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Nicholson, William

Works: 248 works in 1,013 publications in 8 languages and 33,454 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Fantasy fiction  Young adult works  Film adaptations  Love stories  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Creator, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Printer, Film editor, Dedicatee, Director, Publisher, Illustrator, Engraver, Bookseller, Translator, Photographer, Other
Classifications: PZ7.N5548, [FIC]
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Publications about William Nicholson
Publications by William Nicholson
Most widely held works about William Nicholson
Most widely held works by William Nicholson
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( visu )
82 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,934 libraries worldwide
A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor
Seeker by William Nicholson( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2,750 libraries worldwide
Having been rejected by the Nomana--the revered warrior-monk order they long to join--sixteen-year-olds Seeker and Morning Star, along with a curious pirate named Wildman, attempt to prove that they are worthy of joining the community, after all
Les misérables by Tim Hooper( visu )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,671 libraries worldwide
In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past
Jango by William Nicholson( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,525 libraries worldwide
Seeker, the Wildman, and Morning Star discover that the mysterious warrior sect they had been so desperate to join is not quite what it appears from the outside
Noman by William Nicholson( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,383 libraries worldwide
Seeker, who is obsessed with his increasingly perilous quest to kill the last of the Old Ones, finds that his mission has placed him at odds with a new leader who preaches peace and joy
Elizabeth the golden age by Shekhar Kapur( visu )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,078 libraries worldwide
1585: Philip II's Catholic Spain is the most powerful empire in the world. Only England, ruled by Protestant Elizabeth, stands against him. The Queen is threatened by a depleted treasury, constant threats of assassination, and plots by Philip to install her cousin, Queen Mary of Scotland, on her throne. To which end a great armada is poised to invade England--as punishment for the capture of his treasure-ships, and to make Europe safe for Catholicism--even as Elizabeth's attention is diverted to Sir Walter Raleigh, returned from the New World with two gifts: the territory of Virginia and tobacco. Facing her greatest challenge, Elizabeth must rally her country to safeguard her kingdom, destroy her enemies, and secure her position as "Mother to her people."
The wind singer : an adventure by William Nicholson( Book )
42 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,834 libraries worldwide
After Kestrel Hath rebels against the stifling rules of Amaranth society and is forced to flee, she, along with her twin brother and a tagalong classmate, follow an ancient map in quest of the legendary silver voice of the wind singer, in an attempt to heal Amaranth and its people
Slaves of the Mastery by William Nicholson( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,384 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Bowman uses his newly-discovered powers to join with his twin sister Kestrel in an attempt to liberate their people from the "beautiful but cruel" civilization which has enslaved them
Nell by Michael Apted( visu )
34 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
The backwoods of North Carolina is where Nell lives, all alone. She has her own form of language and no idea of a world beyond her small plot of land. When civilization enters her life, Nell's life will never be the same again
Shadowlands by William Nicholson( visu )
39 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
Lewis, the brilliant scholar, has his comfortable life rudely interrupted when he meets Joy. Lewis's great love for Joy causes him to be devastated when she dies and threatens his Christian beliefs
Shadowlands by William Nicholson( Book )
30 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,127 libraries worldwide
A two-act play about the romance of C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman. The action takes place in Oxford in the 1950s. Originally presented at the The Theatre Royal, Plymouth, 5 Oct. 1989
First Knight by Jerry Zucker( visu )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
Sir Malagant declares war on King Arthur in hopes of gaining part of Camelot. In the meantime, Arthur's young bride, Guenivere, has fallen in love with Lancelot, one of Arthur's loyal knights
Motherland by William Nicholson( Book )
11 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 897 libraries worldwide
"Summer, 1942. Kitty, an army driver stationed in Sussex, meets Ed, a Royal Marine commando, and Larry, a liaison officer with Combined Ops. She falls instantly in love with Ed, who falls in love with her. So does Larry. Both men go off to war, and Ed wins the highest military honor for his bravery. But sometimes heroes don't make the best husbands. [This novel] follows Kitty, Ed, and Larry from wartime England and the brutally tragic Dieppe raid to Nazi-occupied France, India after the war, and Jamaica before independence. Against this ever-changing backdrop--as they witness history being made and participate in the smaller dramas of romance, friendship, and parenthood--these three friends make choices that will determine the challenges and triumphs of their lives"--Dust jacket flap
The society of others : a novel by William Nicholson( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 829 libraries worldwide
A young man embarks on an aimless journey, hitchhiking across Europe without planned destinations, only to find himself caught up in a confusing, threatening, and surreal world of inexplicable violence and dark secrets
The secret intensity of everyday life by William Nicholson( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 670 libraries worldwide
"Laura is a happily married mother of two. But when her college boyfriend resurfaces after twenty years, she's forced to compare the passion of that first love with the domesticity of her suburban life in a gentrified English village. What if she'd stayed with him? Would she be happier? And what is happiness, really?"--P. [4] of cover
Firesong by William Nicholson( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Having saved their family and the rest of the Manth people from slavery, twins Bowman and Kestrel are free to seek their promised land
The trial of true love by William Nicholson( Book )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
"Bron is a thirty-year-old writer living in London, a seemingly incurable heartbreaker and dodger of commitment. He is fascinated by the symbolist artist Paul Marotte and has made the artist the center of a book he is writing about love at first sight. On a visit to a friend's country house, Bron enounters the beautiful, enigmatic Flora, and suddenly the theme of his book takes on a completely new, intensely personal dimension." -- Jacket
Rich and Mad by William Nicholson( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-olds Maddy Fisher and Rich Ross yearn for love, and after their first attempts at relationships go awry, they find one another and form a deep bond that can only be expressed one way
Gladiator by Annette Keen( Book )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Maximus is a general in the Roman army. After his last battle he wants to return to his family. But the new Emperor Commodus hates Maximus, and kills his family. Soon Maximus is a prisoner, then a slave, and finally a gladiator. When Emperor Commodus joins Maximus in the arena they fight for their lives
The retreat from Moscow : a play about a family by William Nicholson( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
"How well do we know the people we marry? Is it wrong to decide it's time to be honest? Is love enough to save a family? In The Retreat from Moscow, William Nicholson tells the story of a husband who decides to be truthful in his marriage, and of the wife and son whose lives will never be the same again." "Edward and Alice have been married for thirty-three years. He is a teacher at a boys' school, perfectly at home with his daily crossword and lately engrossed in reading about Napoleon's costly invasion of Moscow. She is an observant Catholic, exacting and opinionated, and has been collecting poems about lost love for a new anthology. Jamie, their diffident thirty-two-year-old son, is visiting for the weekend when Edward announces he has met another woman."--Jacket
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controlled identity Nicholson, Bill

Nicholson, Bill
Nicholson, Bill, 1948-
Nicholson, W.
Nicholson, W. (William)
ニコルソン, ウィリアム
English (413)
Spanish (16)
French (12)
German (9)
Multiple languages (6)
Danish (2)
Italian (1)
Czech (1)
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