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Maloney, Michael 1957-

Overview
Works: 242 works in 619 publications in 2 languages and 21,033 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Detective and mystery television programs  History  Audio adaptations  High interest-low vocabulary books  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Michael Maloney
The iron lady by Meryl Streep ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
The young Victoria by Jean-Marc Vallée ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life and times of Queen Victoria from her childhood to her early rise to power and the first turbulent years of her rule. Her romantic relationship and eventual marriage to Prince Albert culminates in a royal power struggle which ultimately is the key to her happiness when she comes to the realization that he is someone she can fully trust and believe in
Henry V by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
Othello by Oliver Parker ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Venice during 1570, Desdemona, daughter of a powerful nobleman, elopes with Othello, a proud Moor celebrated as the city's most awesome warrior. Iago, who has served alongside Othello for a decade, is angered when the general chooses another lieutenant, Cassio, as his second in command. In retribution, Iago sabotages Cassio's promotion and convinces Othello that the handsome officer is cuckolding him. Othello writhes under the tortures Iago has created, and in a fit of jealousy smothers Desdemona, who caresses her beloved husband as she dies
The boy in the striped pajamas [a fable] by John Boyne ( Recording )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guaranteed to spark discussion and debate--this is a tale of two young boys experiencing the Holocaust from different perspectives and getting caught up in terrible events entirely beyond their control. When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move from their home to a new house far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A tall fence running alongside stretches as far as the eye can see and cuts him off from the strange people he can see in the distance. But Bruno longs to be an explorer and decides that there must be more to this desolate new place than meets the eye. While exploring his new environment, he meets another boy whose life and circumstances are very different from his own, and their meeting results in a friendship that has devastating
Painted lady ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maggie Sheridan is a semi-retired, former '60s rock singer. She seems resigned to a life lived on a crumbling country estate, ruminating about her past. Everything changes when a botched robbery leaves her friend Sir Charles Stafford dead and one of his prized pantings missing. Determined to retrieve the masterpiece and find the killer, Maggie plunges into the dark underworld of the art trade. Posing as a wealthy Polish countess, she sets off on a treacherous path from Ireland to London to New York and back again. Meanwhile, Sebastian, the troubled son of Sir Charles, embarks on his own path of discovery. Where the two trails meet, life begins to imitate art to deadly effect
William Shakespeare's The two gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Proteus loves Julia in Verona, Valentine loves Silvia in Milan. But when Proteus meets Silvia he falls for her, too, and the heartbroken Julia sets out in pursuit
The White Queen ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A riveting portrayal of one of the most dramatic and turbulent times in English history. A story of love and lust, seduction and deception, betrayal and murder, it is uniquely told through the perspective of three different, yet equally relentless women - Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville. In their quest for power, they will scheme, manipulate and seduce their way onto the English throne
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An audio dramatization of the famous Shakespeare comedy
Truly madly deeply by Anthony Minghella ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and French and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy about finding love when it's least expected
The murder room ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commander Dalgliesh undertakes a highly sensitive murder investigation at the Dupayne Museum. The circumstances of the case bear an unsettling similarity to the historical cases commemorated in the museum's notorious Murder Room
The absolutist by John Boyne ( )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A masterfully told tale of passion, jealousy, heroism and betrayal set in the gruesome trenches of World War I
Marple ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
The hare with the amber eyes by Edmund De Waal ( )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
264 Japanese wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encoungtered the collection in his great uncle Iggie's Tokyo apartment. When he later inherited the 'netsuke', they unlocked a story far larger and more dramatic than he could ever imagine. From a burgeoining empire in Odessa to 'fin de siecle' Paris, from occupied Vienna to Tokyo, Edmund de Waal traces the netsuke's journey through generations of his remarkable family against the backdrop of a tumultuous century - container
Me & Mrs Jones ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A snooping columnist, who writes under the pseudonym Mrs. Jones, secretly infiltrates 10 Downing Street in an effort to reveal the Prime Minister's intimate personal details and deflate her re-election campaing. Once inside, he finds not scandal, but true love
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries inspired by the novels of Caroline Graham. Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby has policed the murderous county for decades, and now he is ready to retire. In these four episodes Barnaby investigates his final cases before leaving the denizens of MIdsomer in the capable hands of his cousin, DCI John Barnaby and his partner, Detective Sergeant Ben Jones. Master Class: Competition over a prestigious music class unearths a long-kept secret. The Noble Art: A reenactment of a championship boxing match turns deadly. Not in My Back Yard: A clash over property development leads to a string of murders. Fit for Murder: The Barnabys' spa weekend is interrupted by a gruesome discovery
The seeing stone by Kevin Crossley-Holland ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In medieval England, a boy receives a special stone as a gift. In it, he can see the pageant of King Arthur. As the story unfolds, the boy finds his own life caught up with the events in the stone
The fall of Troy by Peter Ackroyd ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sophia Chrysanthis is only 16 when the German archaeologist Herr Obermann comes wooing: he wants a Greek bride who knows her Homer. Sophia passes his test, and soon she is helping to excavate the amphorae and bronze vessels at the battle site of Troy without damaging them. Obermann is very good at the art of archaeology--perhaps too good at it. The atmosphere at Troy is tense and mysterious. Sophia finds herself increasingly baffled by the past ... not only the remote past that Obermann is so keen to share with her in the form of his beloved epics of the Trojan wars, but also his own, recent past--a past that he has chosen to hide from her. But she, too, is very good at the art of archaeology
King Richard III by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's villainous Richard, Duke of Gloucester, schemes to gain the English throne, even deposing and murdering his 12-year-old nephew, Edward V then faces his destiny against Henry Tudor at Bosworth Field
Bonekickers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Gillian Magwilde leads an intrepid team of archaeologists as they come across mud, blood, and death-defying adventure when they start digging. A blend of modern forensics with historical mysteries
 
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