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Jarvis, Martin

Overview
Works: 731 works in 1,722 publications in 1 language and 35,008 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Television adaptations  Audio adaptations  Occult fiction  Suspense fiction  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Author, Performer, Director, Singer, Commentator, Adapter, Author of introduction, Speaker, Conductor, ntr, vac
Classifications: PR6056.R27, 823.914
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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 1,323 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 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 1,276 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?
Even money by Dick Francis( Recording )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member 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
Dead heat by Dick Francis( Recording )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krimi. Aftenen før et storløb på væddeløbsbanen i Newmarket afholdes en gallamiddag arrangeret af stedets mesterkok Max Moreton. Festen udvikler sig imidlertid til et mareridt, da gæsterne bliver syge af madforgiftning, og Max' professionelle ry står på spil. Det viser sig dog at være det mindste af hans problemer, og han forstår, at nogen vil ødelægge ham fuldstændigt
Silks by Dick Francis( Recording )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,091 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 985 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 )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member 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
101 dalmatians by Dodie Smith( Recording )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 667 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
A night to remember by Walter Lord( Recording )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 622 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
Shakespeare retold by Bill Paterson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member 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
Dick Francis's refusal by Felix Francis( Recording )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 553 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 550 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 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 504 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 483 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 428 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 419 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 366 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 355 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 C. S Lewis( Recording )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 355 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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Alternative Names
Martin Jarvis acteur britannique

Martin Jarvis attore britannico

Martin Jarvis englischer Schauspieler und Synchronsprecher

マーティン・ジャーヴィス

Languages
English (236)

Covers
CrossfireEven moneyDead heatSilksGood omens [the nice and accurate prophecies of Agnes Nutter, witch]The historian [a novel]101 dalmatiansA night to remember