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Westmacott, Mary 1890-1976

Overview
Works: 70 works in 342 publications in 13 languages and 4,512 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6005.H66, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Mary Westmacott
 
Most widely held works by Mary Westmacott
Absent in the spring; a novel of romance and suspense by Mary Westmacott( Book )

31 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En ældre kvinde tvinges ved et tilfælde til et ophold på en øde landstation i ørkenen og benytter tiden til at reflektere over sit liv
Giants' bread; a novel of romance and suspense by Mary Westmacott( Book )

44 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a gifted composer returns home after being reported killed in the war, he finds his wife has already remarried
The rose and the yew tree; a novel of romance and suspense by Mary Westmacott( Book )

25 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobody expected aristocratic Isabelle to fall for John Gabriel, a ruthless war hero. For Isabella, love would mean abandoning her dreams of privilege. For Gabriel, it would ruin his chance of a career and all his ambitions. This novel was written by Agatha Christie under the name Mary Westmacott
A daughter's a daughter; a novel of romance and suspense by Mary Westmacott( Book )

27 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet London widow plans to remarry, but her high-spirited daughter declares the man to be odious
The burden; a novel of romance and suspense by Mary Westmacott( Book )

35 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura Franklng bitterly resented the arrival of her younger sister Shirley, an enchanting baby loved by the family. But Laura's emotions towards her sister changed dramatically one night, when she vowed to protect her with all her strength and love. While Shirley longs for freedom and romance, Laura has to learn that loving can never be a one-sided affair, and the burden of her love for her sister has a dramatic effect on both their lives. A story of consequences when love tunrs to obsession
Agatha Christies, six Mary Westmacott novels by Mary Westmacott( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1986 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Absent in the spring, and other novels : Absent in the spring, Giant's bread, the rose and the yew tree by Mary Westmacott( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of three love stories written by Agatha Christie under the name Mary Westmacott between the years 1930 and 1956
Absent in the spring by Mary Westmacott( Recording )

12 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of a woman returning from a visit to her daughter in Iraq, who is immobilised in an isolated railway rest house by flooding of the railway tracks. Enforced solitude compels Joan Scudamore to face up to many of the truths about herself and her relationships which she has striven to hide, and in so doing to re-evaluate her life
Unfinished portrait; a novel of romance and suspense by Agatha Christie( Book )

26 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting an exotic island, Celia, a woman in the midst of a divorce, is rescued from suicide by a successful portrait painter who then listens as she talks about her life and experiences. The second of six novels published under the name of Mary Westacott
A daughter's a daughter and other novels : a daughter's daughter, Unfinished portrait, the burden by Mary Westmacott( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three novels by Agatha Christie, written under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott between 1930 and 1956, including "Unfinished Portrait," "The Burden," and the title work about a daughter's opposition to her mother's plan to remarry
A daughter's a daughter by Agatha Christie( Recording )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agatha Christie's 6 forgotten psychological romance novels are now being published under her own name for the first time - Mary Westmacott. Ann and Richard's love is sabotaged by Ann's daughter Sarah, who cannot contemplate her mother remarrying
The burden by Agatha Christie( Recording )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura Franklin bitterly resented the arrival of her younger sister Shirley, an enchanting baby loved by all the family. But Laura's emotions towards her sister changed dramatically one night, when she vowed to protect her with all her strength and love
The Mary Westmacott collection by Mary Westmacott( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last three of six psychological romance novels, love stories with a jagged edge, by the Queen of Crime, writing under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. Agatha Christie is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. It was her sharp observations of the ambitions that drive people, their relationships and the conflicts that erupt between them, that added life and sparkle to her ingenious detective novels. When she turned this understanding of human nature away from the crime genre, writing anonymously as Mary Westmacott to prove that her writing could sell on its merit rather than her fame alone, she created bittersweet novels, love stories with a jagged edge, as compelling and memorable as the best of her work. The Rose and the Yew Tree: A working-class man's attempts to elevate himself in life lead to unforeseen circumstances ... A Daughter's a Daughter: A mother rejects personal happiness to look after her daughter, but later regrets the decision ... The Burden: A girl precipitates a disastrous marriage by controlling the life of her younger sibling
Unfinished portrait by Mary Westmacott( Recording )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christie's 6 forgotten psychological romance novels are being published under her own name for the first time - Mary Westmacott. Bereft of her mother, husband & daughter, Celia's on the verge of suicide when she meets Larraby, a painter
Rosa d'autunno by Mary Westmacott( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of romance and suspense by Mary Westmacott( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mary Westmacott collection by Mary Westmacott( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mary Westmacott collection by Mary Westmacott( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rose and the yew tree by Mary Westmacott( Recording )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crippled but clear-sighted observer narrates the strange relationship that develops between the beautiful aristocratic Isabella and one of the candidates in a post-war election in Cornwall, a man who both desires and despises her
Giant's bread by Mary Westmacott( Recording )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vernon Deyre is a sensitive and brilliant musician, even a genius. But there is always a high price to be paid for his talent, especially by his family and the two women in his life. His sheltered childhood in the home he loves has not prepared Vernon for the harsh reality of his adult years, and in order to write the great masterpiece of his life, he has to make a crucial decision with no time left to count the cost
 
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Absent in the spring, and other novels : Absent in the spring, Giant's bread, the rose and the yew tree
Alternative Names

controlled identityChristie, Agatha, 1890-1976

Christie, Agata 1890-1976

Christie, Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller 1890-1976

Christie, Agatha Miller 1890-1976

Kri-xti, A-ga-ta 1890-1976

Kristi, A. 1890-1976

Kristi, A. (Agata), 1890-1976

Kristi, Agata 1890-1976

Westmacott, Mary

Westmacott, Mary 1890-1976

Вестмакотт, Мэри 1890-1976

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Giants' bread; a novel of romance and suspenseThe rose and the yew tree; a novel of romance and suspenseA daughter's a daughter; a novel of romance and suspenseThe burden; a novel of romance and suspenseAbsent in the spring, and other novels : Absent in the spring, Giant's bread, the rose and the yew treeAbsent in the springUnfinished portrait; a novel of romance and suspenseA daughter's a daughter and other novels : a daughter's daughter, Unfinished portrait, the burden