Alice Thomas Ellis





Alice Thomas Ellis


Born
in Liverpool, The United Kingdom
September 09, 1932

Died
March 08, 2005

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Alice Thomas Ellis was short-listed for the Booker prize for The 27th Kingdom. She is the author of A Welsh Childhood (autobiography), Fairy Tales and several other novels including The Summerhouse Trilogy, made into a movie starring Jeanne Moreau and Joan Plowright.

Average rating: 3.65 · 1,812 ratings · 314 reviews · 33 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Inn at the Edge of the ...

3.57 avg rating — 299 ratings — published 1990 — 10 editions
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The Summer House: A Trilogy

3.65 avg rating — 387 ratings — published 1991 — 7 editions
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Fairy Tale

3.52 avg rating — 168 ratings — published 1996 — 6 editions
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The Sin Eater

3.47 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 1977 — 6 editions
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Unexplained Laughter

3.69 avg rating — 160 ratings — published 1985 — 9 editions
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The 27th Kingdom

3.73 avg rating — 111 ratings — published 1982 — 9 editions
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The Birds of the Air

3.55 avg rating — 106 ratings — published 1980 — 11 editions
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A Welsh Childhood

3.86 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1990 — 6 editions
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The Clothes In The Wardrobe

3.39 avg rating — 61 ratings — published 1987 — 5 editions
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Home Life

4.21 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 1986 — 4 editions
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“There is no reciprocity. Men love women, women love children, children love hamsters.”
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“Adolescence is usually typified by an unanswerable combination of innocence and insolence.”
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