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Works: 446 works in 623 publications in 2 languages and 11,962 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Domestic fiction  Radio plays  Fantasy fiction  History  Audio adaptations  Adventure stories  Christian fiction 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: PR6039.O32, 823.912
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The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 717 libraries worldwide
A dramatized radio production adapted from Tolkien's classic work
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the tale by J.R.R. Tolkien about the hobbit from the Shire in Middle-Earth who joins with a band of dwarfs to help recover their lost treasure stolen by the fearful dragon Smaug
The fellowship of the ring by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power except one - the One Ring that rules them all - which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins. Young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task when Bilbo entrusts the Ring to his care
The two towers by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Presents the adventures of the little hobbit Frodo Baggins and his trusty companion, Sam as they journey from Middle Earth to the land of the Shadow
The garden party and other stories by Maeve Binchy( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Irish author Maeve Binchy presents four stories originally aired on BBC Radio. The four stories, all focused on exemplary women
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
John Moffatt stars as the famous Belgian detective in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of one of Christie's most popular novels.Linnet Ridgeway has led a charmed life. Blessed with beauty, enormous wealth and a devoted husband, she has everything anyone could wish for. But as the happy couple set out on an idyllic honeymoon cruise on the Nile, storm clouds are gathering
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
An international cast of suspects, all passengers on the crowded train, are speeding through the snowy European landscape when a bizarre and terrible murder brings them to an abrupt halt. One of their glittering number lies dead in his cabin, stabbed a mysterious twelve times
And then there were none by Agatha Christie( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Ten houseguests, trapped on an isolated island, are the prey of a diabolical killer. A famous nursery rhyme is framed and hung in every room of the mansion: Ten little Indian boys went out to dine; One choked his little self and then there were nine--When they realize that murders are occurring as described in the rhyme, terror mounts. Who has choreographed this dastardly scheme? And who will be left to tell the tale?
The return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
While the evil might of the Dark Lord Sauron swarmed out to conquer all Middle-earth, Frodo and Sam struggled deep into Mordor, seat of Sauron's power. To defeat the Dark Lord, the accursed Ring of Power had to be destroyed in the fires of Mount Doom. But the way was impossibly hard, and Frodo was weakening. Weighed down by the compulsion of the Ring, he finally began to despair. The return of the King completes the story told thus far in The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers. It provides an awesome conclusion to J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, beloved by millions around the world
BBC Radio presents The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
To protect a magic ring, Frodo, the hobbit, must undertake a long and dangerous journey
Complete waltzes by Frédéric Chopin( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in No Linguistic Content and held by 190 libraries worldwide
"...immaculate technique and pianism...an instinctive interpreter of Chopin."--Gramophone
Trains and buttered toast : selected radio talks by John Betjeman( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
The lord of the rings the complete trilogy by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Frodo, a hobbit, is entrusted with a powerful, legendary ring in order to travel across the world and throw it into Mount Doom in the hopes of destroying it before the evil Sauron catches him and takes the ring for himself
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy primary phase by Douglas Adams( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Arthur Dent never could get the hang of Thursdays. On this particular Thursday, his house is set to be demolished and his friend Ford Prefect turns out to be from a star named Betelgeuse (and not, after all, from Guildford). Furthermore, it turns out that the whole Earth is scheduled for demolition by the Vogons to make way for a new hyperspace bypass. The irony of the situation is almost lost on Arthur as he and Ford hitch an intergalactic ride away from oblivion
Alice in Wonderland and, Through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
By falling down a rabbit hole and stepping through a mirror, Alice experiences unusual adventures with a variety of nonsensical characters
Pet sematary by Stephen King( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
"Dr. Louis Creed and his wife Rachel chose rural Maine to settle his family and bring up their children. It was a better place than smog-covered Chicago-- or so he thought. But that was before he became acquainted with the old pet burial ground located in the backwoods of the quiet community of Ludlow. The place has a power-- it seeps into your dreams and you wake up sweating with fear. It is a place that strikes dread into the lives of all who share its secrets."--Container
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
A BBC Radio dramatizaton of the classic novel chronicles Russian history during and after the Napoeonic Wars
The lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Elinor and Marianne Dashwood are two strikingly different sisters. Both are in love -- Elinor with respectable Edward Ferrars and Marianne with John Willoughby, attractive but very unsuitable. But when they find out that both men are engaged to other women, the agonizing struggle between head and heart begins
The horse and his boy by C. S Lewis( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
A boy and a talking horse share an adventurous and dangerous journey to Narnia to warn of invading barbarians
 
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British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC Radio
British Broadcasting Corporation. Radio
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French (2)
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