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Crossley, Steven

Works: 465 works in 1,758 publications in 1 language and 43,747 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Sea stories  Political fiction  Domestic fiction  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR6029.R25, 823.914
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Publications about Steven Crossley
Publications by Steven Crossley
Most widely held works by Steven Crossley
In the woods by Tana French( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,192 libraries worldwide
After a 12-year-old Irish lad and his two pals fail to return from a day in the woods, searchers find only the terrified sixth grader--with blood-filled shoes and no memory of what happened. Now 32, the tragedy's sole survivor Rob Ryan is a detective on Dublin's Murder Squad. A current investigation takes Rob to the exact site of his childhood trauma. With the present case chillingly similar to his 20-year-old nightmare, Rob hopes to unlock the shrouded secrets of his past
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde( file )
19 editions published between 1891 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
An exquisitely beautiful young man in Victorian England retains his youthful and innocent appearance over the years while his portrait reflects both his age and evil soul as he pursues a life of decadence and corruption.--
The book of lost things by John Connolly( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,077 libraries worldwide
Mourning the loss of his mother, David finds comfort in the books she left behind. But soon the make-believe world of the books melds with David's reality, and the figments of his imagination become startlingly real. Suddenly, he finds himself in a brutal land populated by trolls, harpies, and werewolf-like creatures. His only hope is to find the king, whose Book of Lost Things could show David the way home.--
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad( file )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
The title character is a man haunted by guilt over an act of cowardice. He becomes an agent at an isolated East Indian trading post. There his feelings of inadequacy and responsibility are played out to their logical and inevitable end
Saturday by Ian McEwan( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 885 libraries worldwide
A successful, happily married neurosurgeon, Henry Perowne is drawn into a confrontation with Baxter, a small-time thug, following a minor motor vehicle accident, an encounter that has savage consequences
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( file )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
At the peak of the French Revolution someone is freeing aristocrats from prison and smuggling them to England. The only clue is the image of the flower for which he becomes known. He must be stopped, but who is he or she?
The fracture zone : a return to the Balkans by Simon Winchester( file )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 756 libraries worldwide
Award-winning journalist and author Simon Winchester takes readers on a personal tour of the Balkans. Combining history and interviews with the people who live there, Winchester offers a fascinating glimpse into the complex issues at work in this chaotic region
The Finkler question by Howard Jacobson( file )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 747 libraries worldwide
Julian Treslove and Sam Finkler are old school friends who, despite a prickly relationship, have never lost touch with each other, or with their former teacher, Libor Sevick. The three men spent a sweetly painful evening together reminiscing, until an unexpected violent attack brings everything they thought they knew into question
The Endurance Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition ( visu )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
In August, 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton, renowned explorer set sail with 27 men on his ship The Endurance. His plan was to be the first expedition to cross the Antarctic continent. Marooned on four feet of ice, in over 8,000 feet deep water, Shackleton and his crew survived some 635 days and nights, without proper shelter or rations, enduring the harshest conditions imaginable
The bone clocks : a novel by David Mitchell( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 727 libraries worldwide
A vast, intricate novel that weaves six narratives and spans from 1984 to the 2030s about a secret war between a cult of soul-decanters and a small group of vigilantes called the Night Shift who try to take them down. An up-all-night story that fluently mixes the super-natural, sci-fi, horror, social satire, and hearbreaking realism
Freefall by Roderick Gordon( file )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
As fourteen-year-old archaeologist Will and his friends plummet down a subterranean pore, they face deadly creatures and discover a strange fungal shelf, which not only reveals artifacts from ancient civilizations, but clues to a lost land at the end of the Earth
Enduring love by Ian McEwan( file )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Joe Rose, a writer, is one of several bystanders who assist an elderly man trying to anchor his giant helium balloon. From that day on Jed Barry, another bystander who assisted with the balloon, begins to stalk Joe. Driven by religious zeal and misdirected love, Jed slowly unravels each strand of Joe's life. Joe's marriage, profession, and character begin to dissolve. A modern psychological thriller that examines the delicate construction of marriages and relationships and the inherent frailties of love
Deaf sentence by David Lodge( file )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 700 libraries worldwide
Lodge's novel finds linguistics professor Desmond Bates forced into an early retirement by hearing loss. While at a noisy party, Bates politely says yes to a question he can't quite hear. Soon, he learns he's agreed to supervise a dangerously sexy undergrad on her suicide note research
The heir by Catherine Coulter( file )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
Justin and Arabella marry for convenience, and become mired in a web of deceit that threatens to destroy them and the love that is beginning to spark their lives
Sword of the rightful king : a novel of King Arthur by Jane Yolen( file )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 644 libraries worldwide
Merlinnus the magician devises a way for King Arthur to prove himself the rightful king of England--pulling a sword from a stone--but trouble arises when someone else removes the sword first
The great stink by Clare Clark( file )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 629 libraries worldwide
When a putrid odor fills the city during a heat wave, massive repairs to London's sewer system are called for. While most find the subterranean world a dark carnival of horrors, William May, a haunted survivor of the Crimean War, finds solace in the dim, dripping passageways. But after being implicated in a murder, William's sanity is called into question
Closer by Roderick Gordon( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Will Burrows believes he is safe at the very center of the earth, in a world that no one knows exists, but the Styx are close behind and will follow him anywhere, while on the surface, Drake and some unlikely allies unearth some critical secrets. Sequel to Freefall. Followed by Spiral. Junior High. 2011
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