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Jason, Neville

Overview
Works: 146 works in 450 publications in 2 languages and 5,107 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Biography  Satire  Juvenile works  Bildungsromans  Catalogs  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Performer, Proofreader, zxx, Adapter
Classifications: PR3724, 823.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Neville Jason
The sword in the stone by T. H White( Recording )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 485 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 259 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
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Recording )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War and peace is one of the greatest monuments in world literature. Set against the dramatic backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, it examines the relationship between the individual and the relentless march of history. Here are the universal themes of love and hate, ambition and despair, youth and age, expressed with a swirling vitality which makes the book as accessible today as it was when it was first published in 1869
The sculpture of Frank Dobson by Neville Jason( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Recording )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skuespil. Komedie om de forviklinger der opstår i forbindelse med brylluppet mellem hertug Theseus og amazonernes dronning Hippolyta
The once and future king by T. H White( Recording )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 147 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
Swann's way by Marcel Proust( Recording )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 143 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 life and works of Chopin by Jeremy Siepmann( Recording )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and music of the composer/pianist Frederic Chopin is given with many musical examples
De grappigste avonturen van Donald Duck( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The decline and fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon( Recording )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the gradual collapse of the Roman rule from Augustus (23 BC-AD 14) to the first of the Barbarian kings, Odoacer (476-490 AD)
The life and works of Beethoven by Jeremy Siepmann( Recording )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This "portrait-in-sound" combines actors' readings with Beethoven's music
The trial & the death of Socrates by Plato( Recording )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives a first-hand account of the end of Socrates, one of the greatest figures in history. In the Apology, Socrates defends himself before the Athenian court against charges of corrupting youth. The Phaedo is a young man's account of Socrates' last words and moments
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Recording )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swift's pungent satire in an unexpurgated version
Freud a very short introduction by Anthony Storr( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 113 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
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Recording )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 109 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
The fugitive by Marcel Proust( )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 104 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 also soon he is devastated by news of an even more irreversible loss
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy( Recording )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 104 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 whoch threatens the stability of the whole community. Published in 1874, and an immediate best seller, it established Hardy as one of Britain's foremost novelists
Swann in love by Marcel Proust( )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 103 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
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Recording )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 103 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
Time regained by Marcel Proust( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 97 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)
 
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The sword in the stone
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War and peaceThe sculpture of Frank DobsonA midsummer night's dreamThe once and future kingSwann's wayThe life and works of ChopinThe decline and fall of the Roman EmpireThe life and works of Beethoven