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Jarvis, Martin

Overview
Works: 736 works in 1,748 publications in 1 language and 34,065 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Political fiction  Television comedies  Television adaptations  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Author, Performer, Director, Singer, Commentator, Adapter, Author of introduction, Speaker, Conductor, vac, ntr
Classifications: PR6056.R27, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Martin Jarvis
 
Most widely held works by Martin Jarvis
Under orders by Dick Francis( Recording )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the third death on Cheltenham Gold Cup day that really troubles supersleuth Sid Halley. Last seen in 1995's Come to Grief, former champion jockey Halley knows all too well the perils of racing--but in his day, jockeys didn't usually reach the finish line with three .38 rounds in the chest. Yet this is precisely how he finds jockey Huw Walker, who only a few hours earlier, won the coveted Triumph Hurdle
Crossfire by Dick Francis( Recording )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to his estranged mother's house for the first time since he joined the army at seventeen, Captain Tom Forsyth discovers that she is being blackmailed and sets out to discover and defeat this hidden enemy using his finely honed military skills. But can he save his mother's reputation and career as "the first lady of British racing", or will he find himself caught in the cross fire?
Dead heat by Dick Francis( Recording )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Moreton is a rising culinary star, until nearly all the guests who enjoyed one of his meals at a private catered affair fall victim to severe food poisoning. At his next obligation, an exclusive luncheon for forty in the glass-fronted private boxes at the 2,000 Guineas, a bomb blast rips through the private boxes, killing some of Max's trusted staff and many of the guests. Two close calls are too close for comfort, and Max vows to protect his name, and himself, before it's too late
Even money by Dick Francis( Recording )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As bookie Ned Talbot counts his losses after a winning day for gamblers at the Royal Ascot Racecourse, a man comes to him, claiming to be his father. Ned, who's always been told that his parents died when he was a baby, has trouble accepting the man's claims. But when the man is stabbed in the abdomen in the racecourse's parking lot shortly thereafter, Ned rushes to his side. The man's last words force Ned into a race to uncover the truth about his father. However, this race may prove deadly
Silks by Dick Francis( Recording )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a grueling trial, defense lawyer and amateur jockey Geoffrey Mason is only too happy to head to Sandown to pound a course in the saddle of a thoroughbred. But when a fellow rider is found brutally murdered, Mason's personal and professional life become entwined in a sinister fashion
Good omens [the nice and accurate prophecies of Agnes Nutter, witch] by Neil Gaiman( Recording )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world is preparing to come to an end according to the Divine Plan recorded in the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (recorded 1655). Meanwhile, a fussy angel and a fast-living demon have grown fond of living among the earth's mortals for many millennia and are not looking forward to the apocalypse. If Crowley and Aziraphale are going to stop it from happening, they must find and kill the Antichrist
The historian [a novel] by Elizabeth Kostova( Recording )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this riveting debut of breathtaking scope, a young girl discovers her father's darkest secret and embarks on a harrowing journey across Europe to complete the quest he never could, to find history's most legendary fiend: Dracula. When a motherless American girl living in Europe finds a medieval book and a package of letters, all addressed ominously to "My dear and unfortunate successor ..." she begins to unravel a thread that leads back to her father's past, his mentor's career, and an evil hidden in the depths of history
101 dalmatians by Dodie Smith( Recording )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pongo lives happily with his human pets Mr and Mrs Dearly in a large house in Regent's Park. When his wife Missis produces a litter of fifteen beautiful pups, life seems wonderfully complete. But the mysterious disappearance of the puppies suddenly throws everything into turmoil. Pongo, one of the keenest brains in Dogdom, quickly realises that he and Missis are the only hope for their youngsters' survival. And so the fearless pair set out on a bleak winter's journey into great dangers, helped along the way by the gallant Colonel, a sheepdog of the Old School. Dodie Smith's canine classic brought pleasure to millions as a Disney film. All its original charm and warmth are fully evident here in this full-cast dramatisation which stars Patricia Hodge as Cruella de Vil, along with Joan Sims, Brenda Blethyn, Nicky Henson and Polly James
Shakespeare retold by Bill Paterson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth is the chef in a 3-star restaurant; Beatrice and Benedict are rival co-anchors; Titania and Bottom carouse in a tawdry theme resort; and Petruchio sets out to tame the conservative Kate in a politically incorrect marriage of convenience
A night to remember by Walter Lord( Recording )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1956 and born of 20 years' research, this account of the voyage of the Titanic-- and its aftermath-- is a classic of detailed investigation
Dick Francis's refusal by Felix Francis( Recording )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six years ago, investigator Sid Halley retired for good. He'd been harassed, beaten, shot, even lost a hand to his investigating business, and enough was enough. For the sake of his wife and new daughter he gave up that life of danger and uncertainty, and he thought nothing would ever lure him back into the game. He thought wrong. Sir Richard Stewart, chairman of the racing authority, begs Sid to investigate a series of dodgy races. Sid adamantly refuses, but the following day, Sir Richard is found dead under suspicious circumstances. And then a man with an Irish accent contacts Sid, telling him to deliver a whitewashed report about the suspected race-fixing. or else
Sherlock Holmes theatre by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackstone Audiobooks is pleased to present the first audio recordings ever of the only two Holmes plays written by his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These new, specially commissioned productions of the Hollywood Theater of the Ear star Audie Award-winning readers Martin Jarvis as Sherlock Holmes and Kristoffer Tabori as Dr. Watson
The mighty Johns by David Baldacci( Recording )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One novella & two short stories from the finest in mystery & suspense
Hard times by Charles Dickens( Recording )

30 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An indictment of capitalist exploitation during the Industrial Revolution, the hard lessons wrought by zealous materialism awaken characters to a new philosophy and to hope
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Recording )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the adventures of an orphan boy who is forced to practice thievery and live a life of crime in nineteenth-century London
Dick Francis's bloodline by Felix Francis( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When race caller and television presenter Mark Shillingford calls a race in which his twin sister, Clare, an accomplished and successful jockey, comes in second when she could have won, he believes the worst: that she lost on purpose, and the race was fixed. That night, Mark confronts Clare with his suspicions, she storms off after an argument--and it's the last time Mark sees her alive. Hours later, Clare jumps to her death from the balcony of a London hotel; or so it seems. Devastated and guilty over her death, Mark goes in search of answers. What had led Clare to take her own life? Or was it not suicide at all?"--Container
Great classic stories [22 unabridged classics]( Recording )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
Batman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the government teams up a group of supervillains with the code name Suicide Squad and forces them to break into Arkham Asylum to bring back top secret information the Riddler has stolen, Batman soon becomes involved. But things go from bad to worse when one of the Squad (Harley Quinn) frees the Joker, who has the means to not only blow up the asylum, but most of Gotham City as well
Dick Francis's bloodline by Felix Francis( Recording )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When race caller and television presenter Mark Shillingford calls a race in which his twin sister, Clare, an accomplished and successful jockey, comes in second when she could have won, he believes the worst: that she lost on purpose, and the race was fixed. That night, Mark confronts Clare with his suspicions, she storms off after an argument--and it's the last time Mark sees her alive. Hours later, Clare jumps to her death from the balcony of a London hotel; or so it seems. Devastated and guilty over her death, Mark goes in search of answers. What had led Clare to take her own life? Or was it not suicide at all?
The horse and his boy by Paul McCusker( Recording )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young slave boy Shasta discovers his adopted father's plan to sell him to a British stranger, he devises an escape plan to acquire his freedom. A rarified talking war horse named Bree helps Shasta on his journey. As they venture towards Narnia these two travelers encounter colorful characters and a motley assortment of adventures
 
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Silks
Alternative Names
Martin Jarvis acteur britannique

Martin Jarvis attore britannico

Martin Jarvis englischer Schauspieler und Synchronsprecher

Мартин Джарвис

マーティン・ジャーヴィス

Languages
English (238)

Covers
CrossfireDead heatEven moneySilksGood omens [the nice and accurate prophecies of Agnes Nutter, witch]The historian [a novel]101 dalmatiansShakespeare retold