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Brownjohn, John

Overview
Works: 156 works in 603 publications in 6 languages and 24,152 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Film adaptations  Records and correspondence  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Narrator, Conceptor, Adapter
Classifications: PT2621.I76, FIC
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Most widely held works about John Brownjohn
 
Most widely held works by John Brownjohn
Freddy in peril : book two in the golden hamster saga by Dietlof Reiche( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cat, two guinea pigs, and a colony of brave sewer rats band together in order to save Freddy, a golden hamster, from an evil scientist who's discovered that Freddy can read and write, and plans to hamster-nap him in order to dissect his brain
I, Freddy : book one in the golden hamster saga by Dietlof Reiche( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddy, a remarkably intelligent golden hamster, learns how to read and how to write on a computer and escapes captivity to become an independent and civilized creature
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

42 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic romance, Tess Darbeyville, a beautiful young peasant in late 19th century England, seeks her fortune with the wealthy D'Urbervilles, whom her family believes to be distant relatives. Although Tess rejects the advances of the D'Urberville's son Alex, he forcibly seduces her, leaving her pregnant and alone. After her sickly baby dies, Tess falls in love with Angel, a parson's son, who abandons her on their wedding night after she confesses her past "sin." This forces Tess to return to Alex, a fateful decision with tragic consequences
Freddy to the rescue : book three in the golden hamster saga by Dietlof Reiche( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his continuing adventures, Freddy, a golden hamster who can read and write, joins his animal and human friends to save a colony of endangered field hamsters from being killed when an automobile plant is constructed on their land
The haunting of Freddy : book four in the golden hamster saga by Dietlof Reiche( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The characters in Freddy's latest novel, an evil fifteenth-century poacher and his ferrets, mysteriously come to life, endangering Freddy and his friends and drawing them to an English castle near where the poacher once lived
The ninth gate by Roman Polanski( Visual )

38 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous rare-book dealer is hired to locate the last remaining copies of 'The Ninth Gate, ' a demonic manuscript that can summon the devil. Based on the book Club Dumas by Arturo Perez-Reverte
Ghost ship : a novel by Dietlof Reiche( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Vicki and her friend Peter are staying at a seaside resort. A mysterious eighteenth-century figurehead, a journal written by a ship's quartermaster, and supernatural occurrences lead them on a quest to lift a curse. They must also set right a horrible deed committed two hundred and thirty years ago
Mimus by Lilli Thal( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tricked by the enemy, the King of Moltavia is imprisoned along with his son, Prince Florin, who must find a way save himself, his father, and his kingdom after he is forced into an apprenticeship with the court jester, Mimus
The 13 1/2 lives of Captain Bluebear : being the demibiography of a seagoing bear ... and excerpts from the 'Encyclopedia of the marvels, life forms and other phenomena of Zamonia and its environs, ' by Professor Abdullah Nightingale by Walter Moers( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic adventures of a twenty-seven-lived seagoing bear from the fantasy world of Zamonia, featuring events from his first thirteen-and-a-half lives, which involve such figures as the Spiderwitch and the Troglotroll
Freddy's final quest : book five in the golden hamster saga by Dietlof Reiche( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddy the golden hamster and his animal cohorts, along with a computerized, robotic golden hamster, travel back in time to Assyria, where some of them are captured by crusaders and Freddy gets a taste of undomesticated living
At the heart of the White Rose : letters and diaries of Hans and Sophie Scholl by Hans Scholl( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The White Rose (German: die Weiße Rose) was a non-violent, intellectual resistance group in Nazi Germany, consisting of students from the University of Munich and their philosophy professor. The group became known for an anonymous leaflet and graffiti campaign, lasting from June 1942 until February 1943, that called for active opposition to dictator Adolf Hitler's regime. The six most recognized members of the group were arrested by the Gestapo and beheaded in 1943. The text of their sixth leaflet was smuggled by Helmuth James Graf von Moltke out of Germany through Scandinavia to the United Kingdom, and in July 1943 copies of it were dropped over Germany by Allied planes, retitled "The Manifesto of the Students of Munich." Another member, Hans Conrad Leipelt, who helped distribute Leaflet 6 in Hamburg, was executed on January 29, 1945, for his participation. Today, the members of the White Rose are honoured in Germany amongst its greatest heroes, since they opposed the Third Reich in the face of almost certain death."--Wikipedia
Please, Mr. Einstein by Jean-Claude Carrière( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty years after the death of Albert Einstein, a physics student interested in his theories about the nonexistence of time finds the eminent scientist in a central European office building and together they discuss such topics as light, relativity, and world peace
Soldiers' revolt by Hans Hellmut Kirst( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rumo & his miraculous adventures : a novel in two books illustrated by the author by Walter Moers( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rumo, the Wolperting, is on his way to becoming a hero, but he must have the adventures, first
The affairs of the generals by Hans Hellmut Kirst( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wolves by Hans Hellmut Kirst( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggle waged against the ravaging Nazi wolves by a humane East Prussian man of action
Ice moon by Jan Costin Wagner( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loss and the infinite ways we attempt to come to terms with it permeate this absorbing psychological mystery set in the Finnish town of Turku. A week after his wife dies, Det. Kimmo Joentaa feels compelled to return to work to investigate the murder of a young woman smothered in her own bed while her husband was away. Only a valueless painting appears to have been stolen. A second murder, just as puzzling, occurs in a youth hostel where a young man is killed while others slept all around him
Léon and Louise : a novel by Alex Capus( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of love's triumph against improbable odds and the vicissitudes of history
A perfect waiter by Alain Claude Sulzer( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1966 Switzerland, self-possessed, middle-aged Erneste is the rock of the Restaurant am Berg, working the lavish Blue Room without missing a shift in 16 years. A letter posted from New York threatens to shatter the orderly cocoon he's built around himself. Claiming to be in a bad way from every angle, Jakob Meier, Erneste's one great love of 30 years ago, pleads with Erneste to track down Julius Klinger, the intellectual whom Jakob followed to America in 1936
My wounded heart : the life of Lilli Jahn, 1900-1944 by Martin Doerry( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Born in 1900 to wealthy Jewish parents, Lilli Jahn stood firmly among the German bourgeoisie. A doctor by training, she married a young Protestant physician. Her husband divorced her in 1942, after sixteen years of marriage and five children, leaving her with no means of supporting her family (Jews were no longer allowed to practice medicine), and no protection from the dangers to come. Arrested by the Gestapo in 1943, Lilli perished in Auschwitz in 1944. My Wounded Heart is a collection of three-hundred-odd letters between Lilli, her children, and their circle of friends, extending from the mid-1930s to just before her death"--Publisher's description
 
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Freddy to the rescue : book three in the golden hamster saga
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Brownjohn, J. Maxwell.

Brownjohn, J. Maxwell 1929-

Brownjohn, John

Brownjohn, John 1929-

Brownjohn, John Maxwell.

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I, Freddy : book one in the golden hamster sagaFreddy to the rescue : book three in the golden hamster sagaThe haunting of Freddy : book four in the golden hamster sagaGhost ship : a novelMimusThe 13 1/2 lives of Captain Bluebear : being the demibiography of a seagoing bear ... and excerpts from the 'Encyclopedia of the marvels, life forms and other phenomena of Zamonia and its environs, ' by Professor Abdullah NightingaleFreddy's final quest : book five in the golden hamster sagaPlease, Mr. Einstein