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Alice Thomas Ellis (1932–2005)

Autor de The Inn at the Edge of the World

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Alice Thomas Ellis (also writes as Anna Margaret Haycraft), is a novelist and columnist. She was born in Liverpool, England in 1932. She attended Bangor Grammar School and the Liverpool School of Art. Ellis wrote a weekly column for the Spectator from 1985 to 1989 and for the Catholic Herald from mostrar más 1990 to 1996. She co-wrote two books on juvenile delinquency with psychiatrist Tom Pitt-Atkins. Ellis also wrote A Welsh Childhood, a book recounting the history of Wales and featuring the photographs of Patrick Sutherland. Ellis has written several novels beginning with The Sin Eater in 1977. The novel won the Welsh Arts Council Award. Other novels include Unexplained Laughter which won the Yorkshire Post Novel of the Year in 1985 and The Inn at the End of the World which was the winner of the Writer's Guild Award for Best Fiction in 1991. Another novel, The 27th Kingdom, received a Booker Prize Nomination in 1982. She was also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature from 1999 until her death in 2005, due to lung cancer. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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(eng) Alice Thomas Ellis is the pseudonym of Anna Margaret Haycraft.

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Obras de Alice Thomas Ellis

The Summerhouse Trilogy (1987) 205 copias
The Sin Eater (1977) 154 copias
The 27th Kingdom (1982) 140 copias
Unexplained Laughter (1985) 133 copias
Fairy Tale (1996) 129 copias
The Birds of the Air (1980) 116 copias
The Clothes in the Wardrobe (1987) 73 copias
A Welsh Childhood (1990) 68 copias
Home Life (1986) 63 copias
Pillars of Gold (1992) 63 copias
The Other Side of the Fire (1983) 58 copias
The Fly in the Ointment (1989) 43 copias
The Evening of Adam (1994) 42 copias

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An actual usable cookbook by novelist/essayist Caroline Blackwood (wife of poet Robert Lowell) & Anna Haycraft (writer Alice Thomas Ellis) - amusing for its quotations and contributions from restauranteurs and famous authors from Barbara Cartland to Quentin Crisp.
featherbooks | otra reseña | May 7, 2024 |
The blurb describes this as a 'wickedly dark comedy' which examines the lives of oddball outsiders. When I finished the book, I thought "What was that?". I didn't find anything comedic (dark or otherwise) in this novel (or more realistically, novella) The only relatable character was the cat!
Jawin | 5 reseñas más. | Mar 19, 2024 |
I give this book 5 stars not because it is Literature with a capital L but because it succeeds in being a work of comic genius. From the very first page we are made acquainted with a cast of eccentric characters who have been antagonizing each other in small ways for years. If you like Muriel Spark you will like this, which is equally roughly told, but with more whimsy. The ending is disappointing, yes, but not ruiniously so. This is a book that can be read in one sitting, and once you get started you will have very little reason to stop reading. Delightfuly wicked!… (más)
downstreamer | 5 reseñas más. | Feb 28, 2024 |
add tags once home - do not remember which other titles were in trilogy
Overgaard | 3 reseñas más. | Jul 23, 2023 |



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