WorldCat Identities

Pargeter, Edith 1913-1995

Overview
Works: 146 works in 616 publications in 5 languages and 9,896 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Bibliography  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Other
Classifications: PR6031.A49, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Edith Pargeter
 
Most widely held works by Edith Pargeter
The heaven tree trilogy by Edith Pargeter( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of Harry Talvace, stone carver, who lived on the volatile, hotly disputed Welsh border in the 13th century
The bloody field by Edith Pargeter( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines England's history during the early 15th century, detailing the key players including Richard III, Henry IV, Henry V, and Owen Glendower
The marriage of Meggotta by Edith Pargeter( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1979, this is the last novel Edith Pargeter wrote under her own name. Set in England in the 13th century, among the nobles and aristocrats surrounding King Henry III, it tells the true story of the secret marriage of the Earl of Kent's ten-year-old daughter, and the tragic consequences that follow in its wake
The brothers of Gwynedd by Edith Pargeter( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these four books, the fictionalized life of Llewelyn, first Prince of Wales, is retold through the eyes of his lifelong servant Samson. Samson and Llewelyn struggle in court and in war against Llewelyn's brother David to bring Wales into peace with the English
The heaven tree by Edith Pargeter( Book )

25 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young nobleman of 13th-century England becomes a brilliant sculptor and uses his talents to build a great church and to champion the cause of the poor
A means of grace by Edith Pargeter( Book )

18 editions published between 1956 and 1997 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emmy Marryat is determined to return to her native country, now divided by Communism after the raveages of war
She goes to war by Edith Pargeter( Book )

12 editions published between 1942 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bloody field by Shrewsbury by Edith Pargeter( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and Czech and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines England's history during the early 15th century, detailing the key players including Richard III, Henry IV, Henry V, and Owen Glendower
The green branch by Edith Pargeter( Book )

37 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historisk roman fra England i 1200-tallet om en kirkebygnings-mester
The scarlet seed by Edith Pargeter( Book )

27 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historisk roman fra England i 1200-tallet om en kirkebygnings-mester
Closely watched trains by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Milos Hrma, a young railway junior dispatcher and signalman returning to work at a minor but strategically important Czech railway station. Milos has been away for three months, recuperating from a suicide attempt, and is warmly welcomed back by Station Master Lansky and Dispatcher Hubicka. The year is 1945, the Germans have lost command of the air-space over the town, but it remains an important rail hub for them and certain key transport trains are nominated by the German high command for "close surveillance" to ensure that they are not delayed by signals failures or problems on the lines
Sunrise in the west by Edith Pargeter( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lily hand and other stories by Edith Pargeter( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost children by Edith Pargeter( Book )

10 editions published between 1951 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author also writes under pseudonym Ellis Peters
The eighth champion of Christendom by Edith Pargeter( Book )

20 editions published between 1945 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dragon at noonday by Edith Pargeter( Book )

19 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the second of a quartet of novels tracing the destiny of the brothers of Gwynedd - the four grandsons of Llewelyn Fawr, Prince of Gwynedd. England's crisis in 1263 is Prince Llewelyn's opportunity to force recognition of his title and right as Prince of Wales. From that goal he will not be distracted - either by the tragic deaths of his mother and sisters or by his brothers' treachery
Monk's hood( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy landowner is poisoned while staying at the abbey, and when Brother Cadfael is called upon to identify the poison, he is shocked to discover the victim's wife is his own childhood sweetheart
The soldier at the door by Edith Pargeter( Book )

17 editions published between 1954 and 1999 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving and thought provoking novel about the effects of the 1950's South East Asian wars on a group of English people
By firelight by Edith Pargeter( Book )

8 editions published between 1948 and 1996 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holiday with violence by Edith Pargeter( Book )

15 editions published between 1952 and 1994 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The brothers of Gwynedd
Alternative Names

controlled identityPeters, Ellis, 1913-1995

Edith Mary Pargeter

Edith Pargeter crivain britannique

Edith Pargeter englische Krimi-Schriftstellerin

Edith Pargeter pisarka brytyjska

Ellis Peters Brits schrijver

Ellis Peters scrittrice britannica

Ellis Petersov

Pargeter , Edith

Pargeter, Edith Mary 1913-1995

Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995

Peters , Ellis Mary

Елис Питърс

Питерс, Эллис

イーディス・パージター

Languages
English (268)

French (8)

Czech (6)

Italian (3)

Spanish (3)

Covers
The brothers of GwyneddThe heaven treeA means of graceShe goes to warA bloody field by ShrewsburyThe green branchThe scarlet seedClosely watched trains