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Jordan, Neil 1950-

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Most widely held works by Neil Jordan
The crying game by Neil Jordan( Visual )

153 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unlikely kind of friendship develops between Fergus, an Irish Republican Army volunteer, and Jody, a kidnapped British soldier lured into an IRA trap by Jude, another IRA member. When the hostage-taking ends up going horribly wrong, Fergus escapes and heads to London, where he seeks out Jody's lover, a hairdresser named Dil. Fergus adopts the name "Jimmy" and gets a job as a day laborer. He also starts seeing Dil, who knows nothing about Fergus' IRA background. But there are some things about Dil that Fergus doesn't know, either
The brave one by Neil Jordan( Visual )

56 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City radio host Erica Bain is working and living a wonderful life. One night she and her fiancé David are brutally attacked. David is killed and Erica is almost beaten to death. Traumatized and unable to cope with the tragic event, Erica becomes someone else. She buys a gun and begins to roam the streets at night looking to take her revenge on the men who were responsible for the attack. Late one night, she is in the back of a convenience store when a robber comes in and kills the store clerk and his wife. The robber comes after her but she protects herself, finding that it is very easy to shoot a gun. Later, Erica finds herself confronted by two would-be rapists on the subway, and again she protects herself. The city becomes fascinated with the exploits of this vigilante killer, but NYPD Detective Mercer is trying to catch this person, before they strike again
Michael Collins by Neil Jordan( Visual )

131 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of an Irish political figure whose dreams inspired hope, whose words ingited passion, and whose courage forged a nation's destiny
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

25 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beckett on Film is a unique project. For the first time, all 19 of Samuel Beckett's plays have been filmed, bringing together some of the world's most talented directors and actors. Beckett on Film was the brainchild of Michael Colgan, the artistic director of the Gate Theatre, Dublin. All the films in the series are produced by Michael Colgan and Alan Maloney for RTÉ, Channel 4 and the Irish Film Board."--Beckett on Film website
Shade : a novel by Neil Jordan( Book )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nina Hardy, murdered by her childhood friend, George, watches and retells the events of her life and afterlife, as her half-brother retraces their childhood together, revealing the crime against Nina in all its full and heartbreaking meaning
The Borgias( Visual )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After exacting vicious punishment on all those who opposed them, the Borgias are at the apex of their power and influence. With the world around them embroiled in war and turmoil, the original crime family will continue to exploit allies, silence critics, and solidify legacies. But this time, the seemingly unbreakable bonds of blood will be tested like never before, as the house notoriously united against the world becomes divided against itself
The drowned detective by Neil Jordan( Book )

14 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan is a private detective in a decaying eastern European city. He is drowning in his work, his failing marriage and the corrupt landscape that surrounds him. One day, he is approached by an elderly couple to investigate the disappearance of their daughter, who has been missing for nearly two decades. Troubled by the faded photograph of a little girl the couple press on him - the same age as his own daughter - he feels compelled to find her. Then one night, as he is contemplating his troubled marriage, he encounters a young woman crouched at the foot of a stone angel on the bridge spanning the river that divides the city, a woman who suddenly jumps into the icy water below. As Jonathan plunges after her he finds himself dragged into her ghostly world of confusion, coincidence and intrigue and the city he thought he knew becomes strange, mysterious and threatening
The Borgias( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremy Irons stars in The Borgias, the saga of history's most infamous crime family. Conspiring with his ruthless sons and poisonously seductive daughter, the charismatic Rodrigo Borgia will let nothing and no one stand in the way of his relentless quest for wealth and power. Mercilessly cruel and defiantly decadent, intimidation and murder are his weapons of choice in his scandalous ascension to the papacy in Renaissance-era Italy
Carnivalesque by Neil Jordan( Book )

12 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Andy walks into Burleigh's Amazing Hall of Mirrors, and then he walks right into the mirror, [becoming] a reflection. Another boy, a boy who is not Andy, goes home with Andy's parents. And the boy who was once Andy is pulled--literally pulled, by the hands, by a girl named Mona--into another world, a carnival world where anything might happen"--Amazon.com
The good thief by Neil Jordan( Visual )

44 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American thief, living in the French city of Nice, is addicted to both heroin and gambling
Byzantium( Visual )

33 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago and survive on human blood. As knowledge of their secret spreads, their past catches up on them with deathly consequence
The butcher boy by Pat McCabe( Visual )

40 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francie lives with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother. The pressures on Francie to grow up are immense. When his mother commits suicide and his friend, Joe, goes off to boarding school, Francie sinks ever deeper into paranoia thanks mainly to his nasty neighbour Mrs. Nugent. He begins to have a fantasy where he has visions of the Virgin Mary. After his father dies, Francie becomes more despondent, culminating in the extremely bloody murder of Mrs. Nugent whom he holds responsible for all the wrongs visited upon him. After being arrested, Francie is committed to an asylum in an attempt to cure him
InterMission by Mark O'Rowe( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the suburbs of Dublin, more than a dozen strangers find their paths colliding in sometimes violent, sometimes absurd ways. When the desperately insecure and emotionally inarticulate John breaks up with Deirdre to 'give her a little test' his plan backfires leaving her broken-hearted and him alone and miserable. Through chance and coincidence, their break-up triggers a roller coaster ride of interweaving escapades in the lives of everyone around them
Interview with the vampire : the vampire chronicles by Neil Jordan( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is told by Louis de Pointe du Lac in 1991 to an interviewer about the lives of himself, Lestat and Claudia through trouble, death, curse and love over the past 200 years. Going back to New Orleans, 1791, young, plantation owner Louis is unhappy with his life as a widower. That is until Lestat de Lioncourt comes into his life. The vampire Lestat, allows Louis to make the decision of either death or life as a vampire forever. Not until his decision is already made, does Louis realize what he has become. He refuses to take human life. When he is about to leave, Lestat turns a little orphan girl into a vampire to make Louis stay
The cinema of Neil Jordan : dark carnival by Carole Zucker( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Cinema of Neil Jordan' discusses his entire output as part of the first comprehensive study of Jordan's career, looking beyond ideological and national concerns to view his films through the prism of Celtic folklore
Mona Lisa( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con and a call girl are thrown together when he becomes her chauffeur. Initially he detests her but winds up under her spell
Neil Jordan( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breakfast on Pluto chapters from my life by Patrick "Kitten" Braden( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Set in the 1970s; a former foster kid leaves behind his small-town life in Ireland and becomes a transvestite cabaret singer in London
 
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Shade : a novel
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Jordan, Neil 19..-... docteur en philosophie

Jordan, Neil 1950-...

Jordan, Neil f. 1950

Neil Jordan

Neil Jordan director de cine irlandés

Neil Jordan filmregisseur uit Ierland

Neil Jordan irischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Produzent und Schriftsteller

Neil Jordan réalisateur, producteur, scénariste et écrivain irlandais

Neil Jordan regista irlandese

Neil Jordan reżyser irlandzki

Нийл Джордан

Нил Джордан

Ніл Джордан

ניל ג'ורדן סופר אירי

نيل جوردن

نیل جوردن فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان ایرلندی

닐 조던 아일랜드의 영화 제작자 및 소설가이다.

조단, 닐 1950-

조던, 닐 1950-

ジョーダン, ニール

ニール・ジョーダン

尼爾·喬丹

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Shade : a novelThe cinema of Neil Jordan : dark carnivalMona LisaBreakfast on Pluto chapters from my life by Patrick "Kitten" BradenThe cinema of Neil Jordan : dark carnivalNeil Jordan : exploring boundariesThe privilege of crisis : narratives of masculinities in colonial and postcolonial literature, photography, and film