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Nothomb, Amélie

Works: 390 works in 2,166 publications in 25 languages and 19,451 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  Romance films  Dark comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Satire  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Author of introduction, Interviewee, Creator, Contributor, Interviewer
Classifications: PQ2674.O778, 843.914
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Fear and trembling by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

143 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This stunningly funny novel about the gap between East and West, and the story of a young Western woman who falls straight into it through her job for a Japanese corporation, was a sensation in France, where it sold half a million copies and won the Grand Prix de l'Academie Francaise and the Prix Internet du Livre
Hygiene and the assassin by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

101 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a reclusive and dying Nobel laureate novelist who grants access to five journalists for interviews. What they find is far from the literary luminary they imagined
The character of rain : a novel by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

77 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the author of the acclaimed international bestseller "Fear and Trembling" comes a shimmering novel about childhood and memory--a portrait of the artist as an infant
Tokyo fiancée by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

45 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amlie is a young language teacher living in Tokyo. When she succumbs to the attentions of a student--the shy, wealthy, and oh-so-Japanese Rinri--the lovers find themselves swept along by an affair that is as unusual as it is tender
The book of proper names by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

52 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From her beginnings, Plectrude seems fated for a life like no other. Raised by an indulgent and adoring aunt, she is a dreamy child who is discovered to have enormous gifts as a dancer. Accepted at Paris's most prestigious ballet school, Plectrude devotes herself to artistic perfection, giving dance her heart and soul - and ultimately her body. As her world shatters as easily as her bones, she learns to survive in the only way she knows how - by committing an act of deadly self-preservation her mother would have understood best."--Jacket
Loving sabotage by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

80 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seven year old daughter of diplomats posted to Peking "concocts a fantasy life as rich as her surroundings are bleak," and on one of her rounds, she meets a young Italian girl, Elena, who is "beautiful, aloof, disdainful of silly games. Our heroine is instantly infatuated, and comes to realize the only fight worthy of her energies is shattering Elena's indifference."--Jacket
The stranger next door : a novel (originally published as Les catilinaires) by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

74 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired French couple move into an idyllic house, only to have the idyll ruined by long, daily visits from a boring doctor who is their neighbor. Eventually they throw him out and the man attempts suicide to make them feel guilty. A comedy of manners
Acide sulfurique : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

55 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of reality shows, the television audience wants blood. One day, while out taking a walk in the Jardin des Plantes, Pannonique is piled into a cattle-truck. It seems, anyone can be picked up and hauled off to the studio without a notice. This book tells the story of this reality TV death camp which has become the nation's obsession
Antéchrista : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

68 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Université de Bruxelles. Blanche, jeune fille solitaire et introvertie, rencontre Christa, à la personnalité opposée. Très vite, Blanche s'aperçoit que celle dont elle avait rêvé être l'amie ne cherche qu'à l'humilier et à la manipuler. De la déception à la haine, de l'admiration au mépris, elle oscille, souffre en silence puis décide enfin d'agir et d'affronter sa tortionnaire
Cosmétique de l'ennemi : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

54 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un autre roman-joute, roman-duel et roman-miroir comme les aime l'extravagante auteure. Le héros est victime d'un importun qui l'oblige à écouter son verbiage, puis ses plus intimes confidences. A priori, rien ne lie ces deux personnages, jusqu'au moment où le raseur confie avoir violé une femme et l'avoir tuée dix ans plus tard. Ce n'est pas le meilleur des neuf romans de l'auteure, mais Nothomb reste habile et assez drôle
Le fait du prince : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

36 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baptiste Bordave usurpe l'identité du richissime Olaf Sildur, venu mourir devant sa porte. Sa veuve ayant accepté sa présence, Baptiste prend congé de lui-même et devient le maître de la richesse, de l'ivresse et de la beauté. Ce conte pour adultes explore l'utopie à deux
Mercure : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

59 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une île, un vieil homme et une jeune fille vivent à l'abri de tout reflet. Une infirmière survient pour soigner la jeune fille. Tandis que les relations de confiance se nouent entre elles, l'infirmière découvre les éléments d'un mystère et d'un drame
Attentat : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

65 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman d'amour
Human rites = Les combustibles by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

42 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in French and English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another winter of war and survival demands sacrifice. Food is in short supply and the cold is unbearable. In a tantalising ménage-à-trois between a Professor, his assistant, and a student, only the books bear witness to their plight
Une forme de vie : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

28 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin Mapple, un soldat américain en poste à Bagdad, écrit à Amélie Nothomb
Journal d'hirondelle : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A la suite d'un chagrin d'amour, un coursier de 30 ans devient insensible. Il trouve un nouveau travail plus conforme à son état : tueur à gages. Pas d'états d'âme à s'acquitter d'un crime parfait. Jusqu'au jour où il exécute un ministre et toute sa famille. Dans la serviette du ministre, il trouve le journal intime de sa fille. Il décide de le lire
Le voyage d'hiver : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un homme dans la quarantaine, Zoïle, s'apprête à monter à bord d'un 747 et à le faire exploser en plein vol. Au coeur de ce bref roman au ton acide, le dévoilement des raisons qui poussent cet employé de l'EDF à commettre un attentat, raisons aussi tordues que personnelles et qui n'ont rien à voir avec la politique ou un quelconque groupuscule terroriste
Péplum : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

49 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tuer le père : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Whip, a 14 year-old boy interested in magic gets kicked out of the house by his mother and her boyfriend. His life changes when a couple, magician Norman Terrence and his girlfriend Christina take him in to live with them. Weird dynamics develop between the members of this newly founded family. The adoptive parents will experience what it is like to have a teenager at home and somewhere along the way, the story takes what will be a "sick" turn for some and an excepted one for others when Joe falls in love with Christina
Barbe bleue : roman by Amélie Nothomb( Book )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this novel two characters are roommates in a luxury Parisian flat. In her interview the writer explains that she did not agree with 2 aspects, and the most important, of the moral of the story: above all, Nothomb will fight for the right of everybody to have a secret. Second point is that the wives in the tale were all stupid women. In her novel, Barbe Bleue will be treated wtih more humanism. The heroines will be characterized by more pragmatism, without reveal the end
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Fear and trembling
Alternative Names
Amalia Nothomb

Ameli Notomb

Amélie Nothomb Belgian author

Amélie Nothomb Belgian francophone writer

Amélie Nothomb Belgisch schrijfster

Amélie Nothomb belgische französischsprachige Schriftstellerin

Amélie Nothomb belgisk författare

Amélie Nothomb belgisk skribent

Amélie Nothomb escritora belga

Amélie Nothomb pisarka belgijska

Amélie Nothomb scrittrice belga

Amélie Nothombová belgická spisovatelka

Nothomb, Amalie

Nothomb Amélie

Nothomb, Amelie 1966-

Nothomb, Amélie 1967-

Nothomb, Fabienne Claire

Nothomb, Fabienne Claire 1966-...

Nothomb, Fabienne Claire, 1967-....

Notomb, Ameli

Notomb, Ameli 1967-

Notomba, Amēlija 1967-

Αμελί Νοτόμπ

Амели Нотомб

Амели Нотомб бельгийская писательница

Амелі Нотомб

Нотомб А

Нотомб А. 1967-

Нотомб, Амели

אמלי נותומב

נותומב, אמילי

נותומב, אמילי. וייגל, אליזבט

נותומב, אמלי

נותומב, אמלי 1967-

آملی نوتوم نویسنده بلژیکی

إيميلي نوثومب

نوتومب، أميلى، 1967-

ئامێلی نۆتوم

अमेलि नवम्बर

อาเมลี นอตง

ამელი ნოტომი

노통, 아멜리 1967-

노통브, 아멜리 1967-

아멜리 노통브


ノートン, アメリー



Hygiene and the assassinThe character of rain : a novelTokyo fiancéeThe book of proper namesLoving sabotageThe stranger next door : a novel (originally published as Les catilinaires)Acide sulfurique : romanAntéchrista : roman