WorldCat Identities

Bennett, Ronan

Works: 47 works in 290 publications in 6 languages and 6,246 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Biographical films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Police films  History 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Creator, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Ronan Bennett
Most widely held works by Ronan Bennett
Public enemies by Michael Mann( Visual )

55 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,069 WorldCat member 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
The catastrophist : a novel by Ronan Bennett( Book )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 891 WorldCat member 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 : a novel by Ronan Bennett( Book )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England, in the 1630's, was an unsettled and turbulent country. John Brigge was a coroner of a small county and never failed to respond to the call of duty. Despite his wife being in labor he had to check on the death of an infant just born. The Puritan faction felt that the mother had deliberately killed the baby and was demanding her death. John Brigge had to find out the truth
Hidden( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A taut and gripping four-part conspiracy thriller set in London and Paris at a time when Britain is in a state of political turmoil
The Hamburg cell( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member 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 by Peter Cattaneo( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member 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
Zugzwang by Ronan Bennett( Recording )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in German and English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A respected St. Petersburg newspaper editor is killed in front of a crowd and Dr. Otto Spethmann a psychoanalysis is somehow implicated
Overthrown by strangers by Ronan Bennett( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second prison by Ronan Bennett( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kane once ran an IRA cell in Belfast, years later he is a free man in search of revenge in London
Stolen years : before and after Guildford by Paul Hill( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Face by Antonia Bird( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hardened gangster and his crew have planned a daring heist that will set them all up for life. But when the loot disappears, the gang is gripped with greed and fear as they hunt down the traitor among them
Double jeopardy : the retrial of the guildford four by Ronan Bennett( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Havoc, in its third year by Ronan Bennett( Recording )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anni rubati by Paul Hill( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in Italian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinema e libertà : il cinema secondo Ken Loach by Ken Loach( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cry-baby : director's cut ; public enemies ; fear and loathing in Las Vegas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public enemies: 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
Gestohlene Jahre by Paul Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The catastrophist by Ronan Bennett( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.33 (from 0.08 for Cry-baby : ... to 0.96 for Anni rubat ...)

The catastrophist : a novel
Alternative Names
Bennett, Ronan 1956-

Ronan Bennett British writer

Ronan Bennett britisk manusforfattar

Ronan Bennett britisk manusforfatter

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Ronan Bennett Brits scenarioschrijver

Ronan Bennett brittisk manusförfattare

Ronan Bennett écrivain britannique

Ronan Bennett nordirischer Schriftsteller

Ronan Bennett scrittore britannico

Ронан Беннетт

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English (160)

Spanish (15)

German (13)

French (10)

Italian (10)

Dutch (2)

Havoc, in its third year : a novelThe Hamburg cellLucky breakZugzwang