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Hamilton, Hugo

Works: 31 works in 267 publications in 10 languages and 4,391 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Short stories  Suspense fiction  Humorous fiction  Drama  History 
Roles: Author, Other, Creator
Classifications: PR6058.A5526, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Hugo Hamilton
Most widely held works by Hugo Hamilton
Disguise by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young mother, her two-year-old son killed in the bombing of Berlin in 1945, is consoled when her father replaces the dead child with a foundling from a refugee train who grows up believing himself to be Gregor Liedmann until he reaches his sixties and embarks on a quest to unlock the secrets of his past
The last shot by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stationed in a small, Bohemian town somewhere between Prague and Dresden in the final days of the Second World War, Officer Franz Kern and Bertha Sommer long for escape. But the road to freedom is fraught with danger. If they are caught deserting their own side they will be executed; if they stay, their lives will be worth little in the hands of the Red Army soldiers that advance on them daily. Decades later, a young American living in Germany sets out on a self-appointed mission. His task is to discover the location of the last shot fired in the war. As he delves deeper and deeper into the past, he finds himself being drawn into the story of Bertha and Franz's daring escape, and the surprising discoveries that follow
Every single minute by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She was dying of cancer and had only ten days to live. In a moving fictional reconstruction, the book traces two days they spent fulfilling her final wish and the intensity of those final hours in Berlin before she returned to Dublin. The narrator, Liam makes his way around Berlin with his dying companion, Una. She has prepared a list of places that she wants to see. In small leaps of memory, both Liam and Una reveal things to each other. It is a journey full of affection and honesty and humour between them, a journey leading to a heartbreaking and uplifting final discovery about her brother at the Berliner Staatsoper
Hand in the fire by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vid Ćosić is a Serbian immigrant whose immediate friendship with a young Dublin lawyer, Kevin Concannon, is overshadowed by a violent incident in which a man is left for dead in the street one night. The legal fallout forces them into an ever closer, uncertain partnership, drawing Vid right into the troubled Concannon family
Sad bastard by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat Coyne, un ancien flic, doit reprendre du service pour retrouver un sac de billets disparus, enquêter sur des immigrés clandestins roumains, et défendre son fils Jimmy accusé de meurtre. --[Memento]
The speckled people by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

40 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed novelist Hugo Hamilton has written his own story - a deeply moving memoir about a whole family's homesickness for a country they can call their own. Originally published: 2003
Headbanger : a novel by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a murder investigation leaves detectives clueless, Coyne enters into a personal feud with the underworld, resulting in disastrous consequences for him and his family. Coyne is a Dublin Dirty Harry for whom everything starts to go wrong
The love test by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dublin where the palm trees grow by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrogate city by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sailor in the wardrobe by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erindringsroman. Den irske forfatter fortæller om sine unge år, hvor han en sommer arbejdede på en havn i nærheden af Dublin
Finbar's hotel by Dermot Bolger( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven Irish authors write about Finbar's Hotel, a rundown establishment in Dublin. In one room, an art thief worries about being caught, in another a woman is trying to convince a visiting sister to make peace with their mother, in a third a man plots revenge
Die redselige Insel : irisches Tagebuch by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 Jahre nach Heinrich Böll begibt sich der deutsch-irische Schriftsteller Hugo Hamilton auf die Spuren des deutschen Nobelpreisträgers und bereist die Grüne Insel, zeigt, wie vieles heute anders und wie vieles sich dennoch gleichgeblieben ist
Cherish cherish cherish : reflections on the 1916 proclamation by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A memoir by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following on from 'The Speckled People', Hugo Hamilton's new memoir has, at its heart, the story of a summer he spent working at a local harbour in Dublin, at a time of tremendous fear and mistrust
Trespassing by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True believers by Joseph O'Connor( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treize nouvelles qui remuent les memes eaux troubles, peuplées de créatures en sursis : prêtres au coeur brisé, amis de longue date qui cultivent à égalité la connivence et la trahison, amoureux empêchés dans leurs élans, fanatiques de tous bord, joyeux plaisantins, vieillards et enfants, tous atteints dans leurs rêves, et qui font des efforts pathétiques pour éviter la noyade
Kriegsliebe : Roman by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrogate : für Klavier, Schlagzeug und Sprecher, 2015 by Heiner Goebbels( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yeats is dead! : a mystery by fifteen Irish writers( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The plot involves a mad search for the only manuscript of an unpublished novel by James Joyce."--Jacket
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Alternative Names
Hugo Hamilton écrivain irlandais

Hugo Hamilton escritor irlandés

Hugo Hamilton ír író, költő

Hugo Hamilton irischer Schriftsteller

Hugo Hamilton Irish writer

Hugo Hamilton schrijver uit Ierland

Гюґо Гамільтон

English (151)

German (35)

French (34)

Italian (11)

Dutch (7)

Danish (4)

Chinese (3)

Bosnian (1)

Swedish (1)

Spanish (1)

The last shotHand in the fireSad bastardThe speckled peopleHeadbanger : a novelThe love testDublin where the palm trees growThe sailor in the wardrobe