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Corduner, Allan

Works: 94 works in 356 publications in 3 languages and 20,099 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  History  Young adult works  Biography  Fantasy fiction  Records and correspondence  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, con, Interviewee
Classifications: PZ7.N647, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
Publications about Allan Corduner
Publications by Allan Corduner
Most widely held works by Allan Corduner
The book thief by Markus Zusak( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,438 libraries worldwide
Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors
Defiance by Nechama Tec( visu )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,796 libraries worldwide
The deep forests of Poland and Belorussia are the domain of the occupying Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests to undertake the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of Polish Jews fleeing from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery, must contend with neighboring Soviet partisans and deciding whom to trust. They take on the responsibility of guardians and motivate hundreds of women, men, children and elderly to join their fight against the Nazi regime while hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold, unforgiving forest. At the same time, the brothers turn a band of war defectors into powerful freedom fighters. Based on true events
Inkdeath by Cornelia Caroline Funke( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,576 libraries worldwide
The Inkworld trilogy ends with a bang! With the Book of Immortality coming apart, the Adderhead finds himself vulnerable. He sentences the kingdom's children to toil in the silver mines until Mo agrees to fix the Book
Magyk by Angie Sage( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,305 libraries worldwide
After learning that she is the Princess, Jenna is whisked from her home and carried toward safety by the Extraordinary Wizard, those she always believed were her father and brother, and a young guard known only as Boy 412--pursued by agents of those who killed her mother ten years earlier
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,296 libraries worldwide
Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( visu )
47 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,292 libraries worldwide
Tensions abound and the music swells in the story about the famous musical team of Gilbert and Sullivan. The two men who were extremely different in size and stature were even more different in temperament and style. Yet, they still managed to create memorable theater. This is the story of the making of one of their most famous collaborations, The Mikado
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( visu )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,259 libraries worldwide
Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England suffocating beneath riches and righteousness; the madhouses and brothels of Provence; the carnage of civil war Spain; 1950s New York, caught between Cold War jitters and Manhattan glitter. In each place, a great artist is backed into a corner, facing a crisis, given a chance to confound his rivals, enemies and critics one more time
Mister Monday by Garth Nix( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
Seven days. Seven keys. Seven virtues. Seven sins. One mysterious house is the doorway to a very mysterious world-- where one boy is about to venture and unlock fantastical secrets
Grim Tuesday by Garth Nix( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
Arthur doesn't think he will ever have to return to the strange house that nearly killed him on Monday-- the house that contains an entire world. But Tuesday brings new challenges-- in the form of an enemy named Grim Tuesday, who threatens the well-being of both Arthur's family and his world. Arthur must retrieve the Second Key from Grim Tuesday in order to save everything
Drowned Wednesday by Garth Nix( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 931 libraries worldwide
Everyone is after Arthur Penhaligon including strange pirates, shadowy creatures, and Drowned Wednesday, whose gluttony threatens both her world and Arthur's
Sir Thursday by Garth Nix( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 915 libraries worldwide
When Arthur is drafted into the Glorious Army of the Architect by Sir Thursday, he must survive basic training, avoid getting posted to the Front, and figure out how to free Part Four of the Will, while Leaf tries to banish Arthur's doppleganger on Earth
Superior Saturday by Garth Nix( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 837 libraries worldwide
Even as he grows stronger and closer to discovering the secret of his identity, Arthur must face further dangers and conflicts as he struggles to attain the Sixth Key from the powerful Saturday
Lady Friday by Garth Nix( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 808 libraries worldwide
Young Arthur Penhaligon must weigh an offer from Lady Friday that is either a cunning trap for the Rightful Heir or a golden opportunity that he must seize
Lord Sunday by Garth Nix( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 714 libraries worldwide
As Arthur Penhaligon seeks to find the seventh key, complete his quest to save the Kingdom to which he is heir, and learn his true identity, he discovers that he has a greater purpose than he could have imagined
The grey zone by Tim Blake Nelson( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
"Chronicles a unit of Auschwitz [II]'s Sonderkommando, a special squad of Jewish prisoners, who staged the only armed revolt that would ever take place at Auschwitz"--Container
Spies of Warsaw ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Set in Poland, Paris and Berlin in the years leading up to the Second World War. At the French embassy in Warsaw, Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier, is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of the city. At the same time, he is involved in a passionate love affair with a Parisian woman of Polish heritage. Risking his life, Mercier works in the shadows amid a remarkable cast of characters, some known to him as spies, some never to be revealed
Isaac Newton by James Gleick( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
"James Gleick has long been fascinated by the making of science-- how ideas order visible appearances, how equations can give meaning to molecular and stellar phenomena, how theories can transform what we see. In Chaos, he chronicled the emergence of a new way of looking at dynamic systems; in Genius, he portrayed the wondrous dimensions of Richard Feynman's mind. Now, in Isaac Newton, he gives us the story of the scientist who, above all others, embodied humanity's quest to unveil the hidden forces that constitute the physical world. In this original, sweeping, and intimate biography, Gleick moves between a comprehensive historical portrait and a dramatic focus on Newton's significant letters and unpublished notebooks to illuminate the real importance of his work in physics, in optics, and in calculus. He makes us see the old intuitive, alchemical universe out of which Newton's mathematics first arose and shows us how Newton's ideas have altered all forms of understanding from history to philosophy. And he gives us a moving account of the conflicting impulses that pulled at this man's heart: his quiet longings, his rage, his secrecy, the extraordinary subtleties of a personality that were mirrored in the invisible forces he first identified as the building blocks of science. More than biography, more than history, more than science, Isaac Newton tells us how, through the mind of one man, we have come to know our place in the cosmos"--Book description
Midsomer murders ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The sleeper under the hill: Barnaby and Jones investigate the murder of Midsomer Mow farmer Alex Preston and its possible connection to a local group of Druids. The night of the stag: Barnaby and Jones investigate the connections between illegal home-brewing in Midsomer Abbas and the death of a government inspector. A sacred trust : Barnaby and Jones investigate vandalism and murder at Midsomer Priory. A rare bird: Barnaby and Jones investigate the murder of the president of the Midsomer-in-the-Marsh Ornithological Society
The John Lennon letters by John Lennon( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
A lifetime of letters, collected for the first time, from the legendary musician and songwriter. John Lennon was one of the greatest songwriters the world has ever known, creator of 'Help!', 'Come Together', 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds', and dozens more. But it was in his correspondences that he let his personality and poetry flow unguarded. Now, gathered for the first time, are his letters to family, friends, strangers, and lovers from every point in his life
The search for John Gissing ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
An American couple move to London for business, and are sent on a series of misadventures, when the man's British counterpart realizes that he is about to be replaced in his job
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Alternative Names
Corduner Alan
Corduner, Alan 1950-
English (226)
French (5)
German (2)
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