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Tavner, Gill

Overview
Works: 52 works in 178 publications in 5 languages and 1,984 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Romance fiction  Bildungsromans  Novels  Horror tales  Science fiction  Graphic novels 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR5397, 823.7
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Publications about Gill Tavner
Publications by Gill Tavner
Most widely held works by Gill Tavner
A Christmas carol by Gill Tavner( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 127 libraries worldwide
A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future. Includes notes. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Pride and prejudice by Gill Tavner( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 118 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
Oliver Twist by Mary Sebag-Montefiore( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 116 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 )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Describes the adventures of Pip, a young orphan growing up in 19th century England and his attempts to become a gentleman. Includes notes. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
David Copperfield by Gill Tavner( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Faroese and held by 111 libraries worldwide
As young David Copperfield grows up in 19th century England, he struggles with poverty and loss of his parents, and gets to know a wide range of people in London and Dover. Includes notes. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Sense and sensibility by Gill Tavner( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 105 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?
Frankenstein by Gill Tavner( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 90 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 )
7 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 78 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 74 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
Shy Fanny Price moves from her poor family home to live with her wealthy but shallow cousins at Mansfield Park. As she grows up she struggles to remain true to her sense of morality and familial duty. Includes notes. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Northanger Abbey by Gill Tavner( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 56 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 )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 48 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 48 libraries worldwide
Esther, at fourteen, has never known friendship or love. Determined to improve her lot, she takes her first steps into an unknown world. However family secrets and an ongoing legal problem threaten to destroy her happiness. Includes notes. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
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 46 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 )
3 editions published in 2013 in Dutch and Czech and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Oliver, geboren in het armenhuis, belandt na enige omzwervingen in het milieu van zakkenrollers, dieven en helers. Hij blijkt door zijn nobele inborst een slechte leerjongen
The annotated Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Victor Frankenstein (ik-figuur) wekt een dood lichaam tot leven. Het is een lelijk monster dat verschrikkelijke dingen doet. Vanaf ca. 12 jaar
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Nelly Dean has spent her life serving the inhabitants of Wuthering Heights. She has quite the tale to tell. She wants to tell it to you
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 42 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 Charlotte Brontë( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 41 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
 
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Languages
English (88)
Chinese (13)
Dutch (4)
Czech (2)
Faroese (2)
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