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Raven, Simon 1927-2001

Overview
Works: 132 works in 570 publications in 2 languages and 8,994 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Television programs  Film adaptations  Television series  Biography  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  Television adaptations  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PR6068.A9, 823.914
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The Pallisers the complete collection by Anthony Trollope( Visual )

27 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins with the forced marriage of Lady Glencora to Plantagenet Palliser. The British House of Commons serves as the backdrop as we watch the coming and goings and loves and tragedies of the powerful and not so powerful. This includes the lives of the friends and children of the Palliser's
Fielding Gray : a novel by Simon Raven( Book )

17 editions published between 1961 and 1985 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of corruption and strange passions. Fielding Gray is groping his way towards manhood
Edward & Mrs. Simpson by Simon Raven( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compelling and award winning seven part drama covers the period between 1928 and King Edward VIII's abdication in December 1936. The drama unfolds as desperate attempts are made to bring the King to understand his duty and obligation, a situation which polarized the Cabinet, the Church of England and politicians across Europe
The Blackheath poisonings by Julian Symons( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Behind the shutters of a Victorian family's home lies a lethal potion of lust, corruption and greed... The Blackheath Poisonings, based on the best-selling mystery novel by Julian Symons, and adapted by Simon Raven (Edward and Mrs. Simpson), boldly and brilliantly redefines the Victorian era."--Container
Sabre squadron by Simon Raven( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political novel in which a Jewish scholar who is engaged in mathematical research finds himself threatened in a still hostile Germany
Sound the retreat : a novel by Simon Raven( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om engelske officerer iIndien lige efter 2. verdenskrig
Nancy Mitford's Love in a cold climate by Nancy Mitford( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linda Radlett, daughter of Lord and Lady Alconleigh, follows her heart in and out of adventures, marriages, and dalliances, much to the dismay of her parents. Her dear friend Polly Hampton maintains a cooler head in her romantic entanglements. Seamlessly weaves together the two women's tangled love affairs in an eight-part miniseries
The rich pay late by Simon Raven( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and French and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jude Holbrook est un escroc qui a pour projet de s'emparer du magazine Strix, symbole de probité, pour faire avancer les affaires de son agence de publicité. Afin d'y parvenir, il devra voler l'argent que ses parents réservent à l'éducation de leur petit-fils. Une histoire de manipulation décrite avec jubilation et avec un art consommé du dialogue
Friends in low places by Simon Raven( Book )

25 editions published between 1965 and 1984 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fra politiske og litterære kredse i 1950'ernes London
The feathers of death by Simon Raven( Book )

18 editions published between 1959 and 1998 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Court-martial tries an accomplished British officer for the murder, in Kenya, of a young soldier who disobeys orders under enemy fire
In the image of God : a novel by Simon Raven( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raisley Conyngham, Classics teacher at a large school, exerts a powerful influence over Marius Stern, but his young pupil is no defenceless victim. Marius has a ruthless streak and an ability to sidestep tests and traps that are laid for him. Which is just as well because everybody is after something from him
The survivors by Simon Raven( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om livet blandt bedærvede overklassemennesker i Venezia
New seed for old : a novel by Simon Raven( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth in the First Born of Egypt series has Lord Canteloupe wanting a satisfactory heir so that his dynasty may continue. Unfortunately, Lord Canteloupe is impotent and his existing heir is not of sound mind. His wife Theodosia is prepared to do her duty, but finding the right partner and the occasion proves somewhat tricky, however
Bring forth the body by Simon Raven( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1979 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om opklaringen af en ministers selvmord
Places where they sing by Simon Raven( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I slutningen af 1960'erne er der studenteruroligheder i Cambridge
The Judas boy: the fifth novel in the Alms for oblivion sequence by Simon Raven( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

På Cypern skal der i begyndelsen af 1960'erne optages et fjernsynsprogram
The decline of the gentleman by Simon Raven( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come like shadows by Simon Raven( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En forfatter deltager i filmatiseringen af Odysseen
An inch of fortune by Simon Raven( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esme is pushed into working in his summer holidays as a way of settling his college’s bills. Hired as holiday tutor, his brief is unusual. Not expected to teach anything he is there to keep his charge out of trouble. As the summer develops Esme makes his discoveries, the presence in the background of a psychiatrist being of some concern
The old school : a study in the oddities of the English public school system by Simon Raven( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Blackheath poisonings
Alternative Names
Raven, Simon Arthur Noël 1927-2001

Simon Raven British writer

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Languages
English (260)

French (2)

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Sabre squadronThe feathers of deathIn the image of God : a novelNew seed for old : a novelThe Judas boy: the fifth novel in the Alms for oblivion sequenceAn inch of fortune