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Blake, Nicholas 1904-1972

Overview
Works: 97 works in 789 publications in 12 languages and 7,359 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Detective and mystery stories, English  Drama  Action and adventure fiction  Film adaptations  Melodrama 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6007.A95, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Nicholas Blake
Publications by Nicholas Blake
Publications by Nicholas Blake, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Nicholas Blake
The beast must die by Nicholas Blake( Book )
77 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 501 libraries worldwide
Respected crime writer Frank Cairns plots the perfect murder--a murder that he himself will commit. Cairns intends to murder George Rattery, the hit-and-run driver who killed his young son, but when his intended victim is found dead and Cairns becomes the prime suspect. The author insists that he has been framed. An old friend of Cairns calls in private detective Nigel Strangeways who must unravel a fiendishly plotted mystery if he is to discover what really happened to George Rattery
The private wound by Nicholas Blake( Book )
18 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
End of chapter by Nicholas Blake( Book )
21 editions published between 1957 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Minute for murder by Nicholas Blake( Book )
26 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 386 libraries worldwide
When wartime hero Charles Kennington returns from a secret mission, he visits his onetime colleagues, among them Nigel Strangeways, at the Ministry of Morale. He learns his former fiancee, the beautiful Nita, is now having an affair with the director, his brother-in-law. Strangeways is pulled into a murder investigation when Nita is suddenly poisoned. Was it suicide or premeditated?
The worm of death by Nicholas Blake( Book )
34 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 376 libraries worldwide
The sad variety by Nicholas Blake( Book )
25 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 361 libraries worldwide
The widow's cruise by Nicholas Blake( Book )
22 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 356 libraries worldwide
"Nigel Strangeways and Clare Massinger go on a summer cruise in the grecian isles, where jealousy and hatred shimmer over the Greek columns, the sunny quiet waters, and the donkey rides. Two sisters--Miss Ambrose, a frumpy, old maid schoolteacher, and Melissa Blaydon, the merry widow incarnate--are the catalyst for one of the most puzzling murders Nigel Strangeways has ever had to solve."--Page [4] of cover
A question of proof by Nicholas Blake( Book )
39 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 337 libraries worldwide
Thou shell of death by Nicholas Blake( Book )
34 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Fergus O'Brien, a legendary World War One flying ace with several skeletons hidden in his closet, receives a series of mocking letters predicting that he will be murdered on Boxing Day. Undaunted, O'Brien throws a Christmas party, inviting everyone who could be suspected of making the threats, along with private detective Nigel Strangeways. But despite Nigel's presence, the former pilot is found dead, just as predicted, and Nigel is left to aid the local police in their investigation while trying to ignore his growing attraction to one of the other guests - and suspects - explorer Georgina Cavendish
The morning after death by Nicholas Blake( Book )
19 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Tangled Webb by Eloise Jarvis McGraw( Book )
34 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Hugo Chesterman has been sentenced to death for murdering a policeman. What is his story and will an appeal be successful?
The smiler with the knife by Nicholas Blake( Book )
32 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Bloody sunset by Nicholas Blake( Book )
24 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Two men, total strangers, establish the perfect alibis by arranging to switch victims. Ned Stowe will kill Stuart Hammer's wealthy uncle for which service Hammer is to eliminate Stowe's neurotic wife, Helena
Head of a traveler by Nicholas Blake( Book )
34 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 247 libraries worldwide
The dreadful hollow by Nicholas Blake( Book )
22 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 245 libraries worldwide
The whisper in the gloom by Nicholas Blake( Book )
18 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
The case of the abominable snowman by Nicholas Blake( Book )
37 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 194 libraries worldwide
There's trouble brewing by Nicholas Blake( Book )
27 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Tyrannical businessman Eustace Bunnett and an assortment of employees and local characters become suspects when Nigel Strangeways investigates the murder of a man found dead in one of the vats at Bunnett's Dorset brewery
The corpse in the snowman by Nicholas Blake( Book )
22 editions published between 1941 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 132 libraries worldwide
The deadly joker by Nicholas Blake( Book )
24 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 113 libraries worldwide
"When John Waterson and his young wife chose Netherplash Cantorum, Dorset, for their retirement years, they could not have predicted that this idyllic spot had one severe but unforeseeable drawback: among its inhabitants was a practical joker whose fertile mind ran to the most bizarre and grotesque designs. The Village was no place for a quite retirement, or for a gentle recuperation from the nervous breakdown that had afflicted Waterson's wife. In Netherplash, the peace is continually disrupted with extraordinary events tripping over each other which, in the end, lead to a hideous and painful murder"--Publisher's web page
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972

Blake, Nicholas
Blejk, Nikolas 1904-1972
블레이크, 니콜라스 1904-1972
블레이크, 니콜러스 1904-1972
ブレイク, N
ブレイク, ニコラス
Languages
English (471)
Japanese (20)
Dutch (16)
German (15)
Italian (13)
French (12)
Spanish (11)
Swedish (9)
Danish (7)
Russian (6)
Polish (4)
Portuguese (1)
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