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Norton, Jim

Works: 77 works in 447 publications in 4 languages and 12,690 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Horror fiction  Romance films  Young adult works  Paranormal fiction  Vampire fiction  Novels 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Proofreader, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jim Norton
Most widely held works by Jim Norton
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by Mark Herman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 2,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Poland during World War II. Innocent and naive 8-year-old Bruno is bored and restless in his new home. Ignoring his mother, he sets off on an adventure in the woods. He comes across a high fence which separates him from the people he can see through it. Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against all odds, a veterinary student and a beautiful circus performer from a bygone era meet and fall in love through their shared compassion for a special elephant. But their secret romance incurs the wrath of her dangerously volatile husband
The boy by Lauren Cohan( Visual )

16 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greta is a young American woman who takes a job as a nanny in a remote English village, only to discover that the family₂s eight-year-old is a life-sized doll that the parents care for just like a real boy, as a way to cope with the death of their actual son twenty years prior. After violating a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring Greta₂s worst nightmare to life, leading her to believe that the doll is actually alive
Ulysses by James Joyce( Recording )

54 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a recording of the novel which describes the adventures and exploits of Leopold Bloom as he wanders through Dublin on a single day, June 16, 1904. Set within the context of Homer's Odyssey, Joyce uses stream of consciousness as a literary device to illuminate the internal thoughts of Bloom, his wife, Molly, and other assorted characters
Driving lessons by Jeremy Brock( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evangelical Christian do-gooder, Laura Marshall fills her home with down-and-out boarders. Laura's shy teenage son, Ben, lands a job tending to self-proclaimed "Dame" Evie Walton, an over-the-hill actress with the mouth of a drunken sailor and an insatiable lust for life. The battle for Ben's soul begins as Evie shanghais Ben away from his repressive roots and transforms him from a boy to a man
Jimmy's hall by Ken Loach( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1921 Jimmy Gralton's sin was to build a dance hall on a rural crossroads in an Ireland on the brink of Civil War. The Pearse-Connolly Hall was a place where young people could come to learn, to argue, to dream; but above all to dance and have fun. As the hall grew in popularity its socialist and free-spirited reputation brought it to the attention of the church and politicians who forced Jimmy to flee and the hall to close
Straw dogs by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and German and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this thriller, perhaps Sam Peckinpah's most controversial film, David (Dustin Hoffman), a young American mathematician, moves with his English wife, Amy (Susan George), to the village where she grew up. Their sense of safety unravels as the local men David has hired to repair their house prove more interested in leering at Amy and intimidiating David, beginning an agonizing initiation into the iron laws of violent masculinity that govern Peckinpah's world. Working outside the U.S. for the first time, the filmmaker airlifts the ruthlessness of the western frontier into Cornwall in Straw Dogs, pushing his characters to their breaking points as the men brutalize Amy and David discovers how far he'll go to protect his home--culminating in a harrowing climax that lays out this cinematic mastermind's eloquent and bloody vision of humanity"--Container
A portrait of the artist as a young man by James Joyce( Recording )

42 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 'A portrait of the artist as a young man, ' Joyce describes the early life of Stephen Dedalus: significant memories from infancy, schooldays, family life, his first taste of sin, guilt, repentance-- and his passage to freedom as he elects to leave Ireland forever. This is, in effect, an autobiography. Stephen is Joyce; every person he encounters and every incident he experiences, is drawn from life. The writing, though, displays the colour and imagination of the very finest fiction, in language which cries out to be read aloud"--Container
Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Farr (Ciarán Hinds), a teacher raising his two kids alone since his wife died two years earlier, has been seeing and hearing strange things late at night. He isn't sure if he is having nightmares, or if he's experiencing a haunting. Working as a volunteer for an international literary festival, he is assigned to Lena Morelle (Iben Hjejle), an author of books about ghosts and the supernatural. Establishing a rapport with one another, Michael opens up and shares his terrifying experiences with her. However, Lena's attention is distracted by another novelist, Nicholas Holden (Aidan Quinn), with whom she had a brief affair. The trajectories of these three people lead them into a life-altering collision where the challenges of love, fear of the unknown, and release from the burden of grief are explored
Midsomer murders by John Nettles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. The Dogleg Murders: Members of the swanky Whiteoaks Golf Club keep turning up dead by the 13th hole. The black book: The detectives investigate a string of savage murders precipated by a local art auction. Secrets and spies: A mysterious creature is killing sheep in Midsomer County, but it soon moves on to larger prey. The glitch: A local scientist's determination to stop an American millionaire's latest business venture has fatal repurcussions
Dubliners by James Joyce( Recording )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifteen stories that roam over a human landscape that stretches from the bleakest of despair to the most blinding of epiphanies
The third policeman by Flann O'Brien( )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flann O'Brien's most popular and surrealistic novel concerns an imaginary, hellish village police force and a local murder. Weird, satirical, and very funny, its popularity has suddenly increased after the novel was featured in the October 2005 episode of the hit television series Lost
Salmon : running the gauntlet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go beyond the ongoing debate over how to save an endangered species. Documented are the stories of collapsing Pacific salmon populations and how biologists and engineers have become instruments in audacious experiments to replicate every stage of the fish's life cycle. In its exposure of a wildly creative, hopelessly complex, and stunningly expensive approach to managing salmon, the film reveals one of the most ambitious plans ever conceived for taking the reins of the planet
Hidden agenda by Ken Loach( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an American human rights lawyer is assassinated in Belfast it is up to the man's girlfriend and a British policeman to discover the truth
Love and summer by William Trevor( Recording )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950s Ireland, an orphan named Ellie Dillahan finds herself living in a small town-- and entered into a bleak future with the man she married. When Ellie encounters a photographer on the verge of leaving Ireland, it seems she might escape from her painful situation, but this new love threatens to consume them both
Luigi Pirandello : in search of an author by Michel Dumoulin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic program re-creates one day in London as "The Einstein of the theater" watches his plays and, away from the footlights, confronts the paradoxical nature of his life. Biographical notes written by Pirandello himself provide a new angle on the inner torment that animates his work, while playwright Julian Mitchell and novelist Leonardo Sciascia critically analyze the action as it unfolds -- Container
Finian's rainbow : original Broadway cast recording by Burton Lane( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and works of W.B. Yeats by W. B Yeats( Recording )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Butler Yeats remains one of the most popular poets of the 20th century. The Lake Isle of Inisfree, He wishes for the cloths of heaven, Down by the Salley Gardens, The secret rose - these are just a few of the poems that made William Butler Yeats an international figure. Born in Dublin in 1865, Yeats drew strength from the Irish tradition, as can be seen in this special audiobook, which presents the most important poems in the context of his life and ambitions. His poetic urgency was fueled by an active and varied life, as he gained his inspiration from the men and women he knew, classical sources and contemporary politics
Seven pillars of wisdom by T. E Lawrence( Recording )

23 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Lawrence of Arabia died in 1935, the story of his life has captured the imagination of succeeding generations. The seven pillars of wisdom is a monumental work in which he chronicles his role in leading the Arab revolt against the Turks during the First World War. A reluctant leader, and wracked by guilt at the duplicity of the British, Lawrence nevertheless threw himself into his role, suffering the blistering desert conditions and masterminding military campaigns which culminated in the triumphant march of the Arabs into Damascus
The mystery of Edwin Drood : the 2012 new Broadway cast recording by Rupert Holmes( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Driving lessons
Driving lessonsStraw dogsA portrait of the artist as a young manDublinersThe third policemanHidden agendaThe life and works of W.B. YeatsSeven pillars of wisdom
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Джим Нортон

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English (264)

German (4)

French (2)

Spanish (1)