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Case, David

Works: 472 works in 2,702 publications in 1 language and 48,438 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Military history  Drama  Historical fiction  Religious fiction  Psychological fiction  Satire  Action and adventure fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
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 )

40 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,306 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 )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 764 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( )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once an epic of the Napoleonic wars, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Tolstoy's literary genius is clearly seen in the many memorable characters
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A captivating tale of the French Revolution, a time of terror and treason, and of the starving people who rose in frenzy and hate to overthrow a corrupt and decadent regime
A room with a view by E. M Forster( )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well-reared Edwardian girl is lead into impropriety, confusion and passion on her first visit to Florence
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Recording )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2009 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
The brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Recording )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 544 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
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( Recording )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 517 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 )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 508 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 )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 489 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 484 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 )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 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 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an abandoned waif who discovers life and love in an indifferent world, this classic tale of childhood is populated with a cast of eccentrics, innocents, and villains who number among the author's greatest creation
The merry adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle( Recording )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 427 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 )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 421 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
Around the world in eighty days by Jules Verne( )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 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. Fogg makes a fantastic world tour utilizing every means of transportation available in the 1870s. 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 412 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( )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 402 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 )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the pleasures and frustrations of Provencal life
Sharpe's gold by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 385 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
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A room with a view
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Davidson, Frederick 1932-2005

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The hunchback of Notre DameWar and peaceA tale of two citiesA room with a viewGulliver's travelsThe brothers KaramazovHeart of darknessThe Count of Monte Cristo