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Rodska, Christian

Works: 406 works in 1,290 publications in 1 language and 15,207 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Naval history  Detective and mystery fiction  Documentary television programs  Suspense fiction  Domestic fiction  Sea stories  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Other, nar, Author
Classifications: PR6054.A8925, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Christian Rodska
The fear index by Robert Harris( Recording )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Max Hoffman is a legend. A physicist once employed on the Large Hadron Collider, he now uses a revolutionary and highly secret system of computer algorithms to trade on the world's financial markets. None of his rivals is sure how he does it, but somehow Hoffman's hedge fund - built around the standard measure of market volatility: the VIX or 'Fear Index' - generates astonishing returns for his investors. But now someone is trying to destroy him
Alexandria : a Marcus Didius Falco novel by Lindsey Davis( Recording )

30 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Marcus Didius Falco, agent to the Emperor Vespasian, Alexandria holds fascination and a hint of fear. While his wife, Helena Justina, wants to see the Lighthouse and the Pyramids, Falco has a mission at the Great Library that soon turns out to involve much more than stock-taking its innumerable scrolls. A mysterious death in the library brings him into conflict with the darker side of academic life
Nemesis by Lindsey Davis( Recording )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman informer Marcus Didius Falco is beset by personal problems. A middle-aged couple have disappeared. They had an old feud with a bunch men who terrorize the neighborhood. When a mutilated corpse turns up, Falco and his friend Petronius investigate. But just as they are making progress, the Chief Spy, Anacrites, snatches the case away. He fails to cover up the fact that the Claudii have acquired corrupt protection at the highest level
Saturnalia by Lindsey Davis( Recording )

30 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the festive holiday of Saturnalia approaches, informer Marcus Didius Falco receives an imperial commission from Emperor Vespasian to solve the murder of nobleman Sextus Gratianus Scaeva. The victim's brother-in-law was holding a valued captive, Veleda, a female German rebel leader who had caused plenty of problems for the Roman Empire. She somehow escaped at the same time the crime occurred, becoming the prime suspect in the process
See Delphi and die : a Marcus Didius Falco novel by Lindsey Davis( Recording )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Silver pigs by Lindsey Davis( Recording )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One fine day, A.D. 70, Sosia Camillina quite literally runs into Marcus Didius Falco on the steps of the Forum. It seems Sosia is on the run from a couple of street toughs, and after a quick and dirty rescue, P.I. Falco wants to know why. Falco finds out that Sosia, the niece of a highly placed senator, holds the secret to a stockpile of silver pigs, ingots intended for no good use. Hoping for future favours from Sosia's powerful uncle, Falco embarks on an intricate case of smuggling, murder, and treason that reaches into the palace itself. And if he does not tread lightly, the treacherous puzzle of the silver pigs could buy him a one way ticket to his own funeral pyre
A possible life : [a novel in five parts] by Sebastian Faulks( Recording )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout five masterpieces of fiction, exquisitely drawn and unforgettable characters risk their bodies, hearts and minds in pursuit of the manna of human connection
A body in the bathhouse by Lindsey Davis( Recording )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor Marcus Didius Falco: The two shiftless contractors working on his new Roman bathhouse have left him with a horrible smell emanating from the below-ground furnace, and some gruesome site debris. Meanwhile, the king of the Atrebtes tribe in faraway Britannia is planning his own home imnprovements. But the spectuacular Fishbourne Palace he is building is beset by numerous financial problems, not to mention the accidents that seem to plague the construction site. Enter P.O. Falco to investigate and make things right. But trouble starts anew when his favorite contractors from Rome appear on the scene, and Falco realizes that someone with murderous intentions is now after him -- Back cover
Three hands in the fountain by Lindsey Davis( Recording )

26 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Falco joins forces with his best friend Petro to search for a serial killer dumping bodies in the aqueducts, the new partners discover unexpected tensions that may destroy their relationship
The loner by Josephine Cox( Recording )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a tragic accident involving his mother, and the disappearance of his father, young Davie flees his hometown of Blackburn, unsure of what the future holds. With little more than the shirt on his back and a fierce determination to find his father, he sets off on a lonely, friendless road. Back home, those Davie has left behind wait anxiously; Kathleen, his childhood friend who has held a secret close to her heart these past few years, and Joseph, his grandfather whose guilt at the events that dreadful night burns right to his soul. Will they ever see Davie again? And if he comes back, what then?
The future is wild( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists predict what the world will be like in 5 million, 100 million and 200 million years
The second world war by Winston Churchill( Recording )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Churchill's history of the Second World War is, and will remain, the definitive work. Lucid, dramatic, remarkable, for its breadth and sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, it is universally acknowledged as a magnificent reconstruction
The keys of hell by Jack Higgins( Recording )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a trip that agent Paul Chavassse will never forget. His destination is the isolated republic of Albania on the Adriatic coast, at a time when the regime is at its most repressive and the people live in daily fear of the secret police. His job is to find a double agent whose cover has been blown and put him out of commision permanently. But what Chavase doesn't know is that deep within the twisting channels of perilous coastal marshes, someone has set a trap for him, someone who holds the keys of hell
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower by C. S Forester( Recording )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1793, the eve of the Napoleonic Wars, and Horatio Hornblower, a seventeen-year-old boy unschooled in seafaring and the ways of seamen, is ordered to board a French merchant ship and take command of crew and cargo for the glory of England. Though not an unqualified success, this first naval adventure teaches the young midshipman enough to launch him on a series of increasingly glorious exploits
Thunder point by Jack Higgins( Recording )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1945. The day before Hitler commits suicide he arranges for Reichsleiter Martin Bormann to flee from Berlin. 1992. Sean Dillon, the elusive terrorist from Eye of the storm, is facing a firing squad in war-torn Yugoslavia. At the last minute his life is saved by his old nemesis, Brigadier General Charles Ferguson, in exchange for his help on a job for the British Government in the Caribbean. The wreck of Bormann's U-boat has been discovered, including the captain's diary and Bormann's briefcase that contains high-level, top-secret documents that could destroy the monarchy. Someone high within the British Government is determined to reveal the newly discovered secrets for his own sinister reasons ... unless they can stop him
Hornblower and the hotspur by C. S Forester( Recording )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After only one night with his bride, Hornblower, as commander of the frigate Hotspur, sails for duty off the French Coast to keep Napoleon from invading England
Flying colours by C. S Forester( Recording )

3 editions published between 1938 and 1999 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Horatio Hornblower adventure
The killing by David Hewson( Recording )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Lund is looking forward to her last day as a detective with the Copenhagen Police department as she's moving to Sweden to be with her fiance. But everything changes when nineteen-year-old student, Nanna Birk Larsen, is found raped and brutally murdered in the woods outside the city
The Jupiter myth by Lindsey Davis( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falco must diffuse a tricky diplomatic situation when the renegade henchman of rome's vital ally, King Togidubnus, is found murdered
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See Delphi and die : a Marcus Didius Falco novel
Alternative Names
Christian Rodska acteur britannique

Christian Rodska Brits acteur

Christian Rodska English actor


Rodskjaer, Christian

Rodskjaer, Christian 1945-

Rostker, Christian


English (289)

NemesisSaturnaliaSee Delphi and die : a Marcus Didius Falco novelThe Silver pigsA body in the bathhouseThree hands in the fountainThe keys of hellMr. Midshipman Hornblower