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Montague, Bruce

Overview
Works: 73 works in 116 publications in 1 language and 1,153 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Television comedies  Miscellanea  Detective and mystery fiction  Spy stories  Domestic fiction  Popular works  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PR6051.I65, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bruce Montague
Catch that Tiger : Churchill's secret order that launched the most astounding and dangerous misiion of World War II by Noel Botham( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unleashed by Hitler in 1942, the German Tiger tank was by far the most powerful tank ever built at the time--the 60-ton monster could destroy any Allied tank from more than a mile away. Desperate to discover the secret technology used in its manufacture, Winston Churchill chose a brilliant young army engineer, Major Doug Lidderdale, as his special agent. In a late-night briefing in the subterranean war rooms under Whitehall he ordered him "Go catch me a tiger." Doug did not hesitate, and by February 1943 was facing Rommel's desert army
The darling buds of May by H. E Bates( Recording )

8 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilarious rural adventures of Pop and Ma Larkin
Amendment of life by Catherine Aird( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Carter is tidying up the yew hedge maze (an allegory for death) at Aumerle Court, supervised by Miss Daphne. They both realize that death is in their midst. Inspector Sloan soon arrives to investigate
The book of royal useless information by Noel Botham( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the bestselling author of The Big Book of Useless Information comes the essential compendium of everything you could ever possibly want to know about the royal family and a little bit more Did you know that the Queen learned to drive in 1945 when she joined the wartime army but has never held a driving license? Or that Queen Mary refused to acknowledge the existence of the telephone? Bestselling authors Noel Botham and Bruce Montague irreverently present everything you never needed but always wanted to know about all things royal. So raise the Union Jack, feed the corgis, make yourself a nice cup of tea, and enjoy this truly mind-boggling collection of totally useless information
A little of what you fancy by H. E Bates( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Pop Larkin suffers a mild heart attack, Ma Larkin sends a succession of women up to his bedroom to tempt him back to health
Birds, bees and educated fleas : an A-Z guide to the sexual predilections of animals from aardvarks to zebras by Bruce Montague( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arranged alphabetically by species, here is the perfect handbook for anyone wanting to know what goes on in the animal world behind the - metaphorical - bedroom curtains. A collection of fascinating, if sometimes arcane, facts about animal sex
Pray for a brave heart by Helen MacInnes( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce Denning checked into the ultra-respectable Swiss hotel, to all intents another American tourist. But his purpose there was far from normal. He was involved, far deeper than he had intended, in what promised to be one of the biggest diamond robberies in history
Wedding bells and chimney sweeps by Bruce Montague( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wedding Bells and Chimney Sweeps is a wideranging, highly readable collection of information about marriage, a miscellany of facts, lore, statistics, old wives' tales, historical snippets, anecdotes, quotations, myths and superstitions. From the origin of the reading of banns to marriages conducted by ships' captains, the significance to a bride of the wooden spoon to the tradition of tossing her garter, the red tape required before a marriage can take place to Amish weddings and wedlock in literature, here is a book in which readers, married, soon-to-be-married, or determinedly single, are
The laughing ghost by Dorothy Eden( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Lynnford Carstairs ordained that Felicity, his headstrong niece, marry the son of a distant branch of the family, Lynn Carstairs, within the year or else lose everything. It was perhaps inevitable that Felicity and Lynn should stumble on master criminal Kiffin Pope's plan to smuggle a priceless stolen necklace out of England
Blood and judgement by Michael Francis Gilbert( Recording )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three small boys out collecting firewood for Guy Fawkes night find more than they ever expected- a woman's body. She is the wife of Monk Ritchie, an escaped criminal, and she has been murdered
Amendment of life : by Catherine Aird( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a body is found in the center of a Tudor-era yew maze, Detective Inspector C.D. Sloan is placed in charge of a disturbingly complex case
Before the fact by Francis Iles( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lina McLaidlaw, despite the warnings of her family, weds the feckless but engaging Johnnie Aysgarth. Later, she perceives that her husband has a highly irregular attitude to other people's money and a disinclination for hard work. He also exerts an unhappy influence on the health of his nearest and dearest
Stiff news by Catherine Aird( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the morning of Gertrude's funeral, her son Lionel receives a letter from his mother. In it, Gertrude states that someone is trying to kill her. For every fact Detective Inspector Sloan learns about Gertrude, there seems to be another mystery. Cosy mystery
The book of Shakespearian useless information by Bruce Montague( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this excellent, engrossing and ever so slightly eccentric compendium, the reader will discover why the theatre is called "The Theatre," why in the theatre, the expression 'the ghost walks' means it is pay day, why intervals were unexpectedly introduced into theatrical performances, why Shakespeare's father lost his position as Mayor of Stratford, how the Box Office got its name, why the poorer Tudors painted their teeth black, and a great deal more besides. Bruce Montague (himself a distinguished Shakespearean actor of many years standing) sheds a light on the weird and wonderful life of the greatest playwright ever to have possibly not written all his own plays
Pray for a brave heart by Helen MacInnes( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the undeclared and ever-waging war of our time, the war for men's minds, and the action takes place in Switzerland
Sword of Orion by Nicholas Briggs( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Doctor sets out to educate Charley on the darker side of her race's future, he does not anticipate being embroiled in the protracted Orion War. The front line may be light years away, but the human race's struggle for victory has led to desperate measures
The Genocide machine by Mike Tucker( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The library on Kar-Charrat is one of the wonders of the Universe. It is also hidden from all but a few select species. The Doctor and Ace discover that the librarians have found a new way of storing data - a wetworks facility - but the machine has attracted unwanted attention, and the Doctor soon finds himself pitted against his oldest and deadliest enemies, the Daleks!
Book of shakespearean useless information by Bruce Montague( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jurgen : [a comedy of justice] by James Branch Cabell( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butterflies by Carla Lane( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A housewife with a dour, preoccupied husband fears that life is passing her by until a wealthy businessman offers her the excitement of an affair
 
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