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Jarvis, Martin

Overview
Works: 720 works in 1,785 publications in 2 languages and 34,615 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Superhero films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  Film noir 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Author, Performer, Director, Singer, Commentator, Adapter, Author of introduction, Speaker, Conductor, vac, ntr
Classifications: PR6056.R27, 823.914
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Publications about Martin Jarvis
Publications by Martin Jarvis
Most widely held works by Martin Jarvis
Under orders by Dick Francis( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
It's the third death on Cheltenham Gold Cup day and supersleuth Sid Halley is troubled
Crossfire by Dick Francis( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,248 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 )
11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,209 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 1,185 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 )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,071 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 )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 945 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 )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 898 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( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 650 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( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Macbeth is the chef in a 3-star restaurant; Beatrice and Benedick 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( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 609 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( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 568 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( file )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 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
The mighty Johns by David Baldacci( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
One novella & two short stories from the finest in mystery & suspense
Hard times by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
30 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 481 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( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 476 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
Dick Francis's bloodline by Felix Francis( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 428 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] ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 421 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
Front runner by Felix Francis( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 417 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 shock of the new by Robert Hughes( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
"Robert Hughes' history of modern art from cubism to pop and the avant-garde. The sequel to the BBC's Civilization series, picks up at the threshold of the 20th century. It is written and presented by Robert Hughes, art critic and senior writer for Time. Hughes draws on a wealth of documentary materials from the archives of the BBC, including rare footage and interviews with noted artists. The range of major figures includes Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Maz Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock."--Container
Batman by Tim Burton( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in French and English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Gotham City faces two monstrous criminal menaces : the bizarre, sinister Penguin and the slinky, mysterious Catwoman. Can Batman battle two formidable foes at once ?
 
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Alternative Names
Martin Jarvis acteur britannique
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
Languages
English (225)
French (1)
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