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Glenister, Robert

Overview
Works: 56 works in 218 publications in 1 language and 8,188 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery fiction  Melodrama  Television series  Television cop shows  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  History  Television mini-series 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Translator, Performer
Classifications: PR6068.O93, 823.92
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Publications about Robert Glenister
Publications by Robert Glenister
Most widely held works by Robert Glenister
The cuckoo's calling by Robert Galbraith( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,649 libraries worldwide
"After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up with his longtime girlfriend and is living in his office. Then John Bristow walks through his door with an amazing story: his sister, the legendary supermodel Lula Landry, known to her friends as the Cuckoo, famously fell to her death a few months earlier. The police ruled it a suicide, but John refuses to believe that. The case plunges Strike into the world of multimillionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, and desperate designers, and it introduces him to every variety of pleasure, enticement, seduction, and delusion known to man"--Publisher's web site
Career of evil by Robert Galbraith( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,263 libraries worldwide
When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past who he thinks could be responsible and Strike knows that any one of them is capable of sustained and unspeakable brutality. With the police focusing on the one suspect Strike is increasingly sure is not the perpetrator, he and Robin take matters into their own hands, and delve into the dark and twisted worlds of the other three men. But as more horrendous acts occur, time is running out for the two of them
Prime suspect ( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 764 libraries worldwide
Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison is promoted to Detective Superintendent. Includes three 2-hour episodes: The Lost Child, Inner Circles, and The Scent Of Darkness
Ruby in the smoke by Brian Percival( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
Set in Victorian London, fearless young Sally Lockhart has a mind for numbers and for sleuthing. Recently orphaned Sally is armed with a pearl-handled pistol and her keen mind, uncovers the secrets of her father's death aboard the sunken schooner Lavinia, discovers hidden cursed jewels, and faces England's deadliest villains with bold courage
The silkworm by Robert Galbraith( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
"When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days--as he has done before--and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than his wife realizes. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were to be published, it would ruin lives--meaning that there are a lot of people who might want him silenced. When Quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances, it becomes a race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer, a killer unlike any Strike has encountered before
The last Sherlock Holmes story by Michael Dibdin( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective and his faithful companion Dr. Watson are given a novel treatment by Michael Dibdin in this thriller, which finds the detectives stalking Jack the Ripper in the streets of London's East End in 1888
The great train robbery ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
It's November of 1962, and Bruce Reynolds is gathering a group of men together with the intent of robbing a Royal Mail train bound for London from Glasgow. The gang holds a practice robbery in the London Heathrow Airport to see if they're ready, and then, on August 8, 1963, they rob the train of over Đ2.6 million. Six of Scotland Yard's finest police officers are called in to investigate the case, determined to not only recover the stolen money, but also to put away the masterminds
Hustle ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Follow the adventures of a gang of five expert con-artists let loose on the streets of London. They are specialists in liberating cash from the amoral and undeserving
The gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 226 libraries worldwide
From the spectacle of gladiatorial combat to the intrigue of the Senate, from the foreign wars that created an empire to the betrayals that almost tore it apart, the Emperor novels tell the remarkable story of the man who would become the greatest Roman of them all: Julius Caesar. The Gates of Rome introduces an ambitious young man facing his first great test. In the city of Rome, a titanic power struggle is about to shake the Republic to its core
Hu$tle ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
"How would you execute a con? Cover all the angles and leave nothing to chance or rely on charm alone? Let the experts show you how it's done. The con is back on with the complete second season of Hustle."--Container
The Noël Coward collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
Hu$tle ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Strapped for cash after a spell in Las Vegas, the expert tricksters are confronted by some risky situations. They devise and execute more devious schemes to replenish their coffers by depriving some nasty characters of their ill-gotten gains
Hu$tle ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
In this season, the team loses Mickey Bricks to an overseas sabbatical, so it's time for someone else to lead the gang. Danny steps up to the plate, but can the others convince him that the team needs another member-- especially when it comes in the form of street kid Billy Bond? There are, as always, plenty of marks who are greedy, rude, or simply nasty enough to be parted from their cash. Targets include a porn baron, a ruthless nursing home owner, and a charity crook. The crew also hits LA and Las Vegas, but when they're not on their home turf, will their audacious attempts catch up with them in the end?
The great poets by William Blake( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Readings of some of William Blake's poetry
Warriors ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the lives and battles of six of the most powerful leaders of all time: Spartacus, Attila the Hun, the Shogun, Richard the Lionheart, Cortes, Napoleon
The death of kings by Conn Iggulden( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
As Caesar builds a legend far from Rome, his friend Marcus Brutus rises to power in the wake of a dictator's murder. Once they were like brothers, sharing ideals and an attraction to a forbidden woman. Now they will unite again to fight a gladiator named Spartacus, whose army will battle Rome
The time machine by H. G Wells( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
A scientist invents a time machine and uses it to travel to the year 802,701 A.D., where he discovers the childlike Eloi and the hideous underground Morlocks
The prophet : & the wandererer by Kahlil Gibran( file )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Khalil Gibran (1883-1931) was Lebanese by birth but spent a major part of his life in America in the early part of the twentieth century. He wrote many collections of stories with a wise or whimsical tone, but none more popular than The prophet, his first collection, or The wanderer, his final anthology. They are read here with great sympathy and understanding by Robert Glenister
Aristophanes : the gods are laughing ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
"As irreverent and bawdy as Aristophanes, but with more accessible humor, this pseudo-biography juxtaposes elements of Aristophanic plays with the activities of contemporaneous people to show how Aristophanes became the father of political satire and why his theatrical innovations are still staples of the contemporary theatre. Aristophanes is shown as an artist living on the edge, who uses comedy to mock his enemies and wages a one-man campaign against those Athenians who revel in war and death; he is set off against his son, who wants to write to entertain; a coldly rational Socrates; Cephisophon, the Laurence Olivier of ancient Greece; the dictator, Cleon; and Aristophanes' skeptical mother, who prefers tragedy to comedy. Caution: contains sexual situations."--Description provided by Films Media Group
Double vision by Pat Barker( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Insomnia, exhaustion, recurring nightmares - Stephen Sharkey is suffering the after-effects of his career as a war reporter. Hanging up his flak jacket and turning his back on the everyday reality of war, Stephen moves into a quiet and peaceful cottage in the north of England. It seems the perfect environment to write his book on the representations of war. However, even far from the war-torn countries he has left behind, Stephen's supposed isolation offers no protection from other people's suffering or the shattering effects of human brutality
 
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