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Jordan, Neil 1950-

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Most widely held works by Neil Jordan
Interview with the vampire : the vampire chronicles by Neil Jordan( Visual )

120 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vampire with a conscience, Lestat (Cruise), tells the story of how he lured a young aristocrat (Pitt) into the immortality of the damned
The crying game by Neil Jordan( Visual )

105 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unlikely kind of friendship develops between Fergus, an Irish Republican Army volunteer, and Jody, a kidnapped British soldier lured into an IRA trap by another IRA member. When the hostage-taking ends up going horribly wrong, Fergus escapes and heads to London, where he seeks out Jody's lover, a hairdresser named Dil. Fergus changes his name and gets a job as a day laborer. He starts seeing Dil, who knows nothing about Fergus' real background. But there are some things about Dil that Fergus does not know either
The brave one by Neil Jordan( Visual )

51 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erica Bain is a popular New York radio host who watched her fiancé die and nearly lost her own life to a vicious, random attack. Now she is unable to move past the tragedy and discovers a stranger within herself. She prowls the streets, an armed wanderer in the urban night, out for vengeance, looking for the men she hold responsible and at war with her own soul. A determined homicide detective is hot on the trail of the vigilante that is Erica Bain
Michael Collins by Neil Jordan( Visual )

130 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of an Irish man whose dreams inspired hope, whose words ingited passion, and whose courage forged a nation's destiny
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

24 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beckett on Film is a unique project. For the first time, all 19 of Samuel Beckett's plays have been filmed, bringing together some of the world's most talented directors and actors. Beckett on Film was the brainchild of Michael Colgan, the artistic director of the Gate Theatre, Dublin. All the films in the series are produced by Michael Colgan and Alan Maloney for RTÉ, Channel 4 and the Irish Film Board."--Beckett on Film website
Ondine by Hans Werner Henze( Visual )

46 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Syracuse, a simple fisherman who catches a beautiful and mysterious woman in his trawler nets. The woman seems to be dead, but then she comes alive before Syracuse's eyes and he thinks he may be seeing things. However, with the help of his ailing yet irrepressible daughter, Annie, he comes to believe that the fantastical might be possible and that the woman (Ondine) might be a myth come true
The end of the affair by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Miles, una mujer apasionada atrapada en un matrimonio estéril, conoce al novelista Maurice Bendix durante una fiesta que da su marido, Henri, un respetable pero poco interesante funcionario de Estado. Comienzan un apasionado, ilícito y sexualmente liberado romance. Pero durante el bombardeo alemán de Londres, la casa de Bendrix es alcanzada por una bomba mientras que la pareja está en la cama y él casi muere durante el bombardeo. Inexplicablemente y sin aviso previo, Sarah rompe la relación
Shade : a novel by Neil Jordan( Book )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nina Hardy, murdered by her childhood friend, George, watches and retells the events of her life and afterlife, as her half-brother retraces their childhood together, revealing the crime against Nina in all its full and heartbreaking meaning
The Borgias( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodrigo Borgia becomes Pope Alexander VI, propelling him, his two sons Cesare and Juan, and his daughter, Lucrezia, to become the most powerful and influential family of the Italian Renaissance
The drowned detective by Neil Jordan( Book )

14 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan is a private detective in a decaying eastern European city. He is drowning in his work, his failing marriage and the corrupt landscape that surrounds him. One day, he is approached by an elderly couple to investigate the disappearance of their daughter, who has been missing for nearly two decades. Troubled by the faded photograph of a little girl the couple press on him - the same age as his own daughter - he feels compelled to find her. Then one night, as he is contemplating his troubled marriage, he encounters a young woman crouched at the foot of a stone angel on the bridge spanning the river that divides the city, a woman who suddenly jumps into the icy water below. As Jonathan plunges after her he finds himself dragged into her ghostly world of confusion, coincidence and intrigue and the city he thought he knew becomes strange, mysterious and threatening
Mistaken by Neil Jordan( Book )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kevin and Gerald were two boys growing up on opposite sides of the Dublin economic divide. Though they had never met, they shared a growing awareness of each other through episodes of mistaken identity. Yet Kevin was doubly haunted, living next door to the one-time residence of Bram Stoker, and the shadow of both a vampire and Gerald stretch far across his early years. For a time, the boys' doppelganger paths would cross innocently enough--one stealing the other's unwitting girlfriend, or being called out to in the street--until a family tragedy sends them both down a much darker path."--Page 4 of cover
Mona Lisa by Neil Jordan( Visual )

91 editions published between 1886 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con and a call girl are thrown together when he becomes her chauffeur. Initially he detests her but winds up under her spell
The Borgias( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After exacting vicious punishment on all those who opposed them, the Borgias are at the apex of their power and influence. With the world around them embroiled in war and turmoil, the original crime family will continue to exploit allies, silence critics, and solidify legacies. But this time, the seemingly unbreakable bonds of blood will be tested like never before, as the house notoriously united against the world becomes divided against itself
Breakfast on Pluto by Neil Jordan( Visual )

66 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As foster kid Patrick 'Kitten' Braden grows up, he leaves behind his small-town life in Ireland for London, where he's reborn as a transvestite cabaret singer in the 1960s and 70s
The Borgias( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremy Irons stars in The Borgias, the saga of history's most infamous crime family. Conspiring with his ruthless sons and poisonously seductive daughter, the charismatic Rodrigo Borgia will let nothing and no one stand in the way of his relentless quest for wealth and power. Mercilessly cruel and defiantly decadent, intimidation and murder are his weapons of choice in his scandalous ascension to the papacy in Renaissance-era Italy
The good thief by Neil Jordan( Visual )

42 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob is an aging American thief is living in the French city of Nice. Addicted to both heroin and gambling, Bob is in the midst of an extended personal losing streak when he rescues a new girl in town named Anne from her pimp. When the opportunity to steal a fortune in rare paintings from a Monte Carlo casino comes along, Bob hopes for a score big enough to let him retire from his life of crime. His only hindrances are Anne's man troubles and his nemesis, local police chief Roger
Byzantium( Visual )

43 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two female vampires wreak havoc on an unsuspecting English seaside community. Introverted Eleanor and the outgoing Clara both carry secrets from deep in their shared past-all 200 years of it. Shacked up in the seedy Byzantium Hotel, they scheme to keep their secrets from unsuspecting new victims in this seductive, stylish new take on the vampire genre
Carnivalesque by Neil Jordan( Book )

8 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Andy walks into Burleigh's Amazing Hall of Mirrors, and then he walks right into the mirror, [becoming] a reflection. Another boy, a boy who is not Andy, goes home with Andy's parents. And the boy who was once Andy is pulled--literally pulled, by the hands, by a girl named Mona--into another world, a carnival world where anything might happen"--Amazon.com
The butcher boy by Pat McCabe( Visual )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francie lives with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother. The pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. When his mother commits suicide and his friend, Joe, goes off to boarding school, Francie sinks ever deeper into paranoia thanks mainly to his nasty neighbour Mrs. Nugent. He begins to have a fantasy where he has visions of the Virgin Mary. After his father dies, Francie's becomes more despondent, culminating in the extremely bloody murder of Mrs. Nugent whom he holds responsible for all the wrongs visited upon him. After being arrested, Francie is committed to an asylum in an attempt to cure him
InterMission by Mark O'Rowe( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the suburbs of Dublin, more than a dozen strangers find their paths colliding in sometimes violent, sometimes absurd ways. When the desperately insecure and emotionally inarticulate John breaks up with Deirdre to 'give her a little test' his plan backfires leaving her broken-hearted and him alone and miserable. Through chance and coincidence, their break-up triggers a roller coaster ride of interweaving escapades in the lives of everyone around them
 
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Interview with the vampire : the vampire chronicles
Alternative Names
Jordan, Neil 19..-... docteur en philosophie

Jordan, Neil 1950-...

Jordan, Neil f. 1950

Neil Jordan

Neil Jordan director de cine irlandés

Neil Jordan filmregisseur uit Ierland

Neil Jordan irischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Produzent und Schriftsteller

Neil Jordan réalisateur, producteur, scénariste et écrivain irlandais

Neil Jordan regista irlandese

Neil Jordan reżyser irlandzki

Нийл Джордан

Нил Джордан

Ніл Джордан

ניל ג'ורדן סופר אירי

نيل جوردن

نیل جوردن فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان ایرلندی

닐 조던 아일랜드의 영화 제작자 및 소설가이다.

조단, 닐 1950-

조던, 닐 1950-

ジョーダン, ニール

ニール・ジョーダン

尼爾·喬丹

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The crying gameThe end of the affairShade : a novelMistakenMona LisaBreakfast on PlutoThe cinema of Neil Jordan : dark carnival