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Moffatt, John 1922-2012

Overview
Works: 181 works in 487 publications in 1 language and 5,888 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery fiction  Audio adaptations  Poetry  Radio adaptations  Bildungsromans  Fictional autobiographies  Radio plays  Fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor, Author, Creator, Other
Classifications: PR6005.H66, 823.912
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Elephants can remember by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Celia asks mystery writer Ariadne Oliver to find out how her parents really died. To do this she must track down the people who remember them, but it will take Ariadne's friend Hercule Poirot to find clues in their memories before it is too late
Hallowe'en party by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
No one believes a little girl when she insists that she has witnessed a murder until she herself turns up drowned, and Hercule Poirot sets out to catch the killer
The mystery of the blue train by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1928 and 2008 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
When Miss Katherine Grey unexpectedly inherits a small fortune, she books the famous Blue Train for a trip to the French Riviera. But Nice is not so nice, for on arrival, the strangled body of one of her fellow passengers is found and the great Hercule Poirot must help solve the case
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 260 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
Dead man's folly by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
What fun! The village party features a Murder Hunt, hosted by mystery writer Ariadne Oliver. One need only follow the game's make-believe clues to be the first to find the body. Only this time, it isn't a game, and the clues lead to a genuine corpse. Ariadne needs the help of her old friend, Hercule Poirot. The brilliant Belgian cracks the case and finds the murderer
The adventure of the Christmas pudding by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot reluctantly enjoys a traditional English Christmas in order to recover a priceless ruby stolen from a young Indian Prince. The ruby turns up frist in the Christmas pudding and then again in the hand of a young girl whose body is found lying in the snow
Black coffee [a stage play adapted by Charles Osborne] by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Black Coffee is an Agatha Christie play recrafted by Christie biographer Charles Osborne as a book meant to be read rather than seen on the stage. The story was first produced in 1930. Christie loyalists will welcome and applaud his dedication to the original. It's a classic "someone in this room is the murderer" tale. Scientist Sir Claud Amory invites Hercule Poirot to his estate to collect a formula for a new atomic explosive. Prior to Poirot's arrival, Sir Claud discovers the formula is missing from his safe
Great narrative poems of the romantic age by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
"Narrative poems in the English language, dating from ... the 19th century. All tell powerful stories of human passion and endeavour, often reflected in vivid evocations of the medieval world."--Container of CD issue
1000 years of laughter : an anthology of classic comic prose by David Timson( file )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
This anthology presents some of the funniest extracts in English literature. It opens with Anglo-Saxon riddles and continues with medieval memories, Tudor comic turns and Restoration buffoonery. Also included here are rarities from 18th, 19th, and 20th century novels and children's books
Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Four more delightful tales from one of the most entertaining storytellers of all time. Though writing in the 13th century, Chaucer's wit and observation comes down undiminished through the ages, especially in this accessible modern verse translation. The stories vary considerably from the uproarious Wife of Bath's Tale, promoting the power of women to the sober account of patient Griselda in the Clerk's Tale
Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Amy Leatheran is hired by archaeologist Dr. Leidner to work as nurse and companion for his wife who is subject to fits of nervous terrors. During their travel to an ancient site in the Iraqi desert, Mrs. Leidner proves to be demanding, yet fascinating. She gradually warms to Amy and, taking her into her confidence, she reveals the source of her terror. Events come to a terrible climax that results in murder. Hercule Poirot must rely on a drop of blood as the only clue to his investigation
The murder on the links a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
When Poirot arrives in France he finds that his client, a South American millionaire, has been stabbed to death and his body flung into a grave on a golf course
The Sittaford mystery by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 120 libraries worldwide
A seance, started as a lark, turns deadly serious when the rocking table reveals that Captain Trevelyan is dead
The ABC murders by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Alice Ascher is murdered at Andover. Betty Barnard is strangled at Bexhill-on-Sea. Each time, an ABC railway guide is found by the dead bodies and, each time, Poirot is warned in advance by a letter from someone signed "ABC". But who is ABC? And can Poirot find out in time to prevent the death of C?
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Persecuted by his wrathful stepfather, Mr. Murdstone; deceived by his boyhood idol, the callous, charming Steerforth; driven into moral combat with the sniveling clerk Uriah Heep, and hurled, pell-mell, into a blizzard of infatuation with the adorably dim-witted Dora--He survives it all with inimitable style
BBC Radio presents Sad cypress by Michael Bakewell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot investigates when Aunt Laura turns up dead and a beautiful young woman also dies
Evil under the sun by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Detective Hercule Poirot takes a holiday at an exclusive hotel on a tiny island to retreat from the stresses of his profession. The tranquil atmosphere is disrupted by the appearance of the charming Arlena Stuart who brings an indefinable erotic tension to the premise. When she is found strangled in a secluded cove, there are few, especially among the women, who feel either surprise or regret. With bewildering clues, Poirot is certain the solution lies with Arlena herself
Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Comically cursed at birth with the name Tristram, this gentleman relates every event in his life, from conception onward. Though everything occurs between parlor and garden, Tristram's excitable father, bewildered mother, and Uncle Toby provide ample opportunity for the digressions and madcap events that structure this seminal novel
The Christmas collection by Johnny Cash( file )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Includes the Christmas Mummers' Play as performed in some of the villages near Luttworth, Leicestershire in 1863
Agatha Christie's Poirot by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Dapper Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot returns to take on two baffling mysteries in a multivoice presentation from BBC Radio
 
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Alternative Names
John Moffatt acteur britannique
John Moffatt attore inglese
John Moffatt Brits acteur (1922-2012)
John Moffatt English actor and playwright
Moffatt, Albert John.
Moffatt, Albert John 1922-...
Moffatt, Albert John 1922-2012
Джон Моффатт
ג'ון מופאט שחקן ותסריטאי אנגלי
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