribute to perhaps the most popular of all screen idols.
Dusty answer by Rosamond Lehmann ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
B.S. Johnson by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Bienvenue au club by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman de société.
Le cercle fermé by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 40 libraries worldwide
La suite de "Bienvenue au club". Les héros sont devenus quadragénaires et tentent de faire leur chemin au coeur des années Blair, de 1999 à 2003.
9th & 13th by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Humphrey Bogart by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in French and held by 22 libraries worldwide
La vie très privée de Mr. Sim : roman by Jonathan Coe ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Roman familial. Roman psychologique (intime).
Adultery Audiobooks Audiobooks Automobile travel Bildungsromans Biographers Biography Bogart, Humphrey,--1899-1957 Brothers Criticism, interpretation, etc. Divorced fathers Divorced men Domestic fiction England England--Birmingham England--London England--Shropshire Experimental fiction, English Failure (Psychology) Families Family secrets Fiction Great Britain Interpersonal relations Johnson, B. S.--1933-1973 Large type books Legislators Losers Male friendship Manners and customs Middle-aged men Motion picture actors and actresses Nineteen seventies Novelists, English Picaresque literature Political fiction Political fiction Psychological fiction Psychological fiction Reminiscing in old age Self-actualization (Psychology) Sleep disorders Stewart, James,--1908-1997 Student newspapers and periodicals Talking books Technology--Social aspects Teenage boys United States Upper class World politics
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