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Jarvis, Martin

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Works: 730 works in 1,635 publications in 1 language and 34,618 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Television adaptations  Occult fiction  Historical fiction  War stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Director, Singer, Adapter, Commentator, Author of introduction, Speaker, Conductor, ntr
Classifications: PR6056.R27, 823.8
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Publications about Martin Jarvis
Publications by Martin Jarvis
Most widely held works about Martin Jarvis
 
Most widely held works by Martin Jarvis
Under orders by Dick Francis( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
It's the third death on Cheltenham Gold Cup day that really troubles supersleuth Sid Halley. Last seen in 1995's 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
Dead heat by Dick Francis( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,271 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( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,261 libraries worldwide
Ned Talbot, a bookmaker working the Royal Ascot, finds himself in a race to solve his father's stabbing--a race where coming in second could cost him more than even money--it could cost him his life
Crossfire by Dick Francis( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,234 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?
Silks by Dick Francis( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,108 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
The historian [a novel] by Elizabeth Kostova( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 950 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
Good omens [the nice and accurate prophecies of Agnes Nutter, witch] by Neil Gaiman( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 924 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
Dick Francis's bloodline by Felix Francis( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 767 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
101 dalmatians by Dodie Smith( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
Pongo the Dalmatian and his wife Missis undertake a daring expedition to rescue their fifteen puppies from the clutches of the vicious Cruella de Vil
A night to remember by Walter Lord( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 658 libraries worldwide
When this novel was first published in 1955, it generated a fascination with the sinking of the Titanic, that has lasted for years. In this dramatic and historic recreation of the bravery and agony that marked fateful night, distinguished author and historian Walter Lord pains a vivid portrait of the last hours of the Titanic's first and final voyage
Shakespeare retold by Brian Percival( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 602 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
Sherlock Holmes theatre by Arthur Conan Doyle( file )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 552 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( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
One novella & two short stories from the finest in mystery & suspense
Hard times by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 528 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
Dick Francis's refusal by Felix Francis( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 526 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
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Born and brought up in the workhouse, the orphaned Oliver meets Artful Dodger in the streets of London. He falls into the hands of Fagin's gang of thieves
Great classic stories [22 unabridged classics] ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 400 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
Second wind by Dick Francis( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 libraries worldwide
TV meteorologist Perry Stuart's weather knowledge and accuracy have given him a high status among forecasters, but no physical baptism by storm. Then a fellow forecaster offers him a Caribbean hurricane-chasing ride in a small airplane as a holiday diversion. A frightening accident teaches Stuart more secrets than wind speeds, and back home in England he faces threats and danger as deadly as anything nature can evolve
10 lb. penalty by Dick Francis( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
An eighteen-year-old who wants only to be an amateur jockey finds himself targeted by his father's political enemies, and he is plunged into a massive web of lies that he must sort through to find the truth
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Novel of the French Revolution seen through the eyes of Dickens
 
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