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Life ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,182 libraries worldwide
Four years in the making, and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat, see 130 incredible stories from frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. This is evolution in action: individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome challenges from adversaries and their environment.
Sense & sensibility ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 949 libraries worldwide
Sense and sensibility: Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love?
Sherlock. Season one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 725 libraries worldwide
A contemporary take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories, Sherlock is a thrilling, funny, fast-paced adventure series set in present-day London. The iconic details from Conan Doyle's original books remain: they live at the same address, have the same names, and, somewhere out there, Moriarty is waiting for them. And so across three thrilling, scary, action-packed, and highly modern adventures, Sherlock and John navigate a maze of cryptic clues and lethal killers to get at the truth.
Wallander. [Season 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
Three crime dramas based on the best selling novels by Henning Mankell--Sidetracked, Firewall, and One Step Behind--follow Inspector Kurt Wallander, a disillusioned everyman, as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in southern Sweden.
My boy Jack ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
It's 1914 and the British Empire's greatest supporter, Rudyard Kipling, is at the peak of his literary fame. Kipling's son, Jack, is determined to play his part in the imminent war with Germany but finds himself rejected due to his poor eyesight. Kipling uses his influence to land Jack a commission in the Irish Guards. Kipling's wife, Caroline, is bitterly upset, failing to see the glory in losing her only son to the war. How will the great writer, torn between his two greatest passions--devotion to King and Country and love for his family--justify the consequences of his actions to himself and his wife?
Galápagos ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 578 libraries worldwide
The inspiration for Darwin's theory of evolution, the Galápagos Islands are a living laboratory, a geological conveyor belt that has given birth to and seen the death of many species of plants and animals.
Silas Marner the weaver of Raveloe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth.
Ballykissangel. Series five ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
Life is a challenge for any priest in a small mountain town, and Father Aiden O'Connell finds himself not only dealing with a new romance for Niamh and Orla and a new garda for Bally K, but some troubles of his own as well.
Monarch of the glen. Series 6 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
"The fortunes of the MacDonalds have always been up and down, but now Paul, Archie's brother, is newly installed as master of Glenbogle. Can this town come to terms with the new monarch?"
Les Misérables in concert 10th anniversary concert at London's Royal Albert Hall ; 2 Entertain ; BBC ; Cameron Mackintosh presents ; a musical by Boublil and Schönberg ; lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer ; based on the novel by Victor Hugo ; produced by Cameron Mackintosh ; director, Paul Kafno ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
A performance of Les Misérables, composed by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall, for a 10th Anniversary Concert celebration.
Wives and daughters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Set in a richly portrayed society well-stocked with eccentric nobles and gossipy villagers, this story centers around 17-year-old Molly Gibson, the only daughter of a respected country doctor. The well-ordered world of Molly's childhood is soon to be complicated by new people and unexpected situations. Most devastating is her father's decision to remarry after many years of widowhood. Molly's faltering efforts to cope gracefully with an impossible stepmother, a beguiling stepsister, burdensome secrets and burgeoning romance ring as true today as when Elizabeth Gaskell wrote the novel in 1865.
Sharpe's peril ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
In 1818 India, Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe and Sergeant Major Patrick Harper are traveling across India, escorting the beautiful Marie-Angélique Bonnet to meet her fiancé. While in bandit-plagued badlands, they come across the very dregs of the Crown's troops : an ill disciplined, rag-tag unit led by boy soldier Beauclare. As Sharpe and company sit down to have dinner with their hosts, the camp comes under attack by the notorious bandit Chitu. When the dust settles, it becomes apparent there have been many casualties and Sharpe realizes that he is the only person now capable of getting this wagon train to the safety of the next army garrison. Little does Sharpe know that the adventure has only just begun and that he has inadvertently stumbled across a massive opium trafficking ring.--Container
Wonders of the solar system ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Explores some of the most amazing features of our very own solar system, how the forces of nature carved out beauty and order from the chaos of space, how our home planet doesn't sit in magnificent isolation but is intimately connected with the rest of the solar system, and how these connections have created the haven we call Earth.
The private life of a masterpiece. The complete seasons 1-5 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
This award-winning series reveals the full and fascinating stories behind famous works of art, not just how they came to be created, but also how they influenced others and came to have a life of their own in the modern world. The works of art featured here are both instantly familiar and profoundly mysterious. Revolutionary in their conception, and iconic years after their execution, they each have their own compelling stories. For behind the beautiful canvases and sculptures are tales of political revolution, wartime escapes, massive ego clashes, social scandal, financial wrangling and shocking violence.
MI-5. Volume 5 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
A series of sinister terror strikes, combined with severe fuel shortages, has plunged Britain into crisis. As a chronically weakened prime minister fights to hold onto power, the public mood turns increasingly anarchic. MI-5 supremo Harry Pearce and team leader Adam Carter begin to face the horrifying possibility that the country is under attack from sinister forces right at the heart of the establishment.
David Attenborough wildlife specials ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
A collection of six television wildlife documentaries narrated by David Attenborough, each on a different animal, covering: crocodiles, eagles, leopards, polar bears, humpback whales, and wolves.
MI-5. Volume 6 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Having survived the bombing of the Thames Barrier, Adam and Ros recover to find London facing an even greater threat. While attempting to thwart an attack that could jeopardize a historic peace accord, the team unwittingly unleashes a deadly virus.
Echo and other elephants enchanting stories of an elephant family ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the work of elephant expert Cynthia Moss, who has spent over thirty years studying the matriarch Echo and her herd in Kenya's Amboseli National Park.
Waking the dead. The complete season one and pilot episode ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
The cold case unit, led by quick-tempered cop DS Boyd, has assembled to re-examine unsolved crimes with cutting-edge detection techniques. Pressure is on for this mix of forensics, psychology, and detective investigators to yield results.
Lovejoy. The complete season three ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
The world's quirkiest crime-solving antiques hero is back! Much to Lovejoy's annoyance, he's not the only one on a never-ending quest for wealth and valuables. However, while he proves unstoppable in the face of sinister Italians, vengeful customers and even Eric's vintage motorbikes, can he manage to escape the snares of love?
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