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Purefoy, James 1964-

Overview
Works: 184 works in 363 publications in 4 languages and 14,780 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Military history  Film adaptations  History  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Television programs  Fiction  Science fiction films  Zombie films 
Roles: Actor, Commentator, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about James Purefoy
Publications by James Purefoy
Most widely held works by James Purefoy
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,864 libraries worldwide
The rousing story of lowborn Willian Thatcher's quest to change his stars, win the heart of an exceedingly fair maiden and rock his medieval world. Follow this fearless squire and his band of medieval misfits as they careen their way toward impossible glory that's part romance, part road trip and part exuberant swashbuckling
John Carter by Taylor Kitsch( visu )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,668 libraries worldwide
A war-weary former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands
Vanity fair by Mira Nair( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,561 libraries worldwide
Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband
Resident evil apocalypse by Paul Anderson( visu )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
A virus has escaped and infected a secret lab and the scientists turned into zombies. A special-operations force is sent to battle the virus before it infects the planet
Rome ( visu )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son and heir. The conspirator Brutus ponders how to curry favor with the masses that have condemned him as a murderer, while his mother Servilia concocts a deadly plot of her own. Meanwhile, Titus Pullo attempts to pull his friend Lucius Vorenus out of the darkness that has engulfed his soul in the wake of personal tragedy. For once again, the fates of these two mismatched soldiers seem inexorably tied to the fate of Rome itself
Rome ( visu )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of one million people, epicenter of a sprawling empire. The Republic was founded on principles of shared power and fierce personal competition, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling, eaten away by corruption and excess. After eight years of war, soldiers Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo unwittingly become entwined in the historical events of ancient Rome
The mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 690 libraries worldwide
On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and daughter at a country fair. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge
The hollow crown ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
The Hollow crown: "New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard II; King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2; King Henry V. The plays chronicle a continuous period in British history from the end of the 14th century to the aftermath of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Together, the plays comprise a story with recurring themes of power struggles, redemption, family conflict and betrayal."--IMDb
The following ( visu )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
A charismatic yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command
Injustice ( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
When successful London barrister William Travers suffers a nervous breakdown, he moves his family and practice to rural Suffolk. Called upon to defend an old friend, he is caught up in a conspiracy that stretches far beyond the courtroom. James Purefoy stars in a taut, engrossing thriller from the creator of Foyle's War
Solomon Kane by Michael J Bassett( visu )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Captain Solomon Kane is a brutally efficient 16th century killing machine. When Kane decides to attack a mysterious nearby castle to plunder its rumored riches, his men are picked off by demonic creatures until he alone is left to face the Devil's own Reaper-dispatched from the depths of Hell to lay claim to his hopelessly corrupt soul. Though Kane manages to escape, he knows that he now must redeem himself by renouncing violence and devoting himself wholly to a life of peace and purity
A dance to the music of time by Christophe Morahan( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
George and the dragon ( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 289 libraries worldwide
The first crusade to free the Holy Land has ended. George, a handsome knight, desires to hang up his sword and settle down. In England, he agrees to search for Princess Lunna, the daughter of kind King Edgaar, in exchange for a small plot of land
Sharpe's sword ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Sharpe is sent to protect El Mirador, Wellington's best spy, and finds himself a target of Colonel Leroux, a ferocious French swordsman who has been commanded to capture El Mirador. When Sharpe is wounded in battle, a mute French convent girl comes to his aid
The tide of life by Catherine Cookson( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Emily Kennedy faces her future with a glad smile and an ever-hopeful philosophy. Her only worry is her delicate younger sister, Lucy. When a tragic set of circumstances force the sisters from their home, Emily is quickly forced to grow into womanhood and take on the responsibilities of an adult. Needing all her strength of will and character to see her through the difficult road she travels, Emily manages to cling bravely to her never-say-die attitude to life
Beau Brummell this charming man ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
A look at the man who changed fashion during 18th century England, at a time when men wore heavy perfume, makeup, and wigs, by showing princes and lords how he felt a man should truly look
Maybe baby by Ben Elton( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Sam and Lucy are a married couple who seem to have it all. The only thing missing is a child that they both desperately want. Between busy careers and trying to conceive, life becomes completely unpredictable. Now their love for each other will truely be put to the test
Richard II by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
King Richard , a vain, self-indulgent man who rules with little regard for his people's welfare, is called upon to settle a dispute between his cousin Henry Bolingbroke and Thomas Mowbray. In an act that will spell doom for his reign, he banished both men, and sets into motion a chain of events that will change British history forever
Feast of July by Christopher Menaul( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
A mysterious young beauty searches for the lover who betrayed her. Weary and alone, she is offered shelter by the Wainwright family whose three handsome sons battle for her affections
Rome ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Season One: Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of one million people, epicenter of a sprawling empire. The Republic was founded on principles of shared power and fierce personal competition, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling, eaten away by corruption and excess. After eight years of war, soldiers Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo unwittingly become entwined in the historical events of ancient Rome. A serialized drama of love and betrayal, masters and slaves, husbands and wives, Rome chronicles a turbulent era that saw the death of a republic and the birth of an empire
 
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Alternative Names
Purefoy, James Brian Mark.
Languages
English (129)
Spanish (5)
French (4)
Turkish (1)
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