Book: Christopher Fowler «White Corridor»

White Corridor

Производитель: "Transworld Publishers"

The unthinkable has happened at London s Peculiar Crimes Unit. In the bitter depths of winter, a member of the team has been murdered, and everyone who works there is a suspect. With the exception of Arthur Bryant and John May that is, for the eccentric detectives who run London s strangest crime division are stranded on a desolate snowbound road somewhere in the West Country on their way to a spiritualists`convention. As the snows worsen, Bryant&May attempt to solve the crime long distance. And their situation is about to get much. much worse. Unknown to the elderly detectives, an obsessed killer has travelled from the Riviera to Dartmoor, and is stalking the stranded vehicles, searching for one particular victim and edging ever closer with each passing minute Two murderers, two incapacitated detectives, just six hours to solve two crimes and save the unit. Armed only with their wits, woolly coats, a mobile phone with a fading battery and some dubious veal and ham pies, Bryant&May are bracing themselves for a strange and very dangerous day...

Издательство: "Transworld Publishers" (2008)

ISBN: 978-0-553-81798-0

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Christopher Fowler

Christopher Fowler (born 1953) is an English thriller writer. In addition to his numerous horror, satire and crime novels, he has also written a Sherlock Holmes audio drama for BBC 7 entitled The Lady Downstairs. He was born in Greenwich, London.

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Bryant and May Mysteries

He is the author of the Bryant and May mysteries, in which the two detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May, are members of the fictional Peculiar Crimes Unit. The series includes: Full Dark House, The Water Room, Seventy-Seven Clocks, Ten Second Staircase, White Corridor, The Victoria Vanishes, Bryant & May On the Loose and Bryant & May Off the Rails. A ninth novel, titled Bryant & May and the Memory of Blood, was released in hardback on 29th September 2011.

Seventy-Seven Clocks contains references to Gilbert and Sullivan throughout the narrative, while The Victoria Vanishes has vague similarities with The Moving Toyshop by Edmund Crispin.

Other novels and short stories

His book Rune is an update to a modern setting of the M. R. James story Casting the Runes. It also features Bryant, May, and several characters from that series.

His story "The Master Builder" was filmed as Through the Eyes of a Killer,[1] starring Richard Dean Anderson, Marg Helgenberger and Tippi Hedren. His tenth short story collection, Old Devil Moon, won the Edge Hill Audience Prize 2008.

His novella Breathe, published by Telos Publishing Ltd., won the British Fantasy Society Award for best novella in 2005.[2]

Novels and collections

How to Impersonate Famous People 1984 ISBN 0-7043-3463-1
The Ultimate Party Book 1985 ISBN 0-04-793087-X
City Jitters 1986 ISBN 0-7221-3704-4
City Jitters 2
Roofworld 1988 ISBN 0-7126-2421-X
The Bureau of Lost Souls (US: "More City Jitters") 1989 ISBN 0-7126-2459-7
Rune 1990 ISBN 0-7126-3466-5
Red Bride 1992 ISBN 0-356-20805-2
Sharper Knives 1992 ISBN 0-7515-0152-2
Darkest Day 1993 ISBN 0-316-90534-8
Spanky 1994 ISBN 0-7515-0959-0
Flesh Wounds 1995 ISBN 0-7515-1431-4
Psychoville 1995 ISBN 0-7515-1664-3
Menz Insana (graphic novel - illustrator: John Bolton) ISBN 1-56389-300-2
Disturbia 1998 ISBN 0-7515-1909-X
Soho Black 1998 ISBN 0-7515-2559-6
Personal Demons 1998 ISBN 1-85242-597-0
Uncut 1999 ISBN 0-7515-2644-4
Calabash 2000 ISBN 0-7515-3040-9
The Devil in Me 2004 ISBN 1-85242-768-X
Demonized 2004 ISBN 1-85242-848-1
Full Dark House 2004 ISBN 0-553-81552-0
Breathe 2004 ISBN 1-903889-67-7
The Water Room 2004 ISBN 0-385-60554-4
Seventy-Seven Clocks 2005 ISBN 0-385-60885-3
Ten Second Staircase 2006 ISBN 0-385-60886-1
Old Devil Moon 2007 ISBN 978-1-852-42925-6
White Corridor 2007 ISBN 978-0-385-61067-4
The Victoria Vanishes 2008 ISBN 978-0-385-61068-1
Paperboy (autobiography) 2009 ISBN 978-0-385-61557-0
Bryant & May On The Loose[3] 2009 ISBN 978-0-385-61465-8
Bryant & May Off the Rails[4] 2010 ISBN 978-0553807202

Forgotten Authors series

Fowler writes a periodic column for the Independent newspaper titled Forgotten Authors. In this series, he looks at a wide range of writers whose works, once popular, have now fallen out of the public eye.

References

  1. ^ Through the Eyes of a Killer at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ "The British Fantasy Awards". http://www.britishfantasysociety.org.uk/info/bfsawards.htm. 
  3. ^ ""Bryant & May: Death Or Glory?", the author's blog, August 24th, 2008". http://www.christopherfowler.co.uk/blog/?p=74. 
  4. ^ ""Bryant & May Return in Two-Book Deal", the author's blog, March 18th, 2009". http://www.christopherfowler.co.uk/blog/?p=1018. 

External links

See also

  • List of horror fiction authors


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