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Bodley Head (Firm)

Overview
Works: 295 works in 421 publications in 1 language and 12,264 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Biography  Black humor  War fiction  Biographies  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Drama  Interviews 
Roles: Publisher, Printer, Editor
Classifications: PR6013.R44, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Bodley Head (Firm)
 
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Most widely held works by Bodley Head (Firm)
A sort of life by Graham Greene( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiography covering the early part of Graham Greene's life to about the mid-twenties
The honorary consul by Graham Greene( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragicomedy of a bungled kidnapping in an Argentinian town. Fortnum, the "Honorary Consul", a whisky-sodden figure of dubious authority is taken by revolutionaries. As Eduardo Plarr negotiates with revolutionaries and authorities for Fortnum's release, the corruption of both becomes evident
Collected essays by Graham Greene( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Copies 1 and 2 in circulation
Travels with my aunt; a novel by Graham Greene( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aunt Augusta, in her late 70's embroils her bachelor nephew, an utterly respectable, dahlia-growing, retired bank manager, in a series of wild escapades. The action moves from London, across the European continent to Istanbul, and ends in Paraguay. Most of the characters are from Aunt Augusta's somewhat murky past, although there are contemporary figures as a CIA agent and his hippie daughter, and Wordsworth from Sierra Leone, who lives with Aunt Augusta as her valet
Doctor Fischer of Geneva, or, The bomb party by Graham Greene( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enigmatic Dr. Fischer is a millionaire, student of human nature, practical joker, and party giver. His parties are famous or perhaps nortorious for they are part of his experiment to see how far the very, very rich will go to satisfy their greed. His guest risk not only humiliation at his hands, but death
J'accuse : the dark side of Nice by Graham Greene( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella's big chance : a fairy tale retold by Shirley Hughes( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this version of the Cinderella tale set in the 1920s, Ella has two men courting her--the handsome Duke of Arc and Buttons the delivery boy
The comedians by Graham Greene( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'The Comedians' is set in Haiti, where terror rides and death comes frequently and swiftly in the night. It is a story of passion and adventure, hope and disillusion. With alternating comedy, irony, and grim violence, Greene weaves these lives [of the characters] in a pattern of mounting suspense."
Ways of escape by Graham Greene( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work follows the fragment of autobiography published under the title "A Sort of Life."
Carving a statue : a play by Graham Greene( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tenth man by Graham Greene( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in 1944 but first published in 1985, "The Tenth Man" is set in a prison in occupied France during World War II and concerns Lewis Chavel, a captured rich lawyer who is probably going to be shot in a German act of reprisal
A sense of reality by Graham Greene( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1981 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
The return of A.J. Raffles : an Edwardian comedy in three acts, based somewhat loosely on E.W. Hornung's characters in The amateur cracksman by Graham Greene( Book )

3 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vrienden van Oscar Wilde willen zich wreken op Lord Queensberry, die hem indertijd heeft aangeklaagd en roepen daarvoor de hulp in van de gentleman-inbreker Raffles
The other man : conversations with Graham Greene by Graham Greene( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews met de Britse schrijver (1904-1991) over zijn leven en werk
Dream days by Kenneth Grahame( Book )

4 editions published between 1902 and 1922 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further adventures of five brothers and sisters growing up in the English countryside in the late nineteenth century. Sequel to "The Golden Age."
The "genius" by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

2 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreiser's semi-autobiographical novel about a young man's unhappy marriage, adulterous relationships, and struggle to retain his artistic integrity
New ballads by John Davidson( Book )

1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A checklist of early Bodley Head books, 1889-1894 by James G Nelson( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ella's big chance : a fairy tale retold
Alternative Names

controlled identityElkin Mathews and John Lane (Firm)

controlled identityJohn Lane Company

Bodley Head Limited.

Bodley Head Ltd.

Bodley Head (nakladatelství)

John Lane the Bodley Head

Londres (GB)

Random House/Bodley Head.

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English (81)

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