WorldCat Identities

Cosham, Ralph

Overview
Works: 257 works in 1,598 publications in 1 language and 34,212 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Satire  Musical fiction  Political fiction  Poetry  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Adventure stories  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor, Author
Classifications: PR9199.4.P464, 813.6
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Ralph Cosham
 
Most widely held works by Ralph Cosham
The beautiful mystery by Louise Penny( Recording )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the renowned choir director is murdered, the lock on the monastery's massive wooden door is drawn back to admit Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and Jean-Guy Beauvoir of the Surete du Quebec. There they discover disquiet beneath the silence, discord in the apparent harmony
Still life by Louise Penny( Recording )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surt̊ ̌du Qub̌ec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, just north of the U.S. border, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it's a tragic hunting accident and nothing more, but Gamache smells something foul in these remote woods, and is soon certain that Jane Neal died at the hands of someone much more sinister than a careless bowhunter. Still Life introduces not only an engaging series hero in Inspector Gamache, who commands his forces--and this series--with integrity and quiet courage, but also a winning and talented new writer of traditional mysteries in the person of Louise Penny
How the light gets in by Louise Penny( Recording )

18 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas is approaching, and in Quebec it's a time of dazzling snowfalls, bright lights, and gatherings with friends in front of blazing hearths. But shadows are falling on the usually festive season for Chief Inspector Armand Gamache. Most of his best agents have left the Homicide Department, his old friend and lieutenant Jean-Guy Beauvoir hasn't spoken to him in months, and hostile forces are lining up against him
The long way home by Louise Penny( Recording )

20 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first enjoying a peaceful retirement, former Quebec homicide detective Armand Gamache reluctantly agrees to help a neighbor search for her missing estranged husband and teams up with two former colleagues on a search that reveals the workings of a psychologically damaged mind
The brutal telling by Louise Penny( Recording )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chaos is coming, old son." With those words the peace of Three Pines is shattered. As autumn descends, and families prepare to head back to the city while children say goodbye to summer, a stranger is found murdered in the village bistro and antiques store at the center of town. Once again, Chief Inspector Gamache and his team are called in to strip back layers of lies, exposing both treasures and rancid secrets buried in the wilderness. No one admits to knowing the murdered man, who has kept his identity and his existence well hidden, along with an astounding legacy of cultural treasures. As secrets are revealed, chaos begins to close in on the beloved bistro owner, Olivier, whose past is unknown. How did he make such a spectacular success of his business? What past did he leave behind and why has he buried himself in this tiny village? And why does every lead in the investigation find its way back to him? As Olivier grows more frantic, a trail of clues and treasures?from first editions of Charlotte's Web and Jane Eyre to a spider web with the word "WOE" woven in it?lead the Chief Inspector deep into the woods and across the continent in search of the truth, and then back to Three Pines as the little village braces for the final, brutal telling
A rule against murder by Louise Penny( Recording )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irene Finney and her four adult children have come together to commemorate their late father's life at a beautiful lakeside getaway. However, past secrets and unfinished jealousies ignite when a corpse is found the day after the ceremony with a slew of possible suspects to blame
A trick of the light by Louise Penny( Recording )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Inspector Gamache is called to a tiny Quebec village and there he finds the art world gathered, and with it a world of shading and nuance, a world of shadow and light. Where nothing is as it seems. Behind every smile there lurks a sneer. Inside every sweet relationship there hides a broken heart. And even when facts are slowly exposed, it is not longer clear to Gamache and his team if what they've found is the truth, or simply a trick of the light
A fatal grace by Louise Penny( Recording )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to a village south of Montreal to investigate the death of CC de Poitiers, an extremely unpopular woman apparently killed in an electrical accident, Armand Gamache of the Surete du Quebec finds that nearly everyone in town had a motive to kill her
Bury your dead by Louise Penny( Recording )

19 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted by a botched investigation, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache retreats to in Quebec City for some rest. However, the murder of Samuel de Champlain, a historian obsessed with finding the remains of Quebec's founder, leaves Gamache reluctant to return home. Meanwhile, an old friend has been convicted of murder in Three Pines, forcing Gamache to come to terms with his past
Watership Down by Richard Adams( Recording )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiver could sense danger. Something terrible was going to happen to the warren; he felt sure of it. They had to leave immediately. So begins a long and perilous journey of survival for a small band of rabbits. As the rabbits skirt danger at every turn, we become acquainted with the band, its humorous characters, and its compelling culture, complete with its own folk history and mythos. Fiver's vision finally leads them to Watership Down, an upland meadow. But here they face their most difficult challenges of all
The cruelest month by Louise Penny( Recording )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec is called to investigate the death of a villager at an Easter séance that was held at the Old Hadley House
Animal farm by George Orwell( Recording )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution has become an intimate part of our contemporary culture, with its treatment of democratic, fascist, and socialist ideals through an animal fable. When the animals of Mr. Jones's Manor Farm revolt against their human rulers, they establish the democratic Animal Farm under the credo, "All Animals Are Created Equal". Out of their cleverness, the pigs, Napoleon, Squealer, and Snowball, emerge as leaders of the new community. In a development of insidious familiarity, the pigs begin to assume ever greater amounts of power, while other animals, especially the faithful horse Boxer, assume more of the work. The climax of the story is the brutal betrayal of Boxer, when totalitarian rule is reestablished with the bloodstained postscript to the founding slogan: "But Some Animals Are More Equal than Others"."--Publisher
The screwtape letters by C. S Lewis( )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of congenial letters from Screwtape, an elderly devil, advising his nephew Wormwood, an apprentice devil, how to corrupt his earthly "patient."
The phantom of the opera by Gaston Leroux( )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shadow of unease; a quickening pulse; an unnamed fear breathing on the collar of those who sit alone in their dressing rooms at the great Paris Opera. Again the Phantom strikes but always with a beautiful young performer at the center of his deadly desires
Paradise lost by John Milton( )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The revolt of Satan, his banishment from Heaven, and the ensuing fall of man and his expulsion from Eden. It is a tale of immense drama and excitement, of rebellion and treachery, of innocence pitted against corruption, in which God and Satan fight a bitter battle for control of mankind's destiny
A grief observed by C. S Lewis( )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written after his wife's tragic death as a way of surviving the "mad midnight moments," A Grief Observed is C.S. Lewis's honest reflection on the fundamental issues of life, death, and faith in the midst of loss. This work contains his concise, genuine reflections on that period: "Nothing will shake a man--or at any rate a man like me out of his merely verbal thinking and his merely notional beliefs. He has to be knocked silly before he comes to his senses. Only torture will bring out the truth. Only under torture does he discover it himself." This is a record of how even a stalwart believer can lose all sense of meaning in the universe and how he can gradually regain his bearings
Classic Poe by Edgar Allan Poe( Recording )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of horror tales
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

12 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amateur detective Sherlock Holmes, the master of deductive reasoning, solves twelve mysteries with the aid of his friend, Dr. John Watson
Inferno : the world at war, 1939-1945 by Max Hastings( )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, for the first time, Max Hastings gives us a magnificent, single-volume history of World War II in its entirety. Through his strikingly detailed stories of everyday people, he provides an intimate portrait of the world at war. Remarkably informed and wide-ranging, Inferno is both elegantly written and cogently argued. Above all, it is a new and essential understanding of one of the greatest and bloodiest events of the twentieth century
The American by Martin Booth( )

17 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The locals in the southern Italian town where he lives call him Signor Farfalla--Mr. Butterfly--for he is a discreet gentleman who paints rare butterflies. His life is inconspicuous mornings spent brushing at a canvas, afternoons idling in the cafes, and evenings talking with his friend, the town priest, over a glass of brandy. Yet there are other sides to this gentleman's life: Clara, the young student who moonlights in the town bordello, and another woman, who arrives with one hundred thousand dollars and a commission--but not for a painting of butterflies. With this assignment returns the dark fear that has dogged Signor Farfalla's mysterious life. Almost instantly, he senses a deadly circle closing in on him, one which he may or may not elude
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.14 for The long w ... to 0.86 for Cassette t ...)

A rule against murder
Alternative Names

controlled identityHoward, Geoffrey, 1936-

Cosham, Ralph H.

Languages
English (387)

Covers
The brutal tellingA rule against murderA trick of the lightA fatal graceBury your deadWatership DownThe cruelest monthAnimal farm