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Jason, Neville

Overview
Works: 151 works in 346 publications in 2 languages and 3,621 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Bildungsromans  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Catalogs  History  Fantasy fiction  Arthurian romances  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author, Translator, Proofreader, Adapter, Other, Singer
Classifications: M1003.L59, 786.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Neville Jason
Franz Liszt by Franz Liszt( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 257 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
Bitter sweet by Noel Coward( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sculpture of Frank Dobson by Neville Jason( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 191 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
The sword in the stone by T. H White( Recording )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sword in the Stone is the first novel in The Once and Future King, T.H. White's epic fantasy re-telling of the Arthurian legend. A cartoon adaptation by Walt Disney made it into an enduring favourite for the young. But like Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, it appeals to adults and children alike. Here is an abridged version for Junior Classics readers
The life and works of Chopin by Jeremy Siepmann( Recording )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and music of the composer/pianist Frederic Chopin is given with many musical examples
The life and works of Beethoven by Jeremy Siepmann( Recording )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This "portrait-in-sound" combines actors' readings with Beethoven's music
Swann in love by Marcel Proust( )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 127 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."
Freud : a very short introduction by Anthony Storr( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 126 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
De grappigste avonturen van Donald Duck( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fugitive by Marcel Proust( )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 123 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
Sodom and Gomorrah by Marcel Proust( )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 122 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 once and future king by T. H White( Recording )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 118 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
Time regained by Marcel Proust( )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 112 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)
The decline and fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon( Recording )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 107 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( )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 106 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. Neville Jason's outstanding abridgement and performance of this great classic draws near a conclusion with only two more volumes to go - "The Fugitive" and "Time Regained."
The witch in the wood & the ill-made knight by T. H White( )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 75 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, 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
Selections from the lives of the great artists by Giorgio Vasari( )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five hundred years after they were written, Vasari's 'Lives of the Artists' remains the principal source book on the remarkable flowering of Italian painting in the 15th century. Here are Giotto, Cimabue, Ucello, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Piero della Francesca, Fra Angelico, Fra Filippo, Botticelli, Mantegna, Leonardo, Raphael, Michaelangelo, Titian and even Vasari himself. In all there are biographies from over 35 artists. This set offers a carefully chosen selection of the most interesting and relevant sections, how and why the artists painted and sculpted, how they lived and the pressures they were under
Tevye the milkman by Sholem Aleichem( Recording )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tevye the Milkman, a uniquely charming Jewish novel from Tsarist rural Russia, provided the principal character for Fiddler on the Roof. Here we have the full story, with all its Jewish humour, wisdom and despair. The central character, Tevye the Milkman, goes around the community in the Russian countryside delivering milk and cheese, but also dispensing wisdom from the Talmud laced with his commonsense view of life
Swann's way by Marcel Proust( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Swann's way' forms the first part of Marcel Proust's magnificent autobiographical cycle 'Remembrance of things past.' Here, Proust's vision, psychological understanding and vivid powers of description combine to create one of the most poetic and magical works in all literature. For lovers of the original text there are new delights to be found in this audiobook version, while those discovering the work for the first time may be surprised to find it so accessible"--Container
The Guermantes way by Marcel Proust( )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "The Guermantes way", part one Marcel penetrates the inner sanctum of Paris high society and falls in love with the fascinating Duchesse de Guermantes. With his unmatched powers of observation Proust vividly describes the struggles for political, social and sexual supremacy played out beneath a veneer of elegant manners. This is the fifth part of Naxos Audiobooks' recording of "Marcel Proust's remembrance of things past."
 
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The sculpture of Frank Dobson
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English (147)

Dutch (1)

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The sword in the stoneThe life and works of ChopinThe life and works of BeethovenSwann in loveFreud : a very short introductionThe fugitiveSodom and GomorrahThe once and future king