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Koch, Eric 1919-2018

Overview
Works: 57 works in 167 publications in 4 languages and 2,763 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biographies  History  Personal narratives‡vGerman  Political fiction  Drama  Historical fiction  Personal correspondence  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9199.3.K6, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eric Koch
Hilmar and Odette by Eric Koch( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The different fates of two "Half-Jews" brought up by "Aryan" families as the Nazi party came to power. The author's family history which exposes hidden skeletons
Earrings : a novel by Eric Koch( )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baden-Baden 1883. The summer capital of European high society. A place of amusement and intrigue. Earrings brings together the most intriguing figures of the nineteenth century: Empress Josephine, Kaiser Wilhelm, Johannes Brahms, Friedrich Nietzsche, Edward VII, Richard Wagner, Napoleon III, Dostoevsky, Turgenev and Prince Otto von Bismarck. In the hands of Eric Koch, who has been called the master of historical fiction, the lives, foibles and fantasies of nineteenth century Europe come to life. Publishers Weekly called Earrings Conceptually intriguing ... intelligently written and highly informative
Icon in love : a novel about Goethe by Eric Koch( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in German and English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder mystery featuring as sleuth an alternative 20th century Goethe. On winning the 1992 Nobel Prize for Literature, he travels to Stockholm where he investigates the murder of another winner of the prize. By the author of Kassandrus
The leisure riots; a comic novel by Eric Koch( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Premonitions by Eric Koch( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard begins his own, slow, meticulous hunt, assisted by the daughter of a bookseller with whom he falls in love. In his investigations he encounters a number of Schwabing's most lively personalities, members of Stefan George's 'Cosmic Circle', the Countess Franziska von Reventlow who is a leading member of Schwabing's 'Erotic Movement', the young Thomas Mann, Kandinsky, Paul Klee and other painters, the anarchists Gustav Landauer and Erich Muhsam, and many others who frequent Schwabing's cafes. In Richard's ñal encounter in 1913, he meets Adolf Hitler who has just arrived from Vienna."--Jacket
The Weimar triangle by Eric Koch( )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new novel extends Koch's achievements in his previous novels and takes the reader to Koch's native Germany. Set in Weimar and Frankfurt in Germany, in the pivotal years 1927 and 1928, the novel is triggered the International Music Exhibition of 1927 "The Summer of Music. The reader is introduced to three main characters: Hanni Geisel, an amateur musician and hostess of star-studded Saturday 'dejeuners'; her lover Erwin Herzberg, the editor of the culture sections of the Frankfurter Zeitung; and Hanni's husband, Dr. Hermann Geisel, a successful lawyer and art collector. They constitute the Weimar triangle of the title. Koch again uses a multi-format narrative technique so highly praised in the German reviews of Recollections, including stories, excerpts from imagined memoirs, invented diaries, letters and even a synopsis of a never-produced operetta about the failed Hitler putsch of 1923, Putsching with Putzi
The last thing you'd want to know by Eric Koch( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and German and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French kiss; a tongue-in-cheek political fantasy by Eric Koch( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside Seven days : the show that shook the nation by Eric Koch( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HISTORIQUE DE LA PREMIERE EMISSION CANADIENNE D'AFFAIRE PUBLIQUE <THIS HOUR HAS SEVEN DAYS> QUI A RAFLE LES COTES D'ECOUTE, D'OC
The man who knew Charlie Chaplin : a novel about the Weimar Republic by Eric Koch( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encounters with Glenn Gould, Marshall McLuhan, Lester B. Pearson, René Lévesque and John G. Diefenbaker by Eric Koch( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Koch's career in Canada has spanned broadcasting, both radio and television with the CBC, a prodigious author of both fiction and non-fiction whose work has been translated into Chinese, Italian and German, a university professor who taught media studies at York University and most recently as a blogger (erickoch.ca) whose commentaries on contemporary issues and topics are widely read and discussed. Eric Koch has been at the heart of public affairs and public issues for over one-half century. As an astute observer and protagonist, he has witnessed the many changes in Canadian public life and in its cultural scene. The Golden Years is Koch's inside view and portrait of five major Canadians who helped transformed Canada and who defined its national identity. In many ways, we all live in the shadows of these five vital Canadians. Reading these five stories will illuminate the lives and unique character of these great Canadians and will rekindle our passion to know more about them and our country
Arabian nights, 1914 : a novel about Kaiser Wilhelm II by Eric Koch( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Success of a mission: Lord Durham in Canada by Eric Koch( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilmar and Odette : two stories from the Nazi era by Eric Koch( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good night little spy by Eric Koch( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden years : encounters with Glenn Gould, Marshall McLuhan, Lester B. Pearson, René Lévesque and John G. Diefenbaker : five stories by Eric Koch( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Koch's career in Canada has spanned broadcasting, both radio and television with the CBC, a prodigious author of both fiction and non-fiction whose work has been translated into Chinese, Italian and German, a university professor who taught media studies at York University and most recently as a blogger (erickoch.ca) whose commentaries on contemporary issues and topics are widely read and discussed. Eric Koch has been at the heart of public affairs and public issues for over one-half century. As an astute observer and protagonist, he has witnessed the many changes in Canadian public life and in its cultural scene. The Golden Years is Koch's inside view and portrait of five major Canadians who helped transformed Canada and who defined its national identity. In many ways, we all live in the shadows of these five vital Canadians. Reading these five stories will illuminate the lives and unique character of these great Canadians and will rekindle our passion to know more about them and our country
The brothers Hambourg by Eric Koch( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New beginnings : eight stories by Eric Koch( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Success of a mission: Lord Durham in evision by Eric Koch( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Beginnings : Tommy Douglas, Maureen Forrester, Mackenzie King, Igor Gouzenko, Maurice Duplessis, Camillien Houde, Vincent Massey & Andrew Allan by Eric Koch( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Icon in love : a novel about Goethe
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Icon in love : a novel about GoethePremonitionsThe Weimar triangleThe man who knew Charlie Chaplin : a novel about the Weimar RepublicArabian nights, 1914 : a novel about Kaiser Wilhelm IIThe golden years : encounters with Glenn Gould, Marshall McLuhan, Lester B. Pearson, René Lévesque and John G. Diefenbaker : five storiesThe brothers HambourgNew beginnings : eight stories
Alternative Names
Eric Koch auteur canadien

Eric Koch Canadees schrijver

Eric Koch Canadian writer

Eric Koch escriptor canadenc

Eric Koch escritor canadianu (1919–2018)

Eric Koch escritor canadiense

Eric Koch kanadischer Autor und Sozialwissenschaftler

Eric Koch saksalais-kanadalainen kirjailija

Eric Koch scriitor canadian

Eric Koch shkrimtar kanadez

Koch, Eric

Koch, Eric, 1919-

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اريك كوش (صحفى)

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Languages
English (97)

German (23)

Chinese (2)

French (2)