WorldCat Identities

Walford, Naomi

Works: 94 works in 308 publications in 3 languages and 6,963 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Epic fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Translator, Other
Classifications: PH355.W3, 894.5413
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Most widely held works about Naomi Walford
Most widely held works by Naomi Walford
The Egyptian : a novel by Mika Waltari( Book )

24 editions published between 1949 and 2002 in English and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in the United States in 1949 and widely condemned as obscene, The Egyptian outsold every other novel published that year, and remains a classic; readers worldwide have testified to its life-changing power. It is a full-bodied re-creation of a largely forgotten era in the world?s history: the Egypt of the 14th century B.C.E., when pharaohs and gods contended with the near-collapse of history?s greatest empire. This epic tale encompasses the whole of the then-known world, from Babylon to Crete, from Thebes to Jerusalem, while centering around one unforgettable figure: Sinuhe, a man of mysterious origins who rises from the depths of degradation to become personal physician to Pharaoh Akhnaton
Byzantium: greatness and decline by Charles Diehl( Book )

7 editions published between 1957 and 1991 in English and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond sing the woods by Trygve Gulbranssen( Book )

10 editions published between 1935 and 1937 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicle of a Norwegian family living on a huge estate in the hills
The wanderer by Mika Waltari( Book )

7 editions published between 1951 and 1960 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time is the 16th century and the scene North Africa and the Ottoman Empire
The dark angel by Mika Waltari( Book )

14 editions published between 1953 and 1964 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical novel about Constantinople at the time of its fall, in 1452-1453
A time on earth by Vilhelm Moberg( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1984 in English and German and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging Swedish immigrant lives out his days in modest Southern California hotel room where he thinks back to his childhood and the tragic fate of his idol, an older brother
Moonscape and other stories by Mika Waltari( Book )

8 editions published between 1954 and 1956 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Fetish by Christine Garnier( Book )

3 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sibyl by Pär Lagerkvist( )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this powerful, poetic, and moving parable, the Wandering Jew of medieval Christian legend journeys to Delphi to consult the famed oracle of the pagans. He is turned away but not before learning that one of the most adept of the old priestesses, or sibyls, lives in disgrace in the mountains above the Temple. In her rude goat-hut he seeks the meaning of his disastrous brush with the son of God. She reveals that she, too, has been touched by the son of a god, a very different son, not quite human, born of her own body. He dwells with her as a constant reminder of the betrayal of her mystical and erotic union with the divine, her punishment, and--perhaps--her redemption
The games of night : ten stories and an autobiographical piece by Stig Dagerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cape Farewell by Harry Martinson( Book )

4 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sibyl by Pär Lagerkvist( )

3 editions published between 1958 and 1963 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old woman who lives in the mountains near Delphi is visited by the legendary Wandering Jew, who was cursed with immortality for refusing to let Jesus rest on his way to being crucified
Modern Arctic exploration by Gunnar Seidenfaden( Book )

3 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes work of modern expeditions, including mapping, geology, biology, marine research, ethnology, with brief account of recent voyages
The games of night by Stig Dagerman( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1986 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"«Lo que hace tan apasionantes los cuentos de Dagerman es la conceptualización de la ficción corta como un vehículo moral, con una capacidad para generar empatía, identificación y compromiso.» Steven Hartman, New York Review of Books. Este libro reúne los mejores cuentos del escritor sueco Stig Dagerman. Un tema central recorre toda su obra y toda su vida: la solidaridad como idea suprema, principio ético y compromiso responsable. Hijo de la clase obrera, desde niño pudo saborear la dicha de la fraternidad en medio de los estragos de la Gran Depresión; en algún lugar escribe que toda su infancia fue un interminable convoy de pordioseros. En este contexto merece especial mención su solidaridad con la España republicana y con los represaliados de la dictadura franquista. Su casa fue lugar de encuentro de numerosos antifascistas y miembros de las Brigadas Internacionales. Los veinticinco relatos que componen este libro reflejan los conflictos y angustias que definieron a toda una generación: la que fue testigo del último suspiro de una forma de vida eminentemente agrícola y que vivió los desastres de la II Guerra Mundial." -- Cubierta
The empire of the steppes : a history of central Asia by René Grousset( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the early history of the steppe nomad is shrouded in obscurity, The Empire of the Steppes brings to the general reader and the specialist the majestic sweep, grandeur, and the overriding intellectual grasp of Grousset's original. Hailed as a masterpiece when first published in French in 1939, and in English in 1970, this great work of synthesis brings before us the great people of the steppes, dominated by three mighty figures - Attila, Genghiz Khan, and Tamberlain - as they marched through ten centuries of history, from the borders of China to the frontiers of the West
Servants entrance by Sigrid Boo( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The happy glutton; an essay on cooking considered both as a fine art and as a worldly pleasure accompanied by recipes by Alin Laubreaux( Book )

3 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinuhe the Egyptian : a novel by Mika Waltari( Book )

14 editions published between 1949 and 1973 in English and Finnish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katrina by Sally Salminen( Book )

5 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortælling om en finsk bondekone, der er gift med en svag mand og kæmper for at holde sammen på hjemmet. Foregår på Ålandsøerne
The secret of the kingdom by Mika Waltari( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon witnessing the Crucifixion, a wealthy young Roman is moved to search into the question of Christ's life on earth
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