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Rosamunde Pilcher (1924–2019)

Autor/a de Els Buscadors de petxines

125+ obres 16,604 Membres 368 Ressenyes 63 preferits

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Rosamunde Pilcher was born Rosamunde Scott on September 22, 1924 in Lelant, Cornwall, England. When World War II broke out, she left school and went to work for the Foreign Office. In 1944, she joined the Women's Royal Naval Service and was stationed in Ceylon when the war ended. Her first short mostra'n més story was published while she was serving in Ceylon. She married Graham Pilcher in 1946. Her first novel, Half-Way to the Moon, was published in 1949 under the penname Jane Fraser. She continued writing books under that penname into the early 1960s, but in 1955 she also published her first book under her own name entitled A Secret to Tell. Her best-known novel, The Shell Seekers, was published in 1987. Her other novels included Sleeping Tiger, The End of the Summer, Wild Mountain Thyme, Voices in Summer, September, Coming Home, and Winter Solstice. She also wrote short stories. She died after a short illness on February 6, 2019 at the age of 94. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys


Obres de Rosamunde Pilcher

Els Buscadors de petxines (1987) — Autor — 3,604 exemplars
Solstici d'hivern (2000) 2,206 exemplars
Coming Home (1995) 1,863 exemplars
September (1989) 1,834 exemplars
Wild Mountain Thyme (1978) 577 exemplars
The Carousel (1982) 540 exemplars
Under Gemini (1976) 535 exemplars
The Empty House (1973) 527 exemplars
The End of Summer (1971) 526 exemplars
Snow in April (1972) — Autor — 518 exemplars
The Day of the Storm (1975) 516 exemplars
Voices in Summer (1984) 488 exemplars
Sleeping Tiger (1967) 457 exemplars
Another View (1968) 443 exemplars
The World of Rosamunde Pilcher (1994) 111 exemplars
Love Stories (1983) 60 exemplars
The Carousel | Voices in Summer (2000) 18 exemplars
Another View | Snow in April (2001) 6 exemplars
Sommergeschichten (1999) 4 exemplars
Young Bar (1952) 4 exemplars
Miss Camerons Weihnachtsfest (2005) 3 exemplars
Setembro 3 exemplars
Herbstgeschichten (1999) 3 exemplars
Sommer am Meer, Sonderausgabe (2003) 2 exemplars
Coming Home II (1997) 2 exemplars
Coming Home I (1997) 2 exemplars
Snow in April | Sleeping Tiger (1998) 2 exemplars
The Keeper's House (1963) 2 exemplars
The Carousel | Another View (1993) 2 exemplars
Under Gemini | Snow in April (1997) 2 exemplars
A Long Way from Home (1963) 2 exemplars
A Day Like Spring (1953) 2 exemplars
On My Own (1965) 2 exemplars
Dear Tom (1954) 2 exemplars
Jahreszeiten (2003) 2 exemplars
September Vol 2 (Large Print) (1990) 1 exemplars
Tvillingerne (1978) 1 exemplars
The Brown Fields (1951) 1 exemplars
Dangerous Intruder (1951) 1 exemplars
Cirkels in het zand 1 exemplars
El regreso. Vol. I (2001) 1 exemplars
Bridge of Corvie (1956) 1 exemplars
Half-Way to the Moon (1949) 1 exemplars
The Guilty 1 exemplars
Quarto Azul e Outros Contos, O (1996) 1 exemplars
A Family Affair (1958) 1 exemplars
The Shell Seekers 2 1 exemplars
Tornillo silvestre 1 exemplars
Pilcher Family Album (2007) 1 exemplars
Sommerwind (2007) 1 exemplars
The Shell Seekers 1 (1989) 1 exemplars
The Carousel | Under Gemini (1999) 1 exemplars
Ex & Liebe (film) (2016) 1 exemplars
HH7359 Short Stories (2002) 1 exemplars
Liebe im Spiel (1996) 1 exemplars
Wintersonne [Kurzfassung] (2001) 1 exemplars

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Nom oficial
Scott Pilcher, Rosamunde
Altres noms
Fraser, Jane
Data de naixement
Data de defunció
Lloc de naixement
Lelant, Cornwall, Engeland
Lloc de defunció
Longforgan, Scotland, UK
Llocs de residència
Lelant, Cornwall, Engeland
Dundee, Schotland, Groot-Brittannië
St. Clare's, Polwithen
Howell's School, Llandaff
Miss Kerr-Sanders' Secretarial College
romance novelist
Pilcher, Robin (Zoon)
Women's Royal Naval Service (WWII)
Premis i honors
Order of the British Empire (Officer ∙ 2002)
Felicity Bryan
Biografia breu
Rosamunde Scott was born on 22 September 1924 in Lelant, Cornwall, England, UK, daughter of Helen and Charles Scott, a British commander. Just before her birth her father was posted in Burma, her mother remained in England. She attended St. Clare's Polwithen and Howell's School Llandaff before going on to Miss Kerr-Sanders' Secretarial College. She began writing when she was seven, and published her first short story when she was 18. From 1943 through 1946, Pilcher served with the Women's Naval Service. On 7 December 1946, she married Graham Hope Pilcher, a war hero and jute industry executive who died in March 2009. They moved to Dundee, Scotland, where she still lives today with a dog in Perthshire. They had two daughters and two sons, and fourteen grandchildren. Her son, Robin Pilcher, is also a novelist.

In 1949, her first book, a romance novel, was published by Mills & Boon, under the pseudonym Jane Fraser. She published a further ten novels under that name. In 1955, she also began writing under her married name Rosamunde Pilcher, by 1965 she her own name to all of her novels. In 1996, her novel Coming Home won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by Romantic Novelists' Association. She retired from writing in 2000. Two years later, she was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).



M'agraden molt les decripcions que fa l'autora dels personatges i de les seves siyuacions. És un llibre que no m'ha fallat mai: em relaxa en moments difícils.
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