WorldCat Identities

Dunbar, Adrian 1958-

Works: 96 works in 247 publications in 4 languages and 5,830 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy fiction  Young adult works  Biography  History  Personal narratives  Adventure stories 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.C677475, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Adrian Dunbar
My left foot the story of Christy Brown by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born with cerebral palsy, the 10th of 22 children of a Dublin bricklayer and his wife, Christy Brown was doomed to life as a vegetable by physicians in 1932. His strong-willed mother's love and faith encouraged him to overcome this label. At age seven, he made a mark with chalk grasped between the toes of his left foot, the only limb on his body he could control. With this proof of intelligence, his schooling begins, and aided by his loving family, Christy learns to grapple with life's physical tasks and psychological pains. His courage and determination inspire a teacher, who lends support as he develops into a brilliant if cantankerous writer, poet, and painter. The astounding story of an artist who defeated a physical disability, degrading stereotypes, and poverty to fulfill his dreams
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Louis Stevenson's coming-of-age adventure is back and breathtaking, in this widely heralded presentation bursting with scoundrels and scallywags, villains and heroines, and two memorable heroes who will stop at nothing in their quest for justice
Eye of the dolphin by Adrian Dunbar( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her mother, Alyssa moves to the Bahamas with her father, where she learns she can talk to the dolphins. When her father's research facility is in danger of closing, it is up to Alyssa and her gift to save it
The crying game by Neil Jordan( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Rea and Miranda Richardson star as Irish terrorists, Forest Whitaker as their hostage, and Jaye Davidson as Whitaker's exotic girlfriend. The film is a haunting, humorous, shocking, romantic thriller
The general by John Boorman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For twenty years gangster Martin Cahill eluded capture by the police. Thumbing his nose at authority, Cahill wound up stealing over $60 million until the IRA decided to put him out of business once and for all
Widows' peak( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a stranger moves to Widows' Peak, she turns the town upside down with her devious lies and shocking secrets. She seduces the men, enrages the women, and unleases a major scandal, but its all part of an astonishing plan
Line of duty( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chief Inspector Tony Gates is an exemplary cop. He's got the best crime stats on the force and a loyal team working under him. But the head of the police anticorruption unit, Superintendent Ted Hastings, has his doubts about Gates. Is he really that good? And more importantly, is he really that clean? Hastings decides to find out and all on a new arrival to his department, Detective Sergeant Steven Arnott to help him do it. As the net tightens around Gates, reputations are on the line and lives are at risk
Richard III by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930's Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of the new King sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself. Updated version of Shakespeare's tale
Line of duty( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season two has Lindsay Denton a member of AC12, a police anti-corruption unit, charged with investigating an ambush of a police convoy
Suspicion( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carol receives an anonymous e-mail regarding an affair between her husband and his secretary. Torn between loyalty to her husband and her desire for the truth, she confronts the mistress and discovers her murdered
Hear my song( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and German and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man who has lost the affections of his lady love thinks he can win her back by locating the reclusive Irish tenor her mother once loved
Guess how much I love you by Sam McBratney( Recording )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a bedtime game, every time Little Nutbrown Hare demonstrates how much he loves his father, Big Nutbrown Hare gently shows him that the love is returned even more
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer( Recording )

17 editions published between 1000 and 2009 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone has been supplying Class A illegal human power sources to the goblins. Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit is sure that the person responsible is her arch-enemy, thirteen-year-old Artemis Fowl. But is he?
Triggermen by Adrian Dunbar( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry and Tommy are hit men hired to kill a prominent mob boss. When payment for the job is stolen by a couple of small-time con artists, it starts a chain reaction riddled with mistaken identities, botched jobs and crazy mishaps
Inspector Morse. Promised land( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Morse is a melancholy, enigmatic and romantic man who never uses his first name and who finds solace in real ale, classical music and difficult crosswords. Together with his able Sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his considerable intellect and passion for truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford
Artemis Fowl the opal deception by Eoin Colfer( Recording )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy fiction. Evil pixie, Opal Koboi is back and she's more dangerous than ever. This time she doesn't just want power over the fairy People, this time she wants the lot. Everyone is under threat - humans and fairies alike. Captain Holly Short is the only fairy with a hope of stopping her, but as Holly knows, it takes one genius criminal mastermind to fight another. And the 14-year-old genius Holly is thinking of can't even remember that fairies exist. How is she going to convince Artemis Fowl to help her? Gold usually does the trick with that young man and this time is no different. 9 yrs+
Artemis Fowl and the time paradox by Eoin Colfer( Recording )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy. Artemis Fowls mor er dødeligt syg og kan kun helbredes ved hjælp af en lemur, han selv som 10-årig solgte til en artsudrydder. Kan Artemis og Holly ved at rejse tilbage i tiden redde lemuren?
Shooters by Colin Teague( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilly, fresh out of prison, and J, a two-bit hustler with a major drug problem, just can't shake their criminal lifestyles. Gilly intended to start fresh, but J invested Gilly's money in a drugs-for-guns deal. Scheming other ways to make money, the two become entwined with all the wrong sort of people - from an Irish kingpin to a psychotic supplier - all the while doing whatever they can to avoid the law
Relative strangers( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maureen Lessing, a newly widowed wife and mother, stumbles upon a painful secret: her husband had another wife. Shattered, Maureen's quest to confront the woman brings her face to face with yet another secret: her husband's other wife had a child, a little boy. Furious and deeply hurt by her husband's betrayal, Maureen must put aside her own dark and raw emotions to confront the final issue - one she can hardly bear: that the little boy is sick and needs help from her own children to survive
The four minute mile( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1954, Roger Bannister was the first man to ever run the four minute mile in under four minutes. Together, Roger Bannister, John Landy, Wes Sartec and Denis Johanson stunned and captivated the hearts of the world as they triumphed in battle for the role of the world's fastest runners
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French (5)

Spanish (3)

German (3)

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