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Britton, Tony

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Most widely held works by Tony Britton
The day of the jackal by Frederick Forsyth( Visual )

41 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense
Sunday bloody Sunday by John Schlesinger( Visual )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young designer shares his sexual favors equally between loves of different sexes, a Jewish doctor and a lady executive
Twice shy by Dick Francis( Recording )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer wiz is dead, his body smashed at the bottom of a rocky cliff. The answer might lie in his latest project, a foolproof betting system designed to pick winners. Jocky Club investigator David Cleveland wants to know why
To the hilt by Dick Francis( Recording )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Kinlochy lives in a house on a Scottish mountainside far from the affairs of the world and noble relatives. His mother summons him home to London to the bedside of his dying stepfather where he is thrust into the fearful and dangerous company of polite society
The danger by Dick Francis( Recording )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alessia Cenci, a young champion jockey, is kidnapped in Bologna, agent Andrew Douglas is sent to secure her release. For Andrew, the bungling of the Italian police is only the first in a chain of catastrophic events he cannot control
Rumpole rests his case by John Mortimer( Recording )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rumpole and the old familiar faces -- Rumpole and the remembrance of things past Rumpole and the asylum seekers -- Rumpole and the camberwell carrot -- Rumpole and the actor laddie -- Rumpole and the teenage werewolf -- Rumpole rests his case
Reflex by Dick Francis( Recording )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A steeplechase jockey suspects foul play when an unpopular racing photographer's car smashes into a tree and his darkroom is vandalized. He finds himself involved in an ugly blackmail scheme
The sign of four by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the Sherlock Holmes story about a man who returns to London to visit his daughter after a long sojourn in India, only to mysteriously disappear the day before he is to meet her. Ten years after his disappearance, the daughter comes to detective Holmes to see if he can resolve some strange happenings that have been taking place
Jamaica inn by Daphne Du Maurier( Recording )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her mother, Mary Yellan travels to Jamaica Inn on the wild British moors to live with her Aunt Patience. The coachman warns her of the strange happenings there, but Mary is committed to remain at Jamaica Inn. Suddenly, her life is in the hands of strangers: her uncle, Joss Merlyn, whose crude ways repel her; Aunt Patience, who seems mentally unstable and perpetually frightened; and the enigmatic Francis Davey. But most importantly, Mary meets Jem Merlyn, Joss's younger brother, whose kisses make her heart race. Caught up in the danger at this inn of evil repute, Mary must survive murder, mystery, storms, and smugglers before she can build a life with Jem
The mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( Recording )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Hardy's exploration of his most tragic hero, Michael Henchard, is the classic tale of overambition. From his drunken sale of his wife and baby at a country fair, to his subjugation of a farming village, Henchard's life is an epic attempt to bring the world to heel as he hides even from himself all vestiges of emotional vulnerability
A study in scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het eerste avontuur van het bekende detectiveduo Sherlock Holmes en Dr. Watson
Banker by Dick Francis( Recording )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Ekaterin's bank is about to invest in a Đ5 million stallion called Sandcastle. But racing is riddled with all kinds of dubious dealmakers - people who don't think twice about breaking bones
Blood sport by Dick Francis( Recording )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gene Hawkins, a British investigator, travels to the American West in search of stolen stallions and encounters mystery and danger
The edge by Dick Francis( Recording )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julius Filmer, a notorious racing villain, and Tor Kelsey, an undercover agent for the Jockey Club, are on the same train, preparing for races across Canada
Driving force by Dick Francis( )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jockey Freddie Croft thought he'd left the perils behind him when he retired from the jump game. These days he was happy to transport horses from their stables to the races. Until one of his drivers picked up an unlicensed passenger. And brought him back dead. The corpse on the doorstep was Freddie's unwelcome introduction to the shadowy, big money conspiracy which muscled into his business and started to threaten his life. But Freddie was a fighter, and winning was in his blood
In the frame by Dick Francis( Recording )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the murders and thefts surrounding a group of criminals dealing in forged art work
Enquiry by Dick Francis( Recording )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No jockey likes being labelled a cheat. Least of all by a Stewards' Enquiry. Kelly Hughes' career looks doomed. He knows he's been framed, but finding the reason could prove dangerous. Especially with a killer on his tail
Bolt by Dick Francis( Recording )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kit Fielding finds his chief patron facing serious trouble he unhesitatingly goes to her aid, not realizing his instinctive support is the first step to a frightening battle involving violent risk
High stakes by Dick Francis( Recording )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When your horse has just sprinted past the winning post, racing seems a very cosy and civilised hobby. But the pleasure of a day at Sandown is spoiled for Steven Scott when he sacks the trainer of his horses, a man he once thought of as a friend. For although Jody Leeds seems a bright young workaholic, Scott suspects he's a crook. And the worst is yet to come
Nerve by Dick Francis( Recording )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Finn, steeplechase jockey, finds himself the focus of a malicious campaign which is also afflicting his friends. He sets out to uncover its source and remove it
 
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Britton, Anthony Edward Lowry 1924-

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Тони Бриттон

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Twice shyTo the hiltThe dangerRumpole rests his caseReflexJamaica innThe mayor of CasterbridgeBanker