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Case, David

Works: 599 works in 1,439 publications in 1 language and 24,502 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Military history  Sea stories  Naval history  Drama  Historical fiction  Political fiction  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Performer
Classifications: PR4560, 823.8
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Publications about David Case
Publications by David Case
Most widely held works about David Case
Most widely held works by David Case
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( file )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
During the French Revolution, a young Englishman gives up his life to save the husband of the woman he loves
Les misérables by Victor Hugo( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Les Miserables is a romantic novel packed with revealing incidents of slum life and poverty in 19th-century France. The core of the book deals with Jean Valjean, a criminal who serves as an example of the misery and contradictions of society with which Victor Hugo was especially concerned. Les Miserables is both a powerful social document and an extremely interesting and dramatic narrative, which is the culmination of 14 years' work and Hugo's masterpiece
A room with a view by E. M Forster( file )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
Lucy Honeychurch, a young English woman traveling in Italy with her stuffy chaperone aunt, finds herself constrained by the claustrophobic influence of her British guardians and attracted to the free-spirited George Emerson, whose family's radical politics make him entirely unsuitable. Sharing a spontaneous moment of passion with him in the Italian countryside, Lucy is soon at war with the snobbery of her class and her own conflicting desires. Back in England, she is courted by a more acceptable, if stifling, suitor, and soon realizes she must make a final choice for her life between convention and passion
Around the world in eighty days by Jules Verne( file )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
In 1872, English gentleman Phileas Fogg has many adventures as he tries to win a bet that he can travel around the world in eighty days
Cry, the beloved country by Alan Paton( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Anti-apartheid novel about a black man in South Africa charged with the killing of a white who had devoted his life to justice for the blacks
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( file )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
From the moment narrator Jim Hawkins meets the blind pirate Pew at the Admiral Benbow until the spirited battle for hidden treasure on a tropical island, the story spawns unforgettable scenes and characters that have thrilled readers young and old since its original publication in 1883
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( file )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Standing as one of the most revered works in all of English literature, 'Great expectations' traces the development of Philip Pirrip, called Pip, from a boy of shallow aspirations to a man of depth and character. Pip is reared by his sister and her husband Joe Gargery, a blacksmith. In his youth he is influenced by the eccentric Miss Havisham, who was jilted on her wedding night and who has brought up her adopted niece Estella to hate men
Whose body? a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery by Dorothy L Sayers( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
In his first murder case, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates the bizarre case of a corpse in the bathtub
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( file )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and peace is at once an epic of the Napoleonic wars, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Tolstoy's literary genius is clearly seen in the multitude of fully realized and memorable characters
Encore Provence [new adventures in the south of France] by Peter Mayle( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Peter Mayle celebrates his homecoming to Provence with a joyous mix of Gallic characters, adventure, and culinary treats
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( file )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
David Copperfield firmly embraces the eternal freshness, the comic delights, the tender warmth, and the ghastly horrors of childhood. It is a timeless tale of a thoughtful orphan discovering how to live and love in a cutthroat, indifferent adult world
Sharpe's tiger by Bernard Cornwell( file )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
In 1799, the British Army is fighting its way through India in an attempt to push the ruthless Tippoo of Mysore from his throne and drive his French allies out. Posing as a deserter, the young and illiterate private Richard Sharpe must penetrate into the Tippoo's city and make contact with a Scottish spy being held prisoner there. Success will mean winning his sergeant stripes; failure, being turned over to the Tippoo's brutal executioners--or his man-eating tigers. Along the way, Sharpe keeps an eye out for beautiful prostitutes, any stray loot he can get his hands on, and the chance to learn his ABCs. But when the furious British assault on the city begins, Sharpe must fight with the fierceness and agility of a tiger himself to foil the Tippoo's well-set trap--and to keep from being killed by his own side
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( file )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 310 libraries worldwide
The diary of an Englishman shipwrecked for almost thirty years on a small isolated island where, using wit and industry, he manages to build a new life
Dubliners by James Joyce( file )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
James Joyce paints vivid portraits of the poorer classes of Dublin in a collection of stories whose larger purpose, he said, was to depict a "moral history of Ireland." From the first story, in which a young boy encounters death, to the haunting final story involving the middle-aged Gabriel, the book gives an unflinchingly realistic portrayal of the author's own "dear, dirty Dublin" in the early twentieth century
Sharpe's rifles by Bernard Cornwell( file )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Sharpe must lead his men through the enemy infested mountains of Spain
Sharpe's siege Richard Sharpe and the Winter Campaign, 1814 by Bernard Cornwell( file )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Sharpe's mission had seemed simple: capture a small unguarded French coastal fort, cripple Napoleon's supply lines, and retreat across the sea. But behind the lines, Sharpe's old enemy, Pierre Ducos, awaits Sharpe's arrival with a battalion of French soldiers and a vicious commanding general who keeps the scalps of his dead enemies as trophies. Outmaneuvered by Ducos's treachery and abandoned by his own navy, Sharpe has only two choices: to escape with the aid of the charming, unscrupulous American mercenary, Cornelius Killick, or die
Sharpe's gold by Bernard Cornwell( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Only a year after its stunning victory at Talavera in July of 1809, Wellington's Peninsular army --vastly outnumbered, its coffers empty -- is on the brink of collapse. The Spanish government has fallen, and the last Spanish armies have been crushed by the French. But Wellington has one hope left: in the dangerous Portuguese hills lies a fortune in gold, enough gold perhaps to turn the Peninsular War around. And he knows of one fighting man capable of stealing it: Captain Richard Sharpe of the South Essex Regiment
Blue at the mizzen by Patrick O'Brian( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Captain Jack Aubrey stakes all on a desperate solo night raid against the might of the Spanish viceroy in Peru. 20th in series
His last bow by Arthur Conan Doyle( file )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
A body on the London Underground; the strange disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax; a parcel containing some coarse salt and two freshly severed human ears. In the course of these investigations, Holmes himself is struck down by a virulent Eastern disease, and we are reintroduced to his remarkable brother Mycroft- 'all other men are specialists, but his specialism is onmiscience'
RCRA solid and hazardous wastes recent issues and cases-December 2001 by David Case( file )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
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