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Seymour, Carolyn

Overview
Works: 70 works in 171 publications in 1 language and 4,328 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Psychological fiction  Code and cipher stories  Love stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Radio plays  Television mini-series  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Publications about Carolyn Seymour
Publications by Carolyn Seymour
Most widely held works by Carolyn Seymour
The ruling class by Peter Medak( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
A member of the House of Lords dies in a shockingly silly way, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son is insane: he thinks he is Jesus Christ. He is "cured" of that affliction, only to become Jack the Ripper incarnate, blood thirsty Tory who is therefore sane and eminently acceptable to the House of Lords. An irreverant look at Britain's class system that peers behind the closed doors of the aristocracy
Quantum leap ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Reunite with Dr. Sam Beckett, a scientist who never knows whose body he is going to "leap" into next or when, where and at what moment in time he may find himself. Who will he be next? An undercover cop. A blind pianist. A harassed secretary. It's up to Sam to change the history of each person for the better, and hopefully complete the mission that will someday take hime home
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( file )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Five sisters sort through the impetus and justifications for marriage in the eighteenth century. In the chaos of encouraging mothers, meddling aunts, and imperious suitors, will the girls find the strength to follow their hearts?
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( file )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Wuthering Heights is the name of an old house, high up on the Yorkshire moors, occupied by the Earnshaw family. Events are set in motion by the arrival of Heathcliff, a child waif who has been living the life of a wild animal in the slums of Liverpool. Adopted by the kind Mr. Earnshaw, he is bullied and humiliated after Earnshaw's death by the new master of the house, Hindley. But Heathcliff's passionate and ferocious nature finds its completement in Earnshaw's daughter, Catherine
Quantum leap ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
From a presidential assassin to his own great grandfather to the King of Rock 'n' Roll, it's up to Sam to change history for the better and get one step closer to his final mission
An education by Lynn Barber( file )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
"When Lynn Barber was sixteen, a stranger in a maroon sports car pulled up beside her as she was on her way home from school and offered her a ride. It was the beginning of a long journey from innocence to precocious experience--an affair with an older man that would change her life. Barber's seducer left her with a taste for luxury hotels and posh restaurants and trips abroad, expensive habits that she managed to support in later life as a successful London journalist whose barbed interviews both terrorized and fascinated her smart-set subjects"--Publisher's description
Hay fever a comedy by Noel Coward( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
A country house weekend goes haywire when the guests and their hosts play a game of romantic musical chairs. A most delightful madcap comedy
Edward the King ( visu )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
He was the the eldest son of Queen Victoria who ruled Great Britain for more than half a century. When he ascended the throne after her death in 1901, he reigned for only nine years. Yet he was still as strong a symbol of the times as his mother had been
Oedipus the king by Sophocles( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
"Consummate theatre artist Nicholas Rudall breathes contemporary life into the Greek psychological drama that still fascinates and terrifies audiences today. In Sophocles' tragedy, Oedipus discovers that he has been caught in his terrible destiny, unkowingly murdering his father and marrying his mother"--Container
The rose labyrinth by Titania Hardie( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Discovering hidden writings by Queen Elizabeth I's astrologer that made shocking predictions for the modern world, documentary producer Lucy King races throughout England, France, and New York to decipher clues leading to a fated lost treasure
The patience stone [sang-e saboor] by Atiq Rahimi( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
In Persian folklore, Syngue Sabour is the name of a magical black stone, a patience stone, which absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. It is believed that the day it explodes, after having received too much hardship and pain, will be the day of the Apocalypse. But here, the Syngue Sabour is not a stone but rather a man lying brain-dead with a bullet lodged in his neck. His wife is with him, sitting by his side. But she resents him for having sacrificed her to the war, for never being able to resist the call to arms, for wanting to be a hero, and in the end, after all was said and done, for being incapacitated in a small skirmish
Tom Stoppard's The real thing by Tom Stoppard( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
"Henry may be the wittiest playwright of his generation, but hes 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, hes confronted with being the cuckold himself. Both dazzlingly clever and emotionally naked, Henry's search for the real thing in art and love demonstrates beautifully why both are worth the effort in the end."--L.A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
Present laughter by Noel Coward( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Presents a comedy about the gallery of friends, lovers, and theatrical accolytes who constantly invade the London flat of matinee idol Garry Essendine as he prepares for his African tour
The patience stone sang-e saboor by Atiq Rahimi( file )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
In Persian folklore, Syngue Sabour is the name of a magical black stone, a patience stone, which absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. It is believed that the day it explodes, after having received too much hardship and pain, will be the day of the Apocalypse. But here, the Syngue Sabour is not a stone but rather a man lying brain-dead with a bullet lodged in his neck. His wife is with him, sitting by his side. But she resents him for having sacrificed her to the war, for never being able to resist the call to arms, for wanting to be a hero, and in the end, after all was said and done, for being incapacitated in a small skirmish
The Norman conquests a trilogy by Alan Ayckbourn( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 110 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
Death and the maiden by Ariel Dorfman( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
A former political prisoner in a Latin American country is haunted by memories when she and her husband offer hospitality to a stranger. She begins to suspect that he is the man who tortured her in prison, using Schubert's music to drown out her screams
Ann Veronica by H. G Wells( file )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Ann Veronica is about the artificiality of modern life, the war between parents and children, the rights of women, the mysteries of love, and the struggles of a young woman to understand and integrate love into the larger meaning of her life. The book deals with contemporary political issues of the time, concentrating specifically on feminist issues. In the course of the action the heroine matures from an innocent and naïve girl to a representative of the "new woman" ... "Her manner was one of quiet reserve, and behind this mask she was wildly discontented and eager for freedom and life., She wanted to live. She was vehemently impatient--she did not clearly know for what--to do, to be, to experience. And experience was slow in coming."
Living together by Alan Ayckbourn( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
In the second part of The Norman Conquest trilogy, Norman gets drunk on dandelion wine, unleashes his merry brand of manipulative charm on the hapless guests gathered at his mother-in-law's country home, and even his most formidable opponent goes down in defeat on the drawing room rug
The rose labyrinth by Titania Hardie( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Titania Hardie takes listeners from Elizabethan England to present-day London on a hunt for an ancient astrologer's writings that hold clues to a hidden treasure
Round and round the garden by Alan Ayckbourn( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
In the third part of The Norman conquest trilogy, Norman is back, determined to lure his sister-in-law, Annie, away for an illicit weekend. Priggish Sarah is determined to save Annie, or does she just want Norman for herself?
 
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Seymour, Carole 1947-
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English (100)
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