WorldCat Identities

Britton, Tony

Overview
Works: 249 works in 857 publications in 4 languages and 9,432 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Psychological fiction  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Detective and mystery films  Legal stories  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Conductor, Other, Commentator, Singer
Classifications: PR6056.R27, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tony Britton
The day of the jackal by Frederick Forsyth( Visual )

37 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 974 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 )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 680 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 358 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 318 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 261 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
The sign of four by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 228 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
Reflex by Dick Francis( Recording )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 220 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
Jamaica inn by Daphne Du Maurier( Recording )

11 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and held by 214 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 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drunk at a country fair, Michael Henchard sells his wife to a sailor for five guineas. Overcome with guilt and remorse, he vows not to drink for 21 years. Decades later his wife seeks him out in Casterbridge, where he has gained both wealth and the respected position of mayor. Beneath the surface still smoulders the same impetuousness and temper which combine with fate to bring about his degradation and ruin
A study in scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 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 175 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 168 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 140 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. First identify the dangers. Then beat them out of sight
In the frame by Dick Francis( Recording )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 138 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 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charge of throwing a race for personal profit leaves jockey Kelly Hughes and trainer Dexter Cranfield barred from racing. When Hughes refuses to take the charge lying down, his personal enquiry may leave him lying down, permanently
Bolt by Dick Francis( Recording )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 126 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
Nerve by Dick Francis( Recording )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 121 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
Forfeit by Dick Francis( Recording )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Tyrone, a racing reporter for a London scandal sheet, knew that fellow writer Bert Chekov was a drunk, but he always thought he was an honest one. But when Bert suddenly died in an "accidental" fall from a window, Tyrone suspected the clues to his death might be found in some columns he'd written touting can't-lose horses, who then mysteriously failed to show up on race day. In between trips to cover the next big race and secret rendezvous with his sensual new mistress, Tyrone knew he'd prove that Chekov had been murdered. But he didn't know the terrifying risk involved in proving it
 
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To the hilt
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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