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Bulloch, Jamie

Works: 51 works in 220 publications in 1 language and 5,604 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Autobiographies  Biography  Autobiographical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor
Classifications: PT2724.E75, 833.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jamie Bulloch
Look who's back by Timur Vermes( Book )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He's back. Berlin, Summer 2011. Adolf Hitler wakes up on a patch of ground, alive and well. Things have changed - no Eva Braun, no Nazi party, no war. Hitler barely recognizes his beloved Fatherland, filled with immigrants and run by a woman. And he's führious. People certainly recognize him, albeit as a flawless impersonator who refuses to break character. The unthinkable, the inevitable happens, and the ranting Hitler goes viral, becomes a Youtube star, gets his own T.V. show, and people begin to listen. But the Führer has another programme with even greater ambition - to set the country he finds a shambles back to rights
Karl Renner : Austria by Jamie Bulloch( )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of the mother as a young woman by Friedrich Christian Delius( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Nazi-era German woman, on her way to a Bach concert in Rome, tries to remain aloof and emotionally distant from the war but comes to the gradual realization that her husband might never return from the front
Love virtually by Daniel Glattauer( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Write to me, Emmi. Writing is like kissing, but without lips. Writing is kissing with the mind.' It begins by chance: Leo receives emails in error from an unknown woman called Emmi. Being polite he replies, and Emmi writes back. A few brief exchanges are all it takes to spark a mutual interest in each other, and soon Emmi and Leo are sharing their innermost secrets and longings. The erotic tension simmers, and it seems only a matter of time before they will meet in person. But they keep putting off the moment - the prospect both excites and unsettles them. And after all, Emmi is happily married. Will their feelings for each other survive the test of a real-life encounter? And if so, what then? Love Virtually is a funny, fast-paced and utterly absorbing novel, with plenty of twists and turns, about a love affair conducted entirely by email
The taste of apple seeds by Katharina Hagena( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Iris, childhood memories are of long hot summers spent playing with her cousin Rosmarie in her grandmother's garden, a place where redcurrants turned to pale tears on the branches of trees and beautiful Aunt Inga shook sparks from the tips of her fingers. But now her grandmother is dead and, along with inheriting the property, Iris finds that she also inherits her family's darkest secrets. Reluctant to keep it, but reluctant to sell, Iris spends one more summer at the house. By day she swims at the local lake, where she rediscovers a childhood companion. Alone at night she roams thro
Someday we'll tell each other everything by Daniela Krien( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sleepy countryside of East Germany, in 1990, sixteen-year-old Maria moves in with her boyfriend on his family's farm. Dreamy and bookish, she soon realizes she is not cut out for agricultural work. A chance encounter with an enigmatic older man ignites an improbable affair. Henner is unpredictable, damaged, and expresses his love for her often through violence, yet Maria is drawn to him with a longing she can barely comprehend. As the hot, sultry summer progresses, keeping their passion a secret becomes even more difficult
The girl who beat ISIS : Farida's story by Farida Khalaf( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In August 2014, Farida, like any ordinary teenage girl, was enjoying the summer holidays before her last year at school. But Farida lived in the mountains of northern Iraq--and what happened next was unimaginable. Her village was an ISIS target. ISIS jihadists murdered the men and boys, including her father and brother, before taking Farida and the other women prisoner. This is the story of what happened to Farida after she was captured: the beatings, the rapes, the markets where ISIS sold women like cattle, and Farida's realisation that the more resistant she became, the harder it was for her captors to continue their atrocities against her. So she struggled, she bit, she kicked, she accused her captors of going against their religion, until, one day, the door to her room was left unlocked. She took her chance and, with five younger girls in her charge, fled into the Syrian desert. Farida showed incredible courage in the face of the unthinkable, and now with The Girl Who Beat ISIS she bravely relives her story to bear witness. Searing and immediate, this is the first memoir by a young woman that shows first-hand what life is like for innocents caught up in the maelstrom of day-to-day life with ISIS
The chef by Martin Suter( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the financial crisis tightens its grip on Europe, the gilded world of Zurich's leading restaurant, Chez Huwyler, seems immune to plunging stock markets and collapsing banks. But behind the scenes, even the rarefied world of haute cuisine is feeling the bite and so Maravan - a Tamil dishwasher and undiscovered culinary genius - and Andrea - a stunningly beautiful waitress - find themselves out of a job and needing to find another way to survive. After Maravan seduces Andrea by cooking her a dinner that fuses the aphrodisiac recipes of his ancestors with the necromancy of molecular gastronomy, Andrea hits upon a business idea: romantic catering for couples. But even culinary magic can't ward off recession and when their new company begins to struggle, they are forced to enter into a much more unsavoury business, plunging them deep into an underworld where murder and sex feed otherwise unquenchable thirsts
Schlump by Hans Herbert Grimm( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seventeen-year-old Schlump marches off to war in 1915 because going to war is the best way to meet girls. And so he does, on his first posting, overseeing three villages in occupied France. But then Schlump is sent to the front, and the good times end. Schlump, which was published anonymously in 1928 and widely translated at the time, was one of the first German novels to describe World War I in all its horror and absurdity and it remains one of the best. What really sets it apart is its remarkable central character. Who is Schlump? A bit of a rascal and a bit of a sweetheart, a victim of his times, an inveterate survivor, maybe even a new type of man. At once comedy, documentary, hellhole, and fairy tale, Schlump is a gripping and disturbing book about the experience of trauma and what the great critic Walter Benjamin, writing at the same time as Hans Herbert Grimm, would call the death of experience, since perhaps if anything goes, nothing counts"--
Four meditations on happiness by Michael Hampe( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Striving for a happy, perfect life is as old as mankind. Can one achieve such a goal at all? Can there be a universally applicable theory about happiness? In this original and thought-provoking book philosopher Michael Hampe sets out to find some answers
Kingdom of twilight by Steven Uhly( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One night in autumn 1944, a gunshot echoes through the alleyways of a small town in occupied Poland. An SS officer is shot dead by a young Polish Jew, Margarita Ejzenstain. In retaliation, his commander orders the execution of thirty-seven Poles--one for every year of the dead man's life. First hidden by a sympathetic German couple, Margarita must then flee the brutal advance of the Soviet army with her newborn baby. So begins a thrilling panorama of intermingled destinies and events that reverberate from that single act of defiance. Kingdom of Twilight follows the lives of Jewish refugees and a German family resettled from Bukovina, as well as a former SS officer, chronicling the geographical and psychological dislocation generated by war. A quest for identity and truth takes them from refugee camps to Lübeck, Berlin, Tel Aviv, and New York, as they try to make sense of a changed world, and of their place in it. Hypnotically lyrical and intensely moving, Steven Uhly's epic novel is a finely nuanced yet shattering exploration of universal themes: love, hatred, doubt, survival, guilt, humanity, and redemption."--
The mussel feast by Birgit Vanderbeke( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mother and her two teenage children sit at the dinner table. In the middle stands a large pot of cooked mussels. Why has the father not returned home? As the evening wears on, we glimpse the issues that are tearing this family apart."--Back cover
A very special year by Thomas Montasser( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a quiet back street in a sleepy town, there sits an old bookshop: an emporium of reading delights. Inside, there sits a most peculiar novel - its ending changes depending on the reader... For young Valerie, who has just inherited the shop after the sudden (and very mysterious) disappearance of her Aunt Charlotte, the place amounts to nothing more than a badly-run business, to be whipped into shape before being sold on. But when an enigmatic customer appears and enquires about the novel with no ending, the magic of the place is unlocked
Zen and the art of murder by Oliver Bottini( Book )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise Boni, maverick chief inspector with the Black Forest crime squad, is struggling with her demons. Divorced at forty-two, she is haunted by the shadows of the past. Dreading yet another a dreary winter weekend alone, she receives a call from the departmental chief which signals the strangest assignment of her career - to trail a Japanese monk wandering through the snowy wasteland to the east of Freiburg, dressed only in sandals and a cowl. She sets off reluctantly, and by the time she catches up with him, she discovers that he is injured, and fearfully fleeing some unknown evil. When her own team comes under fire, the investigation takes on a terrifying dimension, uncovering a hideous ring of child traffickers. The repercussions of their crimes will change the course of her own life
Eeuwig de jouwe by Daniel Glattauer( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judith, in her mid-thirties and single, meets Hannes when he steps on her foot in a crowded supermarket. Hannes is an architect - single and in the prime of life. At first Judith revels in being put on a pedestal by this determined man who seems to have eyes only for her. But as time goes by, she finds his constant displays of affection increasingly wearying and his intensive attention becomes oppressive
Damnation by Peter Beck( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dead clients are bad for business, something Tom Winter, head of security for a discrete Swiss private bank, knows all too well. After a helicopter explodes, leaving behind the charred bodies of a client and a colleague, he teams up with Fatima, a mysterious Egyptian businesswoman. Together they follow the money trail around the world and back into the Swiss mountains, the NSA watching their every move. When taciturn Winter, a former special forces commander, closes in on the truth, they turn from being the hunters to the hunted and realize they are in a deadly, high-stakes race against the clock."--Jacket
Sea of ink by Richard Weihe( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Levensgeschiedenis van een van de meest invloedrijke en geliefde Chinese schilders aller tijden, die na de val van de Ming Dynastie een boeddhistische monnik werd
Montecristo by Martin Suter( Book )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Undetermined and English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video journalist Jonas Brand is on a rail journey from Zurich to Basel when stock trader Paolo Contini appears to throw himself from the train to his death. Brand sets his footage of the aftermath of the incident aside to investigate a strange coincidence: two 100-Swiss franc banknotes bearing the same serial number have come into his possession. Sensing an opportunity to graduate from celebrity journalism to serious investigation, he has banknotes analysed, with bizarrely contradictory and fatal results
Die Hauptstadt Roman by Robert Menasse( Book )

5 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brussels. A panorama of tragic heroes, manipulative losers, involuntary accomplices. No wonder the E.U. Commission is keen to improve its image. The Capital is a sharp satire, a crime story, a comedy of manner, a philosophical essay - the major European novel, published on the eve of Brexit, at its heart the most powerful pro-European message: no-one should forget the circumstances that gave rise to the European project in the first place.As the fiftieth anniversary of the European Commission approaches, the Directorate-General for Culture is tasked with planning and organising a fitting celebration. The project will serve the wider purpose of revamping the Commission's image at a time of waning public support. When Fenia Xenopoulou's Austrian P.A. Martin Susman suggests putting Auschwitz at the centre of the jubilee, she is thrilled. But she has neglected to take the other E.U. institutions into account.Inspector Brunfaut is in a tricky situation too: his murder case has been suppressed at the highest level. Luckily, he's friends with the I.T. whizz at Brussels' Police H.Q., who gains access to secret files in the public prosecutor's office. Matek, the Polish hitman, knows nothing of this. But he does know that he shot the wrong guy, and for Matek, who would rather have become a priest, this is serious. And what about the pig farmers who take to the streets of the city to protest about existing trade restrictions blocking the export of pigs' ears to China ...?
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