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Jarvis, Martin

Works: 708 works in 1,583 publications in 1 language and 34,827 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Domestic fiction  Television adaptations  Occult fiction  Audio adaptations  Political fiction  Biography  Fantasy radio programs 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Director, Vocalist, Adapter, Author of introduction, Speaker, Commentator, Conductor, ntr
Classifications: PR6056.R27, 823.914
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Under orders by Dick Francis ( Recording )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's the third death on Cheltenham Gold Cup day and supersleuth Sid Halley is troubled
Dead heat by Dick Francis ( Recording )
10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member 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 ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,266 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 )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,215 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 1,114 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 952 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 )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 796 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 753 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 693 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 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When this novel was first published in 1955, it generated a fascination with the sinking of the Titanic, that has lasted for years. In this dramatic and historic recreation of the bravery and agony that marked fateful night, distinguished author and historian Walter Lord pains a vivid portrait of the last hours of the Titanic's first and final voyage
Shakespeare retold by Bill Paterson ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member 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
Sherlock Holmes theatre by Arthur Conan Doyle ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 552 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 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One novella & two short stories from the finest in mystery & suspense
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a workhouse orphan who is captured and thrust into a den of thieves and villains, but comes at last to his rightful heritage
Hard times by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 456 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
Dick Francis's refusal by Felix Francis ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 437 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
Great expectations by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
22 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pip, a poor orphan boy, is befriended by an unknown benefactor and goes to London to live the life of a gentleman
Great classic stories [22 unabridged classics] ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 393 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 384 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
The horse and his boy by C. S Lewis ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 368 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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