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Jarvis, Martin

Overview
Works: 736 works in 2,045 publications in 1 language and 37,253 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery fiction  Film adaptations  Paranormal fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Author, Director, Performer, Singer, Adapter, Author of introduction, Speaker, Commentator, Conductor, vac
Classifications: PR6056.R27, 823.8
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Publications about Martin Jarvis
Publications by Martin Jarvis
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Most widely held works by Martin Jarvis
Under orders by Dick Francis( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,292 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( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,221 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( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,186 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 )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,175 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( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,057 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( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 978 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( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 879 libraries worldwide
A young woman discovers an ancient book and a cache of old letters in her father's library, and thus begins her adventurous quest for the truth about Vlad the Impaler, a search that will span continents and generations, and a confrontation with the darkest powers of evil
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
34 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 685 libraries worldwide
Pip, a poor orphan boy, is befriended by an unknown benefactor and goes to London to live the life of a gentleman. From his first terrifying encounter with Magwitch, an escaped convict, Pip's life is enraged with misconceptions about guilt, money, and class, owing to Miss Havisham and Estella's interventions
101 dalmatians by Dodie Smith( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 646 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
Shakespeare retold by Bill Paterson( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 644 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
Dick Francis's refusal by Felix Francis( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 587 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
A night to remember by Walter Lord( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 565 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
Sherlock Holmes theatre by Arthur Conan Doyle( file )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 537 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
Front runner by Felix Francis( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
In his role as an undercover investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, Jeff Hinkley is approached by a multi-time champion jockey to discuss the delicate matter of losing races on purpose. Little does he know that the call will set off a lethal chain of events, including the apparent suicide of the jockey and an attempt on Hinkley's own life. Never one to leave suspicious events alone, Hinkley begins investigating the jockey and the races he may have thrown. But there are others out there who intend to prevent his inquiry from probing further. at any cost
The mighty Johns by David Baldacci( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
One novella & two short stories from the finest in mystery & suspense
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Born and raised in the appalling deprivation of the workhouse, orphan Oliver escapes the drudgery of apprenticeship and heads for London, only to fall into the hands of the notorious Fagin and his gang of thieves
The Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( visu )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
"In 1969, an internationally acclaimed BBC show began airing on the fledgling public broadcasting network. The Forsyte Saga, in telling the remarkable story of a nouveau riche English family, introduced America to a new kind of TV. Millions of Americans devoted the next half-year of their lives to following the frank treatment of all sins, foibles and peccadilloes of the Forsytes and their circle. The passing decades can never the erase the memory of their extraordinary evenings with the Forsytes: Kenneth More as Jo, the philosophical outsider; Eric Porter as Soames, the grasping man of property; Nyree Dawn Porter as Irene, "born to be loved and to love" and in later episodes, Susan Hampshire in an Emmy-winning performance as Fleur, Soame's 'restless' daughter. The series was so popular that Masterpiece Theatre was created to meet the new demand for great literary adaptations. With 150 characters, 2,000 separate costumes and over 100 sets, this sprawling yet intimate saga continues to move, provoke and entrance viewers today."--Publisher
Hard times by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 474 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
Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics] ( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 452 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 434 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
 
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Alternative Names
Martin Jarvis acteur britannique
Martin Jarvis actor britànic
Martin Jarvis actor británico
Martin Jarvis attore britannico
Martin Jarvis Brits acteur
Martin Jarvis englischer Schauspieler und Synchronsprecher
Мартин Джарвис
מרטין ג'רוויס שחקן בריטי
マーティン・ジャーヴィス
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English (303)
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