WorldCat Identities

Burke, Simon 1961-

Overview
Works: 47 works in 152 publications in 2 languages and 5,761 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Historical films  History  Detective and mystery television programs  Romance films  Romance television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Costume designer, Actor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Most widely held works about Simon Burke
 
Most widely held works by Simon Burke
Persuasion by Roger Michell( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Elliot fell deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen. But with neither fortune nor rank to recommend him, Anne was persuaded to break off her engagement. Eight years later, Anne has lived to regret her decision. She never stopped loving Wentworth, and when he returns from sea with rank and fortune, she can only watch as every eligible young woman in the district falls at his feet. Can Frederick forgive Anne for listening to her family instead of her heart?
The exception by David Leveaux( Visual )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation
Zen by Lennox Tierney( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aurelio Zen is a formidable detective, but he's always put honesty before advancement. The arrival of clever and ambitious Tania to the team sees Zen's vigor reawakened. Driven by romance, re-energized, and armed with a new confidence, Zen's investigations take him from crowded Rome to the spectacular Italian countryside as he negotiates a complex string of murder cases
Tom Jones by Henry Fielding( Visual )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cast out from his home and forbidden his true love, Tom Jones must overcome the charms of an older seductress and the sinister plot of a nefarious rival to win his lover's heart
Fortitude( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arctic island town of Fortitude has survived the parasitic threat from last year, but another horrible death is discovered and the police must solve this barbaric murder. A mysterious stranger arrives, convinced that a demonic presence has been causing all the troubles, and has sworn to seek out and eradicate the demon in their midst
Cadfael( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After refusing to baptize the illegitimate baby of a local prostitute, the new parish priest is found dead in the river
Sons & lovers( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naive, sensitive Gertrude meets Walter Morel, a handsome coal miner, at a dance. Married after a whirlwind romance, her joy in married life diminishes as Walter reveals himself as drunken, violent, and shiftless, spending most of his time off in the pub. Consequently, Gertrude pours all of her dreams into her sons--with Oedipal intensity. When her eldest son William falls ill and dies, she transfers her longings and disappointments on her younger son Paul, a talented artist who works at a stockings factory as a clerk. Her clinging emotional hold on Paul becomes quite strong, as well as uncomfortable -- so much so that it forever affects how Paul sees women
The guilty by George Grosz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London attorney Steven Vey has a brilliant career, a beautiful wife, and money to burn. To top it off, he's about to be named Britain's youngest-ever judge. But one night a celebration with his pretty secretary, Nicky, goes too far. He calls it a drunken indiscretion; she calls it rape. Meanwhile, Birmingham punk Eddy Doyle is fresh out of prison with no prospects. After learning that the stuffy vicar who raised him isn't his real dad, Eddie goes in search of his father
Chancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Crane is a con artist, swindler, and purported savior of a struggling sports car company. Sacked from an investment bank after one dodgy deal too many, Stephen lands a job at Douglas Motors, a business distinguished by old-fashioned craftsmanship and plagued by decades of familial mismanagement. There he finds himself playing surrogate son to the family patriarch, confidant to the adulterous son-in-law, and lover to the beautiful but willful daughter. All the while, he fends off forays from his erstwhile boss, a deliciously evil banker bent on recovering a bunch of swindled money. But, can Stephen keep his double-dealing past at bay?
Chancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Released from prison, Derek "Dex" Love sloughs off his identity as Stephen Crane and goes to work for his former romantic rival, Piers Garfield-Ward. The two men have only one interest in common-- Joseph, the orphaned baby of the woman whom they both loved. Together, they try to save Piers's family estate and keep Joseph from the sole custody of his grandfather, the megalomaniacal industrialist Tom Franklyn. Along the way, Dex concocts all manner of frauds and forgeries while falling for Anna, a woman on the run from her own dodgy past
The raven in the foregate( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Ailnoth, the new parish priest in Shrewsbury, earns the scorn of all his parishioners. After refusing absolution to an unwed mother, the priest is found dead in the river. In a case where anyone could have done it, Cadael confounds even his good friend Beringar, the under sheriff, by revealing how the priest lost his life
Cadfael( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The raven in the foregate: Father Ailnoth, the new parish priest earns the scorn of all his parishioners. After refusing to baptise the illegitimate baby of a local woman, the priest is found dead in the river
The lodger by Simon Burke( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Somewhere in the bleak anomymity of suburbia, Andrew Wise has a room to let. When the enigmatic Lois turns up an awkward bargain is struck, which leads them into a brutal, tender and darkly comic drama."
The history of Tom Jones. a foundling by BBC( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Before Lord Fellamar's gang can get to him, Tom is attacked in a street fight and gravely wounds his assailant. The members of the gang testify that Tom provoked the attack, and he is jailed. To make matters worse, Sophia finds out about his affair with Lady Bellaston and cuts off all contact with Tom. But just when our hero's future looks utterly bleak, surprising news changes his fortune"--Container
Cadfael( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rose rent: A beautiful and wealthy young widow donates the house she shared with her beloved husband to Shrewsbury Abbey, asking only for the annual rent of one white rose from its garden
Into the blue( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Greek island of Rhodes, Barnett befriends a young woman. When she vanishes, he is guided by a packet of her photographs back to England and to the doings of a secretive Oxford student society and the riddle of an old, unmarked grave
Tom Jones( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the rollicking adventures of Tom Jones as he romps across 18th century England, from bedrooms to rural inns to London's dangerous streets. Cast out from his home and forbidden his true love, Tom must overcome the charms of an older seductress and the sinister plot of a nefarious rival to win his lover's heart
The Irishman by Donald Crombie( Visual )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paddy Doolan is a man who refuses to accept change. In a new century where the motor car is changing the way things are done, the stubborn Irishman, the last of the draught-horse teamsters, continues to haul timber the old way. His recalitrance has estranged him from his wife Jenny and sons Will and Michael. But Michael continues to love his father and goes in search of him. Michael's odyssey will involve a part-time horse thief and a stern station owner, and finally lead to an understanding and newfound respect for his father, the man they call The Irishman"--Container
Classic literary films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victoria & Albert: The romantic story of two lovers who create an intimate private world amidst the pomp and politics of the court of St. James. This epic miniseries shows us a Victoria that we have never seen before--not the staid and stately old matron cloaked in black--but a young, passonate, sensual Victoria who takes command of the throne and falls head over heels in love with the dashing German prince who will father her six children
Tom Jones( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the rollicking adventures of Tom Jones as he romps across 18th century England, from bedrooms to rural inns to London's dangerous streets. Cast out from his home and forbidden his true love, Tom must overcome the charms of an older seductress and the sinister plot of a nefarious rival to win his lover's heart
 
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