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Corduner, Allan

Works: 226 works in 879 publications in 5 languages and 30,137 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  History  Biographical films  Historical films  Children's audiobooks  Fantasy fiction  War films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, con, Author, vac, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Allan Corduner
The book thief by Markus Zusak( Recording )

50 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 2,650 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 )

32 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,816 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 )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York socialite dreams of becoming a great opera singer. While the voice she hears in her head is beautiful, to everyone else it is hilariously awful. Her husband and biggest fan, St. Clair Bayfield is determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth. But when Florence stages a huge concert at Carnegie Hall, he faces his greatest challenge to make sure her performance is a rousing success
Inkdeath by Cornelia Caroline Funke( Recording )

29 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 1,409 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
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain
Magyk by Angie Sage( Recording )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,209 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
Simon Schama's Power of art( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,164 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
Disobedience by Sebastián Lelio( Visual )

17 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman returns to the community that shunned her for her attraction to a childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality
Magpie murders by Anthony Horowitz( Recording )

23 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When editor Susan Ryeland is given the tattered manuscript of Alan Conway's latest novel, she has little idea it will change her life. She's worked with the revered crime writer for years and his detective, Atticus Pund, is renowned for solving crimes in the sleepy English villages of the 1950s. As Susan knows only too well, vintage crime sells handsomely. It's just a shame that it means dealing with an author like Alan Conway ... But Conway's latest tale of murder at Pye Hall is not quite what it seems. Yes, there are dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects, but hidden in the pages of the manuscript there lies another story: a tale written between the very words on the page, telling of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition and murder
The starless sea : a novel by Erin Morgenstern( Recording )

12 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering a mysterious book of prisoner tales, a Vermont graduate student recognizes a story from his own life before following clues to a magical underground library that is being targeted for destruction
Mister Monday by Garth Nix( Recording )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 869 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
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( Visual )

70 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 824 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
Grim Tuesday by Garth Nix( Recording )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur doesn't think he will ever have to return to the strange house that nearly killed him on Monday-- the house that contains an entire world. But Tuesday brings new challenges-- in the form of an enemy named Grim Tuesday, who threatens the well-being of both Arthur's family and his world. Arthur must retrieve the Second Key from Grim Tuesday in order to save everything
Sir Thursday by Garth Nix( Recording )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 688 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
Drowned Wednesday by Garth Nix( Recording )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone is after Arthur Penhaligon including strange pirates, shadowy creatures, and Drowned Wednesday, whose gluttony threatens both her world and Arthur's
Superior Saturday by Garth Nix( Recording )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 640 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 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Arthur Penhaligon must weigh an offer from Lady Friday that is either a cunning trap for the Rightful Heir or a golden opportunity that he must seize. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The grey zone by Tim Blake Nelson( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 613 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 )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stunning, literary, and wholly original debut novel set in Poland during the Second World War perfect for readers of The Book Thief. Kraków, 1939. A million marching soldiers and a thousand barking dogs. This is no place to grow up. Anna Łania is just seven years old when the Germans take her father, a linguistics professor, during their purge of intellectuals in Poland. Shes alone. And then Anna meets the Swallow Man. He is a mystery, strange and tall, a skilled deceiver with more than a little magic up his sleeve. And when the soldiers in the streets look at him, they see what he wants them to see. The Swallow Man is not Anna's father--she knows that very well--but she also knows that, like her father, hes in danger of being taken, and like her father, he has a gift for languages: Polish, Russian, German, Yiddish, even Bird. When he summons a bright, beautiful swallow down to his hand to stop her from crying, Anna is entranced. She follows him into the wilderness. Over the course of their travels together, Anna and the Swallow Man will dodge bombs, tame soldiers, and even, despite their better judgment, make a friend. But in a world gone mad, everything can prove dangerous. Even the Swallow Man. Destined to become a classic, Gavriel Savit's stunning debut reveals lifes hardest lessons while celebrating its miraculous possibilities
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The book thief
InkdeathMagykSimon Schama's Power of artMister MondayGrim TuesdaySir ThursdayDrowned WednesdaySuperior Saturday
Alternative Names
Allan Corduner

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English (399)

French (9)

Italian (3)

German (2)

Turkish (1)