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Cosham, Ralph

Overview
Works: 253 works in 1,287 publications in 1 language and 32,564 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Musical fiction  Science fiction  Satire  Dystopian fiction  Adventure stories  Psychological fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor, Author
Classifications: PR9199.4.P464, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ralph Cosham
 
Most widely held works by Ralph Cosham
The beautiful mystery by Louise Penny( Recording )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,206 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
How the light gets in by Louise Penny( Recording )

10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,182 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 )

15 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,145 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
A rule against murder by Louise Penny( Recording )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 1,058 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
The brutal telling by Louise Penny( Recording )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stranger is found murdered in the village bistro and antiques store and all clues point to bistro owner Olivier being the killer. Once again, Chief Inspector Gamache and his team are called in to strip back layers of lies, exposing both treasures and rancid secrets long buried--but not forgotten
A trick of the light by Louise Penny( Recording )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,025 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
Still life by Louise Penny( Recording )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache 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
A fatal grace by Louise Penny( Recording )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,010 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 Sûreté du Quebec finds that nearly everyone in town had a motive to kill her
Bury your dead by Louise Penny( Recording )

13 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 995 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 )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 926 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 )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 876 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
1984 by George Orwell( Recording )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution is an intimate part of our contemporary culture. Animal farm has been read and reread and quoted so often that we tend to forget who wrote the original words. It is an account of the bold struggle that transforms Mr. Jones' Manor Farm into Animal Farm--a wholly democratic society built on the credo that All Animals Are Created Equal. Out of their cleverness, the pigs Napoleon, Squealer and Snowball emerge as leaders of the new community in a subtle evolution that bears an insidious familiarity. The climax is the brutal betrayal of the faithful horse Boxer, when totalitarian rule is re-established with the bloodstained postscript to the founding slogan: But Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others ... Orwell's succinct, frightening words have been heard since 1946 as unsparingly descriptive of the fate of those who suffer totalitarian regimes. This audio edition of the masterpiece reminds us of Orwell's genius
The screwtape letters by C. S Lewis( )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 748 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( Recording )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 598 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
A grief observed by C. S Lewis( )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 is a beautiful and unflinchingly honest 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 )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bells, The Cask of Amontillado, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Raven, The black cat, Berenice, The Man Who Was All Used-Up
Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Recording )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monster assembled by a scientist develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since Doyle created the immortal Sherlock Homes and his assistant Dr. Watson, no other mystery writer has come close to eclipsing him as the standard bearer in crime fiction. A brilliant London-based "consulting detective," Holmes is famous for his intellectual prowess and renowned for his skillful use of astute observation, deductive reasoning, and inference to solve difficult cases
Inferno : the world at war, 1939-1945 by Max Hastings( )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 401 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( )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The locals in the southern Italian town where he lives call him Signor Farfall -- 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
 
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A rule against murder
Alternative Names

controlled identityHoward, Geoffrey, 1936-

Cosham, Ralph H.

Languages
English (298)

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The brutal tellingA trick of the lightStill lifeA fatal graceBury your deadWatership DownThe cruelest month1984