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Andy Fanton

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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
unremarkables.

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
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I’ve been terribly sad to hear that British comics legend Leo Baxendale passed away recently, at the age of 86.  ‘Legend’ is a word bandied about a bit too freely these days, but I think it is entirely apt here.…


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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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