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Straughan, Peter

Overview
Works: 58 works in 262 publications in 4 languages and 10,833 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Political films  Television adaptations  Spy films  Television mini-series  Children's films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Adapter, Actor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Peter Straughan
 
Most widely held works by Peter Straughan
Tinker tailor soldier spy by John Le Carré( Visual )

39 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the height of the Cold War, a former agent for the British Secret Intelligence Service is called back to root out a Russian spy who has infiltrated the organization's highest levels
The men who stare at goats by Grant Heslov( Visual )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reporter Bob Wilton is trying to lose himself in the romance of war after his marriage fails. He gets more than he bargains for when he meets a special forces agent who reveals the existence of a secret, military unit whose goal is to end war as we know it
The debt by John Madden( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1965, three Mossad agents cross into East Berlin to apprehend a notorious Nazi war criminal. Thirty years later, the secrets the agents share come back to haunt them
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Cromwell is a brutal blacksmith's son who rises from the ashes of personal disaster and deftly picks his way through a court where 'man is wolf to man.' King Henry VIII is obsessed with protecting the Tudor dynasty by securing his succession with a male heir to the throne. Told from Cromwell's perspective, "Wolf Hall" follows the complex machinations and back room dealings of this pragmatic and accomplished power broker who must serve king and country while dealing with deadly political intrigue, Henry VIII's tempestuous relationship with Anne Boleyn, and the religious upheavals of the Protestant reformation
Our brand is crisis( Visual )

33 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Bolivian presidential candidate failing badly in the polls enlists the firepower of an elite American management team, led by the deeply damaged but still brilliant strategist "Calamity" Jane Bodine. In self-imposed retirement following a scandal that earned her nickname and rocked her to her core, Jane is coaxed back into the game for the chance to beat her professional nemesis, the loathsome Pat Candy, now coaching the opposition
Frank by Lenny Abrahamson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an avant-garde pop band led by the enigmatic Frank and his terrifying bandmate Clara
The snowman by Raymond Briggs( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an elite crime squad's lead detective investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit, the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall
How to lose friends & alienate people by Toby Young( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidney Young is a gate-crashing British journalist who loves exposing the shallowness of the celebrity world, yet desperately wants to join it. Accepting an offer to write for renowned magazine editor Clayton Harding, Sidney finally gets to rub elbows with A-list celebrities, only to rub them in the wrong way. His fellow writer, Alison, is powerless to stop Sidney when he sets his lustful sites on beautiful starlet Sophie. When Sophie's publicist makes him a tempting offer, Sidney will either conquer the Big Apple or suffer the biggest humiliation of his life
Bones by Peter Straughan( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a rundown porn cinema in 1960s Gateshead, two Jewish brothers are at war with each other. Their business is on the verge of bankruptcy and they owe a shedload of money to a local gangster. But all their problems seem to be over when one of them kidnaps Reggie Kray ... Sharp, uncompromising and witty, 'Bones' is a deliciously dark comedy about family ties, gangland warfare and a man in a dress. It premiered at Live Theatre, Newcastle in 1999
Sixty six by Paul Weiland( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the summer of '66, and England is about to be consumed by World Cup fever. For 12 year-old Bernie though, the biggest day of his life is looming: his Bar Mitzvah, and the day he becomes a man. Bernie's family are increasingly distracted by the threat of losing their business and their wayward older son, and the scale of Bernie's Bar Mitzvah diminishes daily
Noir by Peter Straughan( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George is on the hunt for the man who is seducing his wife Ruth, a lecturer in film noir at the University. When Morris, Ruth's seducer, turns up as a waiter in a Chinese restaurant, things take a sinister turn for the worse. This is a dark comedy of desire, dreams and coincidental disappearances
Tinker taylor soldier spy = La taupe by Tomas Alfredson( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in French and English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Smiley, l'un des meilleurs agents des services secrets britanniques, est chargé de démasquer un agent double à la solde de Moscou ... Finement interprétée, magistralement orchestrée, une adaptation haut de gamme!
Wolf Hall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow Thomas Cromwell and his rise to power through a Tudor household
Wolf Hall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow Thomas Cromwell and his rise to power through a Tudor household
Wolf Hall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow Thomas Cromwell and his rise to power through a Tudor household
Tinker tailor soldier spy : [screenplay] by Bridget O'Connor( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Wahlkämpferin gewinnen ist ihr Geschäft( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les chèvres du Pentagone The men who stare at goats by Grant Heslov( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis : Bob Wilton, un journaliste désespéré fait l'heureuse rencontre de Lyn Cassady, un soldat aux pouvoirs paranormaux combattant le terrorisme. Ils se rendent ensemble en Irak ou ils rencontrent Bill Django, le fondateur de l'unité, et Larry Hooper, soldat de l'unité qui dirige une prison
The men who stare at goats by Jon Ronson( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reporter, trying to lose himself in the romance of war after his marriage fails, gets more than he bargains for when he meets a special forces agent who reveals the existence of a secret, psychic military unit whose goal is to end war as we know it. The founder of the unit has gone missing and the trail leads to another psychic soldier who has distorted the mission to serve his own ends
Wolf Hall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Cromwell is a brutal blacksmith's son who rises from the ashes of personal disaster and deftly picks his way through a court where 'man is wolf to man.' King Henry VIII is obsessed with protecting the Tudor dynasty by securing his succession with a male heir to the throne. Told from Cromwell's perspective, "Wolf Hall" follows the complex machinations and back room dealings of this pragmatic and accomplished power broker who must serve king and country while dealing with deadly political intrigue, Henry VIII's tempestuous relationship with Anne Boleyn, and the religious upheavals of the Protestant reformation
 
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Bones
Alternative Names
Peter Straughan britisk manusforfattar

Peter Straughan britisk manusforfatter

Peter Straughan britisk manuskriptforfatter

Peter Straughan Brits scenarioschrijver

Peter Straughan brittisk manusförfattare

Peter Straughan Englisch Dramatiker und Drehbuchautor

Peter Straughan sceneggiatore e drammaturgo inglese

פיטר סטרוגהן סופר בריטי

بيتر ستروجان

ピーター・ストローハン

彼得·史卓翰

彼特·斯特勞漢

Languages
English (182)

French (9)

German (8)

Spanish (6)

Covers
Noir