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Norton, Jim

Overview
Works: 81 works in 422 publications in 4 languages and 12,717 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  War films  Romance films  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Horror films  Musicals  Television series 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Proofreader, Contributor
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Publications about Jim Norton
Publications by Jim Norton
Most widely held works about Jim Norton
 
Most widely held works by Jim Norton
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by Mark Herman( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,219 libraries worldwide
Set in Poland during World War II. Innocent and naive 8-year-old Bruno is bored and restless in his new home. Ignoring his mother, he sets off on an adventure in the woods. He comes across a high fence which separates him from the people he can see through it. Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen( visu )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 2,011 libraries worldwide
Against all odds, a veterinary student and a beautiful circus performer from a bygone era meet and fall in love through their shared compassion for a special elephant. But their secret romance incurs the wrath of her dangerously volatile husband
The boy by Taika Waititi( visu )
13 editions published in 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,068 libraries worldwide
Greta is a young American woman who takes a job as a nanny in a remote English village, only to discover that the family's eight-year-old is a life-sized doll that the parents care for just like a real boy, as a way to cope with the death of their actual son twenty years prior. After violating a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring Greta's worst nightmare to life, leading her to believe that the doll is actually alive
Ulysses by James Joyce( Sound Recording )
50 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 655 libraries worldwide
Ulysses is one of the greatest literary works in the English language. In his remarkable tour de force, Joyce catalogues one day, June 16, 1904, in immense detail as Leopold Bloom wanders through Dublin, talking, observing, musing and always remembering Molly, his passionate, wayward wife. Set in the shadow of Homer's Odyssey, internal thoughts Joyce's famous stream of consciousness give physical reality extra colour and perspective
Driving lessons by Jeremy Brock( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
Evangelical Christian do-gooder, Laura Marshall fills her home with down-and-out boarders. Laura's shy teenage son, Ben, lands a job tending to self-proclaimed "Dame" Evie Walton, an over-the-hill actress with the mouth of a drunken sailor and an insatiable lust for life. The battle for Ben's soul begins as Evie shanghais Ben away from his repressive roots and transforms him from a boy to a man
Jimmy's hall by Ken Loach( visu )
15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 519 libraries worldwide
En 1921 Jimmy Gralton abre un salón de baile en un cruce de caminos rurales en una Irlanda al borde de la guerra civil. Era un lugar donde los jóvenes podían ir a aprender, a discutir, a soñar... pero sobre todo a bailar y divertirse. Mientras la popularidad de la sala crecía, su reputación socialista y de espíritu libre atrajo la atención de la iglesia y de los políticos, que obligaron a Jimmy a cerrarla. Una década más tarde, tomará la deción de reabrirla y afrontar lo que pueda suceder
Straw dogs by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and German and held by 482 libraries worldwide
A young mathematician, David Summer, and his English wife, Amy, move to a Cornish village, seeking the quiet life. But beneath the seemingly peaceful isolation of the village lies a savagery and violence that could destroy the couple
A portrait of the artist as a young man by James Joyce( Sound Recording )
38 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
"In 'A portrait of the artist as a young man, ' Joyce describes the early life of Stephen Dedalus: significant memories from infancy, schooldays, family life, his first taste of sin, guilt, repentance-- and his passage to freedom as he elects to leave Ireland forever. This is, in effect, an autobiography. Stephen is Joyce; every person he encounters and every incident he experiences, is drawn from life. The writing, though, displays the colour and imagination of the very finest fiction, in language which cries out to be read aloud"--Container
Midsomer murders by John Nettles( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. The Dogleg Murders -- A peaceful afternoon on the links turns fatal when a man is bludgeoned at the notoriously difficult 13th hole. The crime scene is a high-status local golf club that has long stirred up resentments between the moneyed members and villagers clamoring for a taste of luxury. Barnaby's investigation sees him coping with haughty club members, sibling rivalry, and the icy Eileen Fountain--the club's domineering manager. The Black Book -- When a painting by celebrated landscape artist Henry Hogson goes up for auction, art dealers descend upon the village. Local collectors are outraged when the work sells to an out-of-towner for a princely sum. Soon after, a brutal murderer begins targeting the Midsomer art world. Further complicating the case, the usually collected Barnaby becomes besotted with a pretty art teacher with a dubious past. Secrets and Spies -- Something is killing sheep in Midsomer Parva, and whispers abound that it's the mysterious "beast of Midsomer." Meanwhile, Barnaby's former career in espionage comes to light after he reluctantly agrees to officiate at a cricket match. The situation turns sinister when the beast moves on to human prey, leading Barnaby to believe that the killings are connected to a Cold War grudge. The Glitch -- Software magnate Clinton Finn funds the construction of a new building for a local school, but not everyone is impressed with his generosity. George Jeffers claims the air-traffic control program he created for Finn is defective and possibly deadly, but the millionaire American insists they press on with the lucrative product. After several people are killed, the detectives must discern who had the most to gain by withholding information about the faulty software
The third policeman by Flann O'Brien( file )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Flann O'Brien's most popular and surrealistic novel concerns an imaginary, hellish village police force and a local murder. Weird, satirical, and very funny, its popularity has suddenly increased after the novel was featured in the October 2005 episode of the hit television series Lost
Salmon : running the gauntlet ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Go beyond the ongoing debate over how to save an endangered species. Documented are the stories of collapsing Pacific salmon populations and how biologists and engineers have become instruments in audacious experiments to replicate every stage of the fish's life cycle. In its exposure of a wildly creative, hopelessly complex, and stunningly expensive approach to managing salmon, the film reveals one of the most ambitious plans ever conceived for taking the reins of the planet
Dubliners by James Joyce( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 267 libraries worldwide
The fifteen stories that roam over a human landscape that stretches from the bleakest of despair to the most blinding of epiphanies
Hidden agenda by Ken Loach( visu )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
When an American human rights lawyer is assassinated in Belfast, it remains for the man's girlfriend, as well as a tough, no nonsense, police detective to find the truth-- which they soon discover to be contained in an audio tape which the man had with him, exposing political manipulations at the highest levels of government. But such underlying agendas require careful considerations to avoid worse things than murder
Love and summer by William Trevor( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
In 1950s Ireland, an orphan named Ellie Dillahan finds herself living in a small town-- and entered into a bleak future with the man she married. When Ellie encounters a photographer on the verge of leaving Ireland, it seems she might escape from her painful situation, but this new love threatens to consume them both
Finian's rainbow : original Broadway cast recording by Burton Lane( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
The life and works of W.B. Yeats by W. B Yeats( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
William Butler Yeats remains one of the most popular poets of the 20th century. The Lake Isle of Inisfree, He wishes for the cloths of heaven, Down by the Salley Gardens, The secret rose - these are just a few of the poems that made William Butler Yeats an international figure. Born in Dublin in 1865, Yeats drew strength from the Irish tradition, as can be seen in this special audiobook, which presents the most important poems in the context of his life and ambitions. His poetic urgency was fueled by an active and varied life, as he gained his inspiration from the men and women he knew, classical sources and contemporary politics
Seven pillars of wisdom by T. E Lawrence( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Although Lawrence of Arabia died in 1935, the story of his life has captured the imagination of succeeding generations. The seven pillars of wisdom is a monumental work in which he chronicles his role in leading the Arab revolt against the Turks during the First World War. A reluctant leader, and wracked by guilt at the duplicity of the British, Lawrence nevertheless threw himself into his role, suffering the blistering desert conditions and masterminding military campaigns which culminated in the triumphant march of the Arabs into Damascus
The mystery of Edwin Drood : the 2012 new Broadway cast recording by Rupert Holmes( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Jim Norton acteur irlandais
Jim Norton acteur uit Ierland
Jim Norton (actor)
Jim Norton actor irlandés
Jim Norton actor irlandez
Jim Norton attore irlandese
Jim Norton Irischer Schauspieler
Джим Нортон
ג'ים נורטון שחקן אירי
جيم نورتون ممثل أيرلندي
جیم نورتون بازیگر ایرلندی
吉姆·諾頓
Languages
English (223)
German (5)
French (2)
Spanish (1)
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