Most widely held works by Patrick Tull
Around the world in eighty days by Jules Verne ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and held by 1,243 libraries worldwide
In 1872 Phileas Fogg wagers that he can circle the earth in eighty days; and traveling by steamer, railway, carriage, sledge, and elephant, he sets out to win the bet.
The hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
After the mysterious death of Lord Baskerville and attempts on the life of his heir, rumor suggests that an ancient curse in the form of a vicious supernatural hound is once again at work to destroy the Baskerville line. Sherlock Holmes is called upon to solve the mystery.
Hard times by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
In the Gradgrind household and in the town of Coketown, whimsy, imagination, and sentiment have been banned, and all that matters are the grinding wheels of production.
The jungle books. II by Rudyard Kipling ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Mowgli, the Wolf Boy, and a jungle full of wild beasts.
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 1,032 libraries worldwide
Thirteen tales featuring fascinating suspects, enigmatic clues and baffling crimes are deftly pursued and solved by Dr. Watson and Sherlock Holmes.
The return of the native by Thomas Hardy ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
"Returning to Egdon Heath from Paris, Clym Yeobright intends to settle down and improve the lives of his townspeople. But the alluring and mysterious Eustacia Vye has other plans. She believes Clym can provide the cosmopolitan life she craves, if only they return to Paris. When their ideals prove incompatible, desperation breeds tragedy, and lives are changed in ways Clym and Eustacia never could have foretold"--Container.
The vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 972 libraries worldwide
"Mr. Primrose, a simple village vicar, is living with his wife and six childred in complete tranquility when unexpected calamities befall them." -- Container.
Animal farm by George Orwell ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1977 and 9999 in English and held by 965 libraries worldwide
"When the animals at Manor Farm revolt against their master, Mr. Jones, their goal is to take over the farm and establish an ideal community based on hard work, honesty, and the equality of all animals. Guided by the memory of Old Major's utopian vision and the seven commandments, Animal Farm, as the animals have renamed it, briefly fulfills the ideal."--Container.
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 946 libraries worldwide
David recounts the experiences of his rise to successful novelist-- his wretched boyhood, thhe drudgery of his various jobs, his marriage to the boss' pretty daughter, his flight to the continent, and finally, a reunion with his true love.
The sign of four by Arthur Conan Doyle ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 922 libraries worldwide
A man returns to London to visit his daughter, only to disappear the day before he was to meet her. Ten years later, the daughter comes to Detective Sherlock Holmes to see if he can resolve some strange happenings that have been taking place.
King Solomon's mines by H. Rider Haggard ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 912 libraries worldwide
With all the adventure and suspense of an Indiana Jones movie, this 1885 novel recounts the journey of four men - three Englishmen and a regal African named Umbopa - who enter Africa's dark interior in search of the site of King Solomon's mines, reputed to be the location of a great stockpile of diamonds. Who and what they encounter along the way is the stuff of high adventure.
The valley of fear by Arthur Conan Doyle ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 909 libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes investigates an unusual case at a secluded, moated English country house.
Agincourt by Christopher Hibbert ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 747 libraries worldwide
The victory of Henry V of England over a larger force of the French, demonstrating the effectiveness of warfare by archers against a heavily armed feudal array on October 25, 1415.
Master and commander by Patrick O'Brian ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
The first book in the Aubrey/Mautrin series introduces Royal Navy Lieutenant Jack Aubrey and his shipboard surgeon, Stephen Mautrin.
The hundred days by Patrick O'Brian ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
On the high seas, adventurers Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy and Dr. Stephen Maturin, chase a shipment of gold destined for Napoleon that would enable him to raise more troops.
Blue at the mizzen by Patrick O'Brian ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
A swashbuckling adventure on the high seas, complete with romantic escapades from smoggy London to Sierra Leone, diplomacy, espionage, the intricacies of warfare, and imperial brinksmanship.
Sharpe's escape by Bernard Cornwell ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
In the year 1810 Napoleon is determined to conquer Portugal. But Captain Richard Sharpe leads the French directly into the Duke of Wellington's devastating defenses at Torres Vedras, where one of the great battles of the Napoleonic wars erupts.
H.M.S. Surprise by Patrick O'Brian ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Presents Jack Aubrey's life as he is put in debtor's prison, ultimately escapes, and heads to the East Indies asea again.
Post captain by Patrick O'Brian ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Aubrey and Maturin take to the sea in pursuit of French and Spanish enemies.
The Mauritius command by Patrick O'Brian ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Captain Jack Aubrey is ashore without a command--until Stephen Maturin arrives with secret orders for Aubrey to take a frigate to the Cape of Good Hope and then mount an expedition against several French-held islands.
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