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Wilby, James

Works: 123 works in 536 publications in 5 languages and 5,374 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Psychological fiction  Film adaptations  Romance films  Political fiction  Juvenile works  Historical films  Educational films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about James Wilby
Publications by James Wilby
Most widely held works by James Wilby
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( visu )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Dickens' tale of love, politics, and the aristocracy during the French Revolution
The treasure seekers by Nicholas Farrell( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 540 libraries worldwide
The five motherless Bastable children struggle to save their inventor father from financial ruin
The wish list by Eoin Colfer( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 534 libraries worldwide
Meg Finn is in trouble. She's dead, but not at peace--she's in limbo, her good deeds perfectly balanced against her bad deeds; Heaven or Hell wait, a tip of the scale away. So she's back on Earth trying to tip the scale to the good by helping her last victim, and her former "partner" is also back, trying to force her to tip the scale to the bad
Maurice by James Ivory( visu )
75 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 472 libraries worldwide
E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge graduates that fall in love, but must abide by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality
Bertie & Elizabeth the story of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth ( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
An affectionate portrait of a Royal marriage. An enchanting feature-length portrayal of the life of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, focusing on her courtship by the shy, future George VI (known as Bertie), the love story that followed and the birth of their daughters, Elizabeth and Margaret. This fascinating adaptation also covers the abdication crisis of Edward VIII, the Coronation of George VI as British King, the strong relationship forged between them and Churchill during the War and Bertie's early death. Starring James Wilby (Maurice, A Handful of Dust) and Juliet Aubrey (Middlemarch) in the roles of Bertie and Elizabeth, with Alan Bates and Dame Eileen Atkins
Chatterton by Peter Ackroyd( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
London in the eighteenth century is a city of extremes: squalor and superstitution vie with elegance and enlightenment as the captial's brilliant architect Nicholas Dyer is commissioned to build several new churches in the aftermath of the great fire. Two hundred and fifty years later in the vast, sprawling metropolis of London the legacy of the past lives on, as CID Detective Nicholas Hawksmoor investigates a series of macarbe murders that have occurred on the sites of certain eighteenth century churches in the City
A handful of dust by Charles Sturridge( visu )
31 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 133 libraries worldwide
"Brenda Last has everything that other women would envy--a loving aristocratic husband, an adorable son, a huge stately home in the country. But, for a bit of fun, Brenda starts an affair with a social climbing young scrounger from London. It is the start of an inexorable slide into disaster"--Container
The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 118 libraries worldwide
'The Prisoner of Zenda' is the story of an Englishman who travels to the small European state of Ruritania where he impersonates the ruler and falls in love with the ruler's love, Princess Flavia
The sweet shop owner by Graham Swift( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
On a busy day in a sweetshop, Mr Chapman must come to terms with his strange, beautiful wife, with his clever, angry daughter, and with a mysterious bargain struck 30 years ago
Disordered minds by Minette Walters( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
In 1970, twenty-year-old Howard Stamp was convivted on disputed evidence of brutally murdering his grandmother in her home. Less than three years later he was dead, driven to suicide by self-hatred and relentless bullying by other prisoners. A fate befitting a murderer, perhaps, but what if he was innocent? When Dr Jonathan Hughes re-examines Stamp's case, his research leads him to believe that Stamp was wrongly convicted
The professor by Charlotte Brontë( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
This is the story of William Crimsworth, who goes to Brussels to seek his fortune, falls in love with Frances--a schoolteacher and lace-maker--and is himself pursued by Mlle Reuter. It is a subtle portrayal of a self-made man and his relationships in a society that worships property and propriety, penned by Charlotte Bronte and perhaps inspired by her days as a student in Brussels
Border crossing by Pat Barker( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
One day when Tom Seymore, a child psychologist, was walking by a river by his home, he rescues a young man from drowning. Tom realizes it's Danny Miller, a child murderer at whose trial he gave evidence. Danny has served his sentence and is out of prison, but now asks for Tom's help in refuting the evidence
Essays in love by Alain De Botton( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Essays in Love charts the progress of a love affair from the first kiss to argument and reconciliation, from the anxieties of when to say "I love you" to the challenges of disagreeing with someone's taste in shoes. It minutely analyzes the emotions we've all felt but never understood so well. Essays in Love charts the progress of a love affair from the first kiss to argument and reconciliation, from intimacy and tenderness to the onset of anxiety and heartbreak
Jump tomorrow ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
A young Nigerian man, about to enter into an arranged marriage, starts to question his situation after he meets a stunning Latin woman
Stories from Shakespeare by Geraldine McCaughrean( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Here are stirring retellings of ten of Shakespeare's best-known plays, including Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, and Macbeth. Meet murderers, mad kings, soldiers, ghosts, and witches in stories to delight and haunt you - and excellent way to discover Shakespeare
Saturday by Ian McEwan( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Saturday, February 15, 2003. Henry Perowne is a contented man - a successful neurosurgeon, devoted husband and proud father of two grown-up children. Unusually, he wakes before dawn, troubled about the impending war in Iraq, and the fear that his city and his happy family life are under threat. Later, Perowne makes his way to his weekly squash game through London streets filled with anti-war protesters. A minor car accident brings him into contact with Baxter, a fidgety, aggressive young man who is to change his life irrevocably
The girl at the Lion D'Or by Sebastian Faulks( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 70 libraries worldwide
A mysterious young girl arrives to take up a post at the seedy Hotel du Lion D'Or in a small French town in the mid-1930's. Befriended by a local landowner, her longing to be loved seduces him into tackling his own problems - with a courage matching hers
Faulks on fiction by Sebastian Faulks( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
The publication of 'Robinson Crusoe' in London in 1719 marked the arrival of a revolutionary art form - the novel. British writers were prominent in shaping the new type of storyteller - one which reflected the experiences of ordinary people, with characters in whom readers could find not only an escape, but a deeper understanding of their own lives - container
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Dissolute lawyer, Sydney Carton, falls passionately in love with the beautiful Lucie Manette. But Lucie loves only her husband, Charles Darnay, who has renounced his hated family name of St Everemonde and with it his connection with the corrupt French aristocracy, to live quietly in London. But the year is 1789, and when Paris erupts in flames as the mob storms the Bastille and overthrows the old order forever, there is a debt of honour that Charles must pay. The Bastille has fallen, but Charles must return to Paris to help an old servant. Inevitably, Charles is arrested and sentenced to die for his family's crimes. All seems lost until Sydney Carton appears. His moment has come, and at last he has the chance to redeem himself, to make up for a wasted life of drunkenness and dissipation in one act of supreme self-sacrifice for the woman he loves
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Alternative Names
Iacobus Wilby
James Wilby acteur britannique
James Wilby actor
James Wilby attore britannico
James Wilby britischer Schauspieler
James Wilby britisk skodespelar
James Wilby britisk skuespiller
James Wilby Brits acteur
James Wilby brittisk skådespelare
Джеймс Уилби
ג'יימס וילבי
جیمز ویلبی بازیگر بریتانیایی
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German (18)
French (3)
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Italian (2)
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