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Tavner, Gill

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Works: 49 works in 133 publications in 5 languages and 1,463 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Satire  Horror tales  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Graphic novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Love stories 
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Publications about Gill Tavner
Publications by Gill Tavner
Most widely held works by Gill Tavner
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 113 libraries worldwide
A retelling of Pip's life from childhood to manhood as he discovers that great expectations of wealth do not always lead to happiness
Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Committed to the deadly pursuit of the monster he created. Victor Frankenstein tells his chilling story
Oliver Twist by Gill Tavner( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Retells the adventures of the orphan boy who is forced to practice thievery and live a life of crime in nineteenth-century London
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Through the intervention of four ghosts, Ebenezer Scrooge is shown the spirit of Christmas
Pride and prejudice and zombies : the classic regency romance--now with ultraviolent zombie mayhem by Jane Austen( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
In this retelling of the classic story, spirited Elizabeth Bennet copes with the suit of the snobbish Mr. Darcy while trying to sort out the romantic entanglements of two of her sisters, sweet and beautiful Jane and scatterbrained Lydia
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 90 libraries worldwide
An abridged, easy-to-read version of the Dashwood sisters, sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne. Will their chances at marriage be doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune?
David Copperfield by Gill Tavner( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Retells the story of an orphan boy in nineteenth-century England who successfully overcomes an unhappy childhood
Wuthering Heights by Gill Tavner( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
"In this retelling set in nineteenth-century Yorkshire, the passionate attachement between a headstrong young girl and a foundling boy brought up by her father causes disaster for them and many others, even the next generation."--Publisher
Jane Eyre by Mary Sebag-Montefiore( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 71 libraries worldwide
In this retelling, an orphaned young English woman accepts employment as a governess at Thornfield Hall, a country estate owned by the mysteriously remote Mr. Rochester
Emma by Gill Tavner( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
An abridged, easy-to-read retelling of the novel about a self-assured young lady whose impulsive behavior is dictated by romantic fancy
Bleak House by Gill Tavner( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The English equity court of the nineteenth century is satirized in Dicken's tale about the suit of Jarndyce vs. Jarndyce
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
In this retelling, when a poor cousin comes to live at the estate of the sophisticated Bertram family, she suffers both from the condescension of her haughty relatives and from the hopeless love she bears from for their youngest son
Persuasion by Gill Tavner( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
In this retelling Ann Elliot decides to break the engagement to naval officer Frederick Wentworth when she is persuaded by her friend Lady Russell that the match is unworthy
Hard times by Gill Tavner( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
This book retells the story of an industrial city in Northern England and the bleak existence of its inhabitants in the mid-1800s
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
An abridged, easy-to-read retelling of the story of seventeen-year-old Catherine Morland, a passionate and headstrong young woman who finds herself suddenly thrown into the adult world -- a world bristling with possible intrigue, romance, and suspense
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Dutch and held by 33 libraries worldwide
De weesjongen Oliver belandt in de wereld van zakkenrollers en dieven. Maar door zijn goede karakter blijkt hij een slechte leerjongen. Vanaf ca. 10 jaar
Jesus of Nazareth by Alan Moore( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and French and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Mary Magdalene by Alan Moore( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Kuai rou yu sheng shu by Charles Dickens( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Dickens himself prepared this text from the novel especially for his own public readings he frequently gave of his works
In the eye of the storm : the autobiography of Sir John Houghton by J. T Houghton( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Sir John Houghton's life chronicles the history of climatescience. Discovering in the course of his study of the weatherthat climate change is a reality and does threaten the future ofthe planet, Sir John Houghton found out something else. Notall scientists were prepared to tell the truth
 
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Languages
English (78)
Chinese (7)
Dutch (3)
Czech (1)
French (1)
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