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Case, David

Works: 465 works in 2,525 publications in 1 language and 49,448 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Military history  Children's audiobooks  Drama  Religious fiction  Historical fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author, Translator
Classifications: PR4571, 823.8
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Most widely held works about David Case
Most widely held works by David Case
Les misérables : original Broadway cast recording by Victor Hugo( Recording )

36 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Jean-Valjean, a convict struggling to escape his past, that became a gospel for the poor and oppressed
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( Recording )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ugly and deformed but humble and loyal, Quasimodo is the hunchback living in the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris. He is trapped between his love for a Gypsy girl and his love for the archdeacon, his benefactor
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once a historical war epic, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Noted for its mastery of realistic detail and psychological analysis, it follows the metamorphosis of five aristocratic families against the backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Individual stories interweave as each of Tolstoy's memorable characters seek fulfillment, fall in love, make mistakes, and become scarred by war in different ways. Out of this complex narrative emerges a profound examination of the individual's place in the historical process
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Englishman gives his life during the French Revolution to save the husband of the woman he loves
The Swiss family Robinson by Johann David Wyss( Recording )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Swiss couple and their four sons are shipwrecked on an isolated island, they adapt to their "New Switzerland" using many imaginative methods of farming and animal taming
A room with a view by E. M Forster( )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Room With a View portrays the love of a British woman for an expatriate living in Italy, a country which to Forster represents the forces of true passion. Caught up in a world of social snobbery, Forster's heroine, Lucy Honeychurch, finds herself constrained by the claustrophobic influence of her British guardians, who encourage her to take up with a well-connected boor. When she regrets that her hotel room has no view, a member of the lower class offers to trade rooms with her
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Recording )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shipwrecked and cast adrift, English surgeon Lemuel Gulliver wakes to find himself on Lilliput, an island inhabited by little people, whose height makes their quarrels over fashion and fame seem ridiculous. His subsequent encounters--with the crude giants of Brobdingnag, the philosophical Houyhnhnms, and the brutish Yahoos--give him new, bitter insights into human behavior"--Container
The hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson travel to the bleak wastes of Dartmoor to solve the mystery surrounding the late Sir Charles Baskerville and a ghostly hound
The brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Recording )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After spending four years in a Siberian penal settlement, during which time he underwent a religious conversion, Dostoevsky developed a keen ability for deep character analysis. In "The Brothers Karamazov", he explores human nature at its most loathsome and cruel but never flinches at what he finds. "The Brothers Karamazov" tells the stirring tale of four brothers: the pleasure-seeking, impatient Dmitri; the brilliant and morose Ivan; the gentle, loving and honest Alyosha; and the illegitimate Smerdyakov: shy, silent, and cruel. The four unite in the murder of one of literature's most despicable characters, their father. This was Dostoevsky's final and best work
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Recording )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment narrator Jim Hawkins meets the blind pirate Pew at the Admiral Benbow until the spirited battle for hidden treasure on a tropical island, the story spawns unforgettable scenes and characters that have thrilled readers young and old since its original publication in 1883
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( Recording )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlow, the story's narrator, tells his friends of an experience in the British Congo where he once ran a river steamer for a trading company. He tells of the ivory traders' cruel exploitation of the natives there. Chief among these is a greedy and treacherous European named Kurtz, a man who has used savagery to obtain semi-divine power over the natives. While Marlow tries to get Kurtz back down the river, Kurtz tries to justify his actions and motions, asserting that he has seen into the very heart of things
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas( Recording )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to prison on a false accusation in 1815, Edmond Dantes escapes many years later and finds a treasure which he uses to exact his revenge
Sharpe's tiger by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1799, the British Army is fighting its way through India in an attempt to push the ruthless Tippoo of Mysore from his throne and drive his French allies out. Posing as a deserter, the young and illiterate private Richard Sharpe must penetrate into the Tippoo's city and make contact with a Scottish spy being held prisoner there. Success will mean winning his sergeant stripes; failure, being turned over to the Tippoo's brutal executioners--or his man-eating tigers. Along the way, Sharpe keeps an eye out for beautiful prostitutes, any stray loot he can get his hands on, and the chance to learn his ABCs. But when the furious British assault on the city begins, Sharpe must fight with the fierceness and agility of a tiger himself to foil the Tippoo's well-set trap--and to keep from being killed by his own side
Encore Provence : [new adventures in the south of France] by Peter Mayle( Recording )

14 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Mayle celebrates his homecoming to Provence with a joyous mix of Gallic characters, adventure, and culinary treats
Sharpe's rifles by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sharpe must lead his men through the enemy infested mountains of Spain
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield firmly embraces the eternal freshness, the comic delights, the tender warmth, and the ghastly horrors of childhood. It is a timeless tale of a thoughtful orphan discovering how to live and love in a cutthroat, indifferent adult world
The merry adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle( Recording )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"You who so plod amid serious things that you feel it a shame to give yourself up even for a few short moments to mirth and joyousness in the land of Fancy; you who think that life hath naught to do with innocent laughter that can harm no one, these pages are not for you ..."--The book. Here are the beloved adventures of the mischievous hero Robin Hood and his brave and merry band of outlaws, who forged a chivalrous code to protect the oppressed and despoil the oppressors. Follow along as Robin makes his breathtaking escapes from his archenemy, the Sheriff of Nottingham, while classic characters like Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet, and Little John create one hilarious escapade after another. Pageantry, knights, and beautiful maidens of old abound in the episodes comprising this favorite story
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Recording )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic tale of an eccentric country gentleman and his companion who set out as a knight and squire of old to right wrongs and punish evil in sixteenth-century Spain. Includes an introduction by literary critic Harold Bloom
Around the world in eighty days by Jules Verne( )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phileas Fogg, a distinguished member of London's Reform Club, takes up a wager to circle the globe in just eighty days. Together with manservant Passepartout and a detective named Fix, Fogg makes a fantastic world tour utilizing every means of transportation available in the 1870's. This is a marvelous travelogue mixed with dazzling suspense, delightful fantasy, and lively comedy
Sharpe's eagle by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Talavera in July of 1809, Captain Richard Sharpe, bold, professional, and ruthless, prepares to lead his men against the armies of Napoleon in what will be the bloodiest battle of the war. Sharpe has earned his captaincy, but there are others, such as the foppish Lieutenant Gibbons and his uncle, Colonel Henry Simmerson, who have bought their commissions despite their incompetence. After their cowardly loss of the regiment's colors, their resentment toward the upstart Sharpe turns to treachery, and Sharpe must battle his way through sword fights and bloody warfare to redeem the honor of his regiment
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The Swiss family Robinson
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Davidson, Frederick 1932-2005

English (352)

The hunchback of Notre DameWar and peaceA tale of two citiesThe Swiss family RobinsonA room with a viewGulliver's travelsThe hound of the BaskervillesThe brothers Karamazov