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Davenport, Jack

Works: 8 works in 31 publications in 1 language and 617 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Musicals  Drama  Television adaptations  Satire  Operas  Made-for-TV movies  Political fiction  Original cast recordings  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor
Classifications: PQ2082.C3, 843.5
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Publications about Jack Davenport
Publications by Jack Davenport
Most widely held works by Jack Davenport
Bellman & black by Diane Setterfield( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
As a boy, William Bellman commits one small, cruel act: killing a bird with his slingshot. Little does he know the unforeseen and terrible consequences of the deed, which is soon forgotten amidst the riot of boyhood games. By the time he is grown, with a wife and children of his own, William seems to be a man blessed by fortune, until tragedy strikes and the stranger in black comes. Then he starts to wonder if all his happiness is about to be eclipsed
Black dogs by Ian McEwan( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
'Black Dogs' is built around a brilliant short story, a mesmerically slow-motion encounter with two terrifying dogs by an English couple who are honeymooning just after the war in a French mountain village
Candide by Voltaire( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Voltaire's preoccupations with evil and with the various kinds of human folly and intolerance found a perfect vehicle in the philosopphical tale. A master storyteller, he combined often wildly entertaining action with profoundly serious sense, parodying the traditional chivalric and Oriental tales with which his public was more familiar
Henceforward-- by Alan Ayckbourn( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Starring Anne Heche and Jared Harris, the hilarious Henceforward ... is one of Alan Ayckbourn's most unusual works. In the near-future, a composer with creative block tries to re-unite with his estranged wife and daughter, hoping their reconciliation will free his mind to create his greatest musical masterpiece. But his own erratic impulses hinder his journey to creative freedom
The body in the library by Agatha Christie( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The Body in the Library is set in the deceptively sleepy English Village of St. Mary Mead during the late 1940s. When the corpse of an unknown platinum blonde is discovered Miss Marple comes at once to investigate
H.I.V.E. : escape velocity by Mark Walden( file )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The Higher Institute of Villainous Education (H.I.V.E.) is in grave danger: Dr Nero, its leader, has been captured by the world's most ruthless security force. It's up to Otto to save him, but first he must escape Nero's sinister replacement and H.I.V.E. itself. Then Otto faces the ultimate challenge - to break into MI6. Something no villain has ever succeeded in doing
H.I.V.E. : [higher institute of villainous education] by Mark Walden( file )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Swept away to a hidden academy for training budding evil geniuses, Otto, a brilliant orphan, Wing, a sensitive warrior, Laura, a shy computer specialist, and Shelby, an infamous jewel thief, plot to beat the odds and escape the prison known as H.I.V.E
The Overlord protocol by Mark Walden( file )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Still trapped at the Higher Institute of Villainous Education, or H.I.V.E., evil-genius-in-training Otto Malpense is nearly assassinated and must now not only try to escape, but also find out who murdered his best friend--and save himself
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