WorldCat Identities

Fido, Martin

Overview
Works: 73 works in 406 publications in 6 languages and 9,265 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Chronologies  Biographies  Encyclopedias  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: PR4581, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martin Fido
Shakespeare by Martin Fido( Book )

30 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated biography of the great Elizabethan playwright and poet, set against the background of the historic time in which he lived
Oscar Wilde by Martin Fido( )

42 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A partisan account of the life and times of Wilde, with many photographs and drawings
Rudyard Kipling by Martin Fido( Book )

28 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the British writer examining his life, times, and work against the background of the imperial grandeur of the heyday of the British Empire
Charles Dickens: an authentic account of his life & times /by Martin Fido by Martin Fido( Book )

30 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boy in the blacking factory - Clerk to journalist - Birth of Pickwick - Writer as theatregoer - Mr Popular Sentiment - Tragedy - America - Public readings - Garrick Club - Obituary
The world of Charles Dickens : the life, times and works of the great Victorian novelist by Martin Fido( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The World of Charles Dickens, eminent scholar Martin Fido traces that complex and fascinating history in all its drama, tragedy, and triumph
Charles Dickens by Martin Fido( Book )

24 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jack the Ripper A-Z by Paul Begg( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chronicle of crime : the infamous felons of modern history and their hideous crimes by Martin Fido( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronologically arranged account of some of the world's most infamous criminals, from the early nineteenth century to the present
Murder guide to London by Martin Fido( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and Italian and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The official encyclopedia of Scotland Yard by Martin Fido( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arranged in an accessible A-Z format, over 500 entries cover every aspect of the Yard, past and present, from A Division to Z Wagon. Meticulously researched historical entries cover a wide range of subjects, from the infamous criminals who have featured large in the Yard's history and the strikes, riots, disasters and sieges that have tested the force, to the activities of key parts of the organization, including the Flying Squad, Special Branch and the Firearms Unit
The world of Agatha Christie : the facts and fiction behind the world's greatest crime writer by Martin Fido( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leven en werk van de Britse detective- en thrillerschrijfster (1890-1976)
The world of Sherlock Holmes : the facts and fiction behind the world's greatest detective by Martin Fido( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Denne boka tar for seg det fiktive livet til Sherlock Holmes-figuren og også det virkelige livet til skaperen av den berømte skikkelsen: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Om enn ikke detektivhistoriens far, var Doyle med på å forme detektivskikkelsen og den moderne detektivromanen, og Holmes popularitet var så stor at Doyle måtte gjenopplive ham etter å først å ha skrevet om hans død i 1903. Boka er lett tilgjengelig og har en mengde illustrasjoner. Den henvender seg både til demsom har studert Doyle, til dem som har blitt kjent med ham via filmatiseringer og til dem som har gledet seg over de spennende bøkene
The crimes, detection and death of Jack the Ripper by Martin Fido( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True crime by Martin Fido( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True Crime provides an authoritative and compelling account of the history of the world's most infamous murderers and villains, from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day. Presented in a page-by-page, chronological format, it comprises newspaper-style reports on the notorious crimes of modern times, together with approximately 90 box features on particular aspects of crime (such as white slavery and cannibalism) spinechilling quotes and "Guilty as Charged" boxes covering other notable felonies in brief. The year-by-year reportage is interspersed with 17 special feature spreads on the world's most despicable characters
The complete Jack the Ripper A to Z by Paul Begg( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Written by three of the world's leading authorities on the case, this book takes a completely objective look at theories old and new, describes all the key Ripper books, and gives brief biographies of many of the authors. It includes an entry for almost every person involved in the case, from suspects and witnesses to policemen and journalists, plus the ordinary people who became caught up in the unfolding drama. Whether one is new to the mystery of Jack the Ripper or an experienced Ripperologist, this compendium will keep your turning the pages. As for the more prominent players caught up in the drama of the Whitechapel murders, the research into the lives of the victims has been extraordinary and has unearthed, for example, a photograph of Annie Chapman thought to be the only surviving nonmortuary photograph of a Ripper victim. Also included are photographs of Michael Ostrog and the mad butcher Joseph Isenschmidt, and several new photographs of policemen
American justice : great crimes & trials by Paul Begg( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hunt for Jack the Ripper( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mystery of Jack the Ripper, the serial killer who terrorized the prostitutes of London's Whitechapel district for nine months in 1888
True crime : the infamous villains of modern history by Martin Fido( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated with more than 450 photographs, this collection of evil and depravity from the darker recesses of the modern world recounts the deeds of the most notorious and wicked men and women in history ranging from Jack the Ripper to Josef Fritzl
Bodysnatchers : a history of the resurrectionists, 1742-1832 by Martin Fido( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great crimes and trials of the twentieth century by Paul Begg( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The official encyclopedia of Scotland Yard
Alternative Names
Fido, Austin Martin, 1939-

Fido, Martin Austin, 1939-

Martin Fido Brits schrijver

Martin Fido englischer Hochschullehrer und Autor

Martin Fido escritor británico

Martin Fido professeur universitaire, écrivain et animateur de radio britannique

Файдо, Мартин

ファイドー, マーティン

马丁・费多

Languages
English (275)

Chinese (10)

Italian (3)

Polish (1)

Korean (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The world of Charles Dickens : the life, times and works of the great Victorian novelistCharles DickensThe Jack the Ripper A-ZThe chronicle of crime : the infamous felons of modern history and their hideous crimesMurder guide to LondonThe official encyclopedia of Scotland YardThe world of Agatha Christie : the facts and fiction behind the world's greatest crime writerThe world of Sherlock Holmes : the facts and fiction behind the world's greatest detective