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Hamilton, Hugo

Works: 36 works in 267 publications in 9 languages and 4,361 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Autobiographies  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Short stories  Suspense fiction  Humorous fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Other, Creator
Classifications: PR6058.A5526, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Hugo Hamilton
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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 579 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 )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 544 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 297 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 254 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 248 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]
Headbanger : a novel by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 222 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 speckled people by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In one of the finest memoirs to have emerged from Ireland in many years, the acclaimed novelist Hugo Hamilton brings alive his German-Irish childhood in 1950s Dublin. Between his father's strict Irish nationalism and the softly spoken stories of his mother's German past, this little boy tells the tale of a whole family's homesickness for a country, and a language, they can call their own
The love test by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 131 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 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman de société
The sailor in the wardrobe by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 85 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
Sproetenkoppen : roman by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Dutch and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografisch getint relaas van het leven van een jongen van Iers-Duitse afkomst in de jaren vijftig en zestig
Cherish cherish cherish : reflections on the 1916 proclamation by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sang impur : roman by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce roman autobiographique évoque l'enfance de l'auteur dans le Dublin pauvre des années 1950 et 1960 entre une mère allemande et un père nationaliste irlandais. La violence est partout à l'école, dans la rue, à la maison, par son père. Prix Fémina étranger 2004
Finbar's hotel by Dermot Bolger( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 21 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
Il cane che abbaiava alle onde by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in Italian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die redselige Insel : irisches Tagebuch by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 20 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
A memoir by Hugo Hamilton( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 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

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Audience level: 0.58 (from 0.23 for Pegavi lju ... to 0.95 for Il cane ch ...)

Alternative Names
Hugo Hamilton écrivain irlandais

Hugo Hamilton escritor irlandés

Hugo Hamilton ír író, költő

Hugo Hamilton irischer Schriftsteller

Hugo Hamilton schrijver uit Ierland

Гюґо Гамільтон

English (150)

German (34)

French (34)

Italian (11)

Dutch (7)

Chinese (3)

Danish (1)

Bosnian (1)

Swedish (1)

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