Most widely held works by Martin Lisemore
Emma ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Jane Austen's novel about Emma Woodhouse, a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people's affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each other. Despite her interest in romance, Emma is clueless about her own feelings, and her relationship with Mr. Knightly.
I, Claudius ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family.
Cousin Bette ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
A spinster gets revenge on her cousin's family by enlisting the help of a beautiful woman, after they take away the only man that mattered to her.
The golden bowl ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Fathers and daughters, marriage, former lovers and the upper class fo society in nineteenth century England.
Murder most English. Vol. 1-3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Clad in tweed and puffing on a pipe, Detective Inspector Purbright pursues the evildoers of Flaxborough with a doggedness that belies his polite conversation and mild manner. Although the quiet country town appears all gentility, beneath the surface lies a darker world of deception, intrigue, treachery, and infidelity.
Jude the obscure ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
A tragedy whose protagonist, Jude Fawley, is a working-class stonemason who aspires to the priesthood, and whose sorrows are compounded by his relationship with Sue Bridehead, herself a social outcast for daring to express her sexuality openly. The story is an indictment of Victorian society and the hypocrisy behind its sacred institutions of marriage, education, and religion.
The Jane Austen collection ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Sense and sensibility: The story of two sisters attempting to find happiness in the tightly structured society of 18th century England.
I Claudius ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius, told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family.
The Henry James collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
The American: American Christopher Newman is smart, educated and rich. He is a Civil War veteran and a self made tycoon who goes to Europe to see the 'treasures and entertain' himself. He meets Claire and after the fifth meeting he asks her to marry him.
The Pallisers the complete collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Begins with the forced marriage of Lady Glencora to Plantagenet Palliser. The British House of Commons serves as the backdrop as we watch the coming and goings and loves and tragedies of the powerful and not so powerful. This includes the lives of the friends and children of the Palliser's.
Jane Austen's sense & sensibility ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
The story of the lives and loves of the two Dashwood sisters, the discreet and wise Elinor, and the reckless, passionate Marianne, who pursue love and happiness around the pillars of genteel society.
The spoils of Poynton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Gareth is the widowed chatelaine of Poynton. She is fighting to keep her house with its priceless objets d'art from her son Owen and his lovely, but utterly philistine fiancee. When she discovers that her young friend Fleda Vetch is secretly in love with Owen, she thrusts Fleda into the battle line. The power struggle between the three women leaves Owen vacillating. Fleda risks betraying, and being betrayed by, all that she holds most dear.
The Pallisers ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
The Pallisers depicts both the Parliamentary maneuverings of the day and the social mores that ruled private passions.
The Pallisers. v. 9, parts 18 and 19 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Part 18. Jailed and awaiting trial for murder, Phineas struggles to maintain hope. Part 19. The Pallisers host two weddings, but a general election casts a pall over the household.
The Pallisers. v. 12, parts 24, 25, 26 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Part 24. Glencora is devastated by the trouble she has caused Planty. Part 25. Gerald is sent down from school and Silverbridge reveals stunning news about his political views. Part 26. Planty sorts out his family's problems and the political scene beckons him once again.
The Pallisers. v. 10, parts 20 and 21 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Part 20. A coalition government is formed with Planty as Prime Minister. Part 21. Lopez obtains Abel Wharton's consent to marry Emily.
The Pallisers. v. 11, parts 22 and 23 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Part 22. When Planty thwarts Lopez's political ploy, Lopez retaliates by selling his story to the newspaper. Part 23. Phineas defends Planty and discredits Lopez.
Murder most English. Vol. 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Hopjoy was here: When an intelligence agent with an eye for the ladies and a growing list of creditors goes missing, DI Pubright and DS Love seek to find out why.
Murder most English. Vol. 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Something is bringing out the worst in the old men of Flaxborough, and they are taking it out on the ladies of the town, young and old alike. Women aren't safe anywhere. Could this "excess of vitality" really be the result of an herbal remedy favored by the seniors?
Murder most English. Vol. 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The funeral of Councilor Carobleat is attended by four of Flaxborough's leading citizens and followed by a strange course of events.
Americans Augustus,--Emperor of Rome,--63 B.C.-14 A.D Avarice Bowls (Tableware) Caligula,--Emperor of Rome,--12-41 Claudius,--Emperor of Rome,--10 B.C.-54 A.D Cousins Detective and mystery television programs Documentary television programs Drama Emperors England Europe Fathers and daughters Fiction television programs Film adaptations France--Paris Graves, Robert,--1895-1985 Great Britain Historical films Historical television programs History Inheritance and succession Intrigue Made-for-TV movies Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Marriage Melodrama Mothers and sons Motion pictures--Production and direction Murder Nonfiction television programs Palliser, Plantagenet (Fictitious character) Political science Revenge Rich people Romance television programs Rome Sculptors Single women Television adaptations Television mini-series Television programs--for the hearing impaired Tiberius,--Emperor of Rome,--42 B.C.-37 A.D Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women--Conduct of life Young women