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Christopher Fowler
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Over two decades ago I invented a pair of detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May. But it turned out, to my surprise, that Arthur Bryant already existed. This namesake came to light because a reader pointed out the similarity, but when I discovered that Sir Arthur Wynn Morgan Bryant also spoke at my alma mater, the choice of nomenclature suddenly seemed no coincidence. Had I met him and forgotten…
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Christopher Fowler
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This is Chris Fowler. He's not me, by the way. But he bears my name and is probably a lot smarter than I'll ever be. This charismatic guy is a respected American sportscaster working for ESPN who happens to share my name. I have a common name. Taxi drivers make one of two jokes about it, either accusing me of being in Eastenders or playing football. That's usually what we Fowlers do, things like…
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