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Devenish, Ross

Overview
Works: 111 works in 180 publications in 2 languages and 4,368 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television crime shows  Television mini-series  Television series  Fiction  Television programs  Detective and mystery films  Television adaptations  Television cop shows 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by Ross Devenish
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a child with mysterious parentage; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. As the case staggers onward, yet more people become embroiled in the furious legal battle, including the proud Lady Dedlock, who finds herself persecuted by the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, then hunted by the determined Inspector Bucket, one of the first detectives to appear in English literature. A savage, but often comic, indictment of a society that is rotten to the core ..."--Container
The mysterious affair at styles by Agatha Christie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the summer of 1917, the story follows the war-wounded Captain Arthur Hastings to the Styles St. Mary estate of his friend John Cavendish. The Cavendish household is wrought with tension due to the marriage of John's widowed mother to a suspicious younger man. Hastings runs into his old friend Hercule Poirot In the village. When the estate's trouble turns deadly, the friends unite to solve a most baffling case
Dalziel & Pascoe by Reginald Hill( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blunt-talking Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel does not suffer fools gladly, but he has even more trouble with what he calls the 'smart arses' of the world. So when the inexperienced Peter Pascoe joins his team at Mid-Yorkshire CID, the omens don't look good. Pascoe is one of the new breed of career police officers, armed with a degree, a caring attitude, and a sharp brain
P.D. James' A certain justice( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the true meaning of justice when a brilliant, but widely unpopular, defense attorney is found stabbed to death, a barrister's wig on her head, and her body drenched in blood that is not her own
Dalziel & Pascoe by Warren Clarke( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Andy Dalziel is an idiosyncratic copper with a penetrating wit and questionable personal habits. Inspector Peter Pascoe is his cultured sidekick, a thoughtful 'New Man' with a degree in Social Sciences, a caring attitude and a sharp brain. When they threw together these contrasting characters, few thought their talents would gel and that, sharing a commitment to justice, they would forge an impressive crime-solving partnership, and a tentative friendship
One, two, buckle my shoe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular dentist is gunned down and a broken shoe buckle is the key to solving the murder
Poirot( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He's the most-watched sleuth in the history of PBS's Mystery! David Suchet stars as the dapper, diminutive Belgian who solves the most serpentine cases with the sharpest of minds and the driest of wits
Bleak house( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Denholm Elliot and Diana Rigg star in Charles Dickens' biting social commentary on the justice system of 19th century England. The infamous Jarndyce case has been dragging through the courts for years, ruining lives and leaving entire families devastated. John Jarndyce (Elliot), a good-natured country gentleman, refuses to let it control his life. But one of his wards is not so fortunate. Like so many before him, the young man gets caught up in the labrynthine suit and the intrigue that surrounds it. A powerful tale of greed and social decay
The Guest : an episode in the life of Eugène Marais by Athol Fugard( Book )

9 editions published in 1977 in English and Afrikaans and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A certain justice( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British woman lawyer is murdered soon after successfully defending her client who was on trial for murder. As he opens an investigation, Commander Dalgliesh of New Scotland Yard learns the man recently became engaged to the lawyer's daughter. Unfortunately his struggle to investigate and understand the shocking events cannot halt the spiral into more horrors, more murders
The Charles Dickens collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six movies based on Charles Dickens novels
Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ever-chivalrous Hercule Poirot is rewarded with more than just gratitude when he helps a woman alight from a cab outside his dentist's office. When the popular dentist is gunned down, a murderous chain of events ensues and a broken shoe buckle becomes the key to solving a deadly web of deception that only Poirot can also unravel
The Charles Dickens collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six movies based on Charles Dickens novels
Agatha Christie's Poirot : the movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a stay at the Ritz in Paris, Poirot is flying home to London when a fellow passenger succumbs mysteriously. A ruthless blackmailer is killed on board a plane full of likely suspects. Unfortunately for the culprit, Belgium sleuth Hercule Poirot is also on board
A chip of glass ruby by Nadine Gordimer by Nadine Gordimer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with South African author Nadine Gordimer, who describes her short story about an East Indian woman living in South Africa who is arrested for protesting the discriminatory laws, and the impact of her arrest on her family. The author ... comments on the role of writing in the social and political context of South Africa. Includes excerpts from the 1982 film adaptation, produced by Profile Productions and directed by Ross Devenish
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De eigenzinnige politieman Andy Dalziel en zijn keurige assistent Peter Pascoe bestrijden de misdaad
Poirot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Belgische speurder Hercule Poirot lost ingewikkelde zaken op
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De eigenzinnige politieman Andy Dalziel en zijn keurige assistent Peter Pascoe bestrijden de misdaad
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following on from the events of the first series, straight-talking Yorkshire copper DS Andy Dalziel and his university-educated sidekick DI Peter Pascoe develop a mutual respect, despite their differences in personality and work ethics; theirs is a dynamic relationship that spurred on by an impressive crime-solving ability
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De eigenzinnige politieman Andy Dalziel en zijn keurige assistent Peter Pascoe bestrijden de misdaad
 
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Dalziel & Pascoe
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Devenish, Ross Edward

Ross Devenish Film director

Ross Devenish filmregisseur uit Zuid-Afrika

Росс Девениш

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