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Case, David

Overview
Works: 427 works in 688 publications in 1 language and 8,837 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Military history  Biography  Naval history  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Sea stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Performer
Classifications: PR6025.A86, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David Case
 
Most widely held works by David Case
Whose body? : a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his first murder case, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates the bizarre case of a corpse in the bathtub
Cry, the beloved country by Alan Paton( Recording )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940s South Africa, young Absalom Kumalo turns to his minister father and a white attorney for help when he is accused of murdering a white man, but the racial problems of the country prevent justice from being served
His last bow by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A body on the London Underground; the strange disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax; a parcel containing some coarse salt and two freshly severed human ears. In the course of these investigations, Holmes himself is struck down by a virulent Eastern disease, and we are reintroduced to his remarkable brother Mycroft- 'all other men are specialists, but his specialism is onmiscience'
The moon and sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham( )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this novel based on the life of Paul Gauguin, Charles Strickland abandons his wife and family to become a painter. The narrator of the story encounters Strickland in Paris and finally in Tahiti where his genius flowers and dies
Sharpe's triumph by Bernard Cornwell( )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since earning his sergeant's stripes at the bloody siege of Seringapatam, Richard Sharpe has led a peaceful existence. But his easy life meets a brutal end when he is the sole survivor of a murderous attack by a cold-blooded English officer who has defected to join the mercenary forces of the Mahratta confederation in India. Sharpe vows to avenge his comrades, even if he must pursue the turncoat to the ends of the continent. His quest takes him deep into enemy territory, where the accepted rules of engagement have been discarded and ever-shifting loyalties create an environment of dangerous uncertainty. The paths of treachery lead Sharpe's company to join the army of Sir Arthur Wellesley, future Duke of Wellington, to take on the Mahratta horde. Sharpe must survive the carnage to tell the tale of one of the greatest battles of the century
Sharpe's battle : [Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro] by Bernard Cornwell( )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures during the Napoleonic Wars of Captain Richard Sharpe, a British officer who rose from the ranks. While in Spain he orders the execution of two French soldiers for rape, earning thereby the enmity of a nasty French general. By the author of Sharpe's Devil
The professor and the madman by Simon Winchester( Recording )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "Oxford English Dictionary" took seventy years to complete and drew upon the minds of thousands of scholars for its content. One of its most prolific contributors was Dr. William Chester Minor, an American surgeon who had served in the civil war. The fact that Dr. Minor was insane, and a murderer, was not known to the editor
The yellow admiral by Patrick O'Brian( Recording )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aubrey's life on land sours until a fresh conflict--Napoleon's escape from Elba--takes him back to sea
The way of all flesh by Samuel Butler( )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one of the most fascinating character studies you will ever read, the story of a young man who survives the baleful influence of a hateful, hypocritical father, a doting mother, and a debauched wife, to emerge as a decent, happy human being. It is also a stinging satire of Victorian gentry-their pomposity, sentimentality, pseudo-respectability, and refined cruelty-a satire still capable of delivering death-blows to the same traits that exist in our present world
Anything considered by Peter Mayle( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bennett is an English expatriate living in France who is hired by Julian Poe, an entrepreneur out to corner the lucrative truffle market. He relocates to Monaco, but soon finds himself coping with underworld crime, the gorgeous Anna, village busybodies, and an unusual order of monks. 1996
Elegy for Iris by John Bayley( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Bayley writes about his wife, Iris Murdoch, the eminent novelist and philosopher, who died at age 79 of Alzheimer's disease. With great compassion he re-creates their life together and poignantly describes the mask that descended over Iris's being with the progression of her disease
The story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting( Recording )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a kind-hearted doctor who travels to Africa to help cure the animals
Chasing Cézanne by Peter Mayle( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Paris, New York photographer Andre Kelly puts aside photography to destroy a black market in paintings. The villain is using photo shoots of art works as an occasion to substitute forgeries for the real thing, then selling the originals to Japanese and Arab collectors
A history of Europe by J. M Roberts( )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with its Paleolithic origins and the early civilizations of the Aegean, Roberts traces the development of the European identity over the course of thousands of years, ranging across empires and religions, economics, science, and the arts. Antiquity, the age of Christendom, the Middle Ages, early modern history, and the old European order are all surveyed in turn, with particular emphasis given to the turbulent twentieth century
Short stories by Saki( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hector Munro, writing under the pseudonym of Saki, is justly renowned for his urbane and witty short stories. Saki leads the listener from garden party to pig sty to political convention with the ease of one who is intimately familiar with the cares and foibles of the human condition, showing us this vista of life through the well-tempered lens of his gentle British irony
Twenty thousand leagues under the sea by Jules Verne( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Professor Aronnax agrees to investigate a series of attacks by a mysterious sea monster, he begins an incredible underwater journey that leads him from Atlantis to the South Pole
High fidelity by Nick Hornby( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rob is a pop music junkie who runs his own semi-failing record store
RCRA solid and hazardous wastes recent issues and cases-December 2001 by David Case( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The trembling of a leaf by W. Somerset Maugham( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in the South Pacific Colonial Islands. Spy for the British Empire, W. Somerset Maugham traveled many times to South Pacific and the Far East. There, he started creating series of short stories about the life of the colonialists and how the remoteness and strangeness of such far-away lands can ultimately destroy the very soul of the civilized man
 
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Cry, the beloved countryHis last bowThe moon and sixpenceSharpe's triumphSharpe's battle : [Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro]The way of all fleshThe story of Doctor DolittleA history of Europe