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Glen, Iain 1961-

Overview
Works: 175 works in 453 publications in 5 languages and 19,693 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Military history  Detective and mystery television programs  Personal narratives  Fiction  Biography  Personal narratives‡vJewish 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Vocalist
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Iain Glen
The iron lady ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
Lara Croft, tomb raider by Simon West ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With her father presumed dead, Lara must race to recover an ancient artifact that can alter space and time if not destroyed. She finds the key that will unlock the two sections that must be put together in order for the artifact to work. She must fight her nemises in order to restore harmony and all before the planets and sun align
Game of thrones ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in a world where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime. From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and ancient Wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne. This is a story of duplicity and treachery, nobility and honor, conquest, and triumph. In the Game of Thrones, you either win or you die"--Container
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A coming of age story, a romance and a comedy of manners, the film focuses on the fortunes of three families -- the Gibsons, the Hamleys and the Cumnors -- in the English village of Hollingford
Game of thrones ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kings from across the continent of Westeros vie for the Iron Throne. As winter approaches, the cruel young Joffrey sits upon the Throne in King's Landing, counseled by his conniving mother Cersei and his uncle Tyrion, who has been appointed the new Hand of the King. But the Lannister hold on power is under assault on many fronts, with two Baratheons donning crowns, and Robb Stark fighting as the King in the North
Resident evil by Russell Mulcahy ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Years after the Raccoon City disaster, Alice is on her own. She is aware that she has become a liability and could endanger those around her and she struggles to survive and bring down the Umbrella Corporation led by the sinister Albert Wesker and head researcher Dr. Isaacs. Meanwhile, traveling through the Nevada Desert and the ruins of Las Vegas, Carlos Olivera, L.J., and new survivors K-Mart, Claire Redfield, and Nurse Betty must fight to survive extinction against hordes of zombies, killer crows and a terrifying creatures created as a result of the deadly T-Virus that has already killed millions
Harry Brown by Daniel Barber ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry Brown lives in a world that has been taken over by drug dealers and gangsters. A world where killing is a way of life, and the police have lost all control. But when his only companion and best friend is senselessly murdered just feet from his own apartment, Harry takes matters into his own hands. Utilizing the skills he learned while fighting the IRA, Harry takes on these hooligans as he doles out his own form of justice
Painted lady ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a failed suicide attempt, rock singer Maggie Sheridan has lived with Sir Charles Stafford for ten years. But after he is murdered and a valuable painting is stolen, she sets out to track down the painting and the murderer
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are dead by Tom Stoppard ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this cleverly inspired twist on William Shakespeare's Hamlet, two of the outrageous supporting players take center stage for a dazzling game of illusion and reality that delivers one-of-a-kind entertainment!
Kidnapped ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Louis Stevenson's coming-of-age adventure is back and breathtaking, in this widely heralded presentation bursting with scoundrels and scallywags, villains and heroines, and two memorable heroes who will stop at nothing in their quest for justice
The diary of Anne Frank by Jon Jones ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a young girl who had to go into hiding during World War II for being different. Anne Frank's diary manages to create a truthful and timeless picture of domestic life in all its pettiness and normalcy, while never letting us forget the extraordinary threat of death that awaits the characters if they are discovered. This is the first authorized film based on actual entries of the real diary
The last legion ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 460 A.D. Aurelius Antonius finds himself recalled to Rome and is assigned the Commander of new Caesar, Romulus Augustus' retinue of personal bodyguards. Romulus is destined to be crowned the last emperor of Rome. His reign lasts for one day and ends with Rome being run over by the savage Goths. In the resulting invasion, most of Aurelius's men are killed and the young Caesar is captured and imprisoned in the forbidding Isle of Capri. Aurelius, with the very few legionnaires left him, undertakes a rescue mission, with the assistance of a mysterious Byzantine warrior, who turns out to be a beautiful, very lethal woman named Mira. Against impossible odds, Romulus Augustus is rescued. But, with the Roman legions having just sworn allegiance to the Goths, the one remaining hope lies in the forgotten 9th Legion, called the Dragon legion, which had been assigned to remote Britannia. Unfortunately, the 9th Legion, which they had pinned their hopes on, is not what it once was
Game of thrones ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the third season of the HBO hit drama series Game of Thrones, the Lannisters barely hold on to the throne after a savage naval onslaught from Stannis Baratheon, while stirrings in the north threaten to alter the overall balance of power. Robb Stark, King in the North, faces major calamity in his efforts to build on his victories over the Lannisters while beyond the Wall, Mance Rayder and his huge army of wildlings continue their inexorable march south. Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys Targaryen- reunited with her three fast-maturing dragons- attempts to raise an army to sail with her from Essos, in hopes of eventually claiming the Iron Throne. In Season 3 of this original series based on George R. R. Martin's bestselling books, the battling families of Westeros continue to clash as bonds are strained, loyalties are tested, and cruel fates are met
Mountains of the moon by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biographical drama which follows the adventures of British explorers Richard Burton and John Henning Speke as they set out across Africa to find the source of the Nile
Adam Bede by George Eliot ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam Bede, an honest, hard-working carpenter, has his heart set on marrying his sweetheart, pretty dairymaid Hetty Sorrel. Hetty wants nothing to do with her boring life on the farm and she allows herself to be seduced by the heir to a local estate. She finds herself abandoned and pregnant from her ill-fated dalliance
Darkness by Jaume Balagueró ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenage girl moves into a remote countryside house with her family, only to discover that their gloomy new home has a horrifying past that threatens to destroy the family
The hollow crown. Richard II, Henry IV part 1, Henry IV part 2, Henry V ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Hollow crown: "New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard II; King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2; King Henry V. The plays chronicle a continuous period in British history from the end of the 14th century to the aftermath of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Together, the plays comprise a story with recurring themes of power struggles, redemption, family conflict and betrayal."--IMDb
Tara Road ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marilyn Vine's idyllic life in Connecticut is devastated by the tragic death of her only son, Dale, during his 15th birthday party. 3,000 miles away, Ria Lynch's marriage comes to a stunningly abrupt end in Dublin, Ireland, when husband Danny reveals that he is leaving her for his pregnant mistress, Bernadette. An accidental phone call brings these two otherwise unrelated women together and, in their mutual need for space and time alone, they agree to a two-month house exchange. In swapping homes, both women slowly find healing and strength through new surroundings and the kindness of others and gradually learn to accept the reality of their changed lives
Jack Taylor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Self-destructive, pigheaded, and overfond of the bottle, Jack Taylor ... is a forty-something ex-cop trying to earn a living as a private detective in his native Galway. Taylor has burned a lot of bridges, but he still has a knack for uncovering ugly truths. In his new trade, Taylor finds evil at every turn: the serial murders of young female factory workers, a vicious vigilante group executing summary justice, and a sadistic nun dubbed "Lucifer" by her former charges"--Container
The Wyvern mystery ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There is something alive within the gloomy walls of Carwell Grange and it is not quite human. This spine-chilling, Victorian-era thriller pits bone-chilling fear against hot-blooded passion. As an orphaned child, Alice Maybell was taken in by Squire Fairfields. Now that she has grown into a beautiful young woman, his intentions have turned sinister. When she secretly marries his son, Charles, the Squire's wrath explodes and the desperate couple flee to the remote family home at Carwell Grange. There are dark secrets in this house and Alice soons feels something more malevolent than the Squire stalking her - an evil presence the servants only discuss in terrifed whispers - and this horror is about to unleash all of its black fury on her! the squire's other son. Alice faces the loss of her child and possible loss of her husband amid the gloomy home she feels trapped in, surrounded by secrets and mysteries and wondering who she can really trust
 
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Alternative Names
Glen, Lain 1961-
Languages
English (157)
French (9)
German (8)
Spanish (7)
Turkish (1)
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