Jonathan Gash





Jonathan Gash

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born
in Bolton, Lancashire, The United Kingdom
September 30, 1933

gender
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John Grant is an English crime writer, who writes under the pen name Jonathan Gash. He is the author of the Lovejoy series of novels. He wrote the novel The Incomer under the pen name Graham Gaunt.

Grant is a doctor by training and worked as a general practitioner and pathologist. He served in the British Army and attained the rank of Major in the Royal Army Medical Corps. He was head of bacteriology at the School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for the University of London between 1971 and 1988.

Grant won the John Creasey Award in 1977 for his first Lovejoy novel, The Judas Pair. He is also the author of a series of medical thrillers featuring the character Dr. Clare Burtonall.

Grant lives outside Colchester in Essex, the setting for many of
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Average rating: 3.64 · 2,819 ratings · 212 reviews · 47 distinct works · Similar authors
The Judas Pair (Lovejoy, #1)
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 307 ratings — published 1977 — 20 editions
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Gold by Gemini (Lovejoy, #2)
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 176 ratings — published 1978 — 18 editions
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The Sleepers of Erin (Lovej...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 145 ratings — published 1983 — 9 editions
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The Gondola Scam (Lovejoy, #8)
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 1984 — 7 editions
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The Vatican Rip (Lovejoy, #5)
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 141 ratings — published 1981 — 11 editions
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Jade Woman (Lovejoy, #12)
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 1989 — 6 editions
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Spend Game (Lovejoy, #4)
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 1980 — 9 editions
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The Tartan Sell (Lovejoy, #10)
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 124 ratings — published 1986 — 8 editions
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The Grail Tree (Lovejoy, #3)
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 1979 — 19 editions
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Firefly Gadroon (Lovejoy, #6)
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 115 ratings — published 1982 — 9 editions
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More books by Jonathan Gash…
The Judas Pair Gold by Gemini The Grail Tree Spend Game The Vatican Rip Firefly Gadroon The Sleepers of Erin
Lovejoy (24 books)
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3.6532625189681336 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 2,636 ratings

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Clare Burtonall (5 books)
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3.2816901408450705 of 5 stars 3.28 avg rating — 71 ratings

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“Fraud is the daughter of greed.”
Jonathan Gash, The Great California Game

“Women are odd. I really mean that. A woman doesn't know the effect she has on a man. Any woman affects every man with instant global tonnage every single time. But women all go about teaching each other it isn't true. God knows why. They reach for doubt, where we blokes go for hope. This accounts for much of their behavior.”
Jonathan Gash, The Great California Game

“The Theory of Sexual Understanding is mine. I created it. It works between a man and a woman. It's this: Everything's up to her.”
Jonathan Gash, The Great California Game

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