Nicholas Blake

Nicholas Blake

This is a complete list of Nicholas Blake books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Nigel Strangeways Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
9
A Question of Proof
1935
2
Thou Shell of Death / Shell of Death
1936
3
There's Trouble Brewing
1937
4
10
The Beast Must Die
1938
5
The Smiler with the Knife
1939
6
Murder with Malice / Malice in Wonderland / The Summer Camp Mystery
1940
7
The Corpse in the Snowman / The Case of the Abominable Snowman
1941
8
Minute for Murder
1947
9
Head of a Traveler
1949
10
The Dreadful Hollow
1953
11
The Whisper in the Gloom / Catch and Kill
1954
12
End of Chapter
1957
13
The Widow's Cruise
1959
14
The Worm of Death
1961
15
The Sad Variety
1964
16
Thou Shell of Death
1964
17
The Morning After Death
1966
18
Whisper in the Gloom
1977

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Nicholas Blake Anthologies in Publication Order

Nicholas Blake: Biography

Nicholas Blake (Cecil Day-Lewis) was born on April 27th, 1904. Nicholas passed away May 22nd, 1972 at 68 years old. Nicholas Blake was born in Ballintubbert, County Laois, Ireland.

Nicholas Blake was the author of the Nigel Strangeways series which consists of 18 novels. The Nigel Strangeways series started in 1935 with the novel A Question of Proof. The most recently released novel in the Nigel Strangeways series was Whisper in the Gloom which was released in 1977. There are no upcoming novels for the Nigel Strangeways series.

Nicholas Blake appeared on the Honkaku Mystery Best 10 international list in Japan one time. It was for his book Thou Shell of Death, which placed 8th on the 2002 list.

Nicholas Blake: Awards & Accolades

Nicholas Blake books have been nominated for multiple awards, The Sad Variety was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1964. The Private Wound was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1968.

Nicholas Blake: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Nicholas Blake on Book Notification is The Beast Must Die, the 4th novel in the Nigel Strangeways series.

The most read book by Nicholas Blake on Book Notification is A Question of Proof, the 1st novel in the Nigel Strangeways series.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Nicholas Blake are:

  1. Ian Rankin, author of the Inspector Rebus Series.
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  3. Elizabeth George, author of the Inspector Lynley Series.
  4. Donna Leon, author of the Guido Brunetti Series.
  5. Ann Cleeves, author of the Shetland Island Series.

Nicholas Blake: F.A.Q

When was Nicholas Blake Born?

Nicholas Blake was born on April 27th, 1904.

When did Nicholas Blake die?

Nicholas Blake died on May 22nd, 1972 at 68 years old.

Where was Nicholas Blake Born?

Nicholas Blake was born in Ballintubbert, County Laois, Ireland.

What was the first book Nicholas Blake wrote?

The first novel written by Nicholas Blake was A Question of Proof, published in 1935.

What was the most recent book Nicholas Blake wrote?

His most recently released work was Whisper in the Gloom on September 26th, 1977.

How many books has Nicholas Blake written?

Nicholas Blake has written 22 books. 18 books in the Nigel Strangeways Series, 4 Standalone Novels.

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