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Corduner, Allan

Works: 141 works in 596 publications in 5 languages and 26,633 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  History  Biographical films  Historical films  Children's audiobooks  Comedy films  Claims  War films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, con, Author, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Allan Corduner
The book thief by Markus Zusak( Recording )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors
Defiance by Edward Zwick( Visual )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deep forests of Poland and Belorussia are the domain of the occupying Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests and find the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of fleeing Polish Jews from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery must contend with neighboring Soviet partisans and decide whom to trust. They take on the responsibility of guardians and motivate hundreds of women, men, children and the elderly to join their fight against the Nazi regime while hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold and unforgiving forest. At the same time, the brothers turn a band of war defectors into commanding freedom fighters. Based on true events
Woman in Gold by Alexi Kaye Campbell( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court"--Container
Florence Foster Jenkins by Stephen Frears( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L'histoire vraie de Florence Foster Jenkins, héritière new-yorkaise et célèbre mondaine, qui n'a jamais renoncé à son rêve de devenir une grande cantatrice d'opéra. Si elle était convaincue d'avoir une très belle voix, tout son entourage la trouvait aussi atroce que risible. Son "mari" et imprésario, St Clair Bayfield, comédien anglais aristocratique, tenait coûte que coûte à ce que sa Florence bien-aimée n'apprenne pas la vérité. Mais lorsque Florence décide de se produire en public à Carnegie Hall en 1944, St Clair comprend qu'il s'apprête à relever le plus grand défi de sa vie... . " (Source : allociné.fr)
Inkdeath by Cornelia Funke( Recording )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Inkworld trilogy ends with a bang! With the Book of Immortality coming apart, the Adderhead finds himself vulnerable. He sentences the kingdom's children to toil in the silver mines until Mo agrees to fix the Book
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( Visual )

72 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tensions abound and the music swells in the story about the famous musical team of Gilbert and Sullivan. The two men who were extremely different in size and stature were even more different in temperament and style. Yet, they still managed to create memorable theater. This is the story of the making of one of their most famous collaborations, The Mikado
Magyk by Angie Sage( Recording )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After learning that she is the Princess, Jenna is whisked from her home and carried toward safety by the Extraordinary Wizard, those she always believed were her father and brother, and a young guard known only as Boy 412--pursued by agents of those who killed her mother ten years earlier
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England suffocating beneath riches and righteousness; the madhouses and brothels of Provence; the carnage of civil war Spain; 1950s New York, caught between Cold War jitters and Manhattan glitter. In each place, a great artist is backed into a corner, facing a crisis, given a chance to confound his rivals, enemies and critics one more time
Mister Monday by Garth Nix( Recording )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven days. Seven keys. Seven virtues. Seven sins. One mysterious house is the doorway to a very mysterious world-- where one boy is about to venture and unlock fantastical secrets
Grim Tuesday by Garth Nix( Recording )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Penhaligon's school year is not off to a good start. On his first day, he suffers an asthma attack while running cross country and dreams that a mysterious figure hands him a key shaped like the minute hand of a clock. However, when he wakes up, he still has the key. That's when strange things begin to happen
Drowned Wednesday by Garth Nix( Recording )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Arthur gets closer to the heart of his quest, the suspense and mystery grow more and more intense. This is the third book in the thrilling, triumphantly imaginative Keys to the kingdom series
Magpie murders by Anthony Horowitz( Recording )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway's latest novel, she has no reason to think it will be much different from any of his others. After working with the best selling crime writer for years, she's intimately familiar with his detective, Atticus Pund, who solves mysteries disturbing sleepy English villages. An homage to queens of classic British crime such as Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers, Alan's traditional formula has proved hugely successful. So successful that Susan must continue to put up with his troubling behavior if she wants to keep her job. Conway's latest tale has Atticus Pund investigating a murder at Pye Hall, a local manor house. Yes, there are dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects, but the more Susan reads, the more she's convinced that there is another story hidden in the pages of the manuscript: one of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition, and murder
Sir Thursday by Garth Nix( Recording )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Arthur is drafted into the Glorious Army of the Architect by Sir Thursday, he must survive basic training, avoid getting posted to the Front, and figure out how to free Part Four of the Will, while Leaf tries to banish Arthur's doppleganger on Earth
Superior Saturday by Garth Nix( Recording )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even as he grows stronger and closer to discovering the secret of his identity, Arthur must face further dangers and conflicts as he struggles to attain the Sixth Key from the powerful Saturday
Lady Friday by Garth Nix( Recording )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur's daily adventures continue in the fifth book of this New York times bestselling series. For Arthur, the week is getting worse. Four of the seven Trustees have been defeated and their Keys taken. Suzy Blue and Fred Gold Numbers have been captured by the Piper, whose New Nithling army still controls most of the Great Maze. Superior Saturday is causing trouble wherever she can, including turning off all the elevators in the House and blocking the Front Door. Amidst all this trouble, Arthur must weigh an offer from Lady Friday that is either a cunning trap for the Rightful Heir or a golden opportunity he must seize
Lord Sunday by Garth Nix( Recording )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Penhaligon wields six of the seven Keys to the Kingdom, but will that be enough to defeat Lord Sunday? Master of the Incomparable Gardens, the last of the Trustees, and the most powerful Denizen in the house, Lord Sunday is a fierce opponent. And Arthur is running out of time. With everything falling to pieces around him, Arthur must be quick if he is to stem the tide of Nothing and save the House and the Secondary Realms. But he is beset by worries. Will he ever get home to his family? Does he have a home and family left? Is he even really human anymore? And perhaps most urgent of all: What will be revealed when the Will of the Architect is finally made whole?
The grey zone by Tim Blake Nelson( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles a unit of Auschwitz [II]'s Sonderkommando, a special squad of Jewish prisoners, who staged the only armed revolt that would ever take place at Auschwitz"--Container
Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit( Recording )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her university professor father is sent by the Gestapo to a concentration camp, seven-year-old Anna travels the Polish countryside with the mysterious Swallow Man during World War II
Spies of Warsaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Poland, Paris and Berlin in the years leading up to the Second World War. At the French embassy in Warsaw, Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier, is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of the city. At the same time, he is involved in a passionate love affair with a Parisian woman of Polish heritage. Risking his life, Mercier works in the shadows amid a remarkable cast of characters, some known to him as spies, some never to be revealed
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The book thief
Alternative Names
Allan Corduner acteur britannique

Allan Corduner actor británico

Allan Corduner attore inglese

Allan Corduner britischer Schauspieler

Allan Corduner britisk skodespelar

Allan Corduner britisk skuespiller

Allan Corduner Brits acteur

Allan Corduner brittisk skådespelare

Corduner, Alan.

Corduner Alan 1950-....

Кордюнер, Аллан

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English (314)

French (8)

German (3)

Italian (2)

Turkish (1)

InkdeathMagykSimon Schama's Power of artMister MondayGrim TuesdayDrowned WednesdaySir ThursdaySuperior Saturday