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Devenish, Ross

Overview
Works: 115 works in 240 publications in 2 languages and 4,800 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Television crime shows  Television programs  Television mini-series  Television series  Television adaptations  Fiction  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Director, tld, Producer, Performer, fmd, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ross Devenish
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 987 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 )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 426 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 )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a politically incorrect veteran detective and his well-educated soft-spoken rookie partner as they solve crimes in Yorkshire
Marigolds in August, and, the guest : two screenplays by Athol Fugard( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular dentist is gunned down and a broken shoe buckle is the key to solving the murder
Dalziel & Pascoe by Warren Clarke( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 358 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 341 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( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 318 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
The best of Agatha Christie( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2018 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious affair at Styles: Poirot and Hastings tackle their first case together when a wealthy old woman is poisoned
The Guest : an episode in the life of Eugène Marais by Athol Fugard( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A certain justice( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 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
Bleak House( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 70 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
Agatha Christie's Poirot. the classic collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While staying at End House in Cornwall, Poirot must solve the mysterious attempts to kill Nick Buckley
The Charles Dickens collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 44 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
A chip of glass ruby by Nadine Gordimer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 42 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
Die besoeker : 'n episode in die lewe van Eugène Marais by Athol Fugard( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in Afrikaans and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The North American Indian( Visual )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the consequences of the white man's desire for land and discovery of gold in Indian territory which resulted in massacres and the enforced exodus of the Sioux and many other tribes from their land
Poirot : complete cases collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From England to the Mediterranean, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 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
 
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Dalziel & Pascoe
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Marigolds in August, and, the guest : two screenplaysDalziel & PascoeP.D. James' A certain justiceA certain justiceBleak HouseThe Charles Dickens collection
Alternative Names
Devenish, Ross Edward.

Ross Devenish direutor de cine sudafricanu

Ross Devenish filmregisseur uit Zuid-Afrika

Росс Девениш

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