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Thorne, Stephen

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Works: 431 works in 884 publications in 1 language and 13,324 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Drama  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Translator, Performer, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PR4748, 823.8
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Publications about Stephen Thorne
Publications by Stephen Thorne
Most widely held works by Stephen Thorne
The tainted relic an historical mystery by Medieval Murderers (Writers group)( file )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
"July 1100 and Jerusalem has fallen to the Crusader armies. Amid the ensuing chaos a priceless holy relic is entrusted to English knight Geoffrey Mappestone. But the relic is said to be cursed, bringing death and destruction to whoever posesses it. And down the ages the relic continues to wreak its havoc."--Container
Anne Frank by Lina Tridenti( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 373 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
Strangers [a novel] by Anita Brookner( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Resigned to bachelorhood in his London flat, retiree Paul Sturgis unexpectedly finds himself in two relationships, including one with a separated woman he met on a holiday trip to Venice and another with an ex-girlfriend
An excellent mystery by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Brother Cadfael learns that the two monks taken in by his Abbey have a secret that could destroy a life and an entire holy order
Brother Cadfael's penance by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
England in 1145 is beset by chaos, brought about by two cousins battling for the throne. Brother Cadfael leaves for Coventry to attend the council, only to discover that peace is not universally welcome
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
A romantic tale of love gone astray and an indictment of the British class system, as revered by some Victorians
The confession of Brother Haluin by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
On his deathbed, meek Brother Haluin confesses to a shocking act in his past -- but then recovers. As atonement, Aboot Radulfus sends Haluin -- with Brother Cadfael's escort -- on a journey of expiation that proves not only physically arduous but reveals shocking discoveries of thwarted love, deceit, betrayal, revenge .... and murder, with only Brother Cadfael to avert further tragedy
A shilling for candles by Josephine Tey( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
On a clear, sunny morning on the southern coast of England, the body of famous screen actress Christine Clay is found lying limp on the beach. As Scotland Yard's Inspector Alan Grant tries to determine whether it was an accidental death or murder, he finds too many clues, too many motives, and too many people who wanted the movie star dead
The man in the queue by Josephine Tey( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
A stranger found stabbed to death outside a theatre lacks any form of identity. Inspector Grant of the CID travels deep into the theatrical world in his efforts to build up a picture of the nameless man and solve the murder
The blue horizon by Wilbur A Smith( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
After struggling through adversity and high seas, the Courtney family finally reached the Cape of Good Hope. The new generation of native born Courtneys must now stake their claim in South Africa. Travelling along the infamous 'Robber's Road', their journey is both hazardous and exhilarating as they traverse a land of untouched beauty filled with wild animals and warring tribes
The pilgrim of hate [the tenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael] by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
As hundreds of pilgrims arrive at the shrine of St. Winifred, Brother Cadfael wonders if two of the pilgrims, obviously intensely bound to each other, are bound to the murder of a knight in Winchester
The potter's field by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
The potter's field is an entertaining mystery combining romance and adventure in medieval England
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 134 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
Monk's hood by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A mystery set in 12th century England. Brother Cadfael investigates the death of the husband of a woman he once loved before he took his vows
One corpse too many by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Brother Cadfael discovers that someone is trying to use fighting in Shrewsbury as cover for a murder
A rare benedictine by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 119 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
Warlock by Wilbur A Smith( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 118 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
The hermit of Eyton Forest by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
After the death of Lord Ludel, his son Richard, a student at the Benedictine Abbey, becomes the new lord of Eaton
Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 116 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
Beneath the pyramid by Christian Jacq( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 115 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?
 
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