WorldCat Identities

Lane, Helen

Works: 5 works in 26 publications in 1 language and 1,116 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Novels  History  Biography  Short stories 
Roles: Translator, Author
Classifications: PQ8498.32.A65, 863
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Helen Lane
The storyteller by Mario Vargas Llosa( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: At a small gallery in Florence, a Peruvian writer happens upon a photograph of a tribal storyteller deep in the jungles of the Amazon. He is overcome with the eerie sense that he knows this man-that the storyteller is not an Indian at all but an old school friend, Saul Zuratas. As recollections of Zuratas flow through his mind, the writer begins to imagine Zuratas's transformation from a modern to a central member of the unacculturated Machiguenga tribe. Weaving the mysteries of identity, storytelling, and truth, Vargas Llosa has created a spellbinding tale of one man's journey from the modern world to our origins, abandoning one in order to find meaning in both
In praise of the stepmother by Mario Vargas Llosa( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With meticulous observation and the seductive skill of a great storyteller, Vargas Llosa lures the reader into the shadow of perversion that, little by little, darkens the extraordinary happiness and harmony of his characters. The mysterious nature of happiness and above all, the corrupting power of innocence are the themes that underlie these pages, and the author has perfectly met the demands of the erotic novel, never dimming for an instant the fine poetic polish of his writing
The fallen by Juan Marsé( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cecilia Valdés, or, El Angel Hill by Cirilo Villaverde( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cecilia Valdes is arguably the most important novel of 19th century Cuba. Originally published in New York City in 1882, Cirilo Villaverde's novel has fascinated readers inside and outside Cuba since the late 19th century. In this new English translation, a vast landscape emerges of the moral, political, and sexual depravity caused by slavery and colonialism. Set in the Havana of the 1830s, the novel introduces us to Cecilia, a beautiful light-skinned mulatta, who is being pursued by the son of a Spanish slave trader, named Leonardo. Unbeknownst to the two, they are the children of the same fa
Marie Clay's reading recovery : theory, implementation and evaluation by Helen Lane( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.04 for Cecilia Va ... to 0.60 for The fallen ...)

The storyteller
English (25)

In praise of the stepmotherCecilia Valdés, or, El Angel Hill