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Bodley Head (Firm)

Overview
Works: 400 works in 535 publications in 1 language and 13,900 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Black humor  War fiction  Biographies  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Printer, Editor
Classifications: PR6013.R44, 823.912
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Most widely held works by Bodley Head (Firm)
A sort of life by Graham Greene( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in English and held by 426 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 369 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

Henry Pulling meets his septuagenarian Aunt Augusta at his Mother's funeral and she persuades him to abandon his dull life to travel with her
Doctor Fischer of Geneva, or, The bomb party by Graham Greene( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 328 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 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedians by Graham Greene( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 289 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."
Ella's big chance : a fairy tale retold by Shirley Hughes( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this version of the Cinderella tale set in the 1920's, Ella has two men courting her. The handsome Duke of Arc and Buttons the delivery boy
The Titan by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

4 editions published between 1914 and 2004 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sequel to Dreiser's The Financier, which continues the saga of the ups and downs in the life of Frank Cowperwood
Ways of escape by Graham Greene( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work follows the fragment of autobiography published under the title "A Sort of Life."
Children and literature; views and reviews by Virginia Haviland( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays zowel van schrijvers uit het verleden als van hedendaagse vertegenwoordigers, waarin een grote verscheidenheid aan meningen weergegeven wordt over een aantal onderwerpen uit de jeugdliteratuur van verschillende kultuurgebieden, niet alleen uit Amerika, maar ook uit Europese en Aziatische landen
Carving a statue : a play by Graham Greene( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 265 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 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Dream days by Kenneth Grahame( Book )

5 editions published between 1902 and 1950 in English and held by 231 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 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 )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 229 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 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews met de Britse schrijver (1904-1991) over zijn leven en werk
May we borrow your husband? and other comedies of the sexual life by Graham Greene( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1986 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve short stories which have appeared in "Saturday evening post", "Playboy", the "New statesman", and other media
The "genius" by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

2 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 201 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 197 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.

Languages
English (91)

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