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Keeble, Jonathan

Works: 48 works in 213 publications in 1 language and 5,134 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  History  Historical fiction  Audio adaptations  Radio plays  Ballets (Music) 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PR4567, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jonathan Keeble
Midnight fugue : a Dalziel and Pascoe thriller by Reginald Hill( )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It starts with a phone call to Superintendent Dalziel from an old friend asking for help. But where it ends is a very different story. Gina Wolfe has come to Mid-Yorkshire in search of her missing husband, believed dead. Her fiance, Commander Mick Purdy of the Met, thinks Dalziel should be able to take care of the job. What none of them realize is how events set in motion decades ago will come to a violent head on this otherwise ordinary summer's day
A cure for all diseases by Reginald Hill( )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While convalescing in a seaside resort of Sandytown after a terrorist blast, Superintendent Dalziel befriends psychologist Charlotte Heywood. With much in common, the two soon find themselves in league when trouble comes to town. Sandytown's principal landowners have grandiose plans for the resort of which they cannot agree on. One of them must go, and when one of them does, in spectacularly gruesome fashion, DCI Peter Pascoe is called in to investigate - with Dalziel and Charlotte providing unwelcome support
The woodcutter by Reginald Hill( )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From humble origins as a woodcutter's son, Wolf Hadda has risen to become a hugely successful entrepreneur, happily married to the girl of his dreams. But a knock on the door ends it all. Universally reviled, thrown into prison while protesting his innocence, abandoned by friends and family, Wolf retreats into silence. Now, seven years later, he is out on parole. There was a mysterious period in Wolf's youth when he disappeared from home and was known to his employers as the Woodcutter. And now the Woodcutter is back, looking for the truth--and with the truth, revenge
The soldier's tale by Igor Stravinsky( )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soldier, on leave from the army, trades his old violin for a magic book that can tell the future and make him rich. He soon discovers, however, that he has made a deal with the devil and that money does not bring happiness
Icarus by Jonathan Keeble( )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astral canticle by Augusta Read Thomas( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapt : why success always starts with failure by Tim Harford( Recording )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines a counterintuitive approach to changing the world by assessing its failures, drawing on myriad disciplines to argue that complex challenges must be met through adaptive trial-and-error practices that do not depend on expert opinions or ready-made solutions
Outside chance by Lyndon Stacey( Recording )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Copperfield is a freelance journalist who specialises in all things equine, so when he is called with the news that the hot favourite for the Cheltenham Gold Cup has been kidnapped, just a few weeks before the race, he wastes no time in following the story up. This could be the racing scoop of a lifetime. But as the date of the Gold Cup draws ever closer, it is unclear whether the missing horse is still alive. Where could a valuable racehorse be hidden for so long? And what is the secret from the owner's past that he is keeping from the police? Doggedly chasing the truth, Ben finds himself tested, both physically and psychologically, as he gradually uncovers a tale of prejudice, ambition and heartbreak
Murder in mind by Lyndon Stacey( )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successful jockey Matt must defend his friend Jamie, who's been accused of murder. Sophie Bradford is dead, the day after she and Jamie had a very public row--so even though there seems to be little motive, he's the only suspect. But as Matt works to clear his friend's name, he uncovers secrets that may cost him his life
City of veils : [a novel] by Zoë Ferraris( )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The burkha-clad body of a young woman is discovered on the grimy sands of Jeddah beach; soon afterwards, a strong-minded American woman finds herself alone and afraid in the most repressive city on earth when her husband suddenly disappears
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell( Recording )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Beauty, a splendid horse, shares his tumultuous experiences of life in Victorian England. Beauty reveals the tenuous relationship between humans and animals, illuminating the amazing, and the horrid, treatment animals receive from their owners
Fabergé's eggs : the extraordinary story of the masterpieces that outlived an empire by Toby Faber( )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Easter presents that Russia's last two czars gave to their czarinas have become synonymous with privilege, beauty, and an almost provocative uselessness. They are perhaps the most redolent symbols of the old empire's phenomenal craftsmanship, of the decadence of its court, and of the upheavals that brought about its inevitable downfall. Faberge's Eggs is the first book to recount the remarkable story of these masterpieces, taking us from the circumstances that inspired each egg's design, through their disappearance in the trauma of revolution, to their eventual reemergence in the global marketplace
The secrets of the Lazarus Club by Tony Pollard( )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1857 in London the Lazarus Club comprises of Charles Darwin, Charles Babbage and Isambard Kingdom Brunel where meetings take place behind closed doors with discussions that are revolutionary and conclusions sometimes forbidden. Knowing nothing of the secret society, Dr. George Phillips, a young surgeon, is intrigued to encounter Brunel over a cadaver in the gory pit of his dissection theatre. It becomes apparent that the engineer has mysterious plans for the good doctor. And so, Phillips becomes embroiled in the Lazarus Club, unaware that a black consiparacy lurks. Not only is his own life in jeopardy, but as the first mutilated body is washed up on the banks of the Thames so the very foundations of Victorian society are set to be rocked to their core
The night of the Mi'raj by Zoë Ferraris( )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the well-to-do families of Jeddah, Palestinian-born desert guide Nayir is an outsider. But when Nouf ash-Shrawi, the sixteen-year-old daughter of a wealthy Saudi dynasty, disappears just before her arranged marriage, Nayir is the man the Shrawis trust to bring her home. Days later Nouf's body is found in the desert, but Nayir's task is not over; he feels compelled to uncover the disturbing circumstances surrounding her death
The winning mind : my inside on great leadership by Sebastian Coe( )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is filled with defining moments. From a childhood amidst the steel mills of North Yorkshire to Olympic glory and beyond, Sebastian Coe has always known how to capitalise on the moments which separate winners from losers. Great leadership is also about seizing the moment and doing the right thing at the right time. THE WINNING MIND is a highly personal account which gives true insight into how success can be achieved. The daily challenges, hard graft, meticulous planning, small wins and frequent set-backs are all critical steps which take you closer to a winning position and your ultimate goal. There are no guarantees to success, but you are far more likely to achieve your goals if you start from a winning position. THE WINNING MIND combines inspirational leadership, self-development, popular business and biography that will help nuture the qualities needed to achieve your full potential
1000 years of laughter : an anthology of classic comic prose by David Timson( )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laughter is unique to man. This delightful anthology presents some of the funniest extracts in English literature. David Timson starts with Anglo-Saxon riddles and continues with medieval memories, Tudor comic turns and Restoration buffoonery. The rise of the novel in the eighteenth century brought classic humour from Swift, Sterne and Smollet, passing the mantle to Charles Dickens in the nineteenth century. Included here are rarities as well, from the antiquarian's cupboard. There are also excerpts from children's literature and twentieth-century classics as diverse as Dorothy Parker and P.G. Wodehouse. Entertaining from start to finish
Time to pay by Lyndon Stacey( )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Revenge has no limits ... Damien Daniels has been murdered, shot through the chest by an unseen marksman. It looks like a professional job but there are no clues as to who pulled the trigger. The only witness to the shooting, Gideon Blake, is unable to provide any information that would help the police. However, a cryptic list he later discovers hidden amongst the dead man's possessions warns of a dark and terrible conspiracy. Disturbed by his findings, Gideon soon finds himself drawn deeper into the mystery, one that he must solve before the marksman targets his next victim."
Parrot & Olivier in America : [a novel] by Peter Carey( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olivier is a French aristocrat, the traumatized child of survivors of the Revolution. Parrot, the son of an itinerant printer who always wanted to be an artist, but has ended up a servant. Born on different sides of history, their lives will be brought together by their travels in America
Lorna Doone by R. D Blackmore( )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In late seventeenth-century England, young John Ridd returns home to Exmoor and forms a forbidden but enduring friendship with Lorna Doone, the granddaughter of the head of the outlaw Doone clan responsible for the death of John's father
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver Twist is Dickens' second novel. Orphaned and desolate, Oliver's journey to London and subsequent induction into its dingy underworld, is narrated with ceaseless energy by Jonathan Keeble. His depictions of Fagin and the terrifying Bill Sikes are particularly mesmerizing, and his reading is infused with a delicious knack for storytelling
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Adapt : why success always starts with failure
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The woodcutterAdapt : why success always starts with failureCity of veils : [a novel]Black Beauty1000 years of laughter : an anthology of classic comic proseLorna Doone