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Schneiter, Sylvie

Overview
Works: 44 works in 99 publications in 1 language and 449 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Novels  Domestic fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author
Classifications: PS3555.G292, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sylvie Schneiter
Ghana must go by Taiye Selasi( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kweku Sai is dead. A renowned surgeon and failed husband, he succumbs suddenly at dawn outside his home in suburban Accra. The news of Kweku's death sends a ripple around the world, bringing together the family he abandoned years before"--Dust jacket flap
A visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs confront their pasts in this powerful story about how rebellion ages, influence corrupts, habits turn to addictions, lifelong friendships fluctuate and turn, and how art and music have the power to redeem
Les trois portes : roman by Han Han( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Romann de société
Deafening by Frances Itani( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman psychologique. Roman d'amour
Love marriage : a novel by V. V Ganeshananthan( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman familial. Roman de société
Nous sommes tous des féministes ; suivi de Les marieuses by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legacy : a novel by Katherine Webb( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erica et Beth Calcott passaient leurs vacances dans le manoir de leur grand-mère Meredith. Jusqu'au jour de la disparition mystérieuse de leur cousin Henry. Vingt-cinq ans après la mort de Meredith, les soeurs Calcott reprennent le chemin de leur enfance et découvrent dans les affaires de leur aïeule une photo de leur arrière-grand-mère tenant un petit garçon dans les bras. Premier roman
Into the darkest corner : a novel by Elizabeth Haynes( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When young, pretty Catherine Bailey meets Lee Brightman, she can't believe her luck. Gorgeous, charismatic, and a bit mysterious, Lee seems almost too perfect to be true. But what begins as flattering attention and spontaneous, passionate sex transforms into raging jealousy, and Catherine soon discovers that Lee's dazzling blue eyes and blond good looks hide a dark, violent nature. ... Increasingly isolated and driven into the darkest corner of her world, a desperate Catherine plans a meticulous escape. Four years later, Lee is behind bars and Catherine--now Cathy--is trying to build a new life in a new city. ... Stuart Richardson, her attractive new neighbor, moves in. Encouraging her to confront her fears, he sparks unexpected hope and the possibility of love and a normal life. Until the day the phone rings"--Jacket
Flight of the stone angel by Carol O'Connell( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The young stranger came to town just past twelve noon. Within an hour, the idiot had been assaulted, hands bloodied and broken; Deputy Travis suffered a major stroke at the wheel of his patrol car; and Babe Laurie was found murdered. The young stranger who had preceded all of these events was sitting in a jail cell ... That stranger is Kathy Mallory. Having left her detective's badge back in New York, she has made her way to Dayborn, a small town in the wetlands of Louisiana. There, seventeen years earlier, an unspeakably brutal act had changed her life forever. Now she is back to take a very personal revenge."--Description of the English text
The beginner's goodbye : a novel by Anne Tyler( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après une enfance passée sous la domination attentionnée d'une soeur tyrannique, Aaron épouse Dorothy, femme indépendante avec laquelle il s'installe dans une vie conjugale harmonieuse et paisible. Mais la mort accidentelle de cette dernière brise cet équilibre. Poursuivant son activité d'éditeur, Aaron découvre un guide pratique destiné aux débutants pour apprendre à faire ses adieux.--[Memento]
Un enfant à soi by Clare Brown( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une jeune musicienne raconte à une psychologue de la police pourquoi elle a enlevé un enfant maltraité pour lui fournir ce dont il manquait. [SDM]
Jessica by Bryce Courtenay( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman psychologique (formation)
17 Kingsley gardens : roman by Richard Mason( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancienne pianiste de talent, Joan McAllistair, 80 ans, doit renoncer à vivre seule. Avant de l'installer dans une maison de retraite, sa fille lui offre un voyage en Afrique. Là-bas, Joan ne reconnaît pas le pays qu'elle a quitté autrefois mais se souvient des horreurs de la guerre des Boers. De retour à Londres, elle va rapidement sombrer dans la folie
The spider king's daughter by Chibundu Onuzo( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17-year-old Abike Johnson is the favourite child of her wealthy father. When Abike buys ice cream from a roadside hawker one day, they strike up an unlikely and tentative romance, defying the prejudices of Nigerian society. But when revelations from the past threaten their relationship, both must decide where their loyalties lie
The seal wife : a novel by Kathryn Harrison( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman historique. Roman d'amour
Norwegian by night by Derek B Miller( Book )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After witnessing a murder in Olso, elderly former Marine sniper and watch repairman, Sheldon Horrowitz, flees to safety with the newly orphaned son of the victim and becomes haunted by memories of his own son who died in Vietnam
A Black Englishman by Carolyn Slaughter( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a novel of India set during the tumultuous decade following World War I, a young woman fleeing the ravages of the war enters into a passionate but dangerous relationship with an Indian doctor
My kind of girl by Buddhadeva Bose( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving, deeply human, melancholy--four heartwrenching tales of lost love told by four men in a train station waiting room
The reluctant passenger : a novel by Michiel Heyns( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman de société. Roman philosophique
A god in every stone : a novel by Kamila Shamsie( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 1914. A young Englishwoman, Vivian Rose Spencer is running up a mountainside in an ancient land. She picks up a fig and holds it to her nose. Around her is a maze of broken columns, taller than the tallest of men. Nearby is the familiar lean form of her father's old friend, Tahsin Bey, an archaeologist. Viv is about to discover the Temple of Zeus, the call of adventure and the ecstasy of love. July 1915. An Englishwoman and an Indian man meet on a train to Peshawar. Viv Spencer is following a cryptic message sent to her by the man she loves, from whom she has been separated by war. Qayyum Gul is returning home after losing an eye at Ypres while fighting for the British Indian army, his allegiances in tatters. When they disembark the train at Peshawar they are unaware that a connection is about to be forged between their lives - one of which they will be unaware until fifteen years later when anti-colonial resistance, an ancient artefact and a mysterious green-eyed woman will bring them together again over seventy-two hours of heartbreak, frayed loyalties and hope
 
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