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Anthony Horowitz

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Anthony Horowitz

English novelist and screenwriter add

Category: Literature

Born in 1955.

Countries: United Kingdom (56%), United States (17%), (17%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: James Bond, The House of Silk, James Bond (literary character)

Linked to: Orley Farm School, University of York, Rugby School, Swiss bank

 

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Anthony Horowitz was born in 1955 add something


1979

Anthony Horowitz's first book, "The Sinister Secret of Frederick K Bower", was a humorous adventure for children, published in 1979 and later reissued as "Enter Frederick K Bower" add something


1980

Horowitz began writing for television in the 1980s, contributing to the children's anthology series "Dramarama", and writing for the popular fantasy series "Robin of Sherwood" add something

 

"The Power of Five" is a rewritten, modern version of the Pentagram series from the 1980s add something


1981

In 1981 his second novel, "Misha, the Magician and the Mysterious Amulet" was published and he moved to Paris to write his third book add something


1983

In 1983 the first of the Pentagram series, "The Devil's Door-Bell", was released add something


1985

In 1985 he released "Myths and Legends", a collection of retold tales from around the world add something


1987

It was followed in 1987 with "Public Enemy Number Two", and by "South by South East" in 1991 followed by "The French Confection", "I Know What You Did Last Wednesday", "The Blurred Man" and most recently "The Greek Who Stole Christmas" add something


1988

In 1988, "Groosham Grange" was published add something

 

Horowitz now lives in Central London with his wife Jill Green, whom he married in Hong Kong on 15 April 1988 add something


1989

This book was the first in the successful "Diamond Brothers" series, and was filmed for television in 1989 as "Just Ask for Diamond", with an all star cast that included Bill Paterson, Jimmy Nail, Roy Kinnear, Susannah York, Michael Robbins and Patricia Hodge, and featured Colin Dale and Dursley McLinden as Nick and Tim Diamond add something

 

This book went on to win the 1989 Lancashire Children's Book of the Year award add something


1990

His association with murder mysteries began with the adaptation of several Hercule Poirot stories for ITV's popular " Agatha Christie's Poirot" series during the 1990s add something

 

Horowitz wrote many stand-alone novels in the 1990s add something


1996

The second of these was "The Switch", a body swap story, first published in 1996 add something


1997

From 1997, he wrote the majority of the episodes in the early series of "Midsomer Murders" add something

 

The third was 1997's "The Devil and His Boy", which is set in the Elizabethan era and explores the rumour of Elizabeth I's secret son add something


1999

In 1999, "The Unholy Grail" was published as a sequel to "Groosham Grange" add something


2001

In 2001, he created a drama anthology series of his own for the BBC, "Murder in Mind", an occasional series which deals with a different set of characters and a different murder every one-hour episode add something


2002

Foyle's War - The successful 2002 launch of the detective series "Foyle's War", set during the Second World War, helped to restore his reputation as one of Britain's foremost writers of popular drama add something

 

Horowitz is the writer of a feature film screenplay, "The Gathering", which was released in 2002 and starred Christina Ricci add something


2003

"The Unholy Grail" was renamed as "Return to Groosham Grange" in 2003, possibly to help readers understand the connection between the books add something


2004

In 2004, Horowitz branched out to an adult audience with "The Killing Joke", a comedy about a man who tries to track a joke to its source with disastrous consequences add something


2005

In August 2005, Horowitz released a book called "Raven's Gate" which began another series entitled "The Power of Five" add something

 

Alex Pettyfer - In June 2005, he was cast in his most prominent role so far, that of teenage MI6 spy Alex Rider in the film "Stormbreaker", based on the novel by Anthony Horowitz


2006

Horowitz's second adult novel, "The Magpie Murders", was due out on 18 October 2006 add something

 

Andy Serkis - In 2006, Serkis appeared in the role of Mr Grin in the film rendition of Anthony Horowitz's Alex Rider novel "Stormbreaker"


2007

The third in the series is called "Nightrise", and was released on 2 April 2007 add something


2008

In October 2008, Anthony Horowitz's play "Mindgame" opened Off Broadway at the Soho Playhouse in New York City add something

 

The fourth book "Necropolis" was released in October 2008 add something


2009

He devised the 2009 ITV crime drama "Collision" and co-wrote the screenplay with Michael A. Walker add something

 

In March 2009 he was a guest on "Private Passions", the biographical music discussion programme on BBC Radio 3 add something


2011

On 19 January 2011, the estate of Arthur Conan Doyle announced Horowitz was to be the writer of a new Sherlock Holmes novel, the first such effort to receive an official endorsement from them and to be entitled "The House of Silk" add something

 

The final Alex Rider book, "Scorpia Rising", was released on 31 March 2011 add something

 

It was both published in November 2011 and broadcast on BBC Radio 4 add something

 

The House of Silk - The announcement of the new novel was made to the Sherlock Holmes Society on 15 January 2011 where Anthony Horowitz was the keynote speaker

 

The House of Silk - News of "The House of Silk" was mentioned on a post to Anthony Horowitz's website on 17 January 2011, which delivered the following statement:

 

The House of Silk - "'The House of Silk"' is a Sherlock Holmes novel written by British author Anthony Horowitz, published on 1 November 2011 in the United States and Europe


2012

He will however, write another novel about the life of Yassen Gregorovich entitled "Yassen", which he will start writing in 2012 add something

 

He has, however, written another novel about the life of Yassen Gregorovich entitled "Yassen", which he will start writing in October 2012 add something

 

The fifth and last book was released in October 2012 and is named 'Oblivion add something


2013

He has, however, written another novel about the life of Yassen Gregorovich entitled Russian Roulette, which was released on 12th September 2013 in the United Kingdom and 3rd October 2013 in the United States of America add something

 

He has, however, written another novel about the life of Yassen Gregorovich entitled Russian Roulette, which was released on 12 September 2013 in the United Kingdom and 3 October 2013 in the United States of America add something


2014

Horowitz was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2014 New Year Honours for services to literature add something

 

In October 2014, the Ian Fleming estate announced that is has commissioned Horowitz to write the next James Bond novel, due in late 2015 add something

 

James Bond - In October 2014 it was announced that Anthony Horowitz was to write a further "Bond" book

 

James Bond (literary character) - In October 2014 it was announced that Anthony Horowitz was to write a further "Bond" book


2015

In 2015, he announced that he is no longer involved in the project add something

 

James Bond - In 2015, David Oyelowo was selected to protray Bond in the audiobook adaptation of Anthony Horowitz's "Trigger Mortis"

 

David Oyelowo - In 2015, he was selected to portray James Bond in "Trigger Mortis", written by Anthony Horowitz

 

Pussy Galore - Pussy returns in the 2015 Bond continuation novel "Trigger Mortis" by Anthony Horowitz, set in the 1950s two weeks after the events of "Goldfinger"

 

Pussy Galore - The character returns in the 2015 Bond continuation novel "Trigger Mortis" by Anthony Horowitz, set in the 1950s two weeks after the events of "Goldfinger"

 

James Bond - The latest novel to have been released is Trigger Mortis by Anthony Horowitz, published in September 2015

 

James Bond (literary character) - There have been other authors who wrote one book each, Kingsley Amis , Sebastian Faulks, Jeffery Deaver and William Boyd, with a further instalment due in September 2015 by Anthony Horowitz


2018

It will be followed by a second novel, "Forever and A Day", which is set to come out on 31st May 2018 add something

 

It was followed by a second novel, "Forever and A Day", which came out on 31 May 2018 add something

 

James Bond (literary character) - On May 31st 2018, author Anthony Horowitz released "Forever and a Day"; set in the 1950s, the novel contains material written, but previously unreleased, by Fleming

 

James Bond - The latest novel is "Forever and a Day" by Anthony Horowitz, published in May 2018