Carmichael, Ian 1920-2010
Most widely held works about Ian Carmichael
Most widely held works by Ian Carmichael
Wives and daughters ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 944 libraries worldwide
Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry. In comes Claire and Molly's life is turned upside down by the usually well meaning but off-the-mark Claire, who insists on things being done the proper way. Added to the stew is Claire's beautiful, educated daughter Cynthia, and the Hamleys, a well-to-do family headed by a squire who is not happy about the romantic interests of his sons.
The wind in the willows ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
One spring, Mole decides to begin a series of adventures with his new friend, Rat. They go for a picnic on the riverbank and on an expedition with Toad. Toad decides his new car is more fun and his reckless driving makes Mole and Rat search out Badger for help. Toad gets away from them and gets a 20-year sentence for theft, reckless driving, and gross impertinence. Toad works his wiles on the jailer's daughter and manages to escape. Badger tries to guard Toad Hall from the Weasel and is badly beaten. This finally brings all four friends back together, as it requires a plan of attack to regain Toad Hall.
Strong poison by Dorothy L Sayers ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
Dashing detective Lord Peter Wimsey is caught up in the murder trial of mystery writer Harriet Vane. Her fiancé has died of poisoning exactly as described in one of Harriet's novels--so naturally she is the prime suspect. As Peter looks on, he not only falls in love with the accused but eagerly helps with Harriet's defense when the first trial ends in a hung jury. Will she be convicted and executed for the crime, or can he save her life and win her hand in marriage?
Clouds of witness by Dorothy L Sayers ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
Lord Peter is on vacation when he hears that a dead body has been found at the Wimsey family retreat, and that Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver, is being held for the crime. The dead man? Their sister's fiancé. Lord Peter must clear his brother's name to avoid the death penalty. There is overwhelming circumstantial evidence against the Duke, but Lord Peter firmly believes that his brother is innocent and begins his own investigation into the murder. Can Lord Peter find the truth in time to save his brother and the family name?
Gaudy night by Dorothy L Sayers ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
Returning to Oxford for a reunion dinner at her old college, Harriet Vane is delighted to be back in familiar, beloved surroundings. The idyllic return is shattered by a series of nasty messages referring to her earlier trial for murder.
The nine tailors by Dorothy L Sayers ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Lord Peter Wimsey recieves a plea for help from the rector when a handless, disfigured corpse is discovered in a fresh grave in the churchyard.
Murder must advertise by Dorothy L Sayers ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
The affluent Lord Wimsey takes up a bet and goes to work for an advertising agency, where he ends up investigating a suspicious death at the agency.
How right you are, Jeeves by P. G Wodehouse ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Much to Bertie's astonishment, The Times has announced his engagement to the beautiful Bobbie Wickham. To add to the confusion, Uncle Tom's antique silver cow-creamer is missing; Kipper Herring has libeled his former headmaster; and British psychiatrist Sir Roderick Glossop is posing as a butler. As always, it takes the unflappable Jeeves to sort everything out.
Lord Peter Wimsey five red herrings ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Lord Peter Wimsey goes on holiday in Scotland, hoping to relax and catch some trout, but he is soon called on to catch more than fish when Campbell, an unpopular local artist, is found dead.
I'm all right Jack ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 357 libraries worldwide
"Peter Sellers won his only British Academy Award for his career-making performance as Socialist shop steward Fred Kite in this brilliant class-struggle comedy. Ian Carmichael ... co-stars as naive Oxford graduate Stanley Windrush, who is hired as a common worker at his wealthy uncle's missile factory and quickly becomes a pawn in the battle between management and Mr. Kite's labor union. But can both sides stop a complete nitwit from single-handedly destroying the economy while becoming the symbol of integrity for an entire nation?"--Container.
Lord Peter Wimsey clouds of witness ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
The fiance of Lord Peter Wimsey's sister is murdered during a family retreat. His brother Gerald Wimsey, the Duke of Denver, is charged with the crime. Lord Wimsey joins the investigation, uncovering a mysterious letter from Egypt, a grieving fiancee with suitcase in hand, and a bullet destined for one very special Wimsey.
The wind in the willows. The complete first series ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
All 13 episodes of the further adventures of Toad and company deliver timeless pleasures with the magic and splendor of Kenneth Grahame's classic book.
The unpleasantness at the Bellona Club by Dorothy L Sayers ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
As Lord Peter unravels some strange aspects of the case, he concludes that the general was murdered.
Murder must advertise ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
It looks like a tragic accident when Victor Dean falls down the spiral staircase at Pym's Publicity Ltd. His replacement (Wimsey in disguise) sets out to find the truth which leads him to a drug ring operating through someone at the agency.
Unnatural death by Dorothy L Sayers ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Lord Wimsey investigates the murders of wealthy Agatha Dawson and her maid. Can he solve the case before he becomes the next victim?
Lord Peter Wimsey the nine tailors ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Twenty years after visiting East Anglia, Wimsey is stranded there after an auto mishap. When a mutilated body is found on the estate, Wimsey discovers a connection to the jewels that were stolen 20 years before. The full picture eludes him until a natural disaster strikes and the nine church bells that signal death in a country town ring out.
Striding folly by Dorothy L Sayers ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Three short stories featuring inimitable Wimsey solutions, told with wit, humor, and suspense.
The Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries. Set one ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Clouds of Witness - Death hits close to home when Lord Peter's future brother-in-law is murdered. Complicating matters is the man who stands accused: Gerald Wimsey, Lord Peter's brother. The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club - When a member of the prominent Bellona Club dies on the same day as his sister, Lord Peter must determine who will inherit a sizeable fortune. Bonus features included.
The Wind in the willows ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the irrepressible Toad and his friends Badger, Mole, and Ratty in their horse-drawn caravan.
Busman's honeymoon by Dorothy L Sayers ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Society's eligible women are in mourning. Lord Peter Wimsey has married at last, having finally succeeded in his ardent pursuit of the lovely mystery novelist Harriet Vane. The two depart for a tranquil honeymoon in a country farmhouse, but find, instead of a well-prepared love nest, the place left in shambles by the previous owner. His sudden appearance, dead from a broken skull in the cellar, only prompts more questions. Why would anyone have wanted to kill old Mr. Noakes? What dark secrets had he to hide? The honeymoon is over as Lord Peter and Harriet Vane start their investigations. Suspicion is rife and everyone seems to have something to hide, from the local constable to the housekeeper. Wimsey and his wife can think of plenty of theories, but its not until they discover a vital fact that the identity of the murderer becomes clear.
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Carmichael, Ian OBE 1920-2010