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Elton, Ben

Works: 414 works in 1,113 publications in 11 languages and 14,763 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Satire  Television comedies  History  Detective and mystery stories  Humorous stories  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Science fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Librettist, Lyricist, Scenarist, Production personnel, Performer, Director, Composer, 200, Other, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6055.L79, 823.914
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Publications about Ben Elton
Publications by Ben Elton
Most widely held works about Ben Elton
Most widely held works by Ben Elton
Popcorn by Ben Elton( Book )
56 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
A film director renowned for his violent movies receives a visit from two killers inspired by his work. A hostage situation develops, police intervene and there is a shootout. A satirical look at the manufacture of violence by Hollywood
Blast from the past by Ben Elton( Book )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 718 libraries worldwide
On a visit to Britain, U.S. general Jack Kent visits Polly Slade whom he dated sixteen years earlier when he was stationed at an air force base, a base against which she was protesting. For Polly this is a welcome visit as she is in danger from a stalker
High society by Ben Elton( Book )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 665 libraries worldwide
"The war on drugs has been lost. The simple fact is that the whole world is rapidly becoming one vast criminal network. From pop stars and royal princes to crack whores and street kids, from the Groucho Club toilets to the poppy fields of Afghanistan, we are all partners in crime. High Society is a story about Britain today, a criminal nation in which everybody is either breaking the law or knows people who do. It takes the reader on a hilarious, heartbreaking and terrifying journey through the kaleidoscope world that the law has created and from which the law offers no protection
Past mortem by Ben Elton( Book )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 657 libraries worldwide
Newson's current difficulties involving love and a series of unsolved murders become even more complicated during a high school reunion
Inconceivable by Ben Elton( Book )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 600 libraries worldwide
"When Lucy first suggested they make a baby, Sam was gung ho. After all, sleeping with his wife is one of Sam's favorite things to do. Then out came the thermometers, followed by the holistic home remedies not to mention some humiliating bouts with specimen jars." -- Back cover of print version
Dead famous by Ben Elton( Book )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 596 libraries worldwide
"One house, ten contestants, thirty cameras, forty microphones, one murder ... and no evidence"--P. [4] of cover
Black Adder the complete collector's set by Richard Boden( visu )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 551 libraries worldwide
Set during the really dark part of the Dark Ages, these episodes chronicle the wickedly funny misadventures of the terminally treacherous Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh (alias The Black Adder)
The first casualty by Ben Elton( Book )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
A conscientious objector is released from prison and sent to the front lines to investigate the death of a British officer and celebrated poet
Blind faith by Ben Elton( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 libraries worldwide
A chilling version of the world to come - or something rather closer to what we call reality? Imagine a world where what a person "feels" and "truly believes" is protected under the law, whilst what is rational, even provable is condemned as heresy. Imagine it - or just wait until After The Flood. On a hot Sagittarian morning in the year 56 ATF, Trafford Sewell struggles to work through the usual crowds of near-naked, tattooed people. He is confronted by the intimidating figure of his Parish Confessor. Why has Trafford not been streaming his every moment of sexual intimacy onto the community website like everybody else? Does he think he's different or special in some way? Does he have something to hide? Elton imagines a post-apocalyptic world where religious intolerance combines with a sex-obsessed, self-centric culture
Andrew Lloyd Webber's love never dies by Andrew Lloyd Webber( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
The year is 1907. It is ten years after the Phantom's disappearance from the Paris Opera House. He has escaped to a new life in New York, where he lives among the screaming joy rides and freak-shows of Coney Island. In this new electrically charged world, he has finally found a place for his music to soar. All that is missing is his love - Christine Daae. Now one of the world's finest sopranos, Christine is struggling in an ailing marriage to Raoul
Chart throb by Ben Elton( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 451 libraries worldwide
"Chart Throb" is the ultimate pop quest. Ninety five thousand hopefuls. Three judges. Just one winner. And that's Colin Simms, the genius behind the show. Colin always wins because Colin writes the rules. But this year, as he sits smugly in judgement upon the mingers, clingers and blingers whom he has pre-selected in his carefully scripted 'search' for a star, he has no idea that the rules are changing. The 'real' is about to be put back into 'reality' television and Colin and his fellow judges (the nation's favourite mum and the other bloke) are about to become ex-factors themselves. Ben Elton, author of "Popcorn and Dead Famous" returns to blistering comic satire with a savagely hilarious deconstruction of the world of modern television talent shows. "Chart Throb" is about one winner and a whole bunch of losers
Meltdown by Ben Elton( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 libraries worldwide
After the irresponsible, ignorant bliss of financial boom, stockbroker Jimmy and his family are forced to confront financial meltdown in this hilarious and deeply pertinent domestic drama
Love never dies by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
The sequel to "the Phantom of the Opera" is set in America in Coney Island, ten years later. Coney Island is a fantastic place, the great eighth wonder of the world. It was the place where all the freaks and oddities went and of course the "Phantom? could be absorbed there. He?s gone with Madame Gieru, his old friend, and with Meg, her daughter. He?s now the big mogul of Coney and is now running the whole place and that?s where the story starts
Stark by Ben Elton( Book )
27 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Stark is a secret consortium with more money than God and the social conscience of a dog on a croquet lawn. What's more, it knows the Earth is dying. Deep in Western Australia where the aboriginals used to milk the trees, a planet-sized plot is taking place. Some green freaks pick up the scent. It you're facing the richest and most disgusting scheme in history you have to do more than stick up two fingers and say peace
Gridlock by Ben Elton( Book )
24 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Satirisk roman om bilen og hvad den betyder for mennesket
The young ones every stoopid episode ( visu )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 305 libraries worldwide
The crazy and sometimes surreal comedic adventures of four very different students in Thatcher's Britain
Two brothers by Ben Elton( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Berlin 1920 Two babies are born. Two brothers. United and indivisible, sharing everything. Twins in all but blood. As Germany marches into its Nazi Armageddon, the ties of family, friendship and love are tested to the very limits of endurance. And the brothers are faced with an unimaginable choice
This other Eden by Ben Elton( Book )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
If the end of the world is nigh, then surely it's only sensible to make alternative arrangements. There are those who say that's planetary treason, but who cares what the weirdos and terrorists think? Not Nathan. All he cares is that his movie gets made and that there's somebody left to see it
Blackadder remastered ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Episodes of the comedy serial about the terminally treacherous Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh (alias The Black Adder) following him through time and English history from the 15th century to World War I
The beautiful game : vocal selections by Andrew Lloyd Webber( score )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 209 libraries worldwide
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Elton, Ben, 1959-
Elton, Benjamin Charles.
Elton, Benjamin Charles 1959-
Элтон, Бен
אלטון, בן
エルトン, ベン
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