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Case, David

Works: 478 works in 3,213 publications in 1 language and 46,222 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Drama  Historical fiction  Sea stories  Religious fiction  Satire  Bildungsromans  Action and adventure fiction 
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( Recording )

58 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,305 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 )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 734 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( Recording )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 676 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( )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy Honeychurch, a young English woman traveling in Italy with her stuffy chaperone aunt, finds herself constrained by the claustrophobic influence of her British guardians and attracted to the free-spirited George Emerson, whose family's radical politics make him entirely unsuitable. Sharing a spontaneous moment of passion with him in the Italian countryside, Lucy is soon at war with the snobbery of her class and her own conflicting desires. Back in England, she is courted by a more acceptable, if stifling, suitor, and soon realizes she must make a final choice for her life between convention and passion
The brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Recording )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 571 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
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Englishman gives his life during the French Revolution to save the husband of the woman he loves
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Recording )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 547 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( Recording )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 519 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 )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 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 496 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 )

15 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 445 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 )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 415 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
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Recording )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 415 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
Whose body? : a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 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
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 395 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
A year in Provence by Peter Mayle( Recording )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the pleasures and frustrations of Provencal life
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad( Recording )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 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 origin of species by Charles Darwin( Recording )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 365 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
The inimitable Jeeves by P. G Wodehouse( )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 357 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 fiances. 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
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A room with a view
The hunchback of Notre DameWar and peaceA room with a viewThe brothers KaramazovA tale of two citiesGulliver's travelsHeart of darknessThe Count of Monte Cristo
Alternative Names

controlled identityDavidson, Frederick, 1932-2005

controlled identityMcKay, Ian, 1932-2005

controlled identityNelson, James, 1932-2005

controlled identityRaleigh, Edward

Case, David

Case, David 1932-2005

Case, David Frederick 1932-2005

David Case

Davidson, Frederick 1932-2005

Frederick Davidson

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