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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 )

159 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,027 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 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 changes his name and gets a job as a day laborer. His starts seeing Dil, who knows nothing about Fergus' real background. But there are some things about Dil that Fergus does not know either
Interview with the vampire : the vampire chronicles by Neil JORDAN( Visual )

41 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The supremely evil and charismatic vampire Lestat lures a young aristocrat into the immortality of the damned
The brave one by Neil Jordan( Visual )

49 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,657 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. Erica is traumatized and in order to cope and work past 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, Erica is in the back of a convenience store when a man comes in and kills his store clerk wife. The man comes after her and she protects herself, finding that is is very easy to shoot a gun. Days later, Erica is on the subway when she is about to be raped by two men, 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 the killer strikes again
Michael Collins by Neil Jordan( Visual )

131 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of an Irish man whose dreams inspired hope, whose words ingited passion, and whose courage forged a nation's destiny
Ondine by Neil Jordan( Visual )

40 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Syracuse, a simple fisherman who catches a beautiful and mysterious woman in his trawler nets. The woman seems to be dead, but then she comes alive before Syracuse's eyes and he thinks he may be seeing things. However, with the help of his ailing yet irrepressible daughter, Annie, he comes to believe that the fantastical might be possible and that the woman (Ondine) might be a myth come true
The end of the affair by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

45 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England during World War II, an American writer and the bored wife of a British civil servant fall in love. Then she mysteriously ends the affair
The drowned detective by Neil Jordan( Book )

15 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 950 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
Shade : a novel by Neil Jordan( Book )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 946 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
Carnivalesque by Neil Jordan( Book )

19 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 820 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 Borgias( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Borgia family becomes the most powerful and influential family of the Italian Renaissance when the patriarch Rodrigo Borgia becomes Pope Alexander VI
Breakfast on Pluto by Neil Jordan( Visual )

67 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As foster kid Patrick 'Kitten' Braden grows up, he leaves behind his small-town life in Ireland for London, where he's reborn as a transvestite cabaret singer in the 1960s and 70s
Mistaken by Neil Jordan( Book )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kevin and Gerald were two boys growing up on opposite sides of the Dublin economic divide. Though they had never met, they shared a growing awareness of each other through episodes of mistaken identity. Yet Kevin was doubly haunted, living next door to the one-time residence of Bram Stoker, and the shadow of both a vampire and Gerald stretch far across his early years. For a time, the boys' doppelganger paths would cross innocently enough--one stealing the other's unwitting girlfriend, or being called out to in the street--until a family tragedy sends them both down a much darker path."--Page 4 of cover
The Borgias( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 780 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, as the house notoriously united against the world becomes divided against itself
The Borgias( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 713 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
The good thief by Hannah Tinti( Visual )

45 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob is an aging American thief is living in the French city of Nice. Addicted to both heroin and gambling, Bob is in the midst of an extended personal losing streak when he rescues a new girl in town named Anne from her pimp. When the opportunity to steal a fortune in rare paintings from a Monte Carlo casino comes along, Bob hopes for a score big enough to let him retire from his life of crime. His only hindrances are Anne's man troubles and his nemesis, local police chief Roger
Byzantium( Visual )

30 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee vrouwen die zich voordoen als zussen komen terecht in een verlopen hotel aan de Engelse kust. In werkelijkheid zijn de twee moeder en dochter die al tweehonderd jaar als vampiers leven
The butcher boy by Patrick McCabe( Visual )

39 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francie lives with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother. The pressure 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's 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
Interview with the vampire by Neil Jordan( Visual )

48 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 530 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
InterMission by Mark O'Rowe( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the suburbs of Dublin, more than a dozen strangers find their paths colliding in sometimes violent, sometimes absurd ways
The past by Neil Jordan( Book )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On June 1st, 1914, Una O'Shaughnessy sends a postcard home from a Cornish seaside town. Back in two weeks, she promises. But seven months later, she still has not returned to Ireland, and she sends another postcard, this one signed by herself, a man, and her new child. The Past is the story of Rene, this unexpected child, as told by her own child as he searches for the truth about his parents' mysterious and romantic history. Through the reminiscences of his mother's friend, the pieces of the past begin to fit together into a delicate mosaic of the truth. What really happened in that seaside town? Why does the past seem to hold so many secrets? Set over twenty-five years, travelling from Cornwall to Dublin and the Irish Provinces, The Past is a beautiful novel of love and longing, created by one of the preeminent artists of our time"--Page 4 of cover
 
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Interview with the vampire : the vampire chronicles Interview with the vampire
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The end of the affairShade : a novelBreakfast on PlutoMistakenInterview with the vampireThe pastThe cinema of Neil Jordan : dark carnival
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Jordan, Neil 19..-... docteur en philosophie

Jordan, Neil 1950-...

Jordan, Neil f. 1950

Jordan Neil Patrick

Neil Jordan

Neil Jordan director de cine irlandés

Neil Jordan filmregisseur uit Ierland

Neil Jordan irischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Produzent und Schriftsteller

Neil Jordan irský režisér

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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