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Thorpe, David

Overview
Works: 233 works in 418 publications in 1 language and 5,518 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  History  Love stories  Juvenile works  Radio plays  Historical fiction  Interviews 
Roles: Performer, Narrator, Illustrator, Director, Redactor
Classifications: PR4034, 822.33
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Publications about David Thorpe
Publications by David Thorpe
Most widely held works by David Thorpe
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( file )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 884 libraries worldwide
"Hamlet, set in Denmark, tells the story of the titular prince and his supposed madness after his uncle Claudius kills his father, marries his mother, and takes the throne. Shakespeare's most popular and most performed play, Hamlet has spawned countless interpretations and continues to intrigue audiences with its timeless themes of revenge and moral corruption" -- Container
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Computer File )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 libraries worldwide
Twelfth Night is an impeccably crafted comedy of an extremely unusual love triangle. It features many of the themes that carry through the playwright's works, making it essential reading for lovers of Shakespeare and English literature alike. In the kingdom of Illyria, Lady Olivia mourns her brother as Orsino's hopeless love for her goes unanswered. After a shipwreck, Viola comes ashore, believing her own brother dead. To gain entry into Olivia's home, Viola dis- guises herself as a man and goes by the name Cesario. Viola falls in love with Orsino, notwithstanding Orsino's love for Olivia or the fact that he believes Viola to be a man. Compounding matters, Olivia in turn is struck with love for Cesario, setting the stage for a play of unparalleled cleverness
An inspector calls by J. B Priestley( Computer File )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
SmartPass guides use full-cast drama to immerse students in the text, draw them into complex intelligent debate and train them to develop, express and support their own ideas with confidence
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
The noble Veronese houses of Montague and Capulet are locked in a bitter feud. When Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, fall in love they are swept up in a series of violent events and cruel twists of fortune
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Henry V is a study of kingship, patriotism and heroic determination, tempered by tender comedy as Henry courts Katherine, Princess of France
Hybrids : SAGA competition winner by David Thorpe( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
The Stonehenge legacy by Sam Christer( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
From author Sam Christer comes a gripping thriller packed with fascinating detail about one of the world's most mysterious places--Stonehenge
Dead famous by Ben Elton( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 86 libraries worldwide
One house, ten contestants, 30 cameras and 40 microphones. Another televised, real-life soap opera, House Arrest. Everyone knows the rules: total strangers are forced to live together while the rest of the country watches them do it. Only this time they're asking: who is the murderer?
Looking good dead by Peter James( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Tom Bryce picks up a CD which has been left on a train seat, but when he attempts to track down the owner, he finds himself the only witness to a savage killing. Reporting the crime to the police has disasterous consequences for Bryce, and the lives of both he and his wife are threatened--by a notification on the internet. When DS Roy Grace becomes involved, he finds himself up against a malign group of very well organized criminals
O gentle death by Janet Neel( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
The chemistry of death by Simon Beckett( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
When the body of a woman is found in a ditch in an isolated Norfolk village, it isn't just the fact that she had been a friend that disturbs Dr David Hunter. He was once a forensic anthropologist and so all too familiar with the different faces of death, until a devastating personal tragedy made him turn his back on his former life and career
Brian Griffiths by Brian Griffiths( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
"This publication is the first comprehensive monograph of the artist Brian Griffiths. Covering significant exhibitions and commissions produced over the last ten years, it draws together a number of iconic works and illuminates the distinctive and curious practice for which Griffiths has become widely celebrated. In particular this publication documents four key projects--commissioned by Art on the Underground, London; A Foundation, Liverpool; Arnolfini, Bristol; and Vilma Gold, London, between May 2007 and July 2008--as well as detailed analysis and documentation of many other works"--P. 7
Adept by Robert Finn( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
When insurance investigator David Braun probes a particularly violent break-in, the crime scene raises more questions than it answers. Turning to Susan Milton of the London School of Antiquities for help, they risk their lives to expose a horrifying centuries-old secret
Into the darkest corner by Elizabeth Haynes( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Utterly convincing in its portrayal of obsession, it is an ingeniously structured and plotted tour de force of suspense that marks the arrival of a major new talent
Adam Runaway by Peter Prince( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
1721. Handsome Hanaway arrives in Lisbon, where his uncle is a merchant, hoping to restore the family fortune, devastated by his father's speculations on the South Sea Bubble. While his family's welcome is cool, there are compensations in the shape of worldly Martia Beatriz, innocent Gabriella, and Nancy, his charming young cousin. But when he is framed by his uncle's treacherous head clerk Bartolemeu Gomes, Adam must clear his name, win his love and make his fortune
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
SmartPass guides use full-cast drama to immerse students in the text, draw them into complex intelligent debate and train them to develop, express and support their own ideas with confidence
Attention all shipping a journey round the shipping forecast by Charlie Connelly( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
The shipping forecast on BBC radio is as familiar as the sound of Big Ben. Sitting at home listening to it can be a cosily reassuring experience. There's no danger of a westerly gale eight, veering southwesterly increasing nine later (visibility poor) gusting through your average suburban living room. Yet familiar though the sea areas are by name, few people give much thought to where they are or what they contain. In Attention All Shipping, Charlie Connelly wittily explores the places behind the voice, those mysterious regions whose names seem often to bear no relation to conventional geography. Armchair travel will never be the same again
Company of liars by Karen Maitland( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
On this day of ill omen, plague makes its entrance. Within weeks, swathes of England will be darkened by death's shadow. While panic and suspicion flood the land, a small brand of travellers comes together to outrun the breakdown in law and order. But when one of their numbers is found hanging from a tree, the chilling discovery confirms that something more sinister than plague is in their midst
The gallows curse by Karen Maitland( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
A vengeful King John has seized control of the Church, leaving corpses to lie in unconsecrated ground, babies unbaptized in their cradles and the people terrified of dying in sin. And in Gastmere, the consequences grow darker still when Elena, a servant girl, is dragged into a conspiracy to absolve the sins of the lord of the manor
The blooding of Jack Absolute by C. C Humphreys( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
London, 1759: Jack's life is easy. A scholar at Westminster School, a master with a billiard cue, the leader of a gang of bucks, he has both a girl he worships ... and a courtesan teaching him the more basic arts of love. Yet he plans to give up all carousing and sit the examinations for Cambridge. If he can just stay out of trouble for one night ... From the billiard halls and brothels of London to a clash of Empires on the Plains of Abraham, Jack's life is forever altered by that night. Through battles, frantic escapes and a brutal winter spent in a cave in Canada, Jack learns the truth of his father's words ... as well as a dozen things to do with a dead bear. But to come of age, first he must learn to kill. Jack Absolute must be blooded
 
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