Most widely held works by Susan Jameson
The merchant of Venice ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
Blending tragedy and comedy, this play presents contrasts and ambiguities, the complexities of which lie in the character Shylock, its captivating villain. Is he a villain, a buffoon, or tragic hero?
Case histories by Kate Atkinson ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
"Case One: Olivia Land, youngest and most beloved of the Land girls, goes missing in the night and is never seen again. Case Two: Theo delights in his daughter Laura's wit, beauty, and selfless love. But her first day as an associate in his law firm is also the day when Theo's world turns upside down. Case Three: Michelle looks around one day and finds herself trapped in a hell of her own making, with a very needy baby and a very demanding husband-until a fit of rage creates a grisly escape route... As Private Detective Jackson Brodie investigates all three cases, startling connections emerge. Inextricably caught up in his clients' emotions, Jackson finds their unshakable need for resolution very much like his own" -- from publisher's web site.
To serve them all my days ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women.
The tsarina's daughter a novel by Carolly Erickson ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Erickson's narrative features the beautiful and courageous Tatiana Romanov, daughter of Nicholas and Alexandra, during the final years of their reign.
Rosie of the river by Catherine Cookson ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Behind the scenes at the museum by Kate Atkinson ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
A family saga chronicles a century of life as four generations of Yorkshire women move through two World Wars, coronations, secrets, heartbreak, and happiness, all seen through the eyes of Ruby Lennox.
A house divided by Catherine Cookson ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Invalided out of the army at the end of the Second World War, Matthew Wallingham wonders what place there is in a new social order for a blind man - even if he is a decorated war hero. He has the sympathy of family and friends, but it seems the only person who can help him is his nurse, Liz. When he arrives home, he realises that his family have their problems too and it soons dawns on him that his plans are not going to work. He starts to look for Liz. But Liz herself has a shadow hanging over her.
The blind years by Catherine Cookson ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Bridget Gether's parents were killed in the wartime Blitz and she had lived with the Overmeers at Balderstone since she was a child. Unaware that she had been manipulated into agreeing to marry their son Laurence, only an encounter with the son of a neighbouring farmer opened her eyes to the possibility she was making a mistake ...
The solace of sin by Catherine Cookson ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
The queen a dramatic portrait of one of the world's most powerful women ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
From her rise to the throne in 1952 to dealing with prime ministers, ex-daughters-in-law, and even Camilla, view the life of Elizabeth, Queen of England. Episodes include Sisters; Us and Them; The Rivals; The Enemy Within; and How Do You Solve a Problem Like Camilla? Contains actual footage and interviews.
A grand man by Catherine Cookson ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Mary Ann Shaughnessy, a determined young girl from a Tyneside dockland tenement, could lie with the innocence of an angel and the purpose of a priest. She defended her ne'er-do-well father with all her might and battled for a better way of life for her family, much to the astonishment of Father Owen, the parish priest.
Wodehouse playhouse. Series three ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
The smile that wins: Private detective Mulliner looks like an underdog when he takes on the aristocracy. Trouble with Tudsleigh: One look at April and Freddie falls hard. Tangles hearts: Bessemer and Muldoon inadvertently exchange fiancées. The luck of the Stiffhams: Penniless Stiffham seeks his fortune in America. The editor regrets: Reveling in his fame, Bingo Little is the toast of his club. Big business: Mulliner loses a fortune and a girl while preparing for a big stage performance. Mulliner's buck-u-uppo: Young Mulliner recoils at the thought of confronting people he doesn't like.
Human croquet by Kate Atkinson ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Katie Mulholland by Catherine Cookson ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-yar-old scullery maid Kate Mulholland did not expect life to be gentle with her. She is forced to endure much suffering, but she also will know love and power during her long life. A powerful story set against the vividly changing background of Victorian Tyneside.
The girl ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
To Anne Thornton, Hannah Boyle would always be The Girl, a bitterly resented, tangible reminder of her husband's infidelity. A family tragedy gives Anne the perfect opportunity to exact revenge on her young stepdaughter for the years of humiliation she suffered while raising the striking young woman. Hannah's personal resources are stretched to the limit as she fights for her freedom, her life and the man she loves.
Catherine Cookson's The girl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Hannah Boyle is the illigitimate but beloved daughter of Matthew Thornton, but to his wife Anne she would always be the Girl. A family tragedy gives Anne the opportunity to get revenge for her years of humiliation.
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Klassisk kriminalroman om Walter Hartright's mystiske møde med kvinden i hvidt, et møde, som trækker ham ind i en malstrøm af forbrydelse, kidnapning og internationale forviklinger.
Circles of deceit ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
John Neil is an ex-SAS operative freelancing for the British government. Includes four full-length shows.
Starting over by Marcia Willett ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
The only thing to do with love is give it away...Although Perry is no longer with her, Annie is determined to follow his advice, particularly when his god-daughter Pippa comes to stay. Hugh Ankerton blames himself for a fatal accident that took place a year ago. But it was not his fault, and his mother Frances turns to Annie for advice, while his father finds a way to set Hugh's mind at rest. When Max Driver inherits some land on Dartmoor his dream becomes reality. And a chance encounter with Frances leads to each of them finding the courage to start again.
The whip by Catherine Cookson ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
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