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Christopher Fowler
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Where do policemen live? 999, Letsby Avenue. Obviously. British humour doesn't travel very well, much like most of our films. And if the film 'See How They Run', proves one thing, it's that the British don't make very good mainstream films anymore. We can manage the odd bit of intriguing arthouse ('The Wonder', 'Men') but flail about when it comes to populism. Richard Curtis is apparently still…
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Christopher Fowler
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I've always believed in maintaining a healthy level of cynicism, but worry that sentiment may creep into my books with age. With a couple of exceptions I've managed to keep it low in the Bryant & May novels (and am actually raising my cynicism level in the next one) but sentiment has been the ruin of many a fine writer. There was a time when the novels of Paul Gallico had a place on every middle…
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