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Lee, John

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Works: 936 works in 1,872 publications in 1 language and 49,673 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Fantasy fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Spy stories  Dystopias 
Roles: Narrator, Designer, Producer, Translator, Editor, Performer, Correspondent, Thesis advisor, Costume designer, Instrumentalist, Printer, Other, Honoree, Musician, Creator, Moderator, Illustrator, Commentator, Conductor
Classifications: PR6069.I362, 823.914
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The black cat a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
Jury investigates the death of a young escort who has been murdered behind a local pub. The only witness is the establishment's black cat, who gives neither crook nor clue as to the girl's identity or her killer's
The heir by Barbara Taylor Bradford( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,015 libraries worldwide
Edward Deravenel has been in charge of his family's trading company for most of his adult life. At age 33, Edward has made his company in one of the most successful companies in the world. He plans on leaving his vast wealth for his beloved son. However, his scheming brother and his dishonest wife plan on duping Edward, and take his money
The Guernsey literary and potato peel pie society a novel by Mary Ann Shaffer( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 966 libraries worldwide
It's a book club born as a spur-of-the-moment alibi when its members are discovered breaking curfew by the Germans occupying their island. Juliet Ashton, a London writer, converses in letters with the Society's members, learning about their lives, their island, their taste in books, and the impact that the recent German occupation has had on all of them. Captivated by their stories, she sets sail to meet these people with whom she has found connection
A feast for crows by George R. R Martin( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 946 libraries worldwide
After centuries of strife, the seven powers dividing the land have worn themselves down into a stalemate. The monstrous King Joffrey is dead, and the Northern rebels are scattered. Into this blasted peace, however, come the scavengers, outlaws and renegades, who have been waiting to pick over the remnants. Daring new plots and alliances are formed, and personalities new and old have emerged from the struggle to take up new positions. It is a time for nobles and commoners, soldiers and sorcerers, assassins and sages to come together and stake their fortunes ... and their lives. They must gather the skills, power, and magic needed to prevail
Pixar short films collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
Disney and Pixar present an incredible new collection of 12 short films, featuring multiple Academy Award nominees (best short film, animated: Presto, 2008; Day & Night, 2010; La Luna, 2011) and a host of family favorites. Join the celebration of imagination with this must-own collection, packed with unforgettable animation, fantastic stories, and captivating characters
Hornet flight by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
A novel of the early days of World War II
The English assassin by Daniel Silva( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 751 libraries worldwide
Israeli art restorer and occasional secret agent Gabriel Allon has a problem. A prominent Swiss banker has called him to Switzerland to restore his Raphael. The problem is that Allon finds the banker dead in front of his Raphael, and he's the prime suspect
End in tears by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 738 libraries worldwide
International bestselling author Ruth Rendell delivers a first-rate new Inspector Wexford mystery--a traditional British whodunit rendered unique by Rendell's celebrated gift for characterization and social commentary. At first there was no reason to link the killings. The one, months earlier, seemed totally random: a lump of concrete, pushed off an overpass onto a passing car. By contrast, the bludgeoning death of Amber, returning home late after night-clubbing with her teenaged friends, was obviously calculated. The killer had been seen waiting for the girl in a nearby wood. But when Inspector Wexford found that Amber had been the driver right behind the crushed car--and that both were Hondas of similar vintage and color--he knew that someone had wanted the teenager dead badly enough to kill twice to get the job done. And the murders had not yet come to an end
Careless in red by Elizabeth George( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 710 libraries worldwide
After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man. The head of the vastly understaffed local police department needs Lynley's help, though, especially when it comes to the mysterious, secretive woman whose cottage lies not far from where the body was discovered
Shades of grey [a novel] by Jasper Fforde( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1009 and 2009 in English and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Jasper Fforde unfolds the tale of Eddie Russett, a boy living in a world without color. As he works for the Color Control Agency, the very entity that oppresses society's ability to see colors, Eddie falls in love with Jane, a girl from the unlit side of the village. However, when the two start to discuss rebelling against their oppressors, they undertake an adventure of a lifetime
The sea [a novel] by John Banville( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 692 libraries worldwide
Max Morden visits the seaside town where he spent his summers as a child after the death of his wife. There he remembers the Graces, the family that introduced him to a world of feeling he'd never experienced before. Interwoven with this story are Morden's memories of his wife, Anna--of their life together, of her death
The confessor by Daniel Silva( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 668 libraries worldwide
Follow up to the New York times bestseller The English assassin. Detective Gabriel Allon, art restorer and reluctant Israeli agent, returns in this stunning thriller of ancient and modern betrayal, long-buried secrets and unthinkable deeds. In Munich, writer Benjamin Stern enters his flat to find a man leafing through his research. When Stern confronts him, the man shoots him, murmurs a few words in Latin, gathers the papers and leaves. In Venice, art restorer and Israeli agent Gabriel Allon reads a message saying that Stern is dead; can he leave immediately? At the Vatican, a priest named Pietro paces in the garden, pondering the discoveries he has made, the enemies he will make, and the journey he must undertake. Silva weaves these three threads into a multilayered mystery peopled with memorable characters and distinguished by rich prose
A lion called Christian by Anthony Bourke( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
A lion cub lives happily in London with his owners but is ultimately sent to Kenya to be rehabilitated by George Adamson for life in the wild
A good year by Peter Mayle( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Peter Mayle once again returns to the beautiful but complicated world of Provence, to find that the highly competitive boutique wine trade has hidden depths that cannot be hidden by the sunny grape arbors above the ground. Mayle's usual fish-out-of-water British protagonist comes to inspect a Provencal vineyard left to him by his newly-dead uncle. While handling the details of the estate, he is distracted by two gorgeous women, but not distracted enough to overlook that his caretaker desperately wants the vineyard's land. When a beautiful young Californian arrives on the scene, with both a credible claim to the vineyard and a fount of viticultural knowledge, the plot begins to twist and curve into elegant complication and release
The old wine shades by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
While sitting in a London pub Richard Jury hears a story told by Harry Johnson about the disappearance of a good friend's wife and son (and dog). The vanished woman's husband excels in the esoteric subject of quantum mechanics, could this explain the disappearance? The dog did come back but how and from where?
Absolute friends by John Le Carré( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
Brit Teddy Mundy and German Sasha are unlikely friends who become double agents in the 1980's. By the time the Berlin Wall crumbles, they've been pensioned off and forgotten, but they reunite in 2003 to fight America's Operation Iraqi Freedom. But how far will their opponents go to justify their war on terrorism?
Pompeii by Robert Harris( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Engineer Marius Primus, newly in charge of the Aqua Augusta, the aqueduct that brings fresh water to a quarter of a million people around the Bay of Naples, is worried. Springs are drying up, and something has damaged the Augusta's main line on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius. As he heads upslope to repair the aqueduct before the local reservoirs run dry, he is unaware he is about to witness one of the most spectacular catastrophes of ancient times
Devil may care by Sebastian Faulks( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Set in the Cold War, and follows the action of Bond across two contintents and exotic locations
A death in Vienna by Daniel Silva( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
Sent to Vienna to authenticate a painting, the art restorer and sometime spy Gabriel Allon is sidetracked by a photograph that throws his world upside-down. Could it really be the face of a man who during the last days of World War II had brutalized his mother on the Death March from Auschwitz? Questions abound when Allon, driven by an intensity he had not felt in years, begins to investigate, discovering in the process that the hunt for one man is a hunt for many-and a network of unimaginable evil spanning sixty years
When we were orphans [a novel] by Kazuo Ishiguro( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
"Christopher Banks, an English boy born in early-20th-century Shanghai, is orphaned at age nine when both his mother and father disappear under suspicious circumstances. He grows up to become a renowned detective, and more than 20 years later, returns to Shanghai to solve the mystery of the disappearances."--Box
 
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