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Corduner, Allan

Overview
Works: 147 works in 611 publications in 3 languages and 26,708 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biographical films  Historical films  Comedy films  Claims  War films  Young adult works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, con, Author, Contributor, Interviewee, nar
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Allan Corduner
The book thief by Markus Zusak( Recording )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,632 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 )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,935 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 1,828 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 1,605 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
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vera Drake is a devoted, working-class mother in 1950s London who is both beloved and admired by everyone who surrounds her. Yet she bares a secret that few people know about, she induces miscarriages for women who do not wish to bare children. To her, it is a mission of kindness, of charity, of love. But when a miscarriage goes horribly wrong, Vera has to face the authorities, sending her life into tragedy. From acclaimed director Mike Leigh, Vera Drake stars Imelda Staunton in a career defining performance for which Newsday raved, "&#x0085%x;the kind of role that elevates an actress into a lofty realm where those who never knew her suddenly knew it all along."
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,282 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 )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 940 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 )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arthur Penhaligon didn't think he would have to return to the very strange house that nearly killed him on Monday -- the house that contains a fantastical and sinister realm inside. But the next day brings new challenges -- in the form of an enemy named Grim Tuesday, who threatens the safety of both Arthur's family and his world."
Magpie murders by Anthony Horowitz( Recording )

11 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 827 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 bestselling crime writer for years, she's intimately familiar with his detective, Atticus Pünd, who solves mysteries disturbing sleepy English villages. A 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 Pünd 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
Drowned Wednesday by Garth Nix( Recording )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 787 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
Sir Thursday by Garth Nix( Recording )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 759 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
Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit( Recording )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 589 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 538 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
Topsy-turvy by Allan Corduner( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings the world of Gilbert and Sullivan to life as a dramatization of the staging of the duo's legendary 1885 comic opera, The Mikado. The world-famous Victorian librettist and composer, along with their troupe of temperamental actors, must battle personal and professional demons while mounting this major production becomes an epic about the harsh realities of creative expression
Lord Sunday by Garth Nix( Recording )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garth Nix presents the seventh installment of his Keys to the Kingdom series. Having defeated Lord Sunday's six underlings, young Arthur Penhaligan must face off against the prideful master of the Incomparable Gardens
Lady Friday by Garth Nix( )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Friday, and Arthur Penhaligon has defeated four of the seven trustees, but his week isn't getting any easier. The Piper's New Nithling Army controls most of the Great Maze, and Superior Saturday is creating danger wherever she can. Worse still, Arthur is cut off from his home and loved ones, and risks being trapped in the House for ever. Lady Friday tempts Arthur with an unexpected offer - but it is a cunning trap for the Rightful Heir to the Kingdom, or a chance he must seize before Superior Saturday or the Piper snatch it first? Who will win the race to discover the secret of the Middle House?
Inkdeath by Cornelia Funke( Recording )

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

The Adderhead--his immortality bound in a book by Meggie's father, Mo--has ordered his henchmen to plunder the villages. The peasants' only defense is a band of outlaws led by the Bluejay--Mo's fictitious double, whose identity he has reluctantly adopted. But the Book of Immortality is unraveling, and the Adderhead again fears the White Women of Death. To bring the renegade Bluejay back to repair the book, the Adderhead kidnaps all the children in the kingdom, dooming them to slavery in his silver mines unless Mo surrends
Superior Saturday Keys to the kingdom bk. 6 by Garth Nix( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
 
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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

אלן קורדונר שחקן בריטי

آلن کوردانر بازیگر بریتانیایی

アラン・コーデュナー

愛倫·科杜尼

Languages
English (193)

French (3)

Turkish (1)

Covers
Simon Schama's Power of artMister MondayGrim TuesdayDrowned WednesdaySir ThursdayLord SundaySuperior Saturday Keys to the kingdom bk. 6