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Prebble, Simon

Works: 587 works in 2,821 publications in 1 language and 84,722 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Political fiction  Science fiction  Dystopian fiction  History  Children's audiobooks  Biography  Documentary films  Young adult works 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, nar, Author
Classifications: PZ7.H7875, FIC
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Publications about Simon Prebble
Publications by Simon Prebble
Most widely held works by Simon Prebble
Corduroy mansions by Alexander McCall Smith( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,378 libraries worldwide
In London's Pimlico neighborhood lies a tenement described in architectural guides as "a building of no interest whatsoever." But the residents of Corduroy Mansions--including a literary agent, a wine merchant, a thoroughly unpleasant member of Parliament, and a vegetarian dog--are a rather fascinating lot
Echoes by Danielle Steel( Sound Recording )
30 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,226 libraries worldwide
For the Wittgenstein family, the summer of 1915 was a time of both prosperity and unease, as the guns of war sound in the distance. But for eldest daugher, Beata, it was a time of awakening. By glimmering Lake Geneva, the Jewish beauty met a young French officer and fell in love. Even though her parents would never accept her marriage to a Catholic, Beata followed her heart anyway. As the two built a new life together, Beata's past would stay with her, and when Europe faces war once again, Beata must watch in horror as Hitler's terror threatens her family, even her daughter Amanda who has taken on the vows of a Carmelite nun. As family and friends are swept away without a trace, Amanda is forced into hiding, thus beginning a harrowing journey of survival, first in the Nazi death camps and then in the French resistance
The dog who came in from the cold by Alexander McCall Smith( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,184 libraries worldwide
"Literary agent Barbara Ragg has agreed to represent a man writing a book about his experiences hanging out with the Abominable Snowman. Terence Moongrove's residence has become the target of New Age cosmologists. And pint-sized terrier Freddie de la Hay is being recruited by MI6 to infiltrate a Russian spy ring"--Publisher's web site
1984 by George Orwell( Sound Recording )
34 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party; they are drawn towards conspiracy. Yet Big Brother will not tolerate dissent -- even in the mind. For those with original thoughts they invented Room 101
Raven's gate by Anthony Horowitz( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
Sent to live in a foster home in a remote Yorkshire village, Matt, a troubled fourteen-year-old English boy, uncovers an evil plot involving witchcraft and the site of an ancient stone circle
Ark angel by Anthony Horowitz( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
After recovering from a near fatal gunshot wound, teenage spy Alex Rider embarks on a new mission to stop a group of eco-terrorists from sabotaging the launch of the first outer space hotel
Churchill by Paul Johnson( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
Johnson explores the complex and fascinating character of Winston Churchill--the soldier, orator, and statesman who shined brightest during Britain's darkest hours
Point Blank by Anthony Horowitz( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Alex continues his work as a spy for the British MI6, investigating an exclusive school for boys in the French Alps
Eagle Strike by Anthony Horowitz( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
After a chance encounter with assassin Yassen Gregorovich in the South of France, teenage spy Alex Rider investigates international pop star and philanthropist Damian Cray whose new video game venture hides sinister motives involving Air Force One, nuclear missiles, and the international drug trade
Scorpia by Anthony Horowitz( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 976 libraries worldwide
After being told that his father was an assassin for a criminal organization, fourteen-year-old Alex goes to Italy to find out more and becomes involved in a plan to kill thousands of English schoolchildren
Evil star by Anthony Horowitz( file )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 931 libraries worldwide
Having locked the Raven's gate, fourteen-year-old Matt travels to Peru where he meets the second of the five gatekeepers and works with him to try to stop the opening of a second gate somehow related to the Nazca Lines
The time machine by H. G Wells( file )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
A time traveler voyages into the year 802701 to discover that the world is divided into two groups, the Morlocks and the Eloi.--
Skeleton key by Anthony Horowitz( file )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
Reluctant teenage-spy Alex Rider, on a routine mission at the Wimbledon tennis championships, gets caught up in Chinese gangs, illegal nuclear weapons, and the suspect plans of his Russian host, General Sarov
10 lb. penalty by Dick Francis( file )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 888 libraries worldwide
A young man in Britain gives up horse racing to help his millionaire father contest a seat in a parliamentary election. A tale of father-son friendship against the background of political skullduggery. By the author of To the Hilt
The island of Dr. Moreau by H. G Wells( file )
20 editions published between 1022 and 2014 in English and held by 886 libraries worldwide
A science fiction story about a young man who encounters an eccentric scientist on a lonely island, which leads to terror and a fight for survival
Snakehead by Anthony Horowitz( file )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 886 libraries worldwide
While working with the Australian Secret Service on a dangerous mission, teenaged spy Alex Rider uncovers information about his parents
Nightrise by Anthony Horowitz( file )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
As fourteen-year-old telepathic twins struggle to escape the clutches of the Nightrise Corporation, one of them travels through dreams to a time when the evil Old Ones ruled and learns the role that he, his brother, and three other Gatekeepers must play to keep the world safe from the Old Ones' return
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 849 libraries worldwide
In nineteenth-century England, all is going well for rich, reclusive Mr Norell, who has regained some of the power of England's magicians from the past, until a rival magician, Jonathan Strange, appears and becomes Mr Norrell's pupil
The universe in a nutshell by Stephen Hawking( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Professor Stephen Hawking, one of the world's greatest minds, delivers an insightful and exciting journey through the universe, uncovering many of the secrets that are hidden deep in the stars. Hawking uses several popular scientific theories to help explain the many things that take place within the universe
The Endurance Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition ( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
In August, 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton, renowned explorer set sail with 27 men on his ship The Endurance. His plan was to be the first expedition to cross the Antarctic continent. Marooned on four feet of ice, in over 8,000 feet deep water, Shackleton and his crew survived some 635 days and nights, without proper shelter or rations, enduring the harshest conditions imaginable
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