WorldCat Identities

Davis, J. Madison

Overview
Works: 33 works in 122 publications in 5 languages and 5,481 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Dictionaries  Detective and mystery fiction  Reference works  Juvenile works  Interviews  Short stories  Board books  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by J. Madison Davis
The Shakespeare name dictionary by J. Madison Davis( Book )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listed is every name, proper adjective, official title, literary and musical title, and place name which appears in the text of the complete plays and poems of William Shakespeare. There is also a cross-reference of common editorial spellings which were not used in the edition which served as the standard
Dick Francis by J. Madison Davis( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of the work of the mystery and adventure writer with biographical information and interviews with the author and his wife
Critical essays on Edward Albee by Philip C Kolin( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversations with Robertson Davies by Robertson Davies( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murderous schemes : an anthology of classic detective stories( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of detective fiction with examples of its sub-genres, armchair detective, the locked room and so on. The first is represented by Agatha Christie's In Blue Geranium, where the detective solves a crime from a conversation, the second by The Leopold Locked Room, in which a policeman is found in a locked room with his wife killed by his gun, but he didn't do it
The murder of Frau Schütz by J. Madison Davis( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vertigo murders : an Alfred Hitchcock mystery by J. Madison Davis( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Dutch and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1957, Alfred Hitchcock is filming his latest thriller, Vertigo. The famous director receives a woman's ear and decides to investigate with the help of retired LAPD detective Chess Slatery
And the angels sing by J. Madison Davis( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At war's end, singer Carl Carlson has to count on gangsters to find a job and they want things in return. The novel recreates the 1940s world of music and "just" warfare, usually thought a more innocent age, but as difficult for the people living in it as our own
Novelist's essential guide to creating plot by J. Madison Davis( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Let J. Madison Davis help you examine the internal workings of your own fiction as well as the work of established authors. You'll learn how to plot a chronological series of events, each event causing the one that follows, building in intensity until your reader is left emotionally spent and satisfied." "You'll find guidelines for: building a story skeleton into fully formed fiction; maximizing your plot's intensity; solving problems; integrating character and plot; weaving in subplots, parallel plots and leitmotifs; using formula plots; and applying what you learn." "Master your plotting skills with this essential information and create compelling fiction that won't soon be forgotten."--Jacket
White Rook : a novel by J. Madison Davis( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Van Gogh conspiracy by J. Madison Davis( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of Van Gogh paintings stolen by the Nazis prompts the Mossad, Israel's CIA, to send one of their most deadly agents into the game to find and hunt down the ex-Nazi collectors on the list
Red knight : a novel by J. Madison Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bloody Marko by J. Madison Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The okay book by Todd Parr( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In illustrations and brief text, enumerates a number of different things that are okay, such as "It's okay to be short" and "It's okay to dream big."
Stanislaw Lem by J. Madison Davis( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shakespeare name and place dictionary by J. Madison Davis( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entries provide the likely sources for a name; describe historical and mythological backgrounds; examine Shakespeare's presentation of a character or place; and suggest various interpretations of a name. Each entry contains line citations to William Shakespeare: The Complete Works, edited by Wells and Taylor, Oxford University Press, 1986
Conspiracy and the Freemasons by J. Madison Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law & order 2 by J. Madison Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparisons of the pathogenicity of long and short fibres of chrysotile asbestos in rats by J. Madison Davis( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La conspiración Van Gogh by J. Madison Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un thriller de impecable factura clásica que nos introduce en el oscuro mundo del tráfico ilegal de obras de arte. Esther, una agente del Mossad, solicita un permiso para acudir junto al lecho de muerte de un padre al que nunca ha conocido. Una vez en Chicago se ve envuelta en un inesperado torbellino de violencia cuando un asesino acaba con su padre, y la deja a ella por muerta. En el hospital conoce a Martin Henson, un agente del Tesoro de Estados Unidos que parece saberlo todo de sus actividades y le ofrece su ayuda para investigar el asesinato. El primer paso de la investigación los lleva de vuelta a la escena del crimen. Pero alguien se les ha adelantado: el asesino no sólo quería acabar con su padre, sino que estaba buscando algo
 
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Conversations with Robertson Davies
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Conversations with Robertson DaviesMurderous schemes : an anthology of classic detective storiesThe Vertigo murders : an Alfred Hitchcock mysteryAnd the angels singNovelist's essential guide to creating plotThe Van Gogh conspiracyThe okay bookConspiracy and the FreemasonsLaw & order 2
Alternative Names
Davis, J. Madison 1951-

Davis, James M. Jr

Madison Davis, J.

Madison Davis, J. 1951-

Madison Davis, James 1951-

Дэвис, Дж. Мэдисон

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