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Nicholson, William

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Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

142 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor
Les Misérables by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

59 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past
Unbroken by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

32 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini. As a boy, Louis is always in trouble but with the help of his older brother he channels his energy into running and becomes a 1936 Olympic competitor. When World War II breaks out, Louis enlists in the miliary. After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, he spends a garrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Here he becomes the favourite target of a particularly brutal prison guard because of his Olympic history. An unbelievable and inspiring true story about the resilient power of the human spirit
Seeker by William Nicholson( Book )

40 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been rejected by the Nomana--the revered warrior-monk order they long to join--sixteen-year-olds Seeker and Morning Star, along with a curious pirate named Wildman, attempt to prove that they are worthy of joining the community, after all
Jango by William Nicholson( Book )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeker, Morning Star and the Wildman are about to discover the secret behind the power of the Noble Warriors. And they are going to need it ... The mighty warlord of Orlan has allied himself with the empire of Radiance in a bid to defeat the Noble Warriors once and for all. The two armies are gathering their forces ready to begin their assault. And they are determined to annihilate all who come in their path. Is this the Noble Warriors' final stand?
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

58 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
Noman by William Nicholson( Book )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeker, who is obsessed with his increasingly perilous quest to kill the last of the Old Ones, finds that his mission has placed him at odds with a new leader who preaches peace and joy
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

44 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : En 1585, Elizabeth 1ère règne sur l'Angleterre depuis près de trente ans.Philippe II, roi d'Espagne lève une puissante flotte pour la renverser.Elizabeth se prépare à la guerre tout en menant un combat plus intime contre son amour pour le pirate Walter Raleigh.Tôt ou tard, elle le sait, elle devra choisir entre les aspirations de son coeur et ses devoirs de monarque
Mandela : long walk to freedom by Justin Chadwick( Visual )

45 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society
Slaves of the Mastery by William Nicholson( Book )

54 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Bowman uses his newly-discovered powers to join with his twin sister Kestrel in an attempt to liberate their people from the "beautiful but cruel" civilization which has enslaved them
Shadowlands by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

43 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor who remains untouched by any great passion until he meets and falls in love with Joy Gresham, a feisty, abrasive New York divorcée
Nell by Michael Apted( Visual )

46 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The backwoods of North Carolina is where Nell lives, all alone. She has her own form of language and no idea of a world beyond her small plot of land. When civilization enters her life, Nell's life will never be the same again
First Knight by Jerry Zucker( Visual )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lancelot is both a fighter and a lover. While traipsing aimlessly through England winning senseless battles, he finds himself saving the beautiful soon-to-be Queen of Camelot, Guinevere, from a kidnapping and is permanently smitten. When fate brings Lancelot to Camelot, he once again falls under Guinevere's spell and also finds a true ally in King Arthur. Once Lancelot is ultimately made a knight of the round table by Arthur, the plot thickens when a tender moment shared between Guinevere and Lancelot threatens to destroy Camelot entirely
Firesong : an adventure by William Nicholson( Book )

56 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having saved their family and the rest of the Manth people from slavery, twins Bowman and Kestrel are free to seek their promised land
Shadowlands by William Nicholson( Book )

21 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-act play about the romance of C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman. The action takes place in Oxford in the 1950s. Originally presented at the The Theatre Royal, Plymouth, 5 Oct. 1989
The wind singer : an adventure by William Nicholson( Book )

30 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Livet i den velstående byen Aramant er gjennomregulert og klasseskillene er klare. Statusen til den enkelte familie er bestemt ut fra resultatet på den årlige eksamenen. Tårnfalk Haver hater eksamener, skolen, poenggiving og karakterer og familien hennes blir hardt straffet når hun en dag velger å gjøre opprør. Hun oppdager at Aramant en gang var en mye lykkeligere og friere by. Hvis hun bare kunne forstå Vindsangerens hemmelighet, ville livet kanskje bli bedre. Sammen med tvillingbroren Frimann drar hun for å finne kilden til ondskapen som kontrollerer Aramant. Dette er første bok i en trilogi
Motherland by William Nicholson( Book )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Summer, 1942. Kitty, an army driver stationed in Sussex, meets Ed, a Royal Marine commando, and Larry, a liaison officer with Combined Ops. She falls instantly in love with Ed, who falls in love with her. So does Larry. Both men go off to war, and Ed wins the highest military honor for his bravery. But sometimes heroes don't make the best husbands. [This novel] follows Kitty, Ed, and Larry from wartime England and the brutally tragic Dieppe raid to Nazi-occupied France, India after the war, and Jamaica before independence. Against this ever-changing backdrop--as they witness history being made and participate in the smaller dramas of romance, friendship, and parenthood--these three friends make choices that will determine the challenges and triumphs of their lives"--Cover
Amherst by William Nicholson( Book )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From an Oscar-nominated screenwriter, a novel of two love affairs set in Amherst and presided over by Emily Dickinson"--
Breathe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis
The society of others : a novel by William Nicholson( Book )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man embarks on an aimless journey, hitchhiking across Europe without planned destinations, only to find himself caught up in a confusing, threatening, and surreal world of inexplicable violence and dark secrets
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SeekerJangoNomanSlaves of the MasteryShadowlandsFirst KnightFiresong : an adventureShadowlands
Alternative Names
Nicholson, Bill

Nicholson, Bill 1948-

Nicholson, W.

Nicholson, W. (William)

Nicholson, William 1948-... dramaturge

Nicholson, William Benedict, 1948-

William Nicholson britischer Schriftsteller, Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

William Nicholson Brits schrijver

Уильям Николсон английский сценарист

Уилям Никълсън

וויליאם ניקולסון סופר בריטי

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