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Garrett, Cornelius

Works: 105 works in 329 publications in 1 language and 3,619 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Historical fiction  Television plays  Detective and mystery fiction  Film adaptations  War stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PR6066.E693, 823.914
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Publications about Cornelius Garrett
Publications by Cornelius Garrett
Most widely held works by Cornelius Garrett
These old shades by Georgette Heyer( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Under the reign of Louis XV, corruption and intrigue have been allowed to blossom in France, and Justin Alastair, the notorious Duke of Avon and proud of his nickname "Satanas," flourishes as well. Then, in a dark Parisian back alley, he encounters Léon, an urchin with strangely familiar looks, fleeing his cruel brother. The Duke buys him, intending to use the youth in a scheme of revenge against an old enemy, the Comte de St. Vire--especially when Léon turns out to be the girl Léonie. Set in the mid-1700s, amid the splendours of Versailles and the dignified mansions of England, romance between the two blossoms, along with nerve-wracking suspense as the Comte and the Duke vie for the future of the girl
The quiet gentleman by Georgette Heyer( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
When Gervase Frant, Seventh Earl of St. Erth, returns at last from Waterloo to his family seat at Stanyon, he enjoys a less than welcoming homecoming. Only Theo, a cousin even quieter than himself, is there to greet him--and when he meets his stepmother and half-brother he detects open regret that he has survived the wars. The dangers of the Lincolnshire countryside could never be more unexpected
Royal escape by Georgette Heyer( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Dispossessed of crown and kingdom, crushed and routed at the grim Battle of Worcester, the young Charles II is forced to flee for his life. Out of the heat of battle, the outlaw King and his tiny party must journey across Cromwell's England to a Channel port and a ship bound for France and safety. But the King, with his love of adventure, his irrepressible humour and his unmistakeable looks, is no easy man to hide
Beauvallet by Georgette Heyer( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Sir Nicholas Beauvallet has fallen in love with a Spanish noblewoman. She and her father were aboard a galleon captured by Sir Nicholas. He vows to make her his bride even though it means returning the pair to Spain and entering the lion's den
The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Algernon Moncrieff has invented an invalid friend, Bunbury, to call him away from his family duties. His friend Jack Worthing has created an imaginary brother, Earnest, to disguise his own misdemeanors. When Algernon turns up at the home of Jack's ward Cecily, only the truth -- no matter how extraordinary -- can put matters right
The reluctant widow by Georgette Heyer( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Penniless Elinor Rochdale, would-be governess, agrees to an audacious plan to save a family's reputation by becoming a bride by midnight and a widow by dawn
Great classic mysteries : twelve unabridged tales ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Enjoy the great detectives of the Goldn Age of classic mysteries in this unique collection of audio whodonuts
Shoulder the sky : a novel by Anne Perry( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
In April 1915 Joseph Reavley is serving as chaplain on the Front Line at Ypres. To Joseph's sector comes an ambitious and insensitive young war correspondent, determined to evade Government censorship and expose the horrors of trench life as he sees it. His great story will be the terible deaths of soldiers in the first gas attack. But before he can dispatch his piece, he is found dead in no-man's land and Joseph is forced to accept that it can only have been a British soldier who killed him. Still seeking the man behind his parents' murder, and to protect his sister Judith, also at the Front, from the pain of an impossible romance, Joseph must find the truth
The lady and the unicorn by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 95 libraries worldwide
The Lady amd the Unicorn tapestries are a set of six beautiful and intricate medieval works of art. A sumptuous tale of 15th century France which reveals an intriguing medieval world of love and desire. The new novel from the author of the much-loved 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' and 'Falling Angels'
Blood on the line by Edward Marston( file )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
The year is 1855, and on the LNWR train to London, a criminal is being escorted to his appointment with the hangman. But the wily Jeremy Oxley, conman, thief, and murderer, has one last ace up his sleeve: a beautiful and ruthless accomplice willing to do anything to save her lover, including committing cold-blooded murder. When Inspector Robert Colbeck learns that Oxley, his nemesis, has once again escaped, black memories of their shared past leave him no choice but to do his duty. No matter the cost, he must bring the murderous Oxley to justice--once and for all
We shall not sleep by Anne Perry( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
"The heartrending conclusion to Anne Perry's powerful quintet recreating the English experience of the first World War. It is October 1918 on the Western Front and Chaplain Joseph Reavley can barely bring himself to look at the body lying discarded outside the operating tent. Four years of facing the death and horror of the trenches, yet nothing could have prepared him for the mutilation wrought upon young nurse Sarah Price. Charged with tracking down the man responsible, Joseph will do whatever it takes to bring him to justice. Meanwhile, Joseph's brother Matthew, of the British SIS, has to track down the Peacemaker. If he fails then freedom and liberty could cease to exist ..."--Container
HMS Expedient by Peter Smalley( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Captain William Rennie is on the beach and on half pay. But then he is given a prize commission - the HMS Expedient is to be sent to the South Seas. Lieutenant James Hayter's career had hardly begun when he too is called upon for HMS Expedient
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
This love story, set against the backdrop of the later years of the seemingly endless Trojan wars, follows the plotline of the Iliad from Achilles' refusal to participate in battle to Hector's death, the play's tone lurching wildly between bawdy comedy and tragic gloom. Essentially, two plots are followed in the play. In one, during a truce between the Greeks and the Trojans, Troilus, a Trojan prince (son of Priam), woos Cressida, a Trojan woman (daughter of Calchas), and they vow eternal love and faithfulness -- but Cressida's father goes over to the Greek camp and exchanges her for a Trojan prisoner of war where Troilus attempts to visit her, glimpses the Greek Diomedes flirting with his beloved Cressida, and decides to avenge her perfidy. The other major plot of the play revolves around the leaders of the Greek and Trojan forces, Agamemnon and Priam, and Agamemnon's attempts to get the proud Achilles to return to battle and face Hector
At some disputed barricade by Anne Perry( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
It's 1917, & the trenches are deep with mud & corpses. Amid the chaos, a weak & ignorant major is murdered - his father demands that the killer be brought to justice. It is the task of chaplain Joseph Reavley to round up the suspects
Angels in the gloom by Anne Perry( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Further epsiodes in the saga of the Reavley family. In March 1916, Joseph Reavley, is badly wounded and sent home on sick leave. He is cared for by his sister Hannah, who is anxious about her husband, Archie, away at sea. Hannah and Joseph are delighted when Shanley Corcoran, an old friend, comes to visit and confides that he's close to completing an invention that will paralyse the German U-boats. But when a scientist is murdered, it is evident that secrets have been betrayed to the enemy. Joseph's brother Matthew, of the S.I.S., comes to investigate, and together the men embark on a search to solve the crime. Part war story, part family saga, and part murder mystery
The serpent in the garden by Janet Gleeson( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
"It's summer 1795 and renowned artist Joshua Pope accepts a commission to paint a wedding portrait of Herbert Bentnick and his betrothed Sabine Mercier at Bentnick's country house in Astley. Whilst tending exotic plants in the conservatory Sabine stumbles across the body of a man and, puzzled by the lack of concern about this bizarre death, Joshua feels duty-bound to investigate ..."--Container
No graves as yet by Anne Perry( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Cambridge, 1914, and the golden June days seem timeless. But for Joseph Reavley, a university don, the idyllic summer is shattered by his parents' deaths in a car accident. Bringing the terrible news, his brother reveals that their father, a retired MP, had been travelling to see him about a sinister plot he had discovered. Mathew's job in the secret service means that he would understand the mysterious document their father possessed. However, it is nowhere to be found
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( visu )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
King Leontes unjustly accuses his wife Hermione of adultery with King Polixenes. He imprisons Hermione, who falls into a swoon he believes is death, and orders her infant daughter to be abandoned on the shore. Sixteen years later, their daughter falls in love with Polixenes's son and when they come to Leontes' kingdom, her identity is revealed. Leontes and Polixenes become friends again, and Hermione is found to be alive after all
Burning bright by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Against the backdrop of a city anxious over the bloody French revolution, a surprising bond forms between Jem, whose family havemoved from Dorset, and streetwise Londoner Maggie Butterfield
Claudius by Douglas Jackson( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"The year is 43AD ...In Southern England, Caratacus, war chief of the Britons, watches from a hilltop as the scarlet cloaks of the Roman legions spread across his lands like blood. In Rome, Emperor Claudius, newly risen to the imperial throne, dreams of taking his place in history alongside his illustrious forebears Caesar and Augustus. Among the legions marches Rufus, keeper of the Emperor's elephant. War is coming and the united tribes of Britain will make a desperate stand against the might of Rome. The Emperor has a very special place for Rufus and his elephant in the midst of the battle - as a secret weapon to cow the Britons with the visible manifestation of Rome's power."-- Publisher description
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