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Davies, Andrew 1936-

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Most widely held works about Andrew Davies
 
Most widely held works by Andrew Davies
Mr. Selfridge by Jeremy Piven( Visual )

60 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much has changed since Selfridges first opened its doors. Five years later, Europe is on the brink of war and London is enjoying one last defiant period of decadence. Mr. Selfridge now has his sights set on joining the establishment and rebuilding his family life. Tensions are also running high on the shop floor as Agnes is back from Paris, chic and successful. Not everyone is thrilled by her newfound confidence and by the reappearance of her old ally Henri Leclair, returned from America
Bridget Jones's diary by Sharon Maguire( Visual )

95 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Simon Langton( Visual )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Bennet is a strong-willed yet sensible young woman, the second of five sisters. She has a long-suffering but loving clerical father, and a scatterbrained mother anxious to marry them off as soon as possible--to wealthy young gentlemen. At a local ball, she encounters one such, Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, whom she finds arrogant, cold, and rude. Her older sister Jane falls in love with Darcy's best friend Mr. Bingley, while youngest sister Lydia flirts with anyone in a military uniform. Lizzie finds herself fighting off the attentions of the unctuous Mr. Collins and quite taken by the charming Mr. Wickham - who also happens to be an enemy of Mr. Darcy. However, as the characters succumb in many ways to pride and prejudice, Lizzie learns that not all is quite as it seems ... and that Mr. Darcy might not be so disagreeable after all
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Visual )

65 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch is set in early nineteenth century England and charts the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the town as it divides its population into two opposing factions: the conservatives and the liberals
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of an interminable court case spin three young people each searching for their place in the world. Their story moves fast, swirling through an incredible array of characters from passionate young lovers to ruthless lawyers, from an ice-cold aristocratic beauty to a shrewd relentless detective, until the final thrilling climax
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

34 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, romance novel addict Catherine Morland is invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies. She forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short"--Container
House of cards( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Underwood has his hands on every secret in politics and is willing to betray them all to become President
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

45 editions published between 802 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry. In comes Claire and Molly's life is turned upside down by the usually well meaning but off-the-mark Claire, who insists on things being done the proper way. Added to the stew is Claire's beautiful, educated daughter Cynthia, and the Hamleys, a well-to-do family headed by a squire who is not happy about the romantic interests of his sons
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the charming aristocrat Sebastian invites Charles Ryder to his family's estate, Charles becomes seduced by the opulent lifestyle of the Marchmain family, and by Julia, Sebastian's sister. As their romance deepens, repercussions follow, and Charles discovers that at Brideshead, love, money and power come at a price
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens( Visual )

34 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amy Dorrit's (Claire Foy) gentle spirit has never been dampened by the confining walls of the Marshalsea Prison she's lived in her whole life. Despite the dark shadow of debtor's prison, Amy lovingly cares for her father William Dorrit (Tom Courtenay), the longest serving inmate. A possibly redemptive light unexpectedly shines in the form of Arthur Clennam (Matthew Macfadyen), who has been left with the intriguing threads of a mystery after his father's death -- threads that will intertwine his family and fate with the Dorrits. Clennam's exhaustive search for answers involves murder, fortunes gained and lost, the upper echelons and lowest dregs of society, and most surprising of all, a tender romance. Adapted by Andrew Davies (Bleak House, Pride and Prejudice), Little Dorrit, based on the book by Charles Dickens, is a sprawling story as timely as it is moving. - Publisher
Emma by Jane Austen( Visual )

40 editions published between 802 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emma is the story of a rich, clever and beautiful young woman who can't resist orchestrating other people's love lives. As her romantic plans go ridiculously wrong, however, it's Emma herself who risks missing out on her perfect match!"--Container
House of cards by David Fincher( Visual )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Underwood and his equally ambitious wife Claire continue their ruthless rise to power. Behind the curtain of power, sex, ambition, love, greed and corruption in modern Washington D.C., the Underwoods must battle threats past and present to avoid losing everything
The three musketeers by Alexandre Dumas( Visual )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hot-headed young D'Artagnan joins forces with three veteran Musketeers to prevent the villainous Cardinal Richelieu from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war
House of cards trilogy by Paul Seed( Visual )

44 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Michael Dobbs' best-selling novel about a man who schemes and back-stabs his way to the top until he is standing on a pile of broken promises, betrayals, and the bodies of those who oppose him. This is the sequel to the original 1990 House of cards television series
Bridget Jones by Hugh Grant( Visual )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mots-clés: autonomie ; relations familiales
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Deronda is a sensitive, intelligent, young man haunted by secrets that shroud his birth. Gwendolen Harleth is a beautiful gambler short on cash. When the two meet, sparks fly
Conrad's war by Andrew Davies( Book )

26 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Currently fascinated with wars, army, killing, and guns, Conrad becomes convinced that through dreams or time warp he is experiencing action in a past war
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sense and sensibility: Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love?
War & peace( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naarmate het leger van Napoleon in 1805 verder oprukt in Rusland komen de zekerheden van de welgestelde elite steeds meer op losse schroeven te staan
The tailor of Panama by John Boorman( Visual )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, an ex-con turned tailor to the rich and infamous, is married to Louisa, who is smart and sexy. Andy is a suave and ruthless British spy, who had best come through this time, who forces Harry to eavesdrop on the powerful politicians he clothes. Harry's talent for storytelling is not only taken as truth, but sets off a series of events that threatens to destroy everything most important in his life
 
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Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
Alternative Names
Andrew Davies auteur de livres pour enfants, scénariste

Andrew Davies britischer Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor

Andrew Davies britisk skribent og manusforfattar

Andrew Davies britisk skribent og manusforfatter

Andrew Davies britisk skribent og manuskriptforfatter

Andrew Davies Brits scenarioschrijver

Andrew Davies brittisk författare och manusförfattare

Andrew Davies (écrivain) auteur de livres pour enfants, scénariste

Andrew Davies sceneggiatore e scrittore britannico

Davies, A.

Davies, Andrew

Davies, Andrew Wynford 1936-

Эндрю Дэвис

Էնդրյու Դևիս

אנדרו דייוויס (תסריטאי) תסריטאי וסופר בריטי

أندرو ديفيز

اندرو دیویس فیلمنامه‌نویس و نویسنده بریتانیایی

アンドリュー・デイヴィス

安德鲁·戴维斯

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Bleak HouseWives and daughtersLittle DorritEmmaDaniel DerondaConrad's warThe tailor of Panama