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Orth-Guttmann, Renate

Overview
Works: 118 works in 253 publications in 2 languages and 836 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Musical fiction  Love stories  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction, English  Detective and mystery stories  Short stories 
Roles: Translator, Author, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PS3511.I9, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Renate Orth-Guttmann
Deaf sentence by David Lodge( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frustrated by hearing loss and his messy personal life, retired linguistics professor Desmond Bates reluctantly journeys to London to check up on his elderly father and finds his hearing problems resulting in an unintended relationship with a young woman
The painted drum by Louise Erdrich( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aus einem Antiquariat stiehlt Faye eine alte Indianertrommel. Schon bald plagt sie ein schlechtes Gewissen - und die unerwartet schmerzliche und zugleich schöne Erinnerung an ihre früh gestorbene Schwester. Je näher Faye der Trommel kommt, desto intensiver wird das Band, das sie mit der Vergangenheit knüpft
Das Geburtstagsgeschenk Roman by Barbara Vine( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivor Tesham is a handsome, single, young member of Parliament whose political star is on the rise. When he meets a woman in a chance encounter--a beautiful, leggy, married woman named Hebe--the two become lovers obsessed with their trysts, spiced up by what the newspapers like to call "adventure sex." After things go horribly wrong, Ivor begins to receive anonymous letters that reveal astonishingly specific details about the affair and its aftermath. Somehow he must keep his role from being uncovered--and his political future from being destroyed by scandal
Deception : a novel by Joan Aiken( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in German and French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England 1815: durch einen unglaublichen Zufall und durch einen kühnen Plan erfüllt sich der Lebenstraum einer englischen Pensionatsabsolventin
Grasshopper : a novel by Barbara Vine( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een groepje jonge drop-outs zwerft als tijdverdrijf over de Londense daken en ontdekt daar de verblijfplaats van een voortvluchtig stel dat zijn eigen pleegkind heeft ontvoerd
Oh, play that thing by Roddy Doyle( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-IRA assassin Henry journeys between Chicago and New York in his pursuit of his elusive wife and his love for jazz, all the while endeavoring to outmaneuver the death warrant that has followed him across the Atlantic
The love of the last tycoon : a western by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even in its incomplete form, The Love of The Last Tycoon: A Western has achieved a reputation as the best Hollywood novel. When F. Scott Fitzgerald died in 1940 he had written seventeen of thirty projected episodes. In 1941 the "unfinished novel" was published in a text for general readers by Edmund Wilson under the title The Last Tycoon. For more than fifty years that edition, which disguises the state of Fitzgerald's work in progress, has been the only one available. This critical edition of The Love of The Last Tycoon utilizes Fitzgerald's manuscript drafts, revised typescripts, and working notes to establish the first authoritative text of the brilliant work in progress. The volume includes a detailed history of the gestation, composition, and publication of the novel; an explanation of editorial principles; full textual apparatus with editorial notes; facsimiles of the drafts; and explanatory notes on topical allusions and historical references for contemporary readers. The reconstruction of Fitzgerald's intentions for the thirteen unwritten episodes is particularly useful. F. Scott Fitzgerald's incomplete masterpiece is accurately restored to its 1940 state (with editorial emendation of non-functional errors) and thus made fully accessible to a cross-section of readers
The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der junge Metzgermeister Fidelis Waldvogel wandert Anfang der zwanziger Jahre mit seiner Frau Eva nach Amerika aus. Im Gepäck einen Koffer voller Würste, mit deren Verkauf er ihre Reise in die Neue Welt finanziert. Ihre neue Heimat finden sie in Argus, North Dakota. Während Fidelis Würste macht und einen Gesangverein gründet, sorgt Eva mit Geschick und Energie dafür, daß die Metzgerei Waldvogel ihrer immer größer werdenden Familie ein sicheres Auskommen schafft
Tender is the night by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of Americans living on the French Riviera in the 1930s is a portrait of psychological disintegration as a wealthy couple supports friends and hangers-on financially and emotionally at the cost of their own stability
Aus der Welt : Roman by Ruth Rendell( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Besessenen : Abenteuer mit russischen Büchern und ihren Lesern by Elif Batuman( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deportees and other stories by Roddy Doyle( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Almost all of the funny and poignant tales of Roddy Doyle's first-ever collection of stories have one thing in common: Someone born in Ireland meets someone who has come to live there. In "Guess Who's Coming for the Dinner," a father who prides himself on his open-mindedness when his daughters talk about sex is forced to confront his feelings when one of them brings home a black man. "New Boy" describes the first day of school for a nine-year-old boy from Africa while in "The Pram," a ghost story, a Polish nanny grows impatient with her charge's older sisters and decides - in a new phrase she has learned - to "scare them shitless." In "57% Irish," a man decides to devise a test of Irishness by measuring reactions to three things: "Riverdance," the song "Danny Boy" and Robbie Keane's goal against Germany in the 2002 World Cup. And in the title story, a sequel, of sorts, to Doyle's very first novel, The Commitments, Jimmy Babbitte decides that it is time to form a new band - a multi-cultural outfit that specializes not in soul music but in the folk songs of Woody Guthrie."--Jacket
A star called Henry by Roddy Doyle( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De zoon van een uitsmijter van een bordeel in Dublin vertelt over zijn leven vanaf zijn geboorte in 1902 tot en met de Burgeroorlog in de jaren twintig
The haunted bookshop by Christopher Morley( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Mifflin, whom we met in the author's 'Parnassus on wheels,' here keeps a secondhand bookshop in Brooklyn, N.Y. He takes in the young daughter of a friend to learn the book trade, and immediately a mystery develops
Love and friendship by Jane Austen( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a noble youth arrives unannounced to request the hand of the matchless Laura, it seems their future is one of contentment and bliss -- that is until his family learn of the marriage and, one by one, they reject the new bride. So begins the series of unspeakable events that Laura must confront and overcome, by way of the occasional fainting fit and bout of delirium. Tragedy and comedy here go hand in hand as a very foolish young heroine is placed at the centre of Jane Austen's early satire on drawing-room society. Written as a series of letters, 'Love and Friendship' is a delicious romp through the highs and lows of a young girl's lot in life and a precursor of Austen's later works of genius. It is accompanied by 'The Three Sisters', another expertly crafted epistolary novel, and the brilliant 'A Collection of Letters' which has been described by Fay Weldon as 'five just about perfect short stories'
Die Ballade von Trenchmouth Taggart Roman by Glenn Taylor( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der von seiner Mutter verstossene Trenchmouth wird von einer Schnapsbrennerin aufgezogen. Seine Mundfäule macht ihn zum schweigsamen Eigenbrötler, andererseits ist er mit zahlreichen Talenten gesegnet, mit denen er u.a. 1920 als treffsicherer Heckenschütze einen ganzen Landstrich ins Chaos stürzt
The reef by Edith Wharton( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American lady in France discovers that the man she is about to marry has had an affair with her daughter's governess
Der Mann, der zu viel wusste : Kriminalgeschichten by G. K Chesterton( Book )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clown and his daughter by Halide Edib Adıvar( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turcja, schyłek XIX wieku. Na tronie zasiada "krwawy sułtan", Abdul Hamid II, w społeczeństwie narasta ferment. Na tym tle rozgrywa się historia Rabii, córki komedianta zdobywającego szturmem stambulskie sceny. Kiedy ojciec za wykpiwanie możnych i konszachty z młodoturkami zostaje wygnany ze stolicy, pieczę nad dzieckiem przejmuje dziadek, surowy i zionący nienawiścią do całego świata imam. Wychowywana w izolacji od otoczenia, pozbawiona prawa do śmiechu i zabawy, Rabia ma jednak talent, który ją ocali: piękny głos. Śpiewając wersety Koranu, zyskuje wstęp na salony, gdzie odkrywa świat pozornych przyjemności i pałacowych intryg. W domu swojego protektora, Selima Paszy, otrzymuje możliwość pobierania nauk u słynnego derwisza, Vehbiego Efendiego, a dzięki Peregriniemu, muzykowi z Włoch, poznaje muzykę europejską. Po powrocie ojca z wygnania Rabia decyduje się z nim zamieszkać. Z biegiem lat staje się samodzielną młodą kobietą, wierną tradycji i religii, obowiązkową, skromną i wystarczająco silną, by stawić czoło przeciwnościom losu. Dzięki ojcu Rabia zanurza się w fascynujący świat teatru, radości i zabawy. Świat, w którym pozna wreszcie smak miłości i gorycz cierpienia
The chimney sweeper's boy : a novel by Barbara Vine( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Englishwoman writing a biography of her father, a famous novelist, discovers that as a young man he changed names, taking the name of a boy who died in infancy. She goes looking for the reason and discovers murder
 
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The Master Butchers Singing Club
Alternative Names
Guttmann, Renate 1935-

Guttmann, Renate Orth-

Guttmann, Renate Orth- 1935-

Orth-Guttmann, Renate M. 1935-

Renate Orth-Guttmann German translator

Renate Orth-Guttmann bersetzerin

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German (65)

French (1)

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