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Higgins, Clare 1955-

Works: 124 works in 334 publications in 3 languages and 9,502 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  History  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Fantasy fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1995.9.F36, 791.4372
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Publications about Clare Higgins
Publications by Clare Higgins
Most widely held works by Clare Higgins
The golden compass ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,492 libraries worldwide
In a wondrous parallel world where witches soar the skies and Ice Bears rule the frozen North, one special girl is destined to hold the fate of the universe in her hands. When Lyra Belacqua becomes the keeper of the Golden Compass, she discovers that her world and all those beyond are threatened by the secret plans of Ms. Coulter. With the help of Lord Asriel and a group of unlikely allies ready to stand at her side, Lyra embarks on an extraordinary quest that celebrates friendship and courage against all odds
Pride and prejudice, or, First impressions by Jane Austen( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 839 libraries worldwide
The story of the lively, precocious and very eligible Bennet girls captures all the nuances of 19th century life among the English gentry, a society obsessed with profitable marriage contracts
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont by Dan Ireland( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 742 libraries worldwide
Recent widow, Mrs. Palfrey, moves into a London retirement hotel among an odd assortment of people. When she slips on a walk and is aided by a penniless young writer, she invites him to dine at the Claremont and plays along when the other dining guests assume he's her grandson. A friendship develops giving her a companion with whom she can talk about memories and poetry as she gives him ideas and support for his writing. But what of her actual family?
Molly Moon's hypnotic time travel adventure by Georgia Byng( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
Molly Moon, reunited with her parents, is hypnotized by a mysterious turbaned gardener and eventually transported to India, where she meets not only a maharajah with a speech defect but also former versions of herself
Molly Moon stops the world by Georgia Byng( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Believing that she has been sent to Los Angeles by her librarian friend, Lucy Logan, to stop an evil plot by the wealthy Primo Cell, Molly Moon and her friend Roger, orphans with unusual hypnotic powers, find themselves in danger from an unsuspected source
Hellraiser by Clive Barker( visu )
32 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 423 libraries worldwide
An old family home holds untold horrors for Larry Cotton and his wife, Julia. Horrors are fueled by the fugitive spirit of Larry's brother, Frank. Slowly, the old family home begins to swallow the Cottons
Midsomer murders ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. Death and dust: The impending marriage of a widowed doctor and a well-to-do divorcée motivates a murder of mistaken identity. Picture of innocence: In the midst of a "shooting war" between rival camera clubs, someone tries to frame Barnaby, and definitely not for a portrait. They seek him here: Heads roll, quite literally, when a movie crew begins filming an adventure classic set during the French Revolution. Death in a chocolate box: A long-buried scandal reemerges to haunt two of Barnaby's former colleagues, now the managers of a halfway house
Bigger than the sky by Al Corley( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
After being dumped by his girlfriend, Peter knows that he is a man stuck in a dead end life. He decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which then proceeds to wreak havoc upon his life
Hellbound Hellraiser II ( visu )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Dr. Channard re-opens the channel between dimensions, making an unholy alliance that will once again propel Kristy into the horrifying world beyond. And for a second time, she must confront the dark desires of the demonic Cenobites and the awesome powers of their master, Leviathan, Lord of Hell's Labyrinth
An infamous army by Georgette Heyer( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
When the beautiful and outrageous Lady Barbara Childe meets Charles Audley her joie de vivre knows no bounds -- until the eve of the fateful Battle of Waterloo
Orlando by Virginia Woolf( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Orlando doubles as first an Elizabethan nobleman and then as a Victorian heroine who undergoes all the transitions of history in this novel that examines sex roles and social mores
Other people's children by Joanna Trollope( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
With her sensitive eye and unerring ear, Joanna Trollope, author of "The Best of Friends", explores the hard-won truths and often harder to overcome difficulties of stepfamilies: coping with present and former husbands and wives, and above all, with other people's children
Spring 1941 ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Successful doctor Artur Planck, his wife Clara, and their two daughters are seeking shelter from the Nazis storming Poland. They find a safe house in the farm of Emilia, their local grocer, who is all alone after her husband fought for his country and never returned. Amid the horrors of the war that surrounds them, an impossible love triangle erupts as Emelia uncontrollably falls in love with Artur
Clive Barker's Hellraiser ( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
A woman is manipulated by the monstrous spirit of her husband's dead brother, who was also her lover
Other people's children by Joanna Trollope( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Josie is determined to overcome any difficulty in becoming a second wife and mother to the three children of the man whom she loves dearly. But, she soon discovers that she's no match for an angry, displaced mother who desperately wants to hang onto her children
How to be good by Nick Hornby( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
According to her own complex moral calculations, Katie Carr has earned her affair. She's a doctor, after all, and doctors are decent people, and on top of that her husband David is the self-styled "angriest man in Holloway". When David suddenly becomes good, however - properly, maddeningly, give-away-all-his money good - Katie's sums no longer add up, and she is forced to ask herself some very hard questions
The echo by Minette Walters( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
A homeless alcoholic is found dead from starvation in Amanda's garage. Six months later a journalist discovers she wants to talk. His curiosity is piqued and he digs deeper into the story
The ideal bride by Stephanie Laurens( Computer File )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Michael Anstruther-Wetherby is a man destined for power. Except that Michael, for all his political skill and intelligence, lacks the most important element of success: a wife. So he goes searching for his ideal bride, a gently bred, well-managed young lady. Michael discovers such a paragon, but finds a formidable obstacle in his path, the young lady's beautiful, strong-minded aunt, Caroline Sutcliffe. Caro has lived through an unhappy political marriage, and wants nothing of the sort for her niece, especially as the young woman has already lost her heart to another. Caro and the younger woman hatch a plot, Caro will demonstrate why an inexperienced young lady is not the bride for him. In deflecting Michael's matrimonial attentions away from her niece, Caro unwittingly focuses them on herself. And then it is Michael's turn to be persuasive, a task that requires every ounce of his seductive charm
Forget-me-not by Emma Blair( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Devon, 1912, and Tim Wilson cannot believe his luck. He has landed the job of his dreams as a newspaper reporter, and he is captivated by Katherine Coates. Romance blossoms, but their happiness is short lived
Love, etc by Julian Barnes( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
In Talking it over, Gillian and Stuart were married until Oliver -- witty, feckless Oliver -- stole her away. In Love, etc., Julian Barnes revisits Stuart, Gillian and Oliver, using the same intimate technique of allowing the characters to speak directly to the listener, to whisper their secrets, to argue for their version of the truth.--Container
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Alternative Names
Higgins, Clare Frances Elizabeth.
English (129)
French (5)
Spanish (3)
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