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Case, David

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Works: 394 works in 2,688 publications in 1 language and 47,784 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Action and adventure fiction  Historical fiction  Drama  Religious fiction  Military history  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PR4560, 823.8
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Publications by David Case
Publications by David Case, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by David Case
Les misérables : original Broadway cast recording by Victor Hugo( Sound Recording )
49 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
Les Miserables is a romantic novel packed with revealing incidents of slum life and poverty in 19th-century France. The core of the book deals with Jean Valjean, a criminal who serves as an example of the misery and contradictions of society with which Victor Hugo was especially concerned. Les Miserables is both a powerful social document and an extremely interesting and dramatic narrative, which is the culmination of 14 years' work and Hugo's masterpiece
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 761 libraries worldwide
Ugly and deformed but humble and loyal, Quasimodo is the hunchback living in the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris. He is trapped between his love for a Gypsy girl and his love for the archdeacon, his benefactor
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( file )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
When the starving French masses rise to overthrow a corrupt and decadent government, both the guilty and innocent become victims of their frenzied anger. Soon nothing stands in the way of the chilling figure they enlist for their cause--La Guillotine--the new invention for efficiently chopping off heads
The Swiss family Robinson by Johann David Wyss( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
A shipwrecked family adapts to life on an island abundantly inhabited by animal and plant life
A room with a view by E. M Forster( file )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
A Room With a View portrays the love of a British woman for an expatriate living in Italy, a country which to Forster represents the forces of true passion. Caught up in a world of social snobbery, Forster's heroine, Lucy Honeychurch, finds herself constrained by the claustrophobic influence of her British guardians, who encourage her to take up with a well-connected boor. When she regrets that her hotel room has no view, a member of the lower class offers to trade rooms with her
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
From the moment narrator Jim Hawkins meets the blind pirate Pew at the Admiral Benbow until the spirited battle for hidden treasure on a tropical island, the story spawns unforgettable scenes and characters that have thrilled readers young and old since its original publication in 1883
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
"Shipwrecked and cast adrift, English surgeon Lemuel Gulliver wakes to find himself on Lilliput, an island inhabited by little people, whose height makes their quarrels over fashion and fame seem ridiculous. His subsequent encounters--with the crude giants of Brobdingnag, the philosophical Houyhnhnms, and the brutish Yahoos--give him new, bitter insights into human behavior"--Container
The brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of a patricide in which the murdered man's sons share varying degrees of complicity and depicts the search for truth--about man, about life, about the existence of God
The hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle( file )
30 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
The award-winning Sherlock Holmes narrator David Timson leads us through Conan Doyle's most famous tale. This extended story brings the archetypal detective to the moors with his friend and biographer Dr Watson to investigate the mystery of a beast terrorising the neighbourhood
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
Marlow, the story's narrator, tells his friends of an experience in the British Congo where he once ran a river steamer for a trading company. He tells of the ivory traders' cruel exploitation of the natives there. Chief among these is a greedy and treacherous European named Kurtz, a man who has used savagery to obtain semi-divine power over the natives. While Marlow tries to get Kurtz back down the river, Kurtz tries to justify his actions and motions, asserting that he has seen into the very heart of things
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
Sent to prison on a false accusation in 1815, Edmond Dantes escapes many years later and finds a treasure which he uses to exact his revenge
Encore Provence : [new adventures in the south of France] by Peter Mayle( Sound Recording )
14 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Peter Mayle celebrates his homecoming to Provence with a joyous mix of Gallic characters, adventure, and culinary treats
Sharpe's rifles : Richard Sharpe and the french invasion of galicia, January 1809 by Bernard Cornwell( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Sharpe must lead his men through the enemy infested mountains of Spain
The merry adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
"You who so plod amid serious things that you feel it a shame to give yourself up even for a few short moments to mirth and joyousness in the land of Fancy; you who think that life hath naught to do with innocent laughter that can harm no one, these pages are not for you ..."--The book. Here are the beloved adventures of the mischievous hero Robin Hood and his brave and merry band of outlaws, who forged a chivalrous code to protect the oppressed and despoil the oppressors. Follow along as Robin makes his breathtaking escapes from his archenemy, the Sheriff of Nottingham, while classic characters like Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet, and Little John create one hilarious escapade after another. Pageantry, knights, and beautiful maidens of old abound in the episodes comprising this favorite story
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( file )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 421 libraries worldwide
The story of an abandoned waif who discovers life and love in an indifferent world, this classic tale of childhood is populated with a cast of eccentrics, innocents, and villains who number among the author's greatest creation
Sharpe's eagle by Bernard Cornwell( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 libraries worldwide
At Talavera in July of 1809, Captain Richard Sharpe, bold, professional, and ruthless, prepares to lead his men against the armies of Napoleon in what will be the bloodiest battle of the war. Sharpe has earned his captaincy, but there are others, such as the foppish Lieutenant Gibbons and his uncle, Colonel Henry Simmerson, who have bought their commissions despite their incompetence. After their cowardly loss of the regiment's colors, their resentment toward the upstart Sharpe turns to treachery, and Sharpe must battle his way through sword fights and bloody warfare to redeem the honor of his regiment
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
The epic tale of an eccentric country gentleman and his companion who set out as a knight and squire of old to right wrongs and punish evil in sixteenth-century Spain. Includes an introduction by literary critic Harold Bloom
Around the world in eighty days by Jules Verne( file )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
In 1872, English gentleman Phileas Fogg has many adventures as he tries to win a bet that he can travel around the world in eighty days
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( file )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Standing as one of the most revered works in all of English literature, 'Great expectations' traces the development of Philip Pirrip, called Pip, from a boy of shallow aspirations to a man of depth and character. Pip is reared by his sister and her husband Joe Gargery, a blacksmith. In his youth he is influenced by the eccentric Miss Havisham, who was jilted on her wedding night and who has brought up her adopted niece Estella to hate men
 
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