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Anthony, Nigel

Overview
Works: 179 works in 706 publications in 1 language and 7,281 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Sea stories  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Robinsonades  Operas  Radio plays  Adventure stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Creator
Classifications: PR6068.E63, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Nigel Anthony
 
Most widely held works by Nigel Anthony
The babes in the wood : [a Chief Inspector Wexford mystery] by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovable, unflappable Chief Inspector Wexford must investigate when two teenagers and their babysitter disappear during a weekend of torrential rain
Arthur & George by Julian Barnes( Recording )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the lives of two boys--one who is forgotten by history, and one who becomes the creator of the world's most famous detective--as they pursue their separate destinies until they meet in a remarkable alliance
Some lie and some die by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For awhile, the rock festival at "Sundays" went well. The sun shone, the bands played, and everyone-except a few angry neighbors-seemed to enjoy themselves. Then the weather changed. And in a nearby quarry, two lovers found a body that made even Inspector Wexford's stomach lurch
A sleeping life : an Inspector Wexford mystery by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The body found under the hedge was that of a middle-aged woman. The gray eyes were wide and staring, and in them Inspector Wexford thought he saw a sardonic gleam. But that must have been his imagination. The woman was a stranger. There was nothing to give him her address, name or occupation, let alone any clues that might lead to her killer. Her death was rather unremarkable; it was her life that was a mystery
9/11 through Saudi Eyes( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this program, a broad cross-section of Saudis--parents and neighbors of the accused hijackers, editors of Arab News and Asharq Al Awasat, political and military analysts, a psychologist, and others--give their perceptions of events and issues involving September 11th."--Container
Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett( )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Beckett, one of the great avant-garde Irish dramatists and writers of the second half of the twentieth century, was born on 13 April 1906. He died in 1989. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969. His centenary will be celebrated throughout 2006 with performances of his major plays, but the most popular of them all will be, without doubt, the play with which he first made his name, Waiting for Godot. It opened the gates to the theatre of the absurd as four men appear on the stage, apparently with purpose but (perhaps) waiting for someone called Godot. It is stark, funny, bemusing and still deeply affecting half a century since its first production. In this new recording for Audiobook, John Tydeman, for many years head of BBC Radio Drama, takes a fresh look at one of the milestones in Western drama
Shake hands forever by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Inspector Wexford could discover no motive, no reason and no suspect. Probably he was reading meaning where there was none; probably Angela Hathall really had picked up a stranger, and that stranger had killed her. But why such doubt? Was Wexford becoming cynical and untrusting -- or was this one of the most ingenious crimes he had ever tackled?
The rottweiler : [a novel] by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest victim in a series of apparently motiveless murders is found near Inez Ferry's antique shop in Maryebone. Someone saw a shadowy figure running away, but the only other clues are that the murderer usually strangles his victim and removes something personal, like a cigarette lighter or a necklace. The activities of the sinister 'Rottweiler' will exert a profound influence on the lives of a small group of people, especially when the suspicion emerges that one of them may be a homicidal maniac
Sins of the fathers by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged. It was a brutal, vicious crime-- and sixteen years old. A helpless old woman battered to death with an axe. Harry Painter hung for it, and Chief Inspector Wexford is certain they executed the right man. But Reverend Archery has doubts ... because his son wants to marry the murderer's beautiful, brillant daughter. He begins unraveling the past, only to discover that murder breeds murder -- and often conceals even deeper secrets
A new lease of death by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone wants to prove Inspector Wexford wrong about the first murder case he investigated years ago
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Recording )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robinson Crusoe's account of his life as the sole survivor of a shipwreck on an island somewhere in the Caribbean. Loosely based on a true account of Scottish sailor, Alexander Selkirk
The vault by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance meeting in a London street, with someone he had known briefly as a very young police constable, brings Wexford out of retirement. Tom Ede is now a Detective Superintendent, and is very keen to recruit Wexford as an advisor on a difficult case
End in tears by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lump of concrete dropped deliberately from a little stone bridge over a relatively unfrequented road kills the wrong person. The driver behind is spared. But only for a while
No man's nightingale by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Hussain was not popular in the community of Kingsmarkham. She was born of mixed parents, a white Irishwoman and an immigrant Indian Hindu. She was also the Reverend of St Peter's church. But it came as a profound shock to everyone when she was found strangled in the vicarage. A garrulous cleaner, Maxine, also shared by the Wexfords, discovers the body. In his retirement, the former Detective Chief Inspector is devoting much time to reading, and has little patience with Maxine's prattle. But when his old friend Mike Burden asks him to assist on the case as Crime Solutions Adviser (unpaid), Wexford is obliged to pay more precise attention. Wexford retains a relish for work and a curiosity about people, which is invaluable in detective work; while Burden tends to jump to conclusions. But he is wise enough to listen to the man whose office he inherited, and whose experience makes him a formidable ally
Road rage by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bypass is planned in Kingsmarkham, but before the protestors make their presence felt, the badly decomposed body of a young womanis discovered. Burden thinks he knows the identity of the murderer, but Wexford is not convinced
Nostromo by Joseph Conrad( Recording )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the fictional South American country of Costaguana, Nostrome explores the volatile politics and crippling greed surrounding the San Tomé silver mine. The story of power, love, revolutions, loyalty and reward is told with richly evocative description and brilliantly realised characters. But, Nostromo is more than an adventure story; it is also a profoundly dark moral fable. Its language is as compellingly resonant as the sea itself; the characters absorbing and complex. It was Conrad's masterwork, a forerunner of Modernism, and one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century
Magnus Powermouse by Dick King-Smith( Recording )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sixth baby in Madeleine Mouse's litter is so huge that the other babies don't stand a chance. Magnus's obsessive quest for more grub leads his family out of their warm cottage and into a pigsty, where, fattened on patent Porker Pills, Magnus just grows and grows - and so do his problems
The monster in the box : an Inspector Wexford novel by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wexford had almost made up his mind that he would never again set eyes on Eric Targo's short, muscular figure. And yet there he was, back in Kingsmarkham, still with that cocky, strutting walk. Years earlier, when Wexford was a young police officer, two women were found strangled. No one was convicted but every personal and professional instinct told Wexford that the killer was Eric Targo. A psychopath who would kill again ... As the chief Inspector investigates a new case, Ruth Rendell looks back at the beginning of Wexford's career, even to his courtship of the woman who would become his wife. The past is a haunted place, with clues and passions that leave an indelible imprint on the here and now
Love and summer by William Trevor( Recording )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is summer & a stranger has come to Rathmoye. He is noticed by Ellie, the young convent girl, who is married to Dillahan, a farmer still mourning his first wife. Over the long & warm days, Ellie & the stranger form an illicit attachment
Not in the flesh by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLAYAWAY. Searching for truffles in a wood, a man and his dog unearth something less savoury - a human hand. The body, as Chief Inspector Wexford is informed, has lain buried for ten years or so, wrapped in a purple cotton sheet. The post mortem cannot reveal the precise cause of death. The only clue is a crack in one of the dead man's ribs. The police computer stores a long list of missing persons: something like 500 people every day disappear nationwide. So Wexford knows he is going to have a job on his hands to identify the corpse. And then, only about twenty yards away from the woodland burial site, another body is found - container
 
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The babes in the wood : [a Chief Inspector Wexford mystery]
Alternative Names
Nigel Anthony acteur britannique

Nigel Anthony Brits historicus

نایجل آنتونی تاریخ‌نگار بریتانیایی

Languages
English (291)

Covers
Arthur & GeorgeSome lie and some dieA sleeping life : an Inspector Wexford mysteryWaiting for GodotShake hands foreverThe rottweiler : [a novel]A new lease of deathRobinson Crusoe