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Foster, Giles

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Most widely held works about Giles Foster
 
Most widely held works by Giles Foster
Foyle's war by Acorn Media( Visual )

51 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle works in the English town of Hastings. As World War II tears at the social fabric of this once quiet coastal community, Foyle investigates crimes the conflict has fostered on the home front
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

67 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 18th century Bath, a girl bursting with freshness and passion for macabre Gothic novels experiences intrigue, adventure, and romance, especially when the romantic Henry Tilney invites her to his ancestral home
Silas Marner : the weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot( Visual )

40 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth
Adam Bede by George Eliot( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Bede, an honest, hard-working carpenter, has his heart set on marrying his sweetheart, pretty dairymaid Hetty Sorrel. Hetty wants nothing to do with her boring life on the farm and she allows herself to be seduced by the heir to a local estate. She finds herself abandoned and pregnant from her ill-fated dalliance
Rosamunde Pilcher's Coming home by Rosamunde Pilcher( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England between the wars is the starting place for this epic tale of love, friendship and the discovery of womanhood. Judith Dunbar is left behind at boarding school by her parents and sister, who are posted overseas in the days leading up to World War II. She comes of age in a time of turbulence and danger, but finds comfort in the wealthy Carey-Lewis family, whose estate on the Cornish coast, Nancherrow, becomes her surrogate home
Bertie & Elizabeth the story of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Wilby and Juliet Aubrey portray the reluctant royals who became king and queen of England when Edward VIII gave up the throne for the woman he loved
Oliver's travels( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oliver, a university lecturer with an obsession for anagrams and crosswords, has been a question-setter for "Mastermind". When made redundant by the new Vice-Chancellor of the New University (his former Polytechnic) in a general restructuring of the university, Oliver decides to use his new-found freedom to search for his favourite crossword compiler, known only by the pseudonym of "Aristotle". When he locates "Aristotle's" Welsh home, he is horrified to find that it has been burnt down. He goes to the local police station to report "Aristotle" as a missing person and, while there, meets Diane Priest, a policewoman who, Oliver claims, is his 'predestined' companion. Oliver invites Diane to join him in his travels and later, when she is suspended from duty by her superiors, she decides to do so - joining Oliver in his search for "Aristotle". From that moment on, they share many life-threatening situations (as well as mutual love) before their quest for the elusive "Aristotle" comes to a final and gripping conclusion."--David McAnally, Internet Movie Database
The prince and the pauper by Mark Twain( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor boy with an abusive father dreams of a life steeped in riches and adventure. Living a life of royalty, Prince Edward dreams of playing with other children and frolicking in the mud. The two boys meet and become friends. In a whimsical act, they exchange clothing and are mistaken for one another
The Jane Austen collection by Jane Austen( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persuasion: Eight years after Anne Elliot turned down Captain Wentworth's proposal of marriage, they meet again. Anne now recognizes the false values that persuaded her to reject Captain Wentworth, but his heart seems set upon the youth and beauty of the impetuous Louisa Musgrove
Rosamunde Pilcher's Nancherrow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a bleak winter in 1947. Snow covers the grounds of the decaying Cornwall estate, Nancherrow. Food is scarce, the servants are gone and Diana Carey-Lewis is mourning the loss of her husband, the long-time master of the house. The massive family home now passes to their rebellious daughter, Loveday. Yet the cold, damp walls of Nancherrow hold many secrets and demand a high price for all who live in its foreboding shadow
Rosamunde Pilcher's Shades of love( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As they pose for the cover of a glossy magazine, the aristocratic Aird family appears to have the perfect life. But beneath the breeding lie dark secrets that will soon jeopardize their storybook world. Edmund Aird is the lord of Balnaird House, one of the most splendid estates in the Scottish Highlands. He and his American-born wife, Virginia, seem to have everything: wealth, beautiful children, and a thriving family business
The rector's wife( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Bouverie, a vibrant woman who has spent 20 years scrimping and saving to raise a family and support her husband's parish work, takes a job at a supermarket when her husband is passed over for a promotion. This simple expression of independence brings her the shocked disapproval of the parish and the icy fury of her husband. Isolated from her community, Anna finds a new self-reliance and attracts the interest of three very different men: Daniel Byrne, the new archdeacon; his younger brother Jonathan, a philosopher and academic; and Patrick O'Sullivan, the brash newcomer to the parish
Patricia Routledge in three portraits( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poignant, funny, warm, tragic - the acclaimed monologues of Alan Bennett crackle with wry observations, knowing irony and tender understanding. In superb performances, Patricia Routledge reaches beneath the surface to reveal unexpected secrets
George Eliot collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five made-for-television movies based on the novels of George Eliot
Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about the self-discovery of a romance writer as she learns the truth about others
The best of Foyle's war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The German woman: after a gruesome murder, Foyle's seemingly peaceful town is full of suspects
Shades of love by Rosamunde Pilcher( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Balnaird House - one of the most splendid estates in the Scottish Highlands - is the home of the ancient and venerable Aird family - and a dark secret. When American executive Conrad Tucker discovers a photo of Laura Aird, the youngest daughter, in a magazine, his past suddenly returns to haunt him and unleashes a chain of personal events that threaten to tear apart the lives not only of the Airds, but also their friends and neighbours, the equally exclusive Balmerinos"--Container
Relative strangers( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maureen Lessing, a newly widowed wife and mother, stumbles upon a painful secret: her husband had another wife. Shattered, Maureen's quest to confront the woman brings her face to face with yet another secret: her husband's other wife had a child, a little boy. Furious and deeply hurt by her husband's betrayal, Maureen must put aside her own dark and raw emotions to confront the final issue - one she can hardly bear: that the little boy is sick and needs help from her own children to survive
Alan Bennett at the BBC( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eleven of Alan Bennett's plays produced by the BBC, including his first teleplay "A day out"
Consuming passions( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At his new job at Butterworth Chocolates, Mr. Farris accidentally knocks several workers into a mixing vat, the contents of which are then sent to market. When reviews of the company's new candy come back, they are overwhelmingly negative, except for the areas that received the 'special ingredient'. Farris soon finds himself assigned the task of obtaining more of the ingredient to satisfy the nation's sweet tooth
 
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