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Case, David

Overview
Works: 464 works in 3,090 publications in 1 language and 46,924 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Military history  Historical fiction  Drama  Religious fiction  Psychological fiction  Satire  Action and adventure fiction  Musicals 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author, Translator
Classifications: PR4560, 823.8
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Most widely held works about David Case
 
Most widely held works by David Case
Les misérables by Victor Hugo( )

54 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,329 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 )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor Hugo's classic tale of medieval Paris wherein Quasimodo, the physically misshapen bell-ringer, rescues the gypsy girl Esmeralda from the executioners in the square and claims sanctuary for the two of them in the cathedral of Notre-Dame
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Englishman gives his life during the French Revolution to save the husband of the woman he loves
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Recording )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War and Peace tracks the evolution of five aristocratic families during the Napoleonic wars. Individual stories intertwine as each of Tolstoy's memorable characters seek fulfillment, fall in love, make mistakes, and become scarred by war in different ways
A room with a view by E. M Forster( )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 597 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
The brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Recording )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of a patricide in which the murdered man's sons share varying degrees of complicity and depicts the search for truth--about man, about life, about the existence of God
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Recording )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 551 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
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 521 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 )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 510 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
The merry adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle( )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pyle perfectly captures everything that makes the Robin Hood legend still compelling today. He tells the gripping adventures of the brave, good-humored outlaw and his cohorts Friar Tuck, Little John, and Will Scarlet as they outsmart the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham in Sherwood Forest
Encore Provence : [new adventures in the south of France] by Peter Mayle( Recording )

14 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 458 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 : Richard Sharpe and the french invasion of galicia, January 1809 by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sharpe must lead his men through the enemy infested mountains of Spain
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Recording )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 425 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
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 417 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
Sharpe's eagle by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 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
Whose body? : a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his first murder case, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates the bizarre case of a corpse in the bathtub
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standing as one of the most revered works in all of English literature, 'Great expectations' traces the development of Philip Pirrip, called Pip, from a boy of shallow aspirations to a man of depth and character. Pip is reared by his sister and her husband Joe Gargery, a blacksmith. In his youth he is influenced by the eccentric Miss Havisham, who was jilted on her wedding night and who has brought up her adopted niece Estella to hate men
The hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes investigates the death of Sir Charles Baskerville and the local legend of the hound that haunts the moors
Sharpe's gold by Bernard Cornwell( )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only a year after its stunning victory at Talavera in July of 1809, Wellington's Peninsular army--vastly outnumbered, its coffers empty--is on the brink of collapse. The Spanish government has fallen, and the last Spanish armies have been crushed by the French. But Wellington has one hope left: in the dangerous Portuguese hills lies a fortune in gold, enough gold perhaps to turn the Peninsular War around. And he knows of one fighting man capable of stealing it: Captain Richard Sharpe of the South Essex Regiment
A year in Provence by Peter Mayle( Recording )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the pleasures and frustrations of Provencal life
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityDavidson, Frederick, 1932-2005

controlled identityMcKay, Ian, 1932-2005

controlled identityNelson, James, 1932-2005

controlled identityRaleigh, Edward

Case, David Frederick, 1932-2005

Davidson, Frederick 1932-2005

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English (414)

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The hunchback of Notre DameA tale of two citiesWar and peaceA room with a viewThe brothers KaramazovGulliver's travelsHeart of darknessThe Count of Monte Cristo