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Brandreth, Gyles Daubeney 1948-

Overview
Works: 422 works in 869 publications in 2 languages and 26,051 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery stories  History  Juvenile works  Anecdotes  Diaries 
Roles: Editor, Other, Compiler, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6052.R2645, 823.914
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Oscar Wilde and the dead man's smile : a mystery by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heading home from a lecture tour in the United States, Oscar becomes entangled with the La Grange acting dynasty, and the mystery of the serial killer targeting them after the surprising death of the family poodle
The world's best indoor games by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lists 300 traditional and popular games and explains how to play each one
Oscar Wilde and a death of no importance by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Korean and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lovers of historical mystery will relish this chilling Victorian tale based on real events and cloaked in authenticity. Best of all, it casts British literature's most fascinating and controversial figure as the lead sleuth. A young artist's model has been murdered, and legendary wit Oscar Wilde enlists his friends Arthur Conan Doyle and Robert Sherard to help him investigate. But when they arrive at the scene of the crime they find no sign of the gruesome killing -- save one small spatter of blood, high on the wall. Set in London, Paris, Oxford, and Edinburgh at the height of Queen Victoria's reign, here is a gripping eyewitness account of Wilde's secret involvement in the curious case of Billy Wood, a young man whose brutal murder served as the inspiration for The Picture of Dorian Gray. Told by Wilde's contemporary -- poet Robert Sherard -- this novel provides a fascinating and evocative portrait of the great playwright and his own "consulting detective," Sherlock Holmes creator, Arthur Conan Doyle
Philip & Elizabeth : portrait of a royal marriage by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the marriage of Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh offers insight into their contrasting childhoods in spite of a similar ancestry, and the enigmatic nature of their long-time partnership
John Gielgud : a celebration by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
15 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oscar Wilde and the Vatican murders by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Authors Oscar Wilde and Arthur Conan Doyle team up to find a determined killer whose victims are tied to the inner workings of the Roman Catholic Church
The book of solo games by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The super joke book by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hundreds of jokes which are old and new, hilarious and horrendous
The joy of lex : how to have fun with 860,341,500 words by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes word histories, quizzes, games, puzzles and other miscellaneous information about the English language
Oscar Wilde and a game called murder by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With help from his friends Arthur Conan Doyle, Bram Stoker, and poet Robert Sherard, young Oscar Wilde investigates a "murder" game which turns deadly when a fantasy victim is actually killed
Oscar Wilde and the murders at reading Gaol : a mystery by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oscar Wilde has fled to France after his release from Reading Gaol. Tonight he is sharing a drink and the story of his cruel imprisonment with a mysterious stranger. Oscar has endured the treadmill, solitary confinement, censored letters, no writing materials. Yet even in the midst of such deprivation, his astonishing detective powers remain undiminished. When first a brutal warder and then the prison chaplain are found murdered, who else should the Governor turn to for help other than Reading Gaol's most celebrated inmate?
The biggest tongue twister book in the world by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
10 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An alphabetically arranged collection of tongue twister including the famous "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
Oscar Wilde and the vampire murders by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oscar Wilde and the Vampire Murders opens in 1890, at a glamorous party hosted by the Duke and Duchess of Albemarle. All of London's high society -- including the Prince of Wales -- are in attendance at what promises to be the event of the season. Yet Oscar Wilde is more interested in another party guest, Rex LaSalle, a young actor who claims to be a vampire. But the entertaining evening ends in tragedy when the duchess is found murdered -- with two tiny puncture marks on her throat. Desperate to avoid scandal and panic, the Prince asks Oscar and his friend Arthur Conan Doyle to investigate the crime. What they discover threatens to destroy the very heart of the royal family. Told through diary entries, newspaper clippings, telegrams, and letters, Oscar Wilde and the Vampire Murders is a richly atmospheric mystery that is sure to captivate and entertain
Oscar Wilde and the candlelight murders by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
London, 1889. Oscar Wilde, celebrated poet, wit, playwright and raconteur is the literary sensation of his age. Yet when he chances across the naked corpse of Billy Wood, posed by candlelight in a dark stifling attic room, he cannot ignore the brutal murder. With the help of fellow author Arthur Conan Doyle he sets out to solve the crime
A game-a-day book by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A different game for every day of the year, including word games, action games, memory games--some to be played alone, others with groups
More joy of lex : an amazing and amusing Z to A and A to Z of words by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of quizzes, games, puzzles, and fun with the English language
Oscar Wilde and the ring of death by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Krimi. Forfatteren Oscar Wilde aner ikke, hvad han sætter gang i, da han ved et middagsselskab foreslår en leg, hvor gæsterne hver for sig skal skrive navnet på den person, de helst vil se myrdet. De 14 "ofre" begynder nemllg at dø på mystisk vis, og Oscar Wilde får brug for hele sin intellektuelle ballast for at afsløre morderen
John Gielgud : an actor's life by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"John Gielgud: An Actor's Life is as much the story of twentieth-century theatre as of one man. Drawn from conversations Brandreth had with Gielgud over thirty years, and written with Sir John's blessing ('Gyles - you are quoting a few of the only fairly intelligent things I have ever said about the theatre - thank you!'), John Gielgud: An Actor's Life provides a revealing, and at times touching, portrait of a fascinating personality, and an authoritative and compelling account of a remarkable career."--BOOK JACKET
Great theatrical disasters by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great book of optical illusions by Gyles Daubeney Brandreth ( Book )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents optical illusions and explains why the eyes perceive what isn't actually so
 
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Alternative Names
Aladdin
Aladdin, 1948-
Brandreth, Gyles
Brandreth, Gyles, 1948-
Brandreth, Gyles Daubeney
Brandreth, Gyles Daubeney, 1948-
Brandrets, Džailzs, 1948-
Brendrets, Džailzs, 1948-
Daubeney Brandreth, Gyles 1948-
ブランドレス, ガイルズ
ブランドレス, ジャイルズ
Languages
English (157)
Korean (1)
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