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Prebble, Simon

Overview
Works: 568 works in 2,509 publications in 1 language and 85,207 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Political fiction  Children's audiobooks  Science fiction  Dystopian fiction  History  Biography  Young adult works  Documentary films 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.H7875, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Simon Prebble
Corduroy mansions by Alexander McCall Smith( Recording )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,393 WorldCat member 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
The dog who came in from the cold by Alexander McCall Smith( Recording )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,201 WorldCat member 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
Echoes by Danielle Steel( Recording )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member 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 daughter, 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 Amadea who has taken on the vows of a Carmelite nun. As family and friends are swept away without a trace, Amadea is forced into hiding, thus beginning a harrowing journey of survival, first in the Nazi death camps and then in the French resistance
Raven's gate by Anthony Horowitz( Recording )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,029 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member 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
The time machine by H. G Wells( )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist invents a time machine and uses it to travel to the year 802,701 A.D., where he discovers the childlike Eloi and the hideous underground Morlocks
Skeleton key by Anthony Horowitz( )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member 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
1984 by George Orwell( Recording )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member 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
10 lb. penalty by Dick Francis( )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a young man gives up his dream of becoming an amateur jockey to enter the world of politics, he discovers that politics cam be more exciting -- and deadly -- than steeplechase racing
The island of Dr. Moreau by H. G Wells( )

15 editions published between 1022 and 2014 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member 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
Nightrise by Anthony Horowitz( )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member 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
Snakehead by Anthony Horowitz( )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While working with the Australian Secret Service on a dangerous mission, teenaged spy Alex Rider uncovers information about his parents
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke( Recording )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member 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
Necropolis by Anthony Horowitz( )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To stop the evil corporation Nightrise from unleashing its devastating power around the globe, fifteen-year-old Matt and three other Gatekeepers travel to Hong Kong to find Scarlet, the final Gatekeeper, whose fate is inextricably joined to their own
 
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