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John Gardner (VIII) (1926–2007)

Educated at King Alfred's School, Wantage and at Cambridge University. After several years as a minister of the church, he bcame an agnostic, moving into a varied career in the theatre and journalism. He began writing popular fiction in the mid 1960s. See full bio »

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 1973 The Stone Killer (book "A Complete State of Death")
 1965 The Liquidator (novel "The Liquidator")

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Novel (James Bond series): "Brokenclaw" See more »

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It started when I was eight. I announced that I wanted to be a writer so my father gave me a notebook and some pencils that he'd probably liberated from the school where he was chaplain. I took them up to bed. The story goes that he came up an hour later and found me fast asleep while the notebook was still virgin white except for the first page on which I had written, "The Complete Works of John... See more »


Followed Ian Fleming and Kingsley Amis as the third writer of original James Bond novels in 1981. See more »

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