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Drake, Nick 1961-

Overview
Works: 41 works in 208 publications in 13 languages and 4,981 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Thrillers (Fiction)  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Librettist, Composer, Editor
Classifications: PR6054.R264, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nick Drake
Nefertiti : the book of the dead by Nick Drake( Book )

48 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secretly assigned to solve the disappearance of the enigmatic Egyptian queen, chief detective of ancient Thebes Rai Rahotep finds himself removed from his quaint home village and thrust into a teeming criminal world in which he is a stranger
Tutankhamun : the book of shadows by Nick Drake( Book )

45 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Tutankhamun is ready to claim his birthright---a vast, powerful, and opulent empire troubled by foreign wars, corruption, and court conspiracies. He plans to return tolerance and enlightenment to Egypt. But when horrific "gifts" begin appearing in the royal palace, he commands Rahotep, chief detective of the Thebes division, to investigate. Rahotep realizes the sinister objects have much in common with a series of cryptically mutilated young murder victims discovered across the city. Rahotep vows to protect the young king from the dark forces that threaten the future of the empire, but what he discovers will put everything he loves in terrible in terrible danger
Egypt : the book of chaos by Nick Drake( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of Egypt lies in the hands of the Medjay's chief detective Rahotep in the final, gripping installment of Nick Drake's acclaimed Ancient Egyptian trilogy. Following Nefertiti and Tutankhamun, Egypt: The Book of Chaos puts Rahotep on a high-stakes adventure across enemy empires and rogue states on a top-secret mission to secure the fate of the dynasty. Readers of Stacy Schiff's Cleopatra and anyone fascinated by ancient cultures and unspoken secrets will be instantly drawn in by Drake's magisterial recreation of one of history's great unsolved mysteries. Incorporating his own research through the sites, monuments, ruins, and museums of Egypt, Drake brings vividly back to life an era long ago swallowed by the shifting sands of time in this powerful novel of loyalty, ambition, struggle, and destiny
Romulus, my father by Richard Roxburgh( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Raimond Gaita's critically acclaimed memoir, this film tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is, ultimately, a story of impossible love that celebrates the unbreakable bond between a father and a son
The poetry of W.B. Yeats by Nick Drake( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man in the white suit by Nick Drake( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madness in Valencia by Lope de Vega( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The farewell glacier by Nick Drake( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems inspired by a journey to the High Arctic, calling up voices from across the Arctic past -- explorers, whalers, mapmakers, scientists, financiers, the famous and the forgotten -- as well as attempting to give voice to the confronting mysteries of the Arctic
From the word go by Nick Drake( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New connections : new plays for young people by Nick Drake( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romulus, my father : screenplay by Nick Drake( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Raimond Gaita's critically acclaimed memoir. It tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son, which is central to this story
All the angels : Handel and the first Messiah by Nick Drake( Book )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handel's 'Messiah' is the world's most popular choral work. But its story begins in the unlikely setting of a room above a pub in Chester, when the great composer, detained by bad weather on his way to a season of concerts in Dublin, invites some local choristers to rehearse excerpts. It is not a success. So begins Handel's struggle to stage the premiere of his masterpiece, confronted by seemingly insurmountable challenges, including the tricky librettist Charles Jennens, the actress Susannah Cibber who he trains to sing the most moving arias, and the mysterious Crazy Crow
Nefertiti : the book of the dead by Nick Drake( Recording )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She rules with her husband Akhenaten over the most sophisticated and affluent society the world has ever seen, and across an empire that stretches from Africa through the Middle East. Nefertiti and Akhenaten have inaugurated an enlightened new religion, and built a magnificent new capital, Akhetaten, in which to worship the Sun God, the Aten. But behind the scenes, an epic power struggle is taking place for control of Egypt. Then, with days before the crucial festival to celebrate the new capital, Nefertiti vanishes. Rahotep, the youngest chief detective in the Thebes division, is assigned by Akhenaten himself to investigate. He has ten days to find the Queen and return her in time for the celebrations. Success will bring glory - but if he fails, he and his family will die
Making scenes : short plays for young actors( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of range by Nick Drake( )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of shadows by Nick Drake( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Rahotep, chief detective, life is about to get very complicated. On the shadowy city streets the cryptically mutilated bodies of several young people are discovered. Meanwhile, Tutankhamun has inherited an empire that should be at the height of power and glory. But the King, just eighteen, faces political conspiracies of the Court
Tutankhamun : the book of shadows by Nick Drake( Recording )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1324 BC. Rahotep is the chief detective of the Thebes division. A mysterious invitation to the secret halls of the Royal Palace changes his life forever and puts his life and his family in grave danger
Egypt : the book of chaos by Nick Drake( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of Egypt lies in the hands of chief detective Rahotep. Sent on a clandestine mission, he crosses enemy empires and rogue states to deliver a topsecret letter from the Queen to her arch-enemy, the King of the Hittites. Rahotep knows he may not return from this mission. But he also has a personal motive and personal demons he must face. Will he conquer them in time to save Egypt's greatest dynasty, and his own family, from the terror that threatens them all? An epic tale of adventure from a master storyteller, it shines a light on one of the most compelling unsolved mysteries of the ancient world
Unter der Sonne Australiens( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raimond is a young boy trying to balance a life governed by a deeply moral father, with the absence and neglect from a depressive mother. It is a story of an unbreakable bond between father and son and the story of immigrants
Poor boy : songs of Nick Drake by Nick Drake( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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