Alan Hunter





Alan Hunter


Born
in Hoveton, Norfolk, The United Kingdom
June 25, 1922

Died
February 26, 2005

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Alan Hunter was an English author of crime fiction. All of his 46 novels feature Inspector George Gently and are mainly set in East Anglia.

Initially a farmer, he became an antiquarian bookseller before writing his first novel.

Average rating: 3.48 · 3,769 ratings · 535 reviews · 86 distinct works · Similar authors
Gently Does It

3.51 avg rating — 433 ratings — published 1955 — 9 editions
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Gently By the Shore

3.37 avg rating — 246 ratings — published 1956 — 9 editions
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George Gently Omnibus (Book...

3.70 avg rating — 182 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Gently Down the Stream

3.45 avg rating — 183 ratings — published 1957 — 7 editions
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Landed Gently

3.40 avg rating — 168 ratings — published 1957 — 8 editions
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Gently Through The Mill

3.48 avg rating — 122 ratings — published 1958 — 8 editions
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Gently in the Sun

3.38 avg rating — 98 ratings — published 1959 — 6 editions
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The Original Inspector Geor...

3.49 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Gently With The Painters

3.42 avg rating — 96 ratings — published 1960 — 6 editions
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Gently Go Man

3.22 avg rating — 73 ratings — published 1961 — 8 editions
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“it’s only a failure who would kill!”
Alan Hunter, George Gently Omnibus

“We’re all a rum lot, bor . . . there i’nt much t’chewse atween us,’ he replied.”
Alan Hunter, George Gently Omnibus

“When you talked you involved other people . . . you crept back out of the unbearable loneliness of experience.”
Alan Hunter, George Gently Omnibus