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Devenish, Ross

Overview
Works: 70 works in 176 publications in 4 languages and 4,765 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television series  Television crime shows  Detective and mystery films  Television mini-series  Television programs  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Ross Devenish
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 1,093 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 )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 477 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( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 381 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
P.D. James' A certain justice( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 371 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
Poirot by Agatha Christie( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a variety of mysteries with the help of his friends Captain Hastings and Chief Inspector Japp
One, two, buckle my shoe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular dentist is gunned down and a broken shoe buckle is the key to solving the murder
Marigolds in August, and, the guest : two screenplays by Athol Fugard( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Guest : an episode in the life of Eugène Marais by Athol Fugard( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in 3 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A certain justice( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 135 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 by Charles Dickens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six movies based on Charles Dickens novels
Marigolds in August : a screenplay by Athol Fugard( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ABC murders by Agatha Christie( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 68 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
Agatha Christie's Poirot the movie collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 62 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
The Charles Dickens collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six movies based on Charles Dickens novels
A chip of glass ruby by Nadine Gordimer by Nadine Gordimer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 49 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
Touch of frost by R. D Wingfield( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unconventional policeman, Detective Inspector Jack Frost, doesn't play by the rules. His arrogance and indifference to orthodox police procedures masks a keen sense of observation and a dedication to solving crime
Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 29 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 2010 in English and held by 28 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

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