Most widely held works about Ronan Bennett
Most widely held works by Ronan Bennett
Public enemies ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
1933. It is the fourth year of the Great Depression. For John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Baby Face Nelson, it is the golden age of bank robbery. After serving a ten-year prison sentence, John Dillinger embarks on a cross-country bank-robbing spree with help from his associates: faithful driver Red Hamilton, cocky lookout Homer Van Meter, and murderous hothead Baby Face Nelson. He relocates to Chicago, where he meets hatcheck girl Billie Frechette and falls in love, but struggles to reconcile his new romance with his life on the run. Meanwhile, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover has enlisted Special Agent Melvin Purvis to use the latest techniques and equipment to catch Dillinger-Public Enemy Number One-even as Purvis realizes that doing so may stretch his principles to the breaking point.
Zugzwang : a novel by Ronan Bennett ( Book )
28 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
As the murder of a respected newspaper editor shocks 1914 St. Petersburg, psychoanalyst Dr. Otto Spethmann, his young daughter, and his patients find themselves pawns in a nightmarish game of political intrigue.
The catastrophist : a novel by Ronan Bennett ( Book )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and German and held by 943 libraries worldwide
A romance between two journalists in 1960s Africa disintegrates over politics. She is an Italian who supports the Congolese war of independence against Belgium, he is an Irishman who sides with the whites. She takes a black lover, he a white one. A study in decolonization by an Irish writer.
Havoc, in its third year by Ronan Bennett ( Book )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2031 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
This penetrating historical novel from one of the United Kingdom's finest young authors is a deeply unnerving narrative of 17th-century England that speaks directly to the fanaticism and fear of today.
The Hamburg cell ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of events leading up to 9/11 based on exhaustive research, including personal interviews, unpublished correspondence, and the official 9/11 Commission report.
Lucky break ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Small-time crook Jimmy Hands fears his luck may have run out. After a botched bank robbery, Jimmy finds himself in prison. But his fortune turns when the warden asks Jimmy to recruit prisoners to act in a musical he's written and plans to stage. Realizing this offers the possibility of a perfect escape route, Jimmy and his cast run the risk of being caught in both the stage's spotlights and the prison's searchlights.
Overthrown by strangers by Ronan Bennett ( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Stolen years : before and after Guildford by Paul Hill ( Book )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
The second prison by Ronan Bennett ( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Face ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and French and held by 68 libraries worldwide
A hardened gangster and his crew plan a daring heist. When the money suddenly disappears, the gang is gripped by greed and fear as they hunt down the traitor among them.
Double jeopardy : the retrial of the guildford four by Ronan Bennett ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Public enemies ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and German and held by 17 libraries worldwide
No one could stop Dillinger and his gang. No jail could hold him. His charm and audacious jailbreaks endeared him to almost everyone, from his girlfriend Billie Frechette to an American public who had no sympathy for the banks that had plunged the country into the Depression. But while the adventures of Dillinger's gang thrilled many, Hoover made Dillinger America's first Public Enemy Number One.
Russisch eindspel by Ronan Bennett ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Dutch and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Na de moord op een gerespecteerd journalist in St. Petersburg raakt een psychoanalyticus verstrikt in diverse plots en intriges.
De lijkschouwer by Ronan Bennett ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Een lijkschouwer in een stadje in Yorkshire onderzoekt rond 1630 zijn gevoel dat er iets niet klopt met de aanklacht tegen een Ierse vrouw die haar kind zou hebben vermoord.
Public enemies by Michael Mann ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
L'agent fédéral Melvin Purvis aux trousses de John Dillinger, braqueur de banques hors pair... Un virtuose exercice de style et de mise en scène, un beau travail plastique, une vraie ambiance...
Le catastrophiste : roman by Ronan Bennett ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman historique.
Mat by Ronan Bennett ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Cinema e libertà : il cinema secondo Ken Loach by Ken Loach ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in Italian and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Break ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"After a daring break from prison, Sean decided to leave his life of crime behind. He leaves his friends and the woman who loves him and heads for New York City. Starting clean, he's not looking for trouble ... but trouble always has a way of finding him."--Container."
Enemigos públicos Public enemies ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in Multiple languages and held by 1 library worldwide
Historia de Melvin Purvis, el agente del FBI que en la América de los años treinta lideró la búsqueda del legendario atracador de bancos John Dillinger y su banda.
Audiobooks Bank robberies Biographical films Bombing investigation Chess Civil War (Congo : 1960-1965) Congo (Brazzaville) Congo (Democratic Republic) Coroners Crime films Criminal behavior Criminal investigation Depressions Dillinger, John,--1903-1934 Drama England England--Guildford England--Halifax England--West Riding of Yorkshire Escapes Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Floyd, Pretty Boy,--1904-1934 Gangster films Great Britain Historical fiction Historical films History Hoodlums Illinois--Chicago Made-for-TV movies Manners and customs Middle West Musicals--Production and direction Police films Prisons Psychoanalysts Puritan Revolution (Great Britain : 1642-1660) Purvis, Melvin,--1903-1960 Russia (Federation)--Saint Petersburg September 11 Terrorist Attacks (2001) Terrorists Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States United States.--Federal Bureau of Investigation Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
Multiple languages (7)