Ben Aaronovitch

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Ben Aaronovitch's career started with a bang writing for Doctor Who, subsided in the middle and then, as is traditional, a third act resurgence with the bestselling Rivers of London series.

Born and raised in London he says that he'll leave his home when they prise his city out of his cold dead fingers.

Peter Grant is coming to a bookshop near you.
Meet Ben Aaronovitch on his epic tour of Great Britain to celebrate the publication of his upcoming, new RIVERS OF LONDON novel, LIES SLEEPING.
Ben will be travelling over 1300 miles, visiting 20 bookshops, across 12 days, to meet as many fans as possible and introduce them to Peter’s latest escapades as The Folly and the Metropolitan police team-up... Read more of this blog post »
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“For a terrifying moment I thought he was going to hug me, but fortunately we both remembered we were English just in time. Still, it was a close call.”
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“In the winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold.”
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“ I gave the prescribed Metropolitan Police "first greeting".
"Oi!" I said "What do you think you're doing?”
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“My Dad says that being a Londoner has nothing to do with where you're born. He says that there are people who get off a jumbo jet at Heathrow, go through immigration waving any kind of passport, hop on the tube and by the time the train's pulled into Piccadilly Circus they've become a Londoner.”
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