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Ayres, Rosalind

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Works: 79 works in 247 publications in 1 language and 5,645 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Radio plays  Audio adaptations  Detective and mystery stories  Humorous stories  History  Detective and mystery stories, English  Love stories  Juvenile works 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Director, Actor
Classifications: PR6005.H66, 823.912
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Publications about Rosalind Ayres
Publications by Rosalind Ayres
Most widely held works by Rosalind Ayres
A Caribbean mystery by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
Recovering from a bout of pneumonia, Miss Marple is basking in the warm sunshine of the West Indies, where everyday seems distressingly the same-- until Major Palgrave dies, thrusting Miss Maples into a murder investigation of a most exotic nature
Private lives by Noel Coward( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Humorous play about four mismatched lovers on the French Riviera
A pocket full of rye by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
The well-known mystery author presents one of her most famous sleuths, the inimitable Miss Marple, as she follows the trail of a murderer who seems to be very fond of nursery rhymes
Great classic stories [22 unabridged classics] ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
Nemesis a Miss Marple mystery by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
The sharp-witted spinster sleuth Miss Marple is saddened to hear of the death of Jason Rafiel. She is greatly surprised by a summons to the dead man's solicitor, where she receives a bizarre challenge in the form of a posthumous letter. According to Mr. Rafiel, a crime has been committed. But what crime, and who was involved?
An ideal husband a comedy by Oscar Wilde( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Oscar Wilde explores the plight of a promising young politician's desperate attempt to hide a secret
Blithe spirit by Noel Coward( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
"This classic comedy is set in the charming country home of Charles Condomine, a remarried widower. A witty and convivial evening party is transformed when a seance conjures the ghost of Elvira, Charles' first wife and she delights in wreaking havoc among the living."--Container
The Code of the Woosters by P. G Wodehouse( Computer File )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
One of the best known of Wodehouse's Bertie and Jeeves series, Bertie is agian rescued by Jeeves' last minute brainstrom
The essential King James Bible complete stories from the Old and New Testaments ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Unabridged stories selected from the Bible (KJV)
The doctor's dilemma by Bernard Shaw( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
A well-respected physician is forced to choose whom he shall save: A bumbling friend or the ne'er-do-well artist husband of the woman he loves
The perfect murder six stories from A twist in the tale by Jeffrey Archer( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
A woman of no importance by Oscar Wilde( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 117 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 drawing room comedy, Wilde uses his celebrated wit to expose English society's narrow view of everything from sexual mores to Americans
The Norman conquests a trilogy by Alan Ayckbourn( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
The trilogy follows six characters through an increasingly disastrous family weekend. The biggest troublemaker is Norman, England's most unlikely and unlucky Romeo. As he attempts to add one more notch to the bedpost of his romantic conquests, battle-lines are drawn, and comic mayhem ensues
The cherry orchard by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Presents a drama about the woes of an aristocratic Russian family and their struggle to maintain their way of life in a changing world
The third man by Graham Greene( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Sonewhere in shadowy post-war Vienna, where everyone has something to sell on the black market, lurks "the third man," who witnessed the murder of Harry Lime. The police don't care to investigate, but novelist Holly Martins is haunted by the death of his friend. He searches for the killer in this adaptation of the Graham Greene novel
Cakewalk by Peter S Feibleman( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
"Broadway legend Elaine Stritch stars as literary legend Lillian Hellman in this beguiling account of Hellman's tumultuous relationship across several decades with a man 25 years her junior, played by Oscar-nominee Bruce Davison. Featuring music by Carly Simon."--L.A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
Classic love stories ( file )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories based on love written at a time when love was really romantic and gentlemen were real gentlemen
Tom Stoppard's The real thing by Tom Stoppard( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
"Henry may be the wittiest playwright of his generation, but he's hopelessly naive when it comes to understanding love and infidelity. Writing about betrayal is one thing, living with it is another. After Henry leaves his wife for another woman, he's confronted with being the cuckold himself." -- container
On the waterfront by Budd Schulberg( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Washed-up prizefighter-turned-goon Terry Malloy now works for the Mob on the Jersey Shore. After Terry inadvertently sets up the death of a longshoreman set to testify against his corrupt boss, his beliefs are challenged when he meets the dead man's sister, Evie. Torn between loyalty to his brother, a Mob lawyer, and the angelic, innocent Edie, Terry must confront a moral dilemma that presents only dire consequences as his options
The lion in winter a drama by James Goldman( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
A witty, eloquent battle of the sexes between King Henry II of England and the strong-willed Eleanor of Aquitaine
 
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Alternative Names
ROSALIND MARY RUSSELL
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English (109)
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