Fido, Martin (Austin)
FIDO, Martin (Austin)
FIDO, Martin (Austin). British, b. 1939. Genres: Bibliography, Criminology/True Crime. Career: University of Leeds, Oxford, England, lecturer in English, 1966-72; University of West Indies, Barbados, reader in English and head of the Department of English and Linguistics, 1973-83; Hoevec Investors Ltd., Barbados, actor, 1981-83; writer, broadcaster, courier, guide-lecturer, 1983-. Publications: NONFICTION: Charles Dickens, 1968; Charles Dickens: An Authentic Account of His Life and Times, 1970; Oscar Wilde, 1973; Rudyard Kipling, 1974; Shakespeare, 1978; Oscar Wilde: An Illustrated Biography, 1985; Shakespeare, 1985; Murder Guide to London, 1986; The Crimes, Detection, and Death of Jack the Ripper, 1987; Bodysnatchers: A History of the Resurrectionists, 1742-1832, 1989; Murders after Midnight, 1990; (with K. Skinner) The Peasenhall Murder, 1990; (with P. Begg and K. Skinner) The Jack the Ripper A to Z, 1991; The Chronicle of Crime: The Infamous Felons of Modern History and Their Hideous Crimes, 1993; Deadly Jealousy, 1993; (with P. Begg) Great Crimes and Trials of the Twentieth Century, 1994; Twentieth Century Murder, 1995; (with K. Fido) The World's Worst Medical Mistakes, 1996; (with K. Fido) Our Family, 1997; The World of Charles Dickens, 1997. PLAYS: Let's Go Bajan!, 1983. AUDIOTAPES, WRITER AND READER: Silence of the Lambs: The True Stories, 1992; Guilty or Insane?, 1992; The Kennedys, 1992; On the Trail of Jack the Ripper, 1992; Son of Sam, 1992; Hell Hath No Fury, 1992; 10 Rillington Place, 1993; Shady Ladies and Wicked Women, 1993; The Yorkshire Ripper, 1993; The Krays, 1993; Classic Murders, 1994; The Manson Family, 1994, reissued as A Passion for Killing, 1995; The Truth about Jack the Ripper, 1994; Serial Killers, 1995; The Mob, 1996; Who Killed JFK?, 1996; Cults that Kill, 1996. Contributor of reviews to periodicals. Address: c/o Richard Jeffs, Roger Hancock Ltd., 4 Water Lane, London NW1 8NZ, England.