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Thorne, Stephen

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Works: 316 works in 520 publications in 1 language and 6,141 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Drama  Terms and phrases  Short stories 
Roles: Narrator, Translator, Author, Performer, Illustrator
Classifications: PR5684, 823.8
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Publications about Stephen Thorne
Publications by Stephen Thorne
Most widely held works by Stephen Thorne
Anne Frank by Lina Tridenti( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of the Jewish girl who hid with seven other people in an attic for two years in Nazi-occupied Holland and chronicled her day-to-day life in a diary which was discovered after her death in a German concentration camp
The triumph of the sun by Wilbur A Smith( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 136 libraries worldwide
In 1880s Sudan, decades of brutal misgovernment by the ruling Egyptian Khedive precipitate a fierce and bloody rebellion headed by a charismatic new religious leader, The Madhi or?Expected One?. The British are forced to intervene to protect their national interests and to attempt to rescue the hundreds of British subjects stranded in the country. Along with hundreds of others, British trader and businessman, Ryder Courtney is trapped in the capital city of Khartoum. It is here that he meets Captain Penrod Ballantyne of the 10th Hussars, as well as the British Consul, David Benbrook and his three beautiful daughters
Warlock a novel of ancient Egypt by Wilbur A Smith( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Stricken with grief after the death of Queen Lostris, Taita becomes a hermit, studies the occult and transforms himself into a warlock. He discovers there has been a divine purpose in his suffering when he is called upon to save the dynasty of Queen Lostris from the evil that looms over Egypt
Beneath the pyramid by Christian Jacq( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
A young, intelligent, incorruptible novice judge, Pazair, is called to Memphis to investigate the mysterious death of five guards standing watch over the sphinx at Giza. His inquiries unearth a plot to everthrow Rames, and with the help of Souti, a former scribe, and the beautiful Nefertet, a young doctor, he sets out to discover the truth. But can he survive in the process?
Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
PLAYAWAY. The sequel to 'The Warden', this book chronicles the struggle for control of the diocese between the waspishly ruthless Mrs Proudie, wife of the new Bishop, and Obadiah Slope, the Bishop's oily and hypocritical chaplain. But Mr Slope's insistent advocacy of Mr Harding for the wardenship of Hiram's Hospital is not prompted only by the desire to oppose Mrs Proudie's wishes. He also hopes to win the hand of Mrs Bold, Mr Harding's widowed daughter. His own machinations, however, soon threaten to entrap him - container
A rare benedictine by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Brother Cadfael has become a cult figure of crime fiction. The story of the monastic sleuth's entry into the monastery at Shrewsbury, tales of intrigue and treachery and Cadfael's skill are woven into a complex plot and insights into the frailties of human nature
Lost for words the mangling and manipulating of the English language by John Humphrys( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
The author has fun at the expense of language abusers and raises serious issues about people in power who use words to manipulate us
The holy thief by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
While solving the theft of holy relics, Brother Cadfael must also contend with a killer
Great classic science fiction ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
A solid grouping of classic science fiction short stories by well-known, award-winning authors
Great classic mysteries twelve unabridged tales ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Enjoy the great detectives of the Golden Age of classic mysteries in this unique collection of audio whodunits. Newly recorded for this original anthology, the crimes, criminals, and sleuths depicted here set the standard for decades to come, and remain as entertaining today as they were when first published. An ideal starting point for those new to audio mysteries, and a perfect assortment for the seasoned noir veteran, Great Classic Mysteries will leave all listeners scrambling for an alibi
The heretic's apprentice by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Medieval murder mystery
A plum in your mouth by Andrew Taylor( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Did you know that the court of Richard III spoke broad Yorkshire! Why don't we speak like we did 40 years ago? Why is one to be perceived to be richer, taller - and more attractive - if one speaks the Queen's English? A Plum in Your Mouth takes an astonishing look at accents and the volumes they speak about us. Andrew Taylor leads us through pronunciation and how accents reveal both geography and class. Along the way he answers such age-old questions as why grandparents will always disapprove of the way we speak, and argues that 'incorrect' pronunciations keep our language alive
Beyond words by John Humphrys( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Following his bestselling 'Lost For Words', John Humphrys takes a provocative look at the hidden attitudes that lie behind so many English phrases and expressions
The sanctuary sparrow by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 80 libraries worldwide
On a spring evening in 1140 Shrewsbury, the midnight matins at the Benedictine abbey suddenly reverberate with an unholy sound -- a hunt in full cry. Pursued by a drunken mob, the quarry is running for its life. When the frantic creature bursts in to claim sanctuary, Brother Cadfael finds himself fighting off armed townsmen to save a terrified young man. Accused of robbery and murder is Liliwin, a wandering minstrel who performed at the wedding of a local goldsmith's son. The cold light of morning, however, will show his supposed victim still lives, although a strongbox lies empty. Brother Cadfael believes Liliwin is innocent, but finding the truth and the treasure before Liliwin's respite in sanctuary runs out may uncover a deadlier sin than thievery -- a desperate love that not even the threat of hanging can stop
Selections from the Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
16 tales read from Boccaccio's answer to Dante's Divine comedy
Shadow of the Sphinx by Christian Jacq( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
The time has come for the final confrontation. Appointed supreme magistrate and first minister of Egypt, Pazair and his wife Neferet must join forces against the Finance Minister, Pazair?s sworn enemy, who now openly presents himself as spokesman for the conspirators who plan to overthrow Ramses the Great in order to seize supreme power. The situation appears desperate. By undermining the economy and directing it towards the law of profit alone, the values which form the bedrock of Egyptian civilisation. Determined to make a stand, the Tjaty and his wife attempt to loosen the conspirators? stranglehold and identify the murderer of their spiritual master
Dead man's ransom by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
It is early in the twelfth century and the civil war between King Stephen and the Empress Maud rages with renewed vigor. In the battle of Lincoln, the sheriff of Shropshire is captured and the king himself is detained by his enemies. An exchange of prisoners is arranged: the sheriff will be bartered for a young Welsh lordling who has been captured during a misguided assault on a convent
Great Russian short stories ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Target Antarctica by Hammond Innes( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Daredevil ex-RAF pilot, Edwin Cruse, buys a Hercules aeroplane for a mere ten thousand dollars. It is, however, awkwardly placed for collection - on an iceberg in the Antarctic! Cruse, and others of less honest disposition, set out to retrieve the plane
How shall I tell the dog? by Miles Kington( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 71 libraries worldwide
In this risible and moving book, popular English humorist Miles Kington faces pancreatic cancer and death with his sparkling trademark wit, musing on the prospect of being outlived by his dog
 
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