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Davenport, Jack

Works: 7 works in 14 publications in 1 language and 467 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Satire  Musicals  Operas  Political fiction  Original cast recordings  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Radio adaptations 
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 )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 346 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
Candide by Voltaire( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Candide's adventures begin when he is ejected from his home after an encounter with the buxom Cunegonde. He and his tutor, Dr. Pangloss, encounter a bewildering array of humiliations, and Pangloss's optimistic beliefs are rigorously tested
Black dogs by Ian McEwan( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Orphaned at the age of eight, teenaged Jeremy seeks comfort and conversation in the parlors of his schoolmates' parents. He is a relentless student and finally gains entry to Oxford, but never accepts his place in the world--choosing instead to gain and lose aquaintances with isolating regularity. Finally marrying at 37, he discovers the redeeming power of love. But his fixation on writing a memoir of his wife's estranged parents begin to agitate his extended family
Henceforward-- by Alan Ayckbourn( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 16 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
H.I.V.E. : escape velocity by Mark Walden( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 15 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 )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 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 )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 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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