WorldCat Identities

Prebble, Simon

Overview
Works: 666 works in 3,236 publications in 1 language and 84,247 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Political fiction  Science fiction  Children's audiobooks  Dystopian fiction  Young adult works  History  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 1,344 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 )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,166 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 )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the shores of Lake Geneva in 1915, the Jewish beauty Beata Wittgenstein falls in love with a Catholic French officer and marries him despite the wishes of her family, but when Hitler's terror arrives, Beata has to undertake a harrowing journey of survival
1984 by George Orwell( Recording )

38 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 1,052 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 )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,023 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( Recording )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 998 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 965 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 943 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( )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 902 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( )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 896 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 time machine by H. G Wells( )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 871 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.--
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

After narrowly missing death at sea, a young man encounters an eccentric scientist on a lonely island, which leads to terror and a fight for survival
Snakehead by Anthony Horowitz( )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 870 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( )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 862 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 can be more exciting -- and deadly -- than steeplechase racing
Nightrise by Anthony Horowitz( )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 848 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
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke( Recording )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 828 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 )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 825 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 802 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( )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 784 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
Scorpia rising by Anthony Horowitz( )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the world's deadliest terrorist organization, Scorpia, stirs up trouble in the Middle East, it is up to fourteen-year-old MI6 agent Alex Rider to thwart their plans
 
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