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Gilbert, Francis

Overview
Works: 12 works in 36 publications in 1 language and 544 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Diary fiction  Ghost stories  Horror fiction  Biography  Gothic fiction  Science fiction  Horror tales  Radio adaptations 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR5397, 823.7
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Most widely held works about Francis Gilbert
 
Most widely held works by Francis Gilbert
Last day of term by Francis Gilbert( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the last day of term at the Gilda Ball Academy, and teacher Martin Hicks starts it full of hope - he is about to get the promotion he's wanted for yearsand - good intentions, vowing to make things up with his estranged wife Helen. Cut to a dim, dark basement room in Elephant and Castle, where Bela, a Hungarian boy, lives with his great-uncle, a refugee from the Second World War, and his mother, a chain-smoking Communist. Bela has been threatening revenge on Martin ever since being suspended from Gilda Ball a few weeks previously following a playground riot during which a teacher died. He believes it was Martin who grassed him up
Yob nation by Francis Gilbert( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gothic tale of Frankenstein and his construction of a human being who runs amok has, with the help of numerous films, become one of the most vivid of horror stories. But Mary Shelley's original novel, written in 1816, dealt more sympathetically with 'the daemon', showing how an initially beneficent creature is hammered into a daemon by the way he is treated. Her ideas, and her dramatic but poignant story, is brought to life in this sound dramatisation
The turn of the screw by Henry James( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Perhaps the most brilliantly successful ghost story ever written, 'The turn of the screw' creates a terrifyingly believable impression of innocent children so corrupted by evil that they remain deceptive pictures of innocent beauty. Their governess must struggle alone to confront and exorcise the demons which she believes possess their souls ..."--Container
Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde : the play by Francis Gilbert( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jekyll & Mr Hyde : the study guide edition by Francis Gilbert( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pride and Prejudice : a Study Guide by Francis Gilbert( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher on the run : true tales of classroom chaos by Francis Gilbert( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary, analysis, complete text & translation : Dr. Jekyll & Mr Hyde by Francis Gilbert( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gardens of a sacred landscape : bedouin heritage and natural history in the high mountains of Sinai by Samy Zalat( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I'm a teacher, get me out of here! by Francis Gilbert( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In this memoir, Francis Gilbert candidly describes the remarkable way in which he was trained to be a teacher, his terrifying first lesson and his even more frightening experiences in his first job at Truss comprehensive, one of the worst schools in the country
 
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Yob nationFrankensteinThe turn of the screwTeacher on the run : true tales of classroom chaosI'm a teacher, get me out of here!Teacher on the run : true tales of classroom chaosTeacher on the run : the further trials of an inner-city school teacher
Languages
English (36)