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Bassett, Jennifer

Overview
Works: 277 works in 1,254 publications in 4 languages and 8,788 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Musical fiction  Pastoral fiction  Horror fiction  Didactic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, Contributor, Other, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, ada, Arranger, Narrator, Publishing director
Classifications: PR4745, 823.8
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Publications about Jennifer Bassett
Publications by Jennifer Bassett
Most widely held works about Jennifer Bassett
     
Most widely held works by Jennifer Bassett
The President's murderer by Jennifer Bassett( Book )
53 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 421 libraries worldwide
The President is dead! A man is running in the night. He is afraid and needs to rest. But there are people behind him, people with lights, and dogs, and guns. A man is standing in front of a desk. His boss is very angry, and the man is tired and needs to sleep. But first he must find the other man and bring him back, dead or alive. Two men: the hunter and the hunted. Which will win and which will lose? Long live the President!
The life and times of William Shakespeare by Jennifer Bassett( Book )
33 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
"William Shakespeare. Born April 1564, at Stratford-upon-Avon. Died April 1616. Married Anne Hathaway: two daughters, one son. Actor, poet, famous playwright. Wrote nearly forty plays. But what was he like as a man? What did he think about when he rode into London for the first time ... or when he was writing his plays Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet ... or when his only son died? We know the facts of his life, but we can only guess at his hopes, his fears, his dreams"--Page 4 of cover
Sherlock Holmes and the duke's son by Jennifer Bassett( Book )
35 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 305 libraries worldwide
"Dr. Huxtable has a school for boys in the north of England. When the Duke of Holdernesse decides to send his young son there, that is good news for the school. The Duke is a very important person, and Dr. Huxtable is happy to have his son in the school. But two weeks later Dr. Huxtable is the unhappiest man in England. Why? ... Because someone has kidnapped the Duke's son ..."--Pg. 4 of cover
One-way ticket : short stories by Jennifer Bassett( Book )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Reading level: 1 [green]
The accidental tourist by Anne Tyler( Book )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Everyday life in Baltimore, USA, is full of problems - getting the washing done, buying groceries and dog food, avoiding the neighbors ... After the death of his son and the departure of his wife, Macon's attempts to run his own life become increasingly desperate - and more and more odd. Meanwhile, he has to get on with his work, writing tourist guides for business people. Then his dog Edward starts to bite people, and he has to send for Muriel, the dog trainer. And day by day, Macon's life gets more and more complicated. - Back cover
The murders In The Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 234 libraries worldwide
"The room was on the fourth floor, and the door was locked - with the key on the inside. The windows were closed and fastened - on the inside. The chimney was too narrow for a cat to get through. So how did the murderer escape? And whose were the two angry voices heard by the neighbours as they ran up the stairs? Nobody in Paris could find answers to this mystery. Except Auguste Dupin, who could see further and think more clearly than other people. The answers to the mystery were all there, but only a clever man could see them."--Page 4 of cover
Alice's adventures in Wonderland by Jennifer Bassett( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
"There, on top of the mushroom, was a large caterpillar, smoking a pipe. After a while the Caterpillar took the pipe out of its mouth and said to Alice in a slow, sleepy voice, 'Who are you?' What strange things happen when Alice falls down the rabbit-hole and into Wonderland! She has conversations with the Caterpillar and the Cheshire Cat, goes to the Mad Hatter's tea party, plays croquet with the King and Queen of Hearts ..."--Page 4 of cover
The lady in the lake by Raymond Chandler( Book )
33 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 libraries worldwide
"Detective Philip Marlowe is looking for Derace Kingsley's wife, Crystal. Is she dead or not? Marlowe finds more than one dead body and learns about women, drugs, men in love, and a police cover-up. Who killed The Lade in the Lake and why?"--Page 4 of cover
Love among the haystacks and other stories by D. H Lawrence( Book )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
"It is hay-making time on the Wookey farm. Two brothers are building thehaystack, but thinking about other things - about young women, and love. There are angry words, and then a fight between the brothers. But the work goes on, visitors come and go, and the long hot summer day slowly turns to evening. Then the sun goes down, covering the world with a carpet of darkness. From thehedges around the hayfield comes the rich, sweet smell of wild flowers, and the hay will make a fine, soft bed ..."--Back cover
The Omega files : short stories by Jennifer Bassett( Book )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 203 libraries worldwide
In EDI (The European Department of Intelligence in Brussels) there are some very secret files - the Omega Files. There are strange, surprising, and sometimes horrible stories in these files, but not many people know about them. You never read about them in the newspapers. Hawker and Jude know all about the Omega Files because they work for EDI. They think fast, they move fast, and they learn some very strange things. They go all over the world, asking difficult questions in dangerous places, but they don't always find the answers
Through the looking-glass by Lewis Carroll( Book )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 198 libraries worldwide
A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters
Sherlock Holmes and the sport of kings by Jennifer Bassett( Book )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Reading level: 1 [green]
Rabbit-proof fence : the screenplay by Jennifer Bassett( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Pilkington's mother Molly, who as a young girl led her two sisters on an extraordinary 1,600 kilometre walk home. Under Western Australia's invidious removal policy of the 1930s, the girls were taken from their Aboriginal families at Jigalong on the edge of the Little Sandy Desert, and transported halfway across the state to the Native Settlement at Moore River, north of Perth. Here Aboriginal children were instructed in the ways of white society and forbidden to speak their native tongue. When the girls escaped they set off for Jigalong - barefoot, with no previsions and on the run from Native Police, desperate to return to the world they knew
Dublin people : short stories by Maeve Binchy( Book )
40 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Two stories: 1 A young country girl comes to live and work in Dublin, and finds a few surprises. 2 Gerry Moore is a man with a problem - alcohol - which he tries to give up, but which is a hard enemy to fight
The lottery winner by Rosemary Border( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Emma Carter buys a ticket for the lottery every week, and puts the ticket carefully in her bag. She is seventy-three-years-old and does not have much money. She would like to visit her son in Australia, but the airplane tickets are very expensive. Jason Williams buys lottery tickets every week too. But he is not a very nice young man. He steals things. He hits old ladies in the street, snatches their bags and runs away
Red dog by Louis De Bernières( Book )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Red Dog was a Red Cloud kelpie, an Australian sheepdog. His life was full of excitement and adventure. He travelled all over Western Australia, and never really had an owner, but he had many friends and he always knew where to go for a good meal. A collection of true stories about the life of a real dog in Western Australia
The phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Chinese and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A viscount seeks to unravel the mystery of the Paris Opera House and rescue the woman he loves from the threat of the phantom of the opera
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 6 libraries worldwide
When she is orphaned, the star pupil of Miss Minchin's boarding school in London becomes a penniless, friendless ward of the cruel Miss Minchin
 
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Bassett, J.
Languages
English (370)
Chinese (13)
Spanish (5)
Thai (1)
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