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Runcie, James 1959-

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Sidney Chambers and the shadow of death by James Runcie( Book )

40 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces unconventional clergyman Sidney Chambers, who teams up with roguish Inspector Harry Keating to investigate a suspicious suicide, a jewelry theft, the unexplained demise of a jazz promoter, and a shocking art forgery
Sidney Chambers and the perils of the night by James Runcie( Book )

32 editions published between 2013 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second in a series of detective novels set against the backdrop of 30 years of British history, featuring an unforgettable and unlikely hero, Sidney Chambers
Sidney Chambers and the problem of evil by James Runcie( Book )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and French and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Our favorite clerical detective is back with four longer mysteries in which Canon Sidney Chambers attempts to stop a serial killer with a grievance against the clergy; investigates the disappearance of a famous painting after a distracting display of nudity by a French girl in an art gallery; uncovers the fact that an "accidental" drowning on a film shoot may have been something more sinister; and discovers the reasons behind the theft of a baby from a hospital just before Christmas 1963. In the meantime, Sidney wrestles with the problem of evil, attempts to fulfill the demands of his faithful Labrador, Dickens, and contemplates, as always, the nature of love"--
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Simon Schama discusses eight works of art, the lives of their creators, and the impact they have made on the world
Sidney Chambers and the forgiveness of sins by James Runcie( Book )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a latest Grantchester mystery set in 1960s Cambridge, a man seeks sanctuary after killing his wife, a friend is pursued by a mysterious stranger, a man is accidentally crushed by a piano and Sydney is wrongly accused of theft
Sidney Chambers and the persistence of love by James Runcie( Book )

8 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is May 1971 and the Cambridgeshire countryside is bursting into summer. Attending to his paternal duties, Archdeacon Sidney Chambers is walking in the woods with his daughter Anna and their aging Labrador Byron when they stumble upon a body. Beside the dead man lies a basket of wild flowers, all poisonous. And so it is that Sidney is thrust into another murder investigation, entering a world of hippies, folk singers, and psychedelic plants, where love triangles and permissive behavior seem to hide something darker"--Back cover
The road to Grantchester by James Runcie( Book )

11 editions published in 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prequel to the Grantchester series follows the life, loves, and losses of young Sidney Chambers in postwar London, where, as a traumatized veteran, he navigates devastating survivor guilt and a haphazard religious calling
Sidney Chambers and the dangers of temptation by James Runcie( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects six new stories featuring the priest and part-time detective Sidney Chambers, in which he helps a youth in a hippie commune, a student who is divested of a family heirloom, and his former curate, who has been tied to an arson attack
The discovery of chocolate by James Runcie( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young Spaniard sets off for South America in 1518 with Cortes and the Conquistadors, propelled by his love's declaration that she will not marry until he returns with a special treasure, a symbol of their love that no man or woman has ever before received. But during his travels he falls in love with Ignacia, a native woman who introduces him to the secrets of the most delicious drink he has ever tasted, chocolate."--Jacket
Canvey Island : a novel by James Runcie( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canvey Island tells of the changing times in post-war Britain through the story of one family's tragedy and loss
Civilization : the West and the rest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The West once ruled more than half the world. The religion it exported, Christianity, is still followed by a third of mankind. Above all, the way people live, or aspire to live, are unmistakably an invention of the West. All over the world, more and more humans eat a Western diet, wear Western clothes and live in Western housing. Niall Ferguson explains how by juxtaposing, we can uncover the keys, the six killer applications, of Western ascendancy
Monarchy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivid descriptions and analysis of historical personalities with costumed actors, historical locations, and portraits to visually enliven the story of the English crown from the fall of Rome to the 1660s
East Fortune by James Runcie( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the three Henderson brothers head to their childhood home in East Fortune for their annual summer gathering, they steel themselves against sibling rivalry, parental expectation and the vulnerability that comes with being among those who know them best
Hidden treasures of Indian art( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Griff Rhys Jones goes to India in search of exquisite, traditionally made textiles. Can the traditional practices survive in today's world?
Sidney Chambers and the dangers of temptation by James Runcie( Book )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects six new stories featuring the priest and part-time detective Sidney Chambers, in which he helps a youth in a hippie commune, a student who is divested of a family heirloom, and his former curate, who has been tied to an arson attack
Hildegard by Ernst Waldow( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hildegard of Bingen was one of the most remarkable women of the Middle Ages--an abbess and woman of God, a visionary, naturalist, playwright, mystic, political moralist and composer. Yet, despite her outpouring of religious creativity, her visions were called into question, and she was put on trial by the Church in 1148. This is the story of the events leading up to that trial and of the trial itself
The colour of heaven by James Runcie( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictional account of a young man who travelled to what are now Afghanistan and China to discover lapis lazuli, the precious stone that when turned into ultramarine changed the history of painting -- allowing artists to abandon gold as a background and open up depth, landscape and perspective with the most beautiful shade of blue. Along the way, Paolo suffers the torments of unfulfilled love before he returns to his anxious family in Venice, where he also plays a part in the early development of lenses and spectacles!
The gentle art of making enemies by James McNeill Whistler( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the artist behind the famous painting "Whistler's Mother" and demonstrates some of his techniques. Also dramatizes the Whistler-Ruskin libel trial
Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750 by Johann Sebastian Bach( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and works of Bach, whose compositions represent the height of the Baroque and the beginning of the Modern Age of music. Includes a discussion of Bach's masterpiece the St. Matthew Passion, and performances of the Mass in B minor, Golberg Variations, and the Toccata and Fugue in D minor
A day on the mountain( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three artists all inspired by Cézanne's paintings visit the mountain of Saint Victoire in Provence to talk about his life and work
 
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James Runcie britischer Autor und Fernsehproduzent

James Runcie Brits romanschrijver

James Runcie brittiläinen kirjailija, tuottaja ja ohjaaja

James Runcie escritor e cineasta inglês

רונסי, ג׳יימס

רונסי, ג׳יימס 1959-

רונסי, ג׳יימס, סופר בריטי

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