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Bastable, Bernard

Overview
Works: 7 works in 22 publications in 2 languages and 1,570 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6052.A665, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Bernard Bastable
Publications by Bernard Bastable
Publications by Bernard Bastable, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Bernard Bastable
To die like a gentleman by Bernard Bastable( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
Told through diaries and letters, a mystery set in England in 1842 follows a young governess who is faced with a sinister manservant, a master's tyranny, and a situation fraught with bitter rivalries, intense hatreds, and murder
A mansion and its murder by Bernard Bastable( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
In 19th century England, a banker's daughter enters into a marriage of convenience with a landowner. He is after her money, she is after entry to the landed gentry. Niece Sarah tells who came out on top and who finished dead
Dead, Mr. Mozart by Bernard Bastable( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and French and held by 319 libraries worldwide
In 19th Century England, composer Mozart probes the murder of a former maid of the Princess of Wales. The woman, now an opera dresser, was a potential witness in the adultery trial of the princess
A mansion and its murder by Robert Barnard( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
'Barnard always makes it look so easy!' Literary ReviewSarah Jane Fearing, the sole offspring of a father who desperately wants a male heir, has grown up in the imposing mansion of one of England's most influential banking families. At the centre of Sarah's world stands her uncle Frank, the only relative who seems to have escaped the straitjacket of ponderous respectability. Frank's rebellions afford Sarah delight and hope, until his extravagant lifestyle leads him deeper into dept and into a disastrous marriage. Frank's wedding to a coldly ambitious woman produces the family's longed-for Male scion, but the parents fall to quarrels and then to murder
A mansion and its murder by Robert Barnard( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Sarah Jane Fearing, the sole offspring of a father who desperately wants a male heir, has grown up in the imposing rural mansion of one of England's most influential banking families. At the centre of Sarah's world stands her charming, generous uncle Frank, the only relative who seems to have escaped the straitjacket of ponderous respectability that so effectively stifles the Fearing family. Frank's rebellions afford Sarah hope, until his extravagant lifestyle leads him deeper into debt and manoeuvres him into a disastrous marriage. Frank's wedding to a coldly ambitious woman produces the family's longed-for male scion, but the parents fall to quarrels, and then to murder. And Sarah is drawn inexorably into a morass that threatens the survival of the entire family
Too many notes, Mr. Mozart by Robert Barnard( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in French and English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In Windsor Castle, a visitor is poisoned when he drinks from a cup meant for Princess Victoria, the future queen of England. The king asks Victoria's music teacher, the composer Mozart to investigate
To die like a gentleman by Bernard Bastable( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
This is an original historical whodunit set in Victorian England. Miss Frances Weyland arrives at Elmstead Court to take up her role as governess to two girls. In her innocence she does not suspect the complex plots being hatched around her. The author's name is a pseudonym for well-known crime writer, Robert Barnard
 
Alternative Names

controlled identity Barnard, Robert

Barnard, Robert, 1936-
Bastable, Bernard, 1936-
Languages
English (19)
French (3)
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