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De Bernières, Louis

Overview
Works: 135 works in 885 publications in 24 languages and 18,550 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Religious fiction  History  Film adaptations  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Love stories  Radio plays  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: PR6054.E132, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Louis De Bernières
 
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Most widely held works by Louis De Bernières
Corelli's mandolin by Louis De Bernières( Book )
220 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 22 languages and held by 4,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A captivating and mystical story of life and love during the wartime Italian occupation of the isolated Greek island of Cephallonia. Extravagant, inventive, emotionally sweeping, this rich and lyrical, heartbreaking and hilarious novel has been widely hailed as a classic. Set on the peaceful island of Cephallonia, just as the horrors of World War II reach its remote shores, Corelli's Mandolin is "an exuberant mixture of history and romance, written with a wit that is incandescent" (Los Angeles Times Book Review). Corelli's Mandolin is the story of a timeless place that one day wakes up to find itself in the jaws of history. The place is the Greek island of Cephallonia, where gods once dabbled in the affairs of men and the local saint periodically rises from his sarcophagus to cure the mad. Then the tide of World War II rolls onto the island's shores in the form of the conquering Italian army. Caught in the midst of the occupation are Pelagia, a willful, beautiful young woman, and the two suitors vying for her love and affection: Mandras, a gentle fisherman turned ruthless, murderous guerilla, and the charming, mandolin-playing Captain Corelli, a reluctant officer of the Italian garrison on the island. Rich with loyalties and betrayals, and set against a landscape where the factual blends seamlessly with the fantastic, Corelli's Mandolin is a passionate novel as rich in ideas as it is genuinely moving
Birds without wings by Louis De Bernières( Book )
72 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the finals days of the Ottoman Empire, the young men of the village are instructed to battle the invading forces during the Great War and destroy the peace
A partisan's daughter by Louis De Bernières( Book )
33 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bored, lonely, and trapped in a loveless, sexless marriage, forty-something Chris is a stranger to London's 1970s youth culture, when he propositions Roza, a Yugoslavian newcomer who spends the next few months telling Chris the story of her past
Red dog by Louis De Bernières( Book )
54 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Red Dog was a kind of ultra-Kelpie, energetic and clever enough for an entire breed in himself. Dubbed a "professional traveler" rather than a stray, Red Dog established his own transportation system, hitchhiking between far-flung towns and female dogs in cars whose engine noises he'd memorized and whose drivers he's charmed."--Jacket
The war of Don Emmanuel's nether parts : a novel by Louis De Bernières( Book )
54 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a wealthy and arrogant aristocrat decides to divert the water supply for a whole town to his own needs, the poor townspeople revolt with violent consequences
The troublesome offspring of Cardinal Guzman : a novel by Louis De Bernières( Book )
30 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novels The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts (winner of England's 1991 Commonwealth Writers Prize for the best first book [Eurasian region] and Senor Vivo and the Coca Lord (winner of the 1992 Commonwealth Writers Prize [Eurasian region])
Red Dog by Louis De Bernières( Visual )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Incredible true story of a wandering, dust-covered Kelpie who hitched his way to the mining town of Dampier and into the hearts of each and every one of its residents ... A great emotional tale of adventure, love and lasting friendship"--Container
Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord by Louis De Bernières( Book )
37 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dionisio Vivo runs afoul of the local coca lords when he sends a series of letters to the press exposing their murderous domination of his country
Notwithstanding : stories from an English village by Louis De Bernières( Book )
24 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of stories of a vanished English village where a lady might dress as a man in plus fours and spend her time shooting squirrels with a twelve bore, or keep a vast menagerie in her house. A retired general might give up wearing clothes, a spiritualist might live in a cottage with her sister and the ghost of her husband, and people might think it quite natural to confide in a spider that lives in a potting shed
Birds without wings by Louis De Bernières( Recording )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a small town in Anatolia at the end of the Ottoman Empire is told in the richly varied voices of its inhabitants
Corelli's mandolin by Louis De Bernières( Recording )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The people of a Greek island must contend with the barbarism of World War II and the unexpected forces that shape their lives in the years after
Captain Corelli's mandolin by Louis De Bernières( Visual )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Als de Italiaanse legerkaptein Antonio Corelli met zijn garnizoen het Griekse eiland Kefallonia bezet in de Tweede Wereldoorlog, wordt hij verliefd op Pelagia, de dochter van de dokter
Captain Corelli's mandolin by Louis De Bernières( Recording )
37 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is 1941 and Captain Antonio Corelli, a young Italian officer, is posted to a Greek island as part of the occupying forces. At first he is ostracised by the locals, but he proves himself in time. He falls in love, but can a fragile love survive war?
A partisan's daughter by Louis De Bernières( Recording )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In late 1970's North London, a sales rep going through a mid life crisis attempts to pick up of a young woman
Red dog by Louis De Bernières( Recording )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Red Dog is a West Australian, a lovable friendly red kelpie who found widespread fame as a result of his habit of travelling all over Western Australia, hitching rides over thousands of miles, settling in places for months at a time and adopting new families before heading off again to the next destination and another family, sometimes returning to say hello years later. While visiting Australia, Louis de Bernieres heard the legend of Red Dog and decided to do some research on this extraordinary story. After travelling to Western Australia and meeting countless people who'd known and loved Red Dog, Louis decided to spread Red Dog's fame a little further. The result is an utterly charming tale of an amazing dog with places to go and people to see. Red Dog will delight readers and animal lovers of all ages
Notwithstanding stories from an English village by Louis De Bernières( )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Frenchman once pointed out to Louis de Bernieres that Britain was the most exotic country in Europe, adding that it was 'an immense lunatic asylum'. Casting his mind back to the village in southern Surrey where he grew up, he brings us stories of a vanished England which will delight readers
Sunday morning at the centre of the world : a play for voices by Louis De Bernières( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een partizanendochter : roman by Louis De Bernières( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Dutch and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een middelbare man denkt met weemoed aan de erotische verhalen die een jonge Servische hem opdiste
Vogels zonder vleugels : roman by Louis De Bernières( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Dutch and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De bewoners van een kuststadje in het Anatolië van het eerste kwart van de 20e eeuw zijn weerloos tegen de met gruwelijke etnische zuiveringen gepaard gaande ondergang van het Ottomaanse Rijk
Notwithstanding by Louis De Bernières( Recording )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These stories have accumulated over the years, and have become fictions rather than memoirs, transformed by a novelist's inability to stick to the truth. The characters appear in each others' stories, giving a picture of an entire community and a beautiful landscape
 
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Alternative Names
Bernières, Louis de.
Berniéres, Louis de 1954-
Bernjērs, Lūiss de 1954-
de Bernieres, Louis
De Bernières, Louis 1954-
De Bernjērs, Lūiss 1954-
DeBernières, Louis 1954-
ברניר, לואי דה
דה ברנייר, לואי
דה ברניר, לואי 1954-
ド ベルニエール, ルイ
Languages
English (506)
Spanish (31)
French (26)
German (16)
Turkish (14)
Dutch (13)
Italian (12)
Czech (11)
Danish (8)
Swedish (8)
Polish (6)
Greek, Modern (6)
Finnish (5)
Catalan (5)
Croatian (4)
Hungarian (4)
Serbian (3)
Japanese (2)
Portuguese (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Macedonian (2)
Slovenian (2)
Hebrew (1)
Russian (1)
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