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Boyd, Carole

Overview
Works: 442 works in 1,135 publications in 2 languages and 11,183 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Epistolary fiction  Novellas  Bildungsromans  Biography  Short stories, New Zealand  Romance fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Singer, Performer, Other, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PR6063.C4, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Carole Boyd
The northern clemency by Philip Hensher( )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malcolm Glover disappears the night the Seller family moves to Sheffield. From then on, the families' destinies are forever entwined
Classic women's short stories by George Eliot( Recording )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and German and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five stories from influential women writers of the 19th century and the first decades of the 20th century. New Zealand-born Katherine Mansfield settled in England where she wrote a series of short stories that are widely recognised as among the finest of the 20th century for their economy, clarity, sensitivity and effect. "The Garden Party" is one of her most famous, while "Daughters of the Late Colonel" shows a wonderful sense of wit
Mr. Fox by Helen Oyeyemi( Recording )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy-tale romances end with a wedding, and the fairy tales don't get complicated. In this book, the celebrated writer Mr. Fox can't stop himself from killing off the heroines of his novels, and neither can his wife, Daphne. It's not until Mary, his muse, comes to life and transforms him from author into subject that his story begins to unfold differently
Lovers and liars by Josephine Cox( Recording )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1902. Emily is sixteen and blissfully in love with John, two years her senior. Together they are secretly planning a life, when they are brutally driven apart. Denied a man she loves, and dominated by a brutally possessive uncle, Emily is devastated when she is cruelly taken advantage of. When a child is born, her life is in tatters. And she cannot reveal the identity of the father to anyone, or there will be a terrible price to pay
Lady Susan by Jane Austen( Recording )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Susan, a clever and ruthless widow, determines that her daughter is going to marry a man whom both detest. Lady Susan sets her own sights on her sister-in-law's brother, all the while keeping an old affair simmering on the back burner. However, people refuse to play the roles that she assigns them, and in the end her daughter gets the sister-in-law's brother, the old affair runs out of steam, and all that is left for Lady Susan is the man intended for her daughter, the one neither can abide
Live the dream by Josephine Cox( Recording )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handsome, wealthy and charismatic. Luke Hammond should have the world at his feet. Instead, he is immersed in a double tragedy which has rocked the quiet town of Blackburn. Luke's only respite from his respectable everyday life as owner of Hammonds factory is the precious time he carves out week when he seeks solace deep in the heart of Ribble Valley. There, his turbulent emotions find their way into his mesmerising and powerful paintings. Luke's lonely nature intrigues Amy Atkinson, a young woman nursing her own heartache
Journey's end by Josephine Cox( Recording )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years ago Vicky left Barney, her husband, in Liverpool and moved to the United States. Now the reason for Barney turning against her is being revealed, and she is travelling home to hear it. Only Lucy Baker, now old and in ill health herself, knows the truth about what happened. She carries a terrible burden. She promised Barney she would never tell his secret. But is it a promise she can keep?
Songbird by Josephine Cox( Recording )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the town of Bedford, four students can hear the haunting voice of a woman singing. The beautiful melody is coming from their neighbour - a reclusive creature who never opens the door to anyone or leaves her home in daylight. Madeleine Delaney is driven by a dangerous memory that for more than twenty years has controlled her existence. Madeleine's voice and looks capture the hearts of many, but she only has eyes for Steve Drayton - a handsome but terrifying man. Then one night she witnesses a crime, and her life is changed forever. Ellen's kindness rescues Madeleine from utter devastation. But in order to survive, they must flee London, leaving behind those they dearly love - and danger follows them wherever they go
Chanel : an intimate life by Lisa Chaney( Recording )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolutionizing women's dress, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel was the twentieth century's most influential designer. Her extraordinary and unconventional journey--from abject poverty to a new kind of glamour--helped forge the idea of modern woman. Unearthing an astonishing life, this remarkable biography shows how, more than any previous designer, Chanel became synonymous with a rebellious and progressive style
Atonement by Ian McEwan( Recording )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three children lost their innocence --as the sweltering summer heat bears down on the hottest day in 1935-- and their lives are changed forever
1000 years of laughter : an anthology of classic comic prose by David Timson( )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology presents some of the funniest extracts in English literature. It opens with Anglo-Saxon riddles and continues with medieval memories, Tudor comic turns and Restoration buffoonery. Also included here are rarities from 18th, 19th, and 20th century novels and children's books
The beachcomber by Josephine Cox( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1952, two strangers arrive in West Bay. In this place, they both hope to rebuild their lives, yet someone is trying to wreck their search for happiness
Bad boy Jack by Josephine Cox( Recording )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deserted by the two women in his life, Robert Sullivan is left to raise three-year-old Nancy and her seven-year-old brother Jack. Unable to cope with his feelings of loss and the rebellious behaviour of his young son, Robert is driven to abandon his children to those he sincerely believes can provide them with a better life. However, after a chance encounter with a stranger, he has a change of heart and decides to go back for them. But, on the way there, he is involved in a horrific accident
Shakespeare without the boring bits by Humphrey Carpenter( Recording )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of stories from nine different plays of Shakespeare, including Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth Night
Abdication by Juliet Nicolson( Recording )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a novel of secrets, of hidden truths, undeclared loves, unspoken sympathies and covert complicities - biggest and most dangerous of them all, the truth about the new King's relationship with a married woman
Rainbow days by Josephine Cox( Recording )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Childhood sweethearts, Silas and Cathleen, plan to start a life together. But a jealous woman is determined to ruin their happiness
Lady's maid by Margaret Forster( Recording )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She was Elizabeth Barrett's lady's maid. But "Wilson" was more than that. She was a confidante, friend and conspirator in Elizabeth's forbidden romance with Robert Browning. Wilson stayed with Elizabeth for sixteen years, through every trial and crisis, and when Wilson's affairs took a dramatic turn she expected the same loyalty from Elizabeth
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Recording )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the great novels of 19th century England, Middlemarch is concerned with the blighted marriage of a young idealistic woman, but also presents a vivid portrait of England during the 1830's
Mary Anne by Daphne Du Maurier( Recording )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Anne knew the grinding heel of poverty, and determined it would never grind her again. With beauty, brains, ambition, and the glittering decadence of Regency London to sustain her, she chose the only route that could take a cockney girl to the top - as mistress to the Royal Duke of York. But soon she provoked a scandal that rocked the country, placed the Duke on trial before Parliament, and risked losing Mary Anne everything
South riding by Winifred Holtby( Recording )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This, Holtby's greatest work, is a rich and memorable evocation of the characters of the South Riding, their lives, loves and sorrows. They include fiery headmistress Sarah Burton, Robert the Conservative councillor, and socialist Jo Astell
 
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Classic women's short stories
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English (226)

German (1)

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Classic women's short storiesLovers and liarsLady SusanLive the dreamJourney's endSongbirdAtonement1000 years of laughter : an anthology of classic comic prose