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Prebble, Simon

Overview
Works: 677 works in 3,274 publications in 1 language and 82,572 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Political fiction  Science fiction  Children's audiobooks  Dystopian fiction  History  Young adult works  Biography  Documentary films 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Other, nar, Author
Classifications: PZ7.H7875, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Simon Prebble
Corduroy mansions by Alexander McCall Smith( Recording )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,289 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 )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander McCall Smith brings his peerless wit to this second entry featuring a motley collection of residents in London's Pimlico neighborhood. 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
Echoes by Danielle Steel( Recording )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,100 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
1984 by George Orwell( Recording )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 1,075 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
Churchill by Paul Johnson( Recording )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 987 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.--
Ark angel by Anthony Horowitz( )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 980 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
Eagle Strike by Anthony Horowitz( )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 953 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
Point Blank by Anthony Horowitz( )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 923 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
Evil star by Anthony Horowitz( )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member 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
Raven's gate by Anthony Horowitz( )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 878 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
The island of Dr. Moreau by H. G Wells( )

20 editions published between 1022 and 2014 in English and held by 871 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
The time machine by H. G Wells( )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member 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.--
Snakehead by Anthony Horowitz( )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While working with the Australian Secret Service on a dangerous mission, teenaged spy Alex Rider uncovers information about his parents
10 lb. penalty by Dick Francis( )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member 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
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke( Recording )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 820 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
Nightrise by Anthony Horowitz( )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 820 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
The universe in a nutshell by Stephen Hawking( Recording )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 810 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 )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1914-1916 expedition to Antarctica. Shot on location in Antarctica, the film includes interviews with surviving relatives of expedition members, archived audio interviews with original members of the expedition, as well as footage and photographs from the original expedition
Necropolis by Anthony Horowitz( )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 768 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
The Italian secretary : a further adventure of Sherlock Holmes by Caleb Carr( Recording )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary detective Sherlock Holmes finds himself on the trail of a murderer whose connections may run all the way up the social ladder to the royal family
 
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