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Rintoul, David 1948-

Overview
Works: 265 works in 1,104 publications in 2 languages and 18,972 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  Fiction  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Romance television programs  Bible television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Religious television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PR4034, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Rintoul
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Simon Langton( Visual )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the lively, precocious and very eligible Bennet girls captures all the nuances of 18th century life among the English gentry, a society obsessed with profitable marriage contracts
The ghost writer by Roman Polanski( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a gifted ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, he quickly finds himself trapped in a web of political and sexual intrigue. Lang is implicated in a scandal over his administration's harsh tactics, and as the ghostwriter digs into the politician's past, he discovers secrets that threaten to jeopardize international relations forever
The Bible : the epic miniseries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program is an adaptation of the Bible stories which changed our world. Each story endeavors to stay true to the spirit of the book
The golden egg : a Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery by Donna Leon( Recording )

15 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mentally handicapped man who worked at Brunetti's dry cleaners has just died of an overdose, and Brunetti's wife Paola loathes the idea that he lived and died without anyone noticing or helping him. To please his wife, Brunetti investigates the death, and is surprised to find nothing on the man: no birth certificate, no passport, nothing. As secrets unravel, Brunetti suspects an aristocratic family might be connected. But why would anyone want this sweet, simple-minded man dead?
Doctor Finlay( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-war Tannochbrae, the idealistic Dr. John Finlay confronts diseases without antibiotics and copes with the personal medical crises of families in a Scottish town
Dictator : a novel by Robert Harris( Recording )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political thriller based in the time of the Roman Empire
The boggart by Susan Cooper( Recording )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Boggart, in his draughty castle home, was one of the Old Things of the world, but his world is about to change. The last of the MacDevens was dying, and the Scottish island from which Castle Keep rose was to be inherited by his distant family, who lived in the Canadian city of Toronto. The Boggart, of course, plays practical jokes, spills the milk, and generally confuses and baffles the newcomers, not maliciously, but rather because that's what the Boggart does when he lives with a family - a sort of invisible jester. However when he goes to sleep in a desk he makes a rather serious mistake and wakes up in Canada - an opportunity to cause chaos in many more lives! But the Boggart is an Old Thing, and this new country can't take the place of his ancient Scottish home
A country road, a tree : a novel by Jo Baker( Recording )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When war breaks out in Europe in 1939 Samuel Beckett, a young, unknown writer, journeys from his home in neutral Ireland to conflict-ridden Paris and is drawn into the maelstrom. He experiences the hardships yet stubborn vibrancy at the heart of Europe during the Nazis' rise to power; friendships with James Joyce and other luminaries; a quietly passionate devotion to the Frenchwoman who will become his lifelong companion; secret work for the French Resistance and narrow escapes from the Gestapo; from occupied Paris to the countryside; and the rubble of life after liberation. And through it all a uniquely brilliant mind struggles to create a language that will express his experience of this shattered world
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The made-to-measure murders: Barnaby and Jones investigate the murder of a widow on her way to confession as well as the death of her husband two years before. The sword of Guillaume: While visiting Brighton on business, DCI Barnaby partners with his cousin, Brighton's DCI John Barnaby, to investigate a local murder. Blood on the saddle: A dispute over property lines turns a Wild West show into a crime scene. The silent land: Barnaby and Jones investigate a librarian obsessed with the March Magna cemetery found dead on top of a grave
An officer and a spy by Robert Harris( Recording )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, winter 1895. Georges Picquart, recently promoted head of the agency that helped convict Dreyfus of treason. Picquart believes in Dreyfus's guilt, even after he witnesses the man's protestations of innocence. But gradually Picquart comes to suspect that a spy remains at large in the military. With evidence mounting, pointing to deceit at the highest levels of government, Picquart has nowhere to turn and is compelled to question his most deeply held beliefs about his country and himself
Pulse by Julian Barnes( Recording )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julian Barnes presents a collection of short stories featuring characters who are driven by success and loss. In East Wind, a divorced estate agent is happily in love with a European waitress, but nonetheless decides to investigate her enigmatic past. In Marriage Lines, a widower travels to a secluded Scottish island to relive his happiest memory. After a falling out, a couple reconciles over flowers in Gardener's World. And in The Limner, a deaf painter discovers his patron's true likeness
Doctor Finlay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five years have now passed since the end of the war and the Arden House medical team function with well-practiced efficiency. The free National Health Service keeps the team busy, kindly administering to the residents of Tannochbrae, who, for the most part, have gradually come to trust their doctors and follow their advice. Even so, as the post-war era unfolds, Dr. Finlay, Dr. Cameron and Dr. Napier face many soul-searching ethical dilemmas in cases that involve child abandonment, addiction, bigotry and infidelity, while struggling to cope with the demanding moral challenges of their own personal lives
Black seconds by Karin Fossum( Recording )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ida Joner gets on her brand-new bike and sets off to buy sweets. A good-natured, happy girl, she is looking forward to her tenth birthday. Thirty-five minutes after Ida should have come home, Helga Joner, her mother, starts to worry. She phones the shop and various friends, but no one has seen her daughter. As the family goes out looking for Ida, Helga's worst nightmare becomes reality, and they contact the police. Hundreds of volunteers comb the neighbourhood, but there are no traces of Ida or her bike. As the relatives reach breaking point and the media frenzy begins, Inspector Sejer is calm and reassuring. But he finds the case puzzling
C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joining the British Royal Navy at the outset of the Napoleonic Wars, the enterprising Horatio Hornblower rises quickly from raw recruit to seasoned sailor, charting a course from the West Indies to the coast of Africa in the name of the Crown. Along the way he encounters roiling sea battles, mutiny, plague, and love, but always proves himself equal to the task
The Boggart and the monster by Susan Cooper( Recording )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to The Boggart, the invisible and mischievous spirit living in the Scottish Castle Keep sets out to help save Nessie the Loch Ness Monster, one of its few remaining cousins
Don't look back by Karin Fossum( Recording )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the foot of the Kollen mountain lies a small village where the children play unafraid in the streets. But the tranquility is about to be irrecoverably shattered by a most sinister crime when a young woman's naked body is found by the lake. Inspector Sejer - smart, tough and enigmatic - is called in to investigate. Only he can uncover the dark secrets of this quiet community, hidden by deep family ties
The caller by Karin Fossum( Recording )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Lily discovers her baby bathed in blood but unharmed, Inspector Sejer is called to investigate this sinister prank
Found wanting by Robert Goddard( Recording )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Eusden is on his way to work in London one unremarkable winter morning when he is intercepted by his ex-wife, Gemma. She has sad news his old friend, her other ex-husband, Marty Hewitson, is dying. He needs a favour done for him--now, today, at once. Eusden reluctantly agrees, but it turns into a race for life, his and Marty's, across Europe and into the Nordic heart of a mystery that somehow connects Marty's long dead grandfather, an Isle of Wight police officer, with the tragic fate of the Russian Royal Family
Millennium people by J. G Ballard( Recording )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Markham is a psychologist who is searching for the truth behind a bomb that exploded on a Heathrow baggage carousel, killing his ex-wife
Long time coming by Robert Goddard( Recording )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Antwerp in 1939, a Jewish diamond trader flees Nazi Europe, leaving a priceless collection of Picasso paintings and diamonds with a friend who takes them to London. The boat he flees on sinks, leaving no survivors. Fast forward to 1976 when his penniless family tries to track down the missing paintings
 
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The boggart
Alternative Names
David Rintoul Brits acteur

David Rintoul Scottish actor

Wilson, David.

Wilson, David 1948 November 29-

Дэвид Ринтул шотландский актёр

דייוויד רינטול שחקן סקוטי

დევიდ რინტოული

デヴィッド・リントウル

大衛·連杜

Languages
English (217)

Italian (1)

Covers
PulseThe Boggart and the monster