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Jarvis, Martin

Works: 745 works in 1,680 publications in 1 language and 35,391 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Television adaptations  Occult fiction  Historical fiction  War stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Author, Performer, Director, Singer, Adapter, Commentator, Author of introduction, Speaker, Conductor, ntr
Classifications: PR6056.R27, 823.8
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Most widely held works about Martin Jarvis
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Most widely held works by Martin Jarvis
Under orders by Dick Francis( Recording )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,339 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
Dead heat by Dick Francis( Recording )
11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max Moreton is a rising culinary star and his Newmarket restaurant, The Hay Net, has brought him great acclaim and a widening circle of admirers. But when nearly all the guests who enjoyed one of his meals at a private catered affair fall victim to severe food poisoning, his kitchen is shuttered and his reputation takes a hit. Scrambling to meet his next obligation, an exclusive luncheon for forty in the glass-fronted private boxes at the Two Thousand Guineas, Max must overcome the previous evening's disaster and provide the new American sponsors of the year's first classic race with a day to remember. Then a bomb blast rips through the private boxes, killing some of Max's trusted staff as well as many of the guests
Even money by Dick Francis( Recording )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,270 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
Crossfire by Dick Francis( Recording )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,243 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?
Silks by Dick Francis( Recording )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,119 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
The historian [a novel] by Elizabeth Kostova( Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member 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( Recording )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 823 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 (written in 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( Recording )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 790 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
101 dalmatians by Dodie Smith( Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 686 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 658 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 Brian Percival( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 609 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
Sherlock Holmes theatre by Arthur Conan Doyle( )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 553 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 )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One novella & two short stories from the finest in mystery & suspense
Dick Francis's refusal by Felix Francis( Recording )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 545 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
Hard times by Charles Dickens( Recording )
28 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 526 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 )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member 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
Great classic stories [22 unabridged classics] ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 411 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
Second wind by Dick Francis( Recording )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 361 WorldCat member 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
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Recording )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spectre of the revolution, the flaming chateaux, the ferocious mobs, the rumbling death carts, the hiss and thud of the guillotine, the storming of the Bastille - all are vividly portrayed in this BBC production
Agatha Christie Marple ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Marple solves mysteries set against a rich background of grand English estates, gorgeous scenery, and post-WWII period detail. The mirror crack'd from side to side: Hollywood star Marina Gregg has moved into Gossington Hall. When Marina and her dashing young husband host a party for the village, a garrulous fan drops dead after drinking a poisoned cocktail. The secrets of Chimneys: Miss Marple accompanies Lady Virginia Revel to her family home of Chimneys, once famed for its diplomatic gatherings. A murder in a secret passageway puts Miss Marple on the path to uncovering Chimney's dark past. The blue geranium: Did the wealthy and unpopular Mary Pritchard really die of shock when the geranium on her wallpaper turned blue? And what about the murder that happened soon after, and the body discovered shortly before. Miss Marple has new evidence and must stop a court hearing before the wrong person is found guilty
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