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Rasovsky, Yuri

Works: 102 works in 298 publications in 1 language and 6,987 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Radio plays  Horror tales  Short stories  Suspense fiction  Science fiction  Audio adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Director, Compiler, Performer, Adapter, Producer, Editor, Actor, dir
Classifications: PS3563.A8355, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Yuri Rasovsky
I am legend by Richard Matheson( )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrible plague transformed survivors into blood-thirsty creatures of the night. Robert Neville is the last living man on earth. How long can he survive in a world of vampires? This collection also includes ten other horror stories by Richard Matheson
Sweeney Todd and the string of pearls an audio melodrama in three despicable acts by Yuri Rasovsky( Recording )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweeney Todd's shop stood next to St. Dunstan's Church just a few blocks from the Royal Courts of Justice. On this site, he robbed and murdered hundreds of customers. To dispose of their remains, he carried them to an underground bakery of one Mrs. Lovett, whose pie shop was a few blocks away. She ground the cadavers into stuffing for her meat pies, the favorite mid-day repast of the lawyers who worked nearby and who got their shaves from Sweeney Todd. The man you lunched with yesterday could be your lunch today!
Sherlock Holmes theatre by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackstone Audiobooks is pleased to present the first audio recordings ever of the only two Holmes plays written by his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These new, specially commissioned productions of the Hollywood Theater of the Ear star Audie Award-winning readers Martin Jarvis as Sherlock Holmes and Kristoffer Tabori as Dr. Watson
WKID : easy radio plays by Carol Adorjan( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes four plays accompanied by advice on music and sound effects, a glossary of radio terms, and a section on director's hand signals
The incredible shrinking man by Richard Matheson( Recording )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A radioactive fog causes a man to shrink until he is only two inches tall
36 Yalta Boulevard by Olen Steinhauer( )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State Security Officer Brano Sev is the secretive member of the homicide department of the capital's people's militia. No one else quite trusts him, but it is part of his job to do what the authorities ask, no matter what. So when he gets an order to travel to the village of his birth in order to interrogate a potential defector, he goes. When a man turns up dead shortly after he arrives and Brano is framed for the murder, he assumes this is part of the plan and allows it to run its course. But when the plan leads him into exile in Vienna, he finally begins to ask questions. In fact, Comrade Brano Sev learns that loyalty to the cause might be the biggest crime of all
Tales for a stormy night a Pandora's box of classic chillers( )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen horror "tales, plays, and poems, gleaned from cultures around the world, range from comic to deathly serious, from New England reserve to Gallic passion."--Container
The Odyssey of Homer by Yuri Rasovsky( )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It seems quite natural, given the original intent of The Odyssey as a story to be listened to and savored, to present this epic to the modern audience in a medium that most adheres to its aural-oral nature and the immediacy of its telling. Divided into eight one-hour segments of dramatization, each segment is followed by commentary on a particular aspect of the segment by a noted expert
The mark of Zorro by Johnston McCulley( Recording )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1820s Mexican California, Don Diego Vega appears to be part of the aristocracy. In reality, however, he is Zorro, the outlawed swordsman who has sworn to protect the citizens from tyranny and injustice
Die, Snow White! Die, damn you! a very Grimm tale by Yuri Rasovsky( )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the premiere of two new film versions of the Snow White tale, Blackstone enters the fray with its own adult, edgy, and not altogether serious full-cast expoš of fairy-taledom
Dashiell Hammett's The maltese falcon an audio dramatization by Dashiell Hammett( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this fully casted audio dramatization, a beautiful damsel in distress hires San Francisco private investigators Sam Spade and Miles Archer to trail the man whom she thinks kidnapped her sister. When Archer is murdered on a stakeout, however, Spade is implicated in the crime. However, that is only the tip of the iceberg. As Spade digs deeper into the case, he uncovers a much greater mystery involving a valuable statue and an assortment of colorful and dangerous characters
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari by Yuri Rasovsky( )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A full cast audio production inspired by the classic silent film"--Container
The million-dollar wound by Max Allan Collins( )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a foxhole on Guadalcanal, shared with former champ Barney Ross, to the glitzy underworld of Hollywood in the '40s, Nate Heller fights his memories and "the outfit". Something happened at the Canal, something Heller's blocking out. What he can't block, though, is the wound he received -- the million-dollar wound, the one that got him home. Back in the States, and back in Chicago, he becomes involved once again with Frank Nitti during the gang boss's last violent days and with the gangland attempts to take over the movie unions. The home front is every bit as violent as the war-torn Pacific, and even the solace of fan-dancer Sally Rand can do nothing to ease Heller, who is haunted by the death of a friend in Guadalcanal and surrounded by the mayhem of gangland murders
Paris stories by Mavis Gallant( )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mavis Gallant is a contemporary legend, a frequent contributor to the New Yorker for close to fifty years, and undisputed master of the short story whose peerless prose captures the range of human experience while evoking time and place with unequaled skill. This new collection of fifteen of Gallant's stories, edited and with an introduction by best-selling author Michael Ondaatje, gathers the best of her many stories set all over Europe, all written in Paris where Gallant has long lived. Mysterious, funny, insightful, and heartbreaking, these are tales of expatriates and exiles, wise children and straying saints. Together they compose a secret history, at once intimate and panoramic, of modern times
Road to paradise by Max Allan Collins( )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lake Tahoe, 1973 and Michael Satariano has reached middle age, with a loving family and a son serving in Vietnam. Michael in his earlier days fought the Capone mob in Chicago is now running a casino for the mob, and has left his killing days behind him ... or so he thinks ... then godfather Sam Giancana orders him to hit a violent and vulnerable gangster, but Michael refuses. Michael turns state's witness to save his family, and is put on the Witness Protection Program. The family is relocated to paradise in Arizona, but finds himself facing a wrath so cruel that Michael, who was raised by a hitman father, is unprepared and shocked. Michael must now return to the road and the violent way of life he thought he had escaped
The threat by David Poyer( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan Lenson, joins the National Security Council staff at the White House, where he runs into an unconvincing presidential assassination plot. Robert De Bari, despised by the military for his failure to serve in Vietnam and is known for a roving eye, occupies the Oval Office after the first Gulf War. Lenson assumes a host of tasks, from antidrug duty for the NSC to being the president's military aide carrying the legendary briefcase with its nuclear launch codes. As astute as Lenson is, he proves to be naive as forces that want De Bari replaced by the vice president manipulate him
Craven Street Ben Franklin in London by Yuri Rasovsky( )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historical drama reveals the life of Benjamin Franklin while living on Craven Street off the Thames
Saint Joan by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascinated by the story of Joan of Arc, but unhappy with "the whitewash which disfigures her beyond recognition," Shaw presents a realistic Joan at war, not just with, British invaders, but with realpolitik
The sibyl by Pr Lagerkvist( )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this powerful, poetic, and moving parable, the Wandering Jew of medieval Christian legend journeys to Delphi to consult the famed oracle of the pagans. He is turned away but not before learning that one of the most adept of the old priestesses, or sibyls, lives in disgrace in the mountains above the Temple. In her rude goat-hut he seeks the meaning of his disastrous brush with the son of God. She reveals that she, too, has been touched by the son of a god, a very different son, not quite human, born of her own body. He dwells with her as a constant reminder of the betrayal of her mystical and erotic union with the divine, her punishment, and--perhaps--her redemption
7 classic plays( Recording )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven great plays in one volume, illustrating the development of European drama from ancient times to the dawn of the modern theatre
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Yuri Rasovsky audio dramatist since 1972

English (165)

Sweeney Todd and the string of pearls an audio melodrama in three despicable actsSherlock Holmes theatreWKID : easy radio playsThe incredible shrinking man36 Yalta BoulevardTales for a stormy night a Pandora's box of classic chillersThe Odyssey of HomerThe mark of Zorro