WorldCat Identities

Degas, Rupert

Works: 141 works in 255 publications in 1 language and 5,259 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Animated films  History  Animated television programs  Television programs  Horror tales  Military history  Biography 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rupert Degas
Bob the Builder( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This colorful, humorous production with great animation, excellent voice acting, and a well-loved golden oldie to boot will appeal to fans of the series, those unfamiliar with 'Bob the Builder, ' and parents."--School Library Journal
Thomas & friends. the movie by W Awdry( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Steamies and the Diesels face off in this action-packed movie adventure! When a fire breaks out on the Island of Sodor, two new firefighting engines, Flynn and Belle, join Thomas and Percy to save the day! When Thomas starts spending all his time with Sodor's newest heroes, Percy is left feeling alone. Diesel sees this and invites Percy to the Dieselworks, where Percy is made to feel special by none other than the master of mischief Diesel 10!
Thomas & friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas and his friends are charged up and ready to go!
A collection of 2005 Academy Award nominated short films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short films nominated for the 78th Annual Academy Awards, including the winning live action short and the winning animated short
A possible life [a novel in five parts] by Sebastian Faulks( Recording )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout five masterpieces of fiction, exquisitely drawn and unforgettable characters risk their bodies, hearts and minds in pursuit of the manna of human connection
The American future by Simon Schama( Recording )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Schama's BBC series, the historian examines America's past in order to better understand its current political landscape
The trial by Franz Kafka( Recording )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A symbolistic study of the tyranny of modern social systems. Portrays the experiences of a young man who is mysteriously arrested by agents of the police for an unspecified crime and is prepared for questioning and trial
Dracula's guest and other stories by Bram Stoker( Recording )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best known for his masterpiece of horror, Dracula, Bram Stoker wrote a number of other novels and many short stories, all on supernatural themes or filled with a physical terror reminiscent of Poe. Draculas Guest was originally part of the great novel, but was excised and published separately. Some of these stories, such as The Squaw, The Judges House and The Burial of the Rats, rank very high among classic tales of the macabre. These stories deserve to be better known for the light they shed on the enigmatic author of one of the worlds supreme literary adventures into the realm of nightmare
Titus groan by Mervyn Peake( Recording )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titus Groan introduces the inhabitants of the dismal Gormenghast castle as a new heir is born to the ruling family. Newborn Titus is the 77th Earl of Groan. His father, Lord Sepulchrave, is master of the castle but finds no joy while serving out the duties of his post. The mistress of Gormenghast, Countess Gertrude, ignores her newborn son and spends her days locked away in her chamber with her pet birds. But the order of things is about to shift, for an ambitious kitchen servant, Steerpike, has weaseled his way into the family's confidence
The essential Kipling by Rudyard Kipling( Recording )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mind of Kipling is presented through his most important poems and short stories that were greatly influence by his travels in Africa and Asia
Napoleon in a nutshell by Neil Wenborn( Recording )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the rise and fall of Napoleon who, as military leader and lawgiver, affected the lives of millions in France and beyond, and whose presence is still felt throughtout the world today
The adventures of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preposterously vain and yet endearing, Brigadier Gerard makes for a tremendously fun companion as he relives the adventures of his military career fighting in the Napoleonic campaigns. Crediting himself with unparalleled military prowess and irresistible powers of seduction, Gerard goes as far as to suggest that his absence from the Battle of Waterloo was the reason for Napoleon's defeat!
The exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brigadier Gerard, an amusing raconteur with an unswerving loyalty to his emperor, gives a colorful account of the life of a soldier of France in the time of Napoleon
Flanagan's run by Tom McNab( Recording )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Depression the ebullient American entrepreneur Charles Flanagan assembles 2,000 runners from all corners of the earth, to run from Los Angeles to New York for prize-money of $150,000. Flanagan's Trans-America runners face 3,000 miles, across the Mojave desert and the frozen Rockies, running a daily average of 50 miles for three months. The American sports establishment, however, is desperate to crush what it sees as a professional challenge to the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics. Every day is therefore a struggle for survival, for Flanagan himself as well as the runners
Present darkness by Malla Nunn( Recording )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five days before Christmas, Detective Sergeant Emmanuel Cooper sits at his desk at the Johannesburg major crimes squad, ready for his holiday in Mozambique. A call comes in: a respectable, white couple has been assaulted and left for dead in their bedroom. The couple's teenage daughter identifies the attacker as Aaron Shabalala, the youngest son of Zulu Detective Constable Samuel Shabalala, Cooper's best friend and a man to whom he owes his life
Mandela : my prisoner, my friend by Christo Brand( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Nelson Mandela's recent passing, Mandela offers an exclusive look at the great icon's younger life. In this book Christo tells, for the first time, the incredible and moving story of their unlikely friendship. Christo Brand was an 18-year-old recruit to the South African prison service when he was sent to work on the Robben Island prison, and was assigned to guard Nelson Mandela, who he was told was a dangerous terrorist. Over time, he became friendly with Mandela, even helping his wife Winnie bring in their grandchild for Mandela to hold for the first time. Following Mandela's release and election success, Brand was given a job in the archives department of the South African parliament. He is now a tour guide at Robben Island, and has remained close friends with Mandela's family
Walking with wounded by Mark McCrum( Recording )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Walking with the Wounded' tells the story of an awe-inspiring expedition to the North Pole by a group of four soldiers, each a veteran of recent conflicts who'd suffered devastating injuries in the line of duty
Let the games begin by Niccol Ammaniti( Recording )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the night of the most decadent party of the century. A rags-to-riches real estate magnate has planned an over-the-top weekend safari for the who's-who of celebrities at his sprawling residence in Villa Ada, once a public park, now the largest private home in Rome. Starlets, politicians, soccer stars, and intellectuals all turn up to rub elbows. Among them is a neurotically charming author struggling to write his next literary tome and pining for renewed recognition. He crosses paths with The Wilde Beasts of Abaddon, a satanic sect planning to ruin the evening's festivities in order to go down in history as a world-famous cult. What was intended as the most spectacular fête of the year quickly descends into apocalyptic chaos
Cirque du Freak : a living nightmare by Darren Shan( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darren Shan is just an ordinary schoolboy who enjoys hanging out with his three best friends. Then one day they stumble across as invitation to visit the Cirque du Freak, a mysterious freak show. Only two tickets are available, so they draw straws to see who will go. As if by destiny, Darren wins one, and what follows is his horrifying descent into the dark and bloody world of vampires
Bob the Builder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob the Builder and the team have so much work to do! It's a good thing Scrambler, Benny, Sumsy and Packer are there to hammer out a solution! They dig right in and demonstrate that while they are new to the crew they know that the fun is getting it done!
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Titus groanThe essential KiplingNapoleon in a nutshellThe adventures of Brigadier GerardThe exploits of Brigadier GerardFlanagan's runCirque du Freak : a living nightmare