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Lisemore, Martin

Overview
Works: 137 works in 229 publications in 1 language and 5,966 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Television programs  Fiction  Historical drama  Television comedies  Film and video adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martin Lisemore
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )
26 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the lives of several early Roman emperors, showing ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have marked him a fool, yet whom prophecies have foretold will one day rule Rome
Emma by Jane Austen( Visual )
18 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Jane Austen's novel about Emma Woodhouse, a young woman who finds that it is sometimes all too easy to confuse good intentions with self-gratification
Cousin Bette by Ray Lawler; Martin Lisemore; Gareth Davies; Margaret Tyzack; Helen Mirren; Colin Baker; Thorley Walters; Ursula Howells; Honoré de Balzac( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Born plain and poor, Bette Fischer endures her lot, until her wealthy cousin's family steals her only treasure--the young sculptor she has taken under her wing. Joining forces with ambitious, greedy, and alluring Valerie Marneffe, Bette vows to have her revenge and sets out to ruin the family by exploiting the sexual appetites of the men and the naiveté of the women. This dramatization of Balzac's great work, part of the "Scènes de la vie parisienne" section of the novel sequence "La Comédie humaine," explores themes of vice and virtue, the influence of money on French society, and the effect of gender roles on human relationships
The golden bowl ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James' novel about relationships between impoverished European royalty and American nouveau riche
The Pallisers the complete collection by Anthony Trollope( Visual )
9 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member 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
Murder most English ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member 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
The Pallisers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member 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
The Henry James collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wings of the dove: Kate Croy and Merton Densher are engaged in a passionate, clandestine love affair. Croy is desperately in love with Densher, but he lacks money, making him unsuitable as a mate. By chance, Croy befriends Milly Theale, a young American heiress. When Croy discovers that Theale suffers from a mysterious and fatal malady, she hatches a plan that can give all three something that they want, but at a price
The Jane Austen collection by Jane Austen( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emma: Emma Woodhouse is a young woman who finds that it is sometimes all too easy to confuse good intentions with self-gratification
Jude the obscure ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member 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
Sense & sensibility by Sheila Ballantine( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member 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 19th century English society
North & south by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Elizabeth Gaskell's classic Victorian love story. Independent-minded Margaret Hale moves with her parents to Milton, a manufacturing city in England's north. Compared to the bucolic south where she was raised, Milton stifles Margaret with industrial smoke and soot, and she takes an instant dislike to John Thornton, the ambitious and severe mill owner. But amid a workers₂ strike and family misfortunes, Margaret begins to reconsider her sentiments
The spoils of Poynton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member 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 )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lonelyheart 4122: Two local women go missing after recently joined a matchmaking agency. Could they be victims of a con man who is using the agency to prey on women?
Murder most English ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The funeral of Councilor Carobleat is attended by four of Flaxborough's leading citizens and followed by a strange course of events
The Pallisers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member 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
Murder most English ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member 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?
 
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