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Norton, Jim

Works: 64 works in 276 publications in 3 languages and 10,619 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Action and adventure television programs  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television series  Television adaptations  Television programs  War films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Proofreader, Contributor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
Publications about Jim Norton
Publications by Jim Norton
Most widely held works by Jim Norton
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by Mark Herman( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2,182 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 )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 1,911 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
Driving lessons by Jeremy Brock( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 658 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
Ulysses by James Joyce( Sound Recording )
36 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and German and held by 625 libraries worldwide
Presents a recording of the novel which describes the adventures and exploits of Leopold Bloom as he wanders through Dublin on a single day, June 16, 1904. Set within the context of Homer's Odyssey, Joyce uses stream of consciousness as a literary device to illuminate the internal thoughts of Bloom, his wife, Molly, and other assorted characters
A portrait of the artist as a young man by James Joyce( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 444 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
The eclipse by Stephenie Meyer( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Michael Farr (Ciarán Hinds), a teacher raising his two kids alone since his wife died two years earlier, has been seeing and hearing strange things late at night. He isn't sure if he is having nightmares, or if he's experiencing a haunting. Working as a volunteer for an international literary festival, he is assigned to Lena Morelle (Iben Hjejle), an author of books about ghosts and the supernatural. Establishing a rapport with one another, Michael opens up and shares his terrifying experiences with her. However, Lena's attention is distracted by another novelist, Nicholas Holden (Aidan Quinn), with whom she had a brief affair. The trajectories of these three people lead them into a life-altering collision where the challenges of love, fear of the unknown, and release from the burden of grief are explored
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. In this episode, as Midsomer Barton celebrates Oak Apple Week, the mother of a former festival queen drowns herself. But is it really suicide?
Jimmy's hall ( visu )
9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 365 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
Dubliners by James Joyce( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 libraries worldwide
The fifteen stories that roam over a human landscape that stretches from the bleakest of despair to the most blinding of epiphanies
Salmon : running the gauntlet ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 273 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
Finian's rainbow new Broadway cast recording by Burton Lane( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
The third policeman by Flann O'Brien( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 268 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
Love and summer by William Trevor( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 227 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.--
Hidden agenda by Ken Loach( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 218 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
The life and works of W.B. Yeats by W. B Yeats( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 185 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
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 164 libraries worldwide
Seven pillars of wisdom by T. E Lawrence( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Presents the autobiography of Lawrence of Arabia. Chronicles his role in leading the Arab Revolt against the Turks during the First World War
Oyster farmer by Anna Reeves( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
An enterprising young man robs a fish market and mails the cash to a secluded, close-knit community of oyster farmers. When it goes missing, he suspects it was found by one of his neighbors
Proof ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
When an investigative journalist discovers a link between the murder of a car thief and the suspicious death of a corrupt accountant, he begins to connect these crimes to the rise to power of the soon-to-be-elected Prime Minister of Ireland
A woman of no importance by Oscar Wilde( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
"Devilishly attractive Lord Illingworth is notorious for his skill as a seducer. But he is still invited to all the best houses while his female conquests must hide their shame in seclusion. In this devastating comedy, Wilde uses his celebrated wit to expose English society's narrow view of everything from sexual mores to Americans."--Leaf A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
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Alternative Names
Jim Norton acteur irlandais
Jim Norton acteur uit Ierland
Jim Norton Actor irlandés
Jim Norton attore irlandese
Jim Norton Irischer Schauspieler
Джим Нортон
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German (3)
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