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Christopher Fowler
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Bryant & May
Well, the sixth and final book came out in the UK, the votes are in, the publishers have put their heads together, I've thought about it carefully and now it's official. Bryant & May are going on. They have no status, no unit, no authorization and nowhere else to go. How could I leave them like this? So the elderly detectives are coming back with a few surprises, out of the system and on the loose…
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Christopher Fowler
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In this latest Bryant & May mystery, I decided to investigate the murky world of London pubs because they are such an essential part of London. They're also being killed off. Last year saw the closure of 1,400 traditional English pubs, and the closures are accelerating fast because of rising costs, competition from clubs and bars, and the smoking ban. I also wanted to preserve some of the…
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Christopher Fowler
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London
This found image graced the cover of my neo-Faustian novel 'Spanky' (his real name was Fritz Kok - I wish I was making it up) and accidentally turned what was meant to be a serious supernatural thriller into something that looked embarrassingly like gay porn. However, Guillermo Del Toro…
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Christopher Fowler
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Bryant & May
The team at Clerkenwell Films who are developing Bryant & May for television have come up with some firm choices on casting, although they have been monitoring everyone's casting thoughts in these pages. I can't share the final choices yet as the series will have to win a commission first, but some of your ideas have been inspired - not to mention deranged. Quite a few unavailable actors (death…
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