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Thaw, John 1942-2002

Overview
Works: 583 works in 1,155 publications in 1 language and 22,400 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Fiction  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Television programs  War films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Thaw
Publications by John Thaw
Publications by John Thaw, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Thaw
A year in Provence by Peter Mayle( visu )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,293 libraries worldwide
Based on Peter Mayle's bestseller by the same name, it is the hilarious first year account of the Mayles' adjusting to both the idiosyncracies of the locals and the quaint traditions of this ancient and charming region
Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian( visu )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 805 libraries worldwide
As Britain stands on the brink of WWII, Tom Oakley, a cantankerous old man living a solitary life in a small village becomes the guardian of an 11-year-old evacuee of London. The two develop a bond of friendship that gives them both new hope
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Chaplin's entire life is covered in the biographical film. From his upbringings in the slums of England to his Honorary Oscar in 1972
Inspector Morse, the remorseful day collection set ( visu )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
In this last Morse dramatization, an ailing Inspector Morse returns to work to investigate new evidence that has surfaced regarding the brutal murder of the agreeably flirtatious nurse who attended to him when he was in the hospital
WWII, the lost color archives ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
Until today, our collective memories of World War II have lived almost exclusively in black and white. Recently re-discovered color film archival materials, assembled after years of research, offers a new perspective on everything from the war's most critical battles and key personalities to details of life on the home front to the plight of uprooted refugees
Monsignor Renard ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Monsignor Renard tells the story of the German occupation of France during World War II through the eyes and experiences of a humble and extraordinary priest-- whose beliefs are tested to the breaking point
Last bus to Woodstock ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse uncovers a web of intrigue, blackmail and hidden passion in a local insurance office, when he investigates the death of a young secretary. Stars Jill Baker, Holly Aird and Anthony Bate
Last seen wearing ( visu )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse returns when a schoolgirl from a wealthy family is missing. Morse is convinced she has been murdered and his investigations reveal that there is more going on at her exclusive school than meets the eye. But before he has unravelled the mystery, he finds another murder on his hands
The Wolvercote tongue ( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
A precious jewel known as The Wolvercote tongue is missing and its owner has been found dead in a hotel room. Morse suspects foul play, despite the pathologist's report that she died of a heart attack
Infernal serpent ( visu )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Morse and Lewis have to tackle a particularly unsavory case involving child abuse. Their inquiries into the murder of an eminent environmentalist, killed minutes before he was scheduled to give a controversial lecture, unearth skeletons in the cupboard of a respectable academic family
Dead on time ( visu )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
When an elderly Don apparently commits suicide, Inspector Morse is called in and finds he has a personal involvement in the case. The wife of the dead man is the woman Morse was engaged to be married to years ago
The silent world of Nicholas Quinn ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse is called in to investigate one of the most puzzling murder cases yet. Someone is selling examination secrets at Oxford and making a killing in more ways than one. Nicholas Quinn is the hard-of-hearing member of an examinations board until one day he is found dead at home. Can Morse match up the clues with the killer?--Container
The ghost in the machine ( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 303 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
Absolute conviction ( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Bailey, Thornton and Cryer were eighties entrepreneurs until it was found that they had stolen millions of pounds from their investors. All three are serving sentences in the same prison where Cryer is found dead in his cell. It looks like a heart attack but the pathologist's report quickly points to murder. Morse and Lewis go behind bars to investigate but must tread carefully with the prison governor
Deceived by flight ( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
Sergeant Lewis gets to display his cricketing skills as a sub with the Clarets XI old boys' team when they gather for their annual match at Oxford, but Morse is called in when one of the team is murdered
Driven to distraction ( visu )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Morse's investigations into the apparently motiveless murder of a young woman lead him to question his own driving ability and to consider selling his coveted Mark 2 Jaguar
Death of the self ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
An Englishwoman is attending an expensive psychotherapy course near Vicenza, Italy when she dies in a freak accident. The Italian verdict is accidental death, but the woman's husband questions the decision. Morse and Lewis are sent to Italy where Morse discovers that the psychotherapy centre is run by an old adversary
Greeks bearing gifts ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
The Greek community in Oxford closes ranks when a Greek restaurant chef is found dead and a baby goes missing. Morse feels more at home with Oxford's other Greek connection - the classical scholars - and surprisingly discovers there could be a link between the two worlds
Inspector Morse ( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Morse matches wits with a dangerous escaped mental patient who is a master of disguise. Morse also has to deal with growing Satanism in Oxfordshire. He is helped in the hunt by his psychiatrist, who appears to be a target
Sins of the fathers ( visu )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Real ale buff Inspector Morse is in his element when he investigates foul play at a family-run brewery
 
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