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Case, David

Works: 513 works in 3,194 publications in 1 language and 44,143 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction  Bildungsromans  Sea stories  Drama  Religious fiction  War stories  Military history 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Translator, Author, nar
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 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( )

56 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Miserables is a romantic novel packed with revealing incidents of slum life and poverty in 19th-century France. The core of the book deals with Jean Valjean, a criminal who serves as an example of the misery and contradictions of society with which Victor Hugo was especially concerned. Les Miserables is both a powerful social document and an extremely interesting and dramatic narrative, which is the culmination of 14 years' work and Hugo's masterpiece
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( Recording )

31 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 716 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
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Recording )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 542 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 brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Recording )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven by intense, uncontrollable emotions of rage and revenge, the four Karamazov brothers all become involved in the brutal murder of their despicable father
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This captivating tale, set in London and Paris at the time of the French Revolution, uses the contrasts between the cities' "beliefs" to reveal the central choice confronting every society and each individual: Should a person work to change society or should the revolution occur within his heart? The story climaxes with a supreme sacrifice of selfless love that will not leave the listener unmoved
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( Recording )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 512 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 merry adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle( )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the legend of Robin Hood, who plundered the king's purse and poached his deer and whose generosity endeared him to the poor
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas( Recording )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man, unjustly accused and imprisoned for treason, eventually escapes, uncovers a treasure and begins his long repressed vengeance against those who betrayed him
A room with a view by E. M Forster( )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught up in a world of social snobbery, Lucy Honeychurch finds herself constrained by its claustrophobic influences. Lucy must struggle between her own emotions and social conventions. In the end, however, Lucy takes control of her own fate
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Recording )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 433 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
Sharpe's rifles : Richard Sharpe and the french invasion of galicia, January 1809 by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 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
Encore Provence : [new adventures in the south of France] by Peter Mayle( Recording )

16 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 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
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pip, a poor orphan boy, is befriended by an unknown benefactor and goes to London to live the life of a gentleman
Whose body? : a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally written almost 75 years ago, this novel features beloved sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey (as shown on public television's Masterpiece theatre) tackling his first big case
The origin of species by Charles Darwin( Recording )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most famous and influential books of its (or any) time, this is the first comprehensive statement of the theory of natural selection and provides the basic argument of what we think of as Darwinism
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad( Recording )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a novel about a man's lifelong efforts to atone for an act of instinctive cowardice. Young Jim, chief mate of the Patna, dreams of being a hero. When the Patna threatens to sink and the cowardly officers decide to save their own skins and escape in the few lifeboats, Jim despises them. But at the last moment, dazed by horror and confusion, he joins them, deserting the 800 Muslim passengers to apparent death. Tormented by this act of cowardice and desertion, Jim flees to the West. Living among the natives in Patusan, a remote trading post in the jungle, he is able to cease sacrificing himself on the altar of conscience. When he defends Patusan against the evil "Gentleman Brown," his efforts create order and well-being, thereby winning the respect and affection of the people for whom he becomes Tuan, or Lord Jim
The inimitable Jeeves by P. G Wodehouse( )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bingo falls in love at a Camberwell subscription dance and Bertie Wooster drops into the mulligatawny, there's work for a wet-nurse. Who better than Jeeves? This is the first Jeeves and Wooster story "Plum" ever wrote. Wodehouse weaves his wit through a wide collection of terrifying aunts, miserly uncles, love-sick friends, and unwanted fiancés. Bertie gets into a bit of trouble when one of his pals, Bingo Little, starts to fall in love with every second girl he lays his eyes on. But the soup gets really thick when Bingo decides to marry one of them and enlists Bertie's help. Luckily, he has the inimitable Jeeves to pull him out of it
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Recording )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1853, Bleak House is one of Dickens' most mature and ambitious novels. From London's slums to the Court of Chancery, where the endless case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce devours the future of several generations, the author's canvas of Victorian society vividly conveys an indictment of legal corruption, a riveting tale of detection, and a compelling emotional drama
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A room with a view
The hunchback of Notre DameGulliver's travelsThe brothers KaramazovA tale of two citiesHeart of darknessThe merry adventures of Robin HoodThe Count of Monte CristoA room with a view
Alternative Names

controlled identityDavidson, Frederick, 1932-2005

controlled identityMcKay, Ian, 1932-2005

controlled identityNelson, James, 1932-2005

controlled identityRaleigh, Edward

Case, David 1932-2005

Case, David Frederick 1932-2005

David Case

David Frederick Case audioboekinspreker

Davidson, Frederick 1932-2005

Frederick Davidson

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