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Andy Fanton

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in Salisbury, The United Kingdom




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Andy Fanton left school at school-leaving age, whereupon he promptly went and dropped into college. Whilst at college, Fanton set up and edited a newspaper, which later folded. This proved much more user-friendly than the unfolded version, and sales literally doubled to two.

After college, Fanton spent the next three years drinking himself into a stupor and wondering what to do with his life, or ‘attending university’, as it more commonly known. He left with one distinction and several

Still unsure what to do with himself, Fanton decided to hone his writing craft by filling out a series of application forms for a procession of low-paid, tedious, soul-crushing jobs. By the time he was twenty-five, Fanton had finally learnt how to...more

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IT’S ONE WEEK until that special day wherein we celebrate the life of that special man who died and was reborn and who watches over us from up high – but enough about Doctor Who, it’s also one week until CHRISTMAS DAY!

If, like me, you’re terribly disorganised and STILL have some present-buying to do, then here’s one idea to put in the stocking of your loved ones – The Dandy Annu...

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Description: Aristocratic Adventurer and Gentle-Man of Action, Lord Likely, finds himself embroiled in a rather unusual mystery... WARNING: Contains some strong language, and adult themes. And zombies.
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This non-canonical adventure for Baker Street's finest sees our hero retired and keeping bees in the Sussex countryside, but it's not long before Holmes finds himself called out of retirement to investigate the death of a muck-raking writer. Which is...more
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Set in an alternative Victorian London where airships fill the sky, and steam-powered carriages rattle through the streets, The Affinity Bridge is a rollicking steampunk-flavoured romp that rattles along like a hansom cab being driven by a madman.

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I LOVE the Thursday Next series thus far, full of brilliant bookish in-jokes and literary references, coupled to really exciting stories and a host of funny characters (especially Miss Havisham). Well of Lost Plots, here I come!
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