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Case, David

Overview
Works: 460 works in 3,184 publications in 1 language and 46,964 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Military history  Drama  Religious fiction  Sea stories  Satire  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( )

58 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trying to forget his past and live an honest life, escaped convict Jean Valjean risks his freedom to take care of a motherless young girl during a period of political unrest in Paris
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( Recording )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 733 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
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 679 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
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Recording )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 672 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. Thomas Mann praised Tolstoy for his Homeric powers: "To be played upon by the animal keenness of this eye, the sheer power of this creative attack, the entirely clear and true greatness...of this epic, is to find one's way home...to everything within us that is fundamental and sane."
A room with a view by E. M Forster( )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 601 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 )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 581 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
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Recording )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 549 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( )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 523 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( )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 507 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
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas( Recording )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 507 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 rifles : Richard Sharpe and the french invasion of galicia, January 1809 by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sharpe must lead his men through the enemy infested mountains of Spain
Encore Provence : [new adventures in the south of France] by Peter Mayle( Recording )

14 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Mayle celebrates his homecoming to Provence with a joyous mix of Gallic characters, adventure, and culinary treats
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Recording )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 426 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
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 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 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
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

A naked body is discovered in the bathroom of a London architect's apartment. Is it Sir Reuben Levy, the well-known financier who recently disappeared? Or is it a stiff dragged from the dissecting rooms of St. Luke's Hospital? Lord Peter Wimsey must unravel the tangled threads that lead from a prostitute, to a well-known surgeon, and to a mysterious reunion at a London night-club
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 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
Sharpe's gold by Bernard Cornwell( )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 389 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, the last Spanish armies have been crushed by the French, and all that is left are the peasants fighting the guerrilla, the "little war." But Wellington has one hope left. He knows that 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
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad( Recording )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 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
A year in Provence by Peter Mayle( Recording )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the pleasures and frustrations of Provencal life
 
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A room with a view
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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 merry adventures of Robin Hood
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

Languages
English (434)