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Jason, Neville

Overview
Works: 144 works in 377 publications in 2 languages and 4,136 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Satire  Biography  Juvenile works  Bildungsromans  Catalogs  Fantasy fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Performer, Proofreader, Adapter
Classifications: PR3724, 823.5
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Publications about Neville Jason
Publications by Neville Jason
Most widely held works by Neville Jason
The sword in the stone by T. H White( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Account of everyday life on a great medieval manor, with two boys, Kay and the Wart (who turns out to be King Arthur), learning the code of being a gentleman, and busy with hawking, jousting, sword play, hunting. The outline of this story is the narrative of how the boy, Wart, was made worthy to become the king and leader, Arthur
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
War and peace is one of the greatest monuments in world literature. Set against the dramatic backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, it examines the relationship between the individual and the relentless march of history. Here are the universal themes of love and hate, ambition and despair, youth and age, expressed with a swirling vitality which makes the book as accessible today as it was when it was first published in 1869
The sculpture of Frank Dobson by Neville Jason( Book )
7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
An enchanted wood is the setting for a hilarious night of confusion when four young lovers try to resolve their passions despite some meddling from the mischievous forest spirits
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Swift's pungent satire in an unexpurgated version
The once and future king by T. H White( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
The complete The Once and Future King, White's retelling of the Arthurian legend, is made up of five books: The sword in the stone, The witch in the wood, The ill-made knight, The candle in the wind, and The Book of Merlyn. In the first book, Merlyn instructs Arthur and his brother Sir Kay in the ways of the world. One of them will need it-- the king has died leaving no heir, and a rightful one must be found by pulling a sword from an anvil resting on a stone. In the second and third books, Arthur has become King and the kingdom is threatened from the north. In the final two books, the aging king faces his greatest challenge, when his own son threatens to overthrow him. In The Book of Merlyn, Arthur's tutor Merlyn reappears, and teaches him that even in the face of apparent ruin, there is hope
The life and works of Chopin by Jeremy Siepmann( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
The life and music of the composer/pianist Frederic Chopin is given with many musical examples
De grappigste avonturen van Donald Duck ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Franz Liszt by Franz Liszt( file )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
The life of Franz Liszt was as daring and spectacular as his music. Famed throughout Europe as the greatest pianist of the nineteenth century, he was one of the most original and prophetic composers who ever lived. In this account of his epic life, actors' readings combine with plentiful musical excerpts to paint a living portrait of a highly complex man
The life and works of Beethoven by Jeremy Siepmann( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
This "portrait-in-sound" combines actors' readings with Beethoven's music
Freud a very short introduction by Anthony Storr( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Freud developed psychoanalysis into a general psychology which became widely accepted as the predominant mode of discussing personality and interpersonal relationships. Anthony Storr goes one step further and investigates the status of Freud's legacy today and the disputes that surround it
Swann in love by Marcel Proust( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
"'Swann in love' is the continuation of 'Swann's way, ' the first part of Marcel Proust's monumental cycle 'Remembrance of things past.' It tells the story of man-about-town Charles Swann's passionate, tormented love affair with the courtesan Odette de Crécy, and of its surprising outcome. Set in the degenerate demi-monde of 19th century Paris as well as in the fashionable drawing rooms of the aristocracy, this new audiobook brings to life the descriptive genius of the original novel."
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
This classic of world literature follows five families as they struggle through the Napoleonic Wars. Against a war-torn backdrop, these endearing characters deal with the tribulations of a life made more difficult by the challenges of battle and revenge
Time regained by Marcel Proust( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
The final part of the author's cycle of autobiographical novels entitled: A la recherche du temps perdu (Remembrance of things past)
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
In a remote corner of early Victorian England, where traditional practices remain untouched by time, Bathsheba Everdene stands out as a beacon of feminine independence and self reliance. However, when confronted with three suitors, among them the dashing Captain Troy, she shows a reckless capriciousness whoch threatens the stability of the whole community. Published in 1874, and an immediate best seller, it established Hardy as one of Britain's foremost novelists
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
This classic of world literature follows five families as they struggle through the Napoleonic Wars. Against a war-torn backdrop, these endearing characters deal with the tribulations of a life made more difficult by the challenges of battle and revenge
Bitter sweet by Noel Coward( file )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
The decline and fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
"This six-disc recording covers the final three volumes of Gibbon's work, tracing ten centuries in the life of the eastern half of the empire, whose capital city was Constantinople. Among the many figures who stride across Gibbon's stage here are the emperor Justinian I, a noble statesman and successful warrior, brought low by his lascivious wife, the former prostitute Theodora; the murdering Basil I, a peasant who nonetheless proved himself a worthy figure upon which to drape the purple; and the final emperor of all, Constantine XI, who died on the battlements of Constantinople in 1453, valiantly fighting a losing battle to prevent the Turks from gaining a city they had craved for centuries"--Container
The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 67 libraries worldwide
"The son of Manfred, Prince of Otranto, is mysteriously killed on his wedding day by a huge helmet. The event leads to a fast paced story of jealous passion, intrigue, murder and supernatural phenomena unfolding in an atmosphere of thunderclaps, moonlight, and dark castle walls, mirroring the inner turmoils of the characters themselves"--Container insert
The fugitive by Marcel Proust( file )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Albertine has finally made her escape from Marcel's Paris apartment, where his obsessive jealousy had turned her into a virtual prisoner. Not only is Marcel quite unprepared for the effect on him of her flight, but soon he is devastated by news of an even more irreversible loss
 
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