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Tavner, Gill

Overview
Works: 47 works in 159 publications in 4 languages and 1,905 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Love stories  Bildungsromans  Christmas stories  History  Biography  Ghost stories  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Publications about Gill Tavner
Publications by Gill Tavner
Most widely held works by Gill Tavner
Pride and prejudice by Gill Tavner( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 117 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
A Christmas carol by Gill Tavner( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Through the intervention of four ghosts, Ebenezer Scrooge is shown the spirit of Christmas
Oliver Twist by Gill Tavner( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 112 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
Great expectations by Gill Tavner( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 110 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
David Copperfield by Gill Tavner( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 101 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 )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 84 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
Frankenstein by Gill Tavner( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events
Emma by Gill Tavner( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 79 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
Persuasion by Gill Tavner( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 76 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 )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Louisa is the practical daughter of a powerful industrialist. Sissy is the imaginative daughter of a clown. What will happen when two such different lives collide? A disappearing father, an unhappy marriage, a handsome suitor and a bank robbery all bring challenges to Louisa's life. Will she be able to control her powerful emotions, or will they lead her to ruin? Set amongst the noisy, dangerous factories of a northern industrial town, where the workers struggle to survive, Hard Times explores the power that people can have over others, and the suffering that is caused when human emotions are ignored
Mansfield Park by Gill Tavner( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 69 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
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 63 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?
Northanger Abbey by Gill Tavner( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 59 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
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The plain orphan Jane relies on her independent nature and inner strength when she is sent to work as a governess at a secluded manor. Readers wont want to put this classic down until they find out the secret of Janes curious boss and the strange noises from the attic
Bleak House by Gill Tavner( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Audio version of the 1853 novel which tells the story of several generations of the Jarndyce family who wait in vain to inherit money that is tied up in a legal dispute in England's notoriously slow-moving Court of Chancery
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 44 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
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 43 libraries worldwide
Sir John Houghton's life chronicles the history of climate science. Discovering in the course of his study of the weather that climate change is a reality and does threaten the future of the planet, Sir John Houghton found out something else. Not all scientists were prepared to tell the truth
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Dutch and held by 43 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
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
In this retelling, the Dashwood sisters--sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne, find their chances at marriage seemingly doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune
Bleak House by Gill Tavner( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The English equity court of the nineteenth century is satirized in Dicken's tale about the suit of Jarndyce vs. Jarndyce
 
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English (93)
Chinese (10)
Czech (2)
Dutch (1)
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