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Hodge, Patricia 1946-

Overview
Works: 147 works in 278 publications in 1 language and 4,890 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Love stories  History  Biography  Television programs  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Publications about Patricia Hodge
Publications by Patricia Hodge
Most widely held works by Patricia Hodge
The moonstone by Wilkie Collins( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 789 libraries worldwide
A stolen Hindu diamond, the Moonstone, works its curse after being stolen from it's shrine. Just before Rachel's birthday, a man named Franklin Blake announces to Rachel that the Moonstone has been bequeathed to her by Herncastle. Blake gives her the jewel on her birthday and offers to mount the jewel for her to wear. The jewel goes missing and Rachel believes that Blake stole it. Determined to prove his innocence, Blake leaves in order to pursue the real truth behind the theft
The Shell seekers by John Peilmeier( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
With three grown children and a lifetime of memories, Penelope Keeling realizes that something is missing: the simple joy she knew as a child playing on the beach. So she embarks on a journey to discover the secret of happiness for her friends, her family and herself
Marple ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
The heat of the day by Christopher Morahan( visu )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 265 libraries worldwide
"At the height of World War II, a mysterious stranger calling himself Harrison makes a sinister proposition to beautiful widow Stella. Take up with him, Harrison says, and he won't expose her lover as a traitor passing secrets to the enemy. Harrison's stunning accusation forces Stella to reexamine her love and life, with startling consequences"--Container
The Noël Coward collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
The ghost in the machine ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Valuable paintings are stolen from the estate of Sir Julius Hanbury, and when Sir Julius himself disappears Morse and Sergeant Lewis are called upon to investigate the minds and morals of the aristocracy to solve the mystery
The rise and fall of Margaret Thatcher ( visu )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Bringing together three outstanding BBC productions, provides a unique insight into the fascinating life of one of the most significant political figures in British history. The Long Walk to Finchley begins on the night Thatcher met her husband-to-be Denis. The Falkland's Play portrays the backroom story of Thatcher's war. Finally, Margaret examines Thatcher's last days in power. The film paints a detailed and compelling portrait of one of the most formidable characters in British politics
Six wives the queens of Henry VIII by David Starkey( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Starkey examines the rituals of diplomacy, marriage, pregnancy, and religion that were part of daily life for women at the Tudor Court
The homecoming and other stories by Maeve Binchy( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
In Homecoming, the Brennans run Quentin's restaurant in Dublin for the owner, who lives abroad. But what will happen when he suddenly pays a visit? Telling Stories sees Irene's fiancé turning up the night before the wedding with a face as white as the dress that is to be worn the next day. Then trouble starts. In Needy, Heather is painfully aware that Valentine's Day declarations of love should be viewed with suspicion, even if the sender is the one she loves. And in The Interview, Bessie is deaf and needs a place in a special school. But will she pass the interview?
Betrayal ( visu )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Tells about a married man whose wife is having an affair with his best friend. Pinter's Betrayal is a provocative place where feelings run high, tempers run short and marriages begin and end with the silence of desperation
101 dalmatians by Dodie Smith( file )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Pongo lives happily with his human pets Mr and Mrs Dearly in a large house in Regent's Park. When his wife Missis produces a litter of fifteen beautiful pups, life seems wonderfully complete. But the mysterious disappearance of the puppies suddenly throws everything into turmoil. Pongo, one of the keenest brains in Dogdom, quickly realises that he and Missis are the only hope for their youngsters' survival. And so the fearless pair set out on a bleak winter's journey into great dangers, helped along the way by the gallant Colonel, a sheepdog of the Old School. Dodie Smith's canine classic brought pleasure to millions as a Disney film. All its original charm and warmth are fully evident here in this full-cast dramatisation which stars Patricia Hodge as Cruella de Vil, along with Joan Sims, Brenda Blethyn, Nicky Henson and Polly James
The Sittaford mystery ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to pass the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn. Supernatural events point to danger to Trevelyan, an infamous local staying at the hotel. Meanwhile, six miles away at Sittaford House, Miss Marple finds a not-so-supernatural death threat naming the same man. With snow piling up and blocking the roads, can anyone reach him in time?
The rector's wife by Joanna Trollope( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
A clergyman's wife is tired of making do on no money and bucks tradition to take a job of her own
The one hundred and one Dalmatians by Dodie Smith( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Pongo the dalmatian and his wife Missis undertake a daring expedition to rescue their fifteen puppies from the clutches of the vicious Cruella de Vil
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Bennet's parents attempt to cope in various ways with the problem of marrying off five daughters
Political death by Antonia Fraser( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Love in a cold climate by Nancy Mitford( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Groomed from a young age for marriage by her mother, the fearsome Lady Montdore, Polly causes a scandal when she declares her love for her uncle, the lecherous lecturer, and runs off to France
Inspector Morse . the last enemy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse is a melacholy, enigmatic and romantic man who never uses his first name and who finds solace in real ale, classical music and difficult crosswords. Together with his able Sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his consideralbe intellect and passion for the truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford
The wild island by Antonia Fraser( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Oxford blood by Antonia Fraser( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Jemima Shore is making a documentary about the exotic lifestyles of the over-privileged undergraduates at Oxford University, the 'Oxford Bloods'. Then, when the life of the most colourful of them is threatened, Jemima turns investigator
 
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Alternative Names
Hodge, Patricia Ann
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English (86)
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