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Jennings, Alex

Overview
Works: 267 works in 877 publications in 4 languages and 27,650 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Juvenile works  Biographical films  Historical films  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Singer, Author
Classifications: PR6051.R285, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Alex Jennings
Publications by Alex Jennings
Most widely held works by Alex Jennings
The Queen by Stephen Frears( visu )
34 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,765 libraries worldwide
The Queen begins with a familiar epigraph "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown"--Henry IV, Part II. The action of the film takes place during the week following the death, on August 31, 1997 of Diana, Princess of Wales. One of its accomplishments, courtesy of adroit use of newsreel and other contemporary footage, is to remind viewers of the deep sadness that surrounded that event. It is also about the divergent and potentially ruinous ways the monarch and Prime Minister Tony Blair responded to the resulting torrent of national grief
The horse and his boy by C. S Lewis( Sound Recording )
29 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,818 libraries worldwide
Narnia: where horses talk, where treachery is brewing, where destiny awaits. On a desperate journey, two runaways meet and join forces. Though they are only looking to escape their harsh and narrow lives, they soon find themselves at the center of a terrible battle. It is a battle that will decide their fate and the fate of Narnia itself
The dark is rising by Susan Cooper( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,414 libraries worldwide
On his eleventh birthday Will Stanton discovers that he is the last of the Old Ones, destined to seek the six magical Signs that will enable the Old Ones to triumph over the evil forces of Dark
Best kept secret by Jeffrey Archer( Sound Recording )
14 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,302 libraries worldwide
Embarking on a shared family life, Harry, Emma, Sebastian, and Jessica find their happiness challenged by Emma's brother's engagement to a fortune-seeker, Sebastian's hedonist pursuits, and a grudge-bearing enemy from the past who would destroy their careers
Be careful what you wish for by Jeffrey Archer( Sound Recording )
17 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,188 libraries worldwide
Follow the struggles and triumphs of the Clifton and Barrington families into the 1960s: the construction of a luxury ocean liner which comes under sabotage from the IRA; the Clifton family's entry into the London art scene; and a sweeping ending with all of the Barringtons and the Cliftons aboard the ship for its maiden voyage
The sins of the father a novel by Jeffrey Archer( Sound Recording )
17 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
Only days before Britain declares war on Germany, Harry Clifton, hoping to escape the consequences of long-buried family secrets, and forced to accept that his desire to marry Emma Barrington will never be fulfilled, has joined the Merchant Navy. After his ship is sunk, Harry seizes on the chance to escape his tangled past by assuming the identity of an American officer
Mightier than the sword by Jeffrey Archer( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
When Harry arrives in New York, his publisher Harold Guinzberg tells him he has been elected as the next president of English PEN, which will give him the opportunity to launch a campaign for the release of a fellow author, Anatoly Babakov, who is languishing in a Russian Gulag in Siberia. His crime, writing a book Uncle Joe, which gives an insight into what it was like to work for Josef Stalin
Over sea, under stone by Susan Cooper( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
Three children on vacation in Cornwall find an ancient manuscript which sends them on a dangerous quest that entraps them in the eternal battle between the forces of the Light and the Dark
A God in ruins : a novel by Kate Atkinson( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
Kate Atkinson's dazzling Life after Life explored the possibility of infinite chances and the power of choices, following Ursula Todd as she lived through the turbulent events of the last century over and over again. A God in Ruins tells the dramatic story of the twentieth century through Ursula's beloved younger brother Teddy--would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather--as he navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world. After all that Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge is living in a future he never expected to have
Cranford return to Cranford ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 868 libraries worldwide
Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realized in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. Elsewhere, the shadow of the railway still looms, but the line has been halted five miles outside Cranford, a disaster as far as Captain Brown is concerned. Meanwhile, as Mr. Buxton returns to town with his son, William, and his niece, Erminia, Miss Matty becomes concerned about another young person, Peggy Bell, who lives in an isolated cottage with her mother and domineering brother. She decides to intervene and engineers an invitation that will bring the four young people together. But when tragedy strikes, she fears she has opened a Pandora's box from which Cranford will never recover
Greenwitch by Susan Cooper( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 766 libraries worldwide
Jane's invitation to witness the making of the Greenwitch begins a series of sinister events in which she and her two brothers help the Old Ones recover the grail stolen by the Dark
Silver on the tree by Susan Cooper( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
In the Welsh hills Will Stanton, youngest of the immortal Old Ones, joins forces with Merriman, Bran, and the mortal Drew children in a quest through space and time against the powers of evil known as the Dark
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
Tells the tales of Narnia, a magical, fantastic place where good and evil battle, children have adventures as kings and queens, and beasts and creatures can talk
Five children & It by J Stephenson( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
What would you wish for if you were granted a new wish every day? That's the interesting situation five children face when they're sent to live with their eccentric uncle in his moldering mansion while their father fights in World War I. There they discover It, a fairy who makes their wishes come true
Cometh the hour by Jeffrey Archer( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Giles must decide if he should withdraw from politics and try to rescue Karin, the woman he loves, from behind the Iron Curtain. But is Karin truly in love with him, or is she a spy? Lady Virginia is facing bankruptcy, and can see no way out of her financial problems, until she is introduced to the hapless Cyrus T. Grant III from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who's in England to see his horse run at Royal Ascot. Sebastian Clifton is now the Chief Executive of Farthings Bank and a workaholic, whose personal life is thrown into disarray when he falls for Nadira, a beautiful Indian girl. But her parents have already chosen the man she is going to marry. Meanwhile, Sebastian's rivals Adrian Sloane and Desmond Mellor are still plotting to bring him and his chairman Hakim Bishara down, so they can take over Farthings
Lionel Asbo state of England by Martin Amis( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
Lionel Pepperdine is the ferocious antihero of Martin Amis' latest, who proudly changes his surname legally to ASBO -- which stands for "Anti-Social Behavior Order." When Lionel wins just under a hundred million pounds in the National Lottery, the Lotto Lout is unleashed as a menace to society. Much of the action is seen through the eyes of Lionel's honest, intelligent, and frighteningly vulnerable mixed-race nephew, Desmond Pepperdine. Desmond has a guilty secret--and powerful reasons to fear his uncle's anger, which he knows to be limitless.--Publisher's web site
The wings of the dove by Iain Softley( visu )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and German and held by 483 libraries worldwide
A young society woman's love for a common journalist presents her with an impossible decision: leave him or marry and face a life of poverty. Events take an unexpected twist when she befriends a lonely young heiress whose own tragic secret offers an irresistible but dangerous solution
The 39 steps by John Buchan( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Wrongfully accused of murder, Richard Hannay finds himself on a roller coaster action adventure full of excitement, drama, danger, fun, and romance as he attempts to save the nation from invasion. On the run from spies and the police, the last thing he expected was to be stuck with Victoria Sinclair, an opinionated suffragette, but their mutual loathing turns to romance as they find themselves facing death together
Agatha Christie Marple ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple during a chance encounter on a train. However, when Miss Pinkerton herself dies, Miss Marple believes it was no accident. The Do it with Mirrors: Miss Marple's old friend Carrie-Louise has always had a soft heart for charitable causes. This time it's juvenile criminals lodged in a reformatory on her estate. Murder and mystery follow needing Miss Marple's sleuthing skills. Why Didn't they Ask Evans? A dying man's last words turn young Bobby Attfield into an amateur detective. With the help of two assistants, socialite Frankie Derwent and Jane Marple, he sets out to solve the riddle they pose
By the pricking of my thumbs a Tommy & Tuppence mystery by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Tommy and Tuppence Beresford visit the Sunny Ridge Rest Home, where an old rambling woman insists that something is buried in the fireplace in the sitting room, and tat a painting of a secluded house is strangely familiar. When the woman disappears without a trace, the sleuths discover something wicked at Sunny Ridge
 
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Alternative Names
Alex Jennings acteur britannique
Alex Jennings attore britannico
Alex Jennings britischer Schauspieler
Alex Jennings britisk skodespelar
Alex Jennings britisk skuespiller
Alex Jennings Brits acteur
Alex Jennings brittisk skådespelare
Дженнингс, Алекс
Languages
English (233)
German (5)
French (2)
Spanish (1)
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