Tony Burgess


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in Toronto, Canada
January 01, 1959

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Tony Burgess is a Canadian novelist and screenwriter. His most notable works include the 1998 novel Pontypool Changes Everything and the screenplay for the film adaptation of that same novel, "Pontypool" (2008).

Burgess’ unique style of writing has been called literary horror fiction and described as ”blended ultra-violent horror and absurdist humour, inflicting nightmarish narratives on the quirky citizens of small-town Ontario: think H. P. Lovecraft meets Stephen Leacock.


Average rating: 3.45 · 2,044 ratings · 397 reviews · 23 distinct worksSimilar authors
Pontypool Changes Everything

3.32 avg rating — 778 ratings — published 1998 — 10 editions
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People Live Still in Cashto...

3.75 avg rating — 277 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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The n-Body Problem

2.89 avg rating — 231 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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Idaho Winter

3.43 avg rating — 122 ratings — published 2011 — 9 editions
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The Hellmouths Of Bewdley

3.44 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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The Bewdley Mayhem: Hellmou...

3.46 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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Ravenna Gets

3.69 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Caesarea

3.60 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1999
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Pontypool

3.89 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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Fiction for Lovers: Freshly...

3.31 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2003
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“They stay like this, in silence, both aware that they have created something together. Defiance. A pushing back of a darkness that no one has ever pushed at before. A wonderful, criminal liberty to love that which has been so viciously called unlovable.”
Tony Burgess, Idaho Winter

“The thing he said aloud did not succeed.”
Tony Burgess, Pontypool Changes Everything

“And now, no matter what I thought I had done or why I did it, it has become completely untrue because of what I have done since.”
Tony Burgess, People Live Still in Cashtown Corners

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