WorldCat Identities

Wilby, James

Works: 132 works in 214 publications in 3 languages and 1,104 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Political fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Action and adventure fiction  Juvenile works  History  Made-for-TV movies  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PR6013.R44, 843.8
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James Wilby
A summer story by Piers Haggard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman falls in love with an educated, wealthy man, and they must defy the conventions of class-conscious turn-of-the-century England
Disordered minds by Minette Walters( Recording )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1970, twenty-year-old Howard Stamp was convicted on disputed evidence of brutality murdering his grandmother in her home
Jump tomorrow( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Nigerian man, about to enter into an arranged marriage, starts to question his situation after he meets a stunning Latin woman
Border crossing by Pat Barker( Recording )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLAYAWAY. Tom Seymour is a child psychologist who has worked in the North of England for many years. One day while walking by a river near his home, he rescues a young man from drowning, and realises it's Danny Miller, a child murderer at whose trial he once gave evidence. Evidence he has since come to regard as flawed. Danny has served his sentence but is now asking for Tom's help
Stories from Shakespeare by Geraldine McCaughrean( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are stirring retellings of ten of Shakespeare's best-known plays, including Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, and Macbeth. Meet murderers, mad kings, soldiers, ghosts, and witches in stories to delight and haunt you - and excellent way to discover Shakespeare
The collector by John Fowles( Recording )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A local authority clerk, a social misfit, has a passion for collecting butterflies. He researches their habitat, stalks and kills them at the moment of their greatest beauty to display them in glass cases. His obsession spills over into real life when he becomes fixated on a beautiful art student that he decides to add to his collection
Saturday by Ian McEwan( Recording )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saturday, February 15, 2003. Henry Perowne is a contented man - a successful neurosurgeon, devoted husband and proud father of two grown-up children. Unusually, he wakes before dawn, troubled about the impending war in Iraq, and the fear that his city and his happy family life are under threat. Later, Perowne makes his way to his weekly squash game through London streets filled with anti-war protesters. A minor car accident brings him into contact with Baxter, a fidgety, aggressive young man who is to change his life irrevocably
Classic Drama Collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady's not for burning: a beautiful woman accused of witchcraft and a world weary drifter are thrown together before their executions
The shadow of the wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón( Recording )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jongen wordt rond 1945 door zijn vader betrokken bij occulte kringen die langzamerhand zijn leven gaan beheersen
Witness against Hitler by Jack Emery( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a Prussian aristocrat working for German military intelligence during World War II who, with a group of fellow devout Christians, plotted to assassinate Hitler with a bomb ib his briefcase
Foyle's war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle works in the English town of Hastings. As World War II tears the social fabric of this once quiet coastal community, Foyle investigates crimes the conflict has fostered the home front
Behind the lines : DVD]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a psychiatrist at a respected Scottish asylum, Dr. Rivers heals shellshocked soldiers so they can be sent back into the trenches. Then he encounters a different kind of patient--a war hero sent to the asylum for publishing an outspoken anti-war pamphlet. As each struggles to cope with the war, the line between patient and doctor begins to blur. Taken from Pat Barker's 1991 novel Regeneration and based on true events
Robin Pilcher A risk worth taking by Delta Gamma Fraternity( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muriel Baumeister, James Wilby and Tim Dutton star in this drama based on the novel by Robin Pilcher. When Katie Trenchard (Baumeister) receives devastating news that her husband Patrick (Wilby) has a terminal illness, reality hits home and she realises that she must get the family's financial affairs in order while her husband is still around to help. When she approaches Dan (Dutton), an old friend who works as an investment banker in London, to assist with sorting out the family business and putting in place long-term solutions to money problems, she becomes very aware that her feelings for Dan go much deeper than friendship
The man within by Graham Greene( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graham Greene's first published novel represented for the author "one sentimental gesture towards his own past, the period of ambition and hope." It tells the story of Andrews, a young man who has betrayed his fellow smugglers and fears their vengeance. "The Man Within" offers a foretaste of Greene's recurring theme of religion and the individual's struggles against cynicism and the indifferent forces of a hostile world
The chrysalids by John Wyndham( Recording )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mutants, they believe, are the product of the Devil, and must be stamped out. When David, a young boy, befriends a little girl with a slight abnormailty, he begins to understand the nature of fear and oppression. As he develops his own deviation, communication by means of "thought shapes", he must learn to conceal his secret at all costs
Regeneration by Pat Barker( Recording )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1917 Siegfried Sasson, noted poet and decorated war hero, publicly refused to continue serving as a British officer in World War I. He was classified mentally unsound and sent to Craiglockhart War Hospital. There Dr William Rivers set about restoring Sassoon's 'sanity' and sending him back to the trenches. 'Regeneration' is the first novel in Pat Barker's acclaimed trilogy, which continues with 'The Eye in the Door' and culminates in the 1995 Booker prize-winning 'The Ghost Road.'
Around the world in eighty days by Jules Verne( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phileas Fogg, a distinguished member of London's Reform Club, accepts a wager to circle the globe in just eighty days. Together with his manservant, Passepartout and a detective named Fix, Fogg makes a fantastic world tour utilizing every means of transportation available in the 1970s
Evelyn Waugh's Eine Handvoll Staub A handful of dust( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Stories from Shakespeare
Alternative Names
Iacobus Wilby

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English (56)

German (6)

French (1)

Stories from ShakespeareThe collectorThe shadow of the windThe chrysalidsAround the world in eighty days