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David, Joanna

Works: 47 works in 63 publications in 1 language and 6,113 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Fiction  Television adaptations  Action and adventure television programs  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Television series  Romance television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
Publications about Joanna David
Publications by Joanna David
Most widely held works by Joanna David
Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1,596 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Bennet is a strong-willed yet sensible young woman, the second of five sisters. She has a long-suffering but loving clerical father, and a scatterbrained mother anxious to marry them off as soon as possible--to wealthy young gentlemen. At a local ball, she encounters one such, Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, whom she finds arrogant, cold, and rude. Her older sister Jane falls in love with Darcy's best friend Mr. Bingley, while youngest sister Lydia flirts with anyone in a military uniform. Lizzie finds herself fighting off the attentions of the unctuous Mr. Collins and quite taken by the charming Mr. Wickham - who also happens to be an enemy of Mr. Darcy. However, as the characters succumb in many ways to pride and prejudice, Lizzie learns that not all is quite as it seems ... and that Mr. Darcy might not be so disagreeable after all
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
Out of an interminable court case spin three young people each searching for their place in the world. Their story moves fast, swirling through an incredible array of characters from passionate young lovers to ruthless lawyers, from an ice-cold aristocratic beauty to a shrewd relentless detective, until the final thrilling climax
War & peace by Anthony Hopkins( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Television adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's timeless masterpiece of love and loss, focusing on the consequences faced by three Russian families during the Napoleonic Wars
Jennie Churchill Winston's American mother by Anne Sebba( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Sebba reveals it took an American beauty just three days to land Lord Randolph Churchill. Eight months after the marriage, Lady Jennie bore their son Winston. Using her charms to advance her husband and son, Jennie discreetly seduces 200 or more paramours--including the Prince of Wales
Great classic stories [22 unabridged classics] ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
Shades of darkness ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Delves into the world of the supernatural with six bizarre, inexplicable, and frightening ghost stories as told by some of the greatest mystery authors of all time
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. In this episode, as Midsomer Barton celebrates Oak Apple Week, the mother of a former festival queen drowns herself. But is it really suicide?
Lillie ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite, including the very married Prince of Wales
Leaving home a novel by Anita Brookner( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Cotton Mary ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
1954, the Malabar Coast. British and Anglo-Indian identities blur when an English-woman with a neglectful husband births a sickly baby. Cotton Mary, a hospital aide and moralizing Anglophile who claims her father was a British officer, takes over the infant's care and, without a word to the mother, takes the baby daily to her sister to nurse. Mary moves into the English household, taking over more and more duties as she plays on the mother's fatigue and lack of spousal counsel: in effect, Mary colonizes the English household while she pilfers its stores and tells tall tales to her own family. For how long can Mary sustain her rule before the Englishwoman stands on her own feet?
Sense & sensibility by Sheila Ballantine( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
The story of the lives and loves of the two Dashwood sisters, the discreet and wise Elinor, and the reckless, passionate Marianne, who pursue love and happiness around the pillars of genteel 19th century English society
In my father's house by Miranda Seymour( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Seymour weaves a distubing memoir about her father and his obsessions. Abandoned as a child, George Seymour cherished the stability Thrumpton Hall provided. But Miranda's memories there are less positive--years of verbal abuse and humiliation for her and her mother, the pain of being powerless, and the multitude of young men George lusted after
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
In the early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer, who has a terrible secret
Inspector Morse. Promised land ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse is a melancholy, 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 considerable intellect and passion for truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford
Revenge of the middle-aged woman by Elizabeth Buchan( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Her happy marriage and successful career falling apart after twenty-five years, Rose Lloyd struggles with the prospect of starting over until the reappearance of an old flame
A friend of the family by Nicola Thorne( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Tina and Steve seem like the golden couple - rich, good-looking with everything they could want except a child of their own. Louise has been Steve's employee for years and offers to be the surrogate mother to Tina's much wanted child. The consequences affect the relationships of all around them
A room with a view by E. M Forster( file )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
In this piece of social comedy, E.M. Forster is concerned with one of this favourite themes: the 'undeveloped heart' of the English middle classes, who are here represented by a group of tourists and expatriates in Florence
Classic love stories ( file )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
On the theme of love a second collection of romantic short stories from yesteryear
4:50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Als een vrouw in een passerende trein ziet hoe een man een vrouw wurgt, vraagt ze haar vriendin Miss Marple om hulp
Beloved Clara a true story of passion, music and tragedy by Lucy Parham( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
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