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Jason, Neville

Overview
Works: 148 works in 364 publications in 2 languages and 4,014 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Musical settings  Biography  Bildungsromans  Juvenile works  Incidental music  Art music  Monologues (Music)  History 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Performer, Translator, Proofreader, zxx, Other, Singer
Classifications: PR2827.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Neville Jason
The sword in the stone by T. H White( Recording )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of everyday life on a great medieval manor, with two boys, Kay and the Wart (who turns out to be King Arthur), learning the code of being a gentleman, and busy with hawking, jousting, sword play, hunting. The outline of this story is the narrative of how the boy, Wart, was made worthy to become the king and leader, Arthur
Franz Liszt by Franz Liszt( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Franz Liszt was as daring and spectacular as his music. Famed throughout Europe as the greatest pianist of the nineteenth century, he was one of the most original and prophetic composers who ever lived. In this account of his epic life, actors' readings combine with plentiful musical excerpts to paint a living portrait of a highly complex man
The sculpture of Frank Dobson by Neville Jason( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the 1920's and 1930's Frank Dobson was an important member of the British avant garde, and with Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and Jacob Epstein, he represented to Britain and the world what was best and most advanced about British sculpture. In 1925 Roger Fry described his work as 'true sculpture and pure sculpture ... almost the first time that such a thing has been even attempted in England'." -- Book jacket
A midsummer night's dream : op. 21/op. 61 = Ein Sommernachtstraum = Songe d'une nuit d'été by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enchanted wood is the setting for a hilarious night of confusion when four young lovers try to resolve their passions despite some meddling from the mischievous forest spirits
The life and works of Chopin by Jeremy Siepmann( Recording )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second in our series of musical biographies, written and presented by broadcaster Jeremy Siepmann, with Anton Lesser as Chopin. In this set the life and music of the revolutionary composer/pianist is unveiled in considerable detail with many musical examples
The life and works of Beethoven by Jeremy Siepmann( Recording )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This "portrait-in-sound" combines actors' readings with Beethoven's music
De grappigste avonturen van Donald Duck( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Recording )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic of world literature follows five families as they struggle through the Napoleonic Wars. Against a war-torn backdrop, these endearing characters deal with the tribulations of a life made more difficult by the challenges of battle and revenge
Freud : a very short introduction by Anthony Storr( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freud developed psychoanalysis into a general psychology which became widely accepted as the predominant mode of discussing personality and interpersonal relationships. Anthony Storr goes one step further and investigates the status of Freud's legacy today and the disputes that surround it
Swann in love by Marcel Proust( )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Swann in love' is the continuation of 'Swann's way, ' the first part of Marcel Proust's monumental cycle 'Remembrance of things past.' It tells the story of man-about-town Charles Swann's passionate, tormented love affair with the courtesan Odette de Crécy, and of its surprising outcome. Set in the degenerate demi-monde of 19th century Paris as well as in the fashionable drawing rooms of the aristocracy, this new audiobook brings to life the descriptive genius of the original novel"--Container
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote corner of early Victorian England, where traditional practices remain untouched by time, Bathsheba Everdene stands out as a beacon of feminine independence and self-reliance. However, when confronted with three suitors, among them the dashing Captain Troy, she shows a reckless capriciousness which threatens the stability of the whole community
The once and future king by T. H White( Recording )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete The Once and Future King, White's retelling of the Arthurian legend, is made up of five books: The sword in the stone, The witch in the wood, The ill-made knight, The candle in the wind, and The Book of Merlyn. In the first book, Merlyn instructs Arthur and his brother Sir Kay in the ways of the world. One of them will need it-- the king has died leaving no heir, and a rightful one must be found by pulling a sword from an anvil resting on a stone. In the second and third books, Arthur has become King and the kingdom is threatened from the north. In the final two books, the aging king faces his greatest challenge, when his own son threatens to overthrow him. In The Book of Merlyn, Arthur's tutor Merlyn reappears, and teaches him that even in the face of apparent ruin, there is hope
The fugitive by Marcel Proust( )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albertine has finally made her escape from Marcel's Paris apartment, where his obsessive jealousy had turned her into a virtual prisoner. Not only is Marcel quite unprepared for the effect on him of her flight, but soon he is devastated by news of an even more irreversible loss
Time regained by Marcel Proust( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final part of the author's cycle of autobiographical novels entitled: A la recherche du temps perdu (Remembrance of things past)
Sodom and Gomorrah by Marcel Proust( )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sodom and Gomorrah Part One: Accidentally witnessing an encounter between the Baron de Charlus and the tailor Jupien opens Marcel's eyes to a world hidden from him till now. Meanwhile his love for Albertine is poisoned by the suspicion that she is attracted to her own sex. Sodom and Gomorrah, Cities of the Plain addresses the subject of homosexual love with insight and understanding
The decline and fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon( Recording )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This six-disc recording covers the final three volumes of Gibbon's work, tracing ten centuries in the life of the eastern half of the empire, whose capital city was Constantinople. Among the many figures who stride across Gibbon's stage here are the emperor Justinian I, a noble statesman and successful warrior, brought low by his lascivious wife, the former prostitute Theodora; the murdering Basil I, a peasant who nonetheless proved himself a worthy figure upon which to drape the purple; and the final emperor of all, Constantine XI, who died on the battlements of Constantinople in 1453, valiantly fighting a losing battle to prevent the Turks from gaining a city they had craved for centuries"--Container
The captive by Marcel Proust( )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fractured relationship between Albertine and Marcel continues, with Marcel's fixations of his lover's outside interests driving the affair to a bitter conclusion
Bitter sweet by Noel Coward( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole( Recording )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of Manfred, Prince of Otranto, is mysteriously killed on his wedding day by a huge helmet. The event leads to a fast-paced story of jealous passion, intrigue, murder and supernatural phenomena unfolding in an atmosphere of thunderclaps, moonlight, and dark castle walls - mirroring the inner turmoils of the characters themselves
The witch in the wood & the ill-made knight by T. H White( )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Arthur is on the throne, and trying to establish the rules of chivalry and noble questing that will come to mark his reign. Meanwhile, in one of the great love stories in English literature, Lancelot and Guinevere fall for each other at the glorious court of Camelot. But in the north, a family that has been wronged are vowing revenge. And the king is closer to them than he knows. With humour, compassion and vivid description, T.H. White continues his retelling of the Arthurian legend in this second part of The Once and Future King
 
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The sword in the stone
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The sculpture of Frank DobsonA midsummer night's dream : op. 21/op. 61 = Ein Sommernachtstraum = Songe d'une nuit d'étéThe life and works of ChopinThe life and works of BeethovenWar and peaceFreud : a very short introductionSwann in loveFar from the madding crowd