WorldCat Identities

Bennett, Ronan

Overview
Works: 68 works in 338 publications in 8 languages and 5,927 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Fiction  Crime films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Historical films  Police films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ronan Bennett
 
Most widely held works by Ronan Bennett
Public enemies by Michael Mann( Visual )

68 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1933. It is the fourth year of the Great Depression. For John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Baby Face Nelson, it is the golden age of bank robbery. After serving a ten-year prison sentence, John Dillinger embarks on a cross-country bank-robbing spree with help from his associates: faithful driver Red Hamilton, cocky lookout Homer Van Meter, and murderous hothead Baby Face Nelson. He relocates to Chicago, where he meets hatcheck girl Billie Frechette and falls in love, but struggles to reconcile his new romance with his life on the run. Meanwhile, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover has enlisted Special Agent Melvin Purvis to use the latest techniques and equipment to catch Dillinger-Public Enemy Number One-even as Purvis realizes that doing so may stretch his principles to the breaking point
Zugzwang : a novel by Ronan Bennett( Book )

44 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the murder of a respected newspaper editor shocks 1914 St. Petersburg, psychoanalyst Dr. Otto Spethmann, his young daughter, and his patients find themselves pawns in a nightmarish game of political intrigue
The catastrophist : a novel by Ronan Bennett( Book )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romance between two journalists in 1960s Africa disintegrates over politics. She is an Italian who supports the Congolese war of independence against Belgium, he is an Irishman who sides with the whites. She takes a black lover, he a white one. A study in decolonization by an Irish writer
Havoc, in its third year : a novel by Ronan Bennett( Book )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England in the 1630s - an unsettled country in turbulent times. People are gripped by fear: fear of crime and disorder, of foreign invasion, of Catholic conspiracies, of the vagrant poor. In Halifax in northern England a group of Puritan reformers tightens its hold on the lives of the inhabitants. John Brigge is the local coroner, a respected man who wants nothing more than to work his farm and be with his wife, now expecting their first child. But when he is called to investigate an infanticide, Brigge finds himself drawn unwillingly into a vicious power struggle
Hidden by Niall MacCormick( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jurist Harry Venn neemt uit nieuwsgierigheid een opdracht aan om een crimineel op te sporen
The Hamburg cell by Antonia Bird( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of events leading up to 9/11 based on exhaustive research, including personal interviews, unpublished correspondence, and the official 9/11 Commission report
Zugzwang by Ronan Bennett( Recording )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A respected St. Petersburg newspaper editor is killed in front of a crowd and Dr. Otto Spethmann a psychoanalysis is somehow implicated
Lucky break by Peter Cattaneo( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small-time crook Jimmy Hands fears his luck may have run out. After a botched bank robbery, Jimmy finds himself in prison. But his fortune turns when the warden asks Jimmy to recruit prisoners to act in a musical he's written and plans to stage. Realizing this offers the possibility of a perfect escape route, Jimmy and his cast run the risk of being caught in both the stage's spotlights and the prison's searchlights
Stolen years : before and after Guildford by Paul Hill( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second prison by Ronan Bennett( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kane once ran an IRA cell in Belfast, years later he is a free man in search of revenge in London
Overthrown by strangers by Ronan Bennett( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Agustin, Quinn and Judy, who are being pursued through Mexico and Guatemala by the sinister New Era Mission. The three are desperate to escape and regain control of their lives. As the Mission closes in, in order to survive, they must overcome their suspicions and differences
Face by Antonia Bird( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hardened gangster and his crew plan a daring heist. When the money suddenly disappears, the gang is gripped by greed and fear as they hunt down the traitor among them
Double jeopardy : the retrial of the guildford four by Ronan Bennett( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bei po yi dong de qi zi by Ban nai te( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Havoc, in its third year by Ronan Bennett( Recording )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anni rubati by Paul Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in Italian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinema e libertà : il cinema secondo Ken Loach by Ken Loach( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cry-baby : director's cut ; public enemies ; fear and loathing in Las Vegas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public enemies: No one could stop Dillinger and his gang. No jail could hold him. His charm and audacious jailbreaks endeared him to almost everyone, from his girlfriend Billie Frechette to an American public who had no sympathy for the banks that had plunged the country into the Depression. But while the adventures of Dillinger's gang thrilled many, Hoover made Dillinger America's first Public Enemy Number One
Public enemies / #709( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one could stop Dillinger and his gang. No jail could hold him. His charm and audacious jailbreaks endeared him to almost everyone, from his girlfriend Billie Frechette to an American public who had no sympathy for the banks that had plunged the country into the Depression. But while the adventures of Dillinger's gang thrilled many, Hoover made Dillinger America's first Public Enemy Number One
Public enemies : America's greatest crime wave and the birth of the FBI, 1933-34 by Bryan Burrough( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in German and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the most spectacular crime wave in American history, the two-year battle between the young J. Edgar Hoover, his FBI and an assortment of criminals who became national icons: John Dillinger, Machine Gun Kelly, Bonnie and Clyde, Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, and the Barkers. Author Burrough strips away the myths to reveal a web of interconnections within the vast American underworld, and shows how Hoover's G-men overcame their early fumbles to secure the FBI's rise to power.--From publisher description
 
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Zugzwang : a novel Bei po yi dong de qi zi
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The catastrophist : a novelHavoc, in its third year : a novelThe Hamburg cellZugzwangLucky breakBei po yi dong de qi zi
Alternative Names
Bennett, Ronan 1956-

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Languages
English (208)

German (20)

Spanish (19)

Italian (12)

French (11)

Dutch (3)

Chinese (2)

Polish (2)