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Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz is one of the most prolific and successful writers working in the UK and is unique for working across so many media. A born polymath; juggling writing books, TV series, films, plays and journalism, Horowitz has written over 50 books including the bestselling teen spy series Alex Rider. It is estimated to have sold 21 million copies worldwide and has been turned into a hugely successful TV series by Amazon Freevee.  A third series has just been filmed and the 14th novel Nightshade: Revenge will be out later this year.
 
Horowitz is also an acclaimed crime fiction writer and was commissioned to write two new Sherlock Holmes novels The House of Silk and Moriarty. He was commissioned by the Ian Fleming Estate to write continuation novels for James Bond with Trigger Mortis and Forever and Day. A third novel in the series With a Mind to Kill was published in 2022.
 
Horowitz’s award-winning novel Magpie Murders, published in 2016 to critical acclaim, was serialised on BritBox at the beginning of 2022 with Lesley Manville in the lead role. It aired on the BBC in 2023. His new series The Hawthorne and Horowitz Mysteries featuring Detective Hawthorne and a sidekick called Anthony Horowitz has four books so far: The Word is Murder, The Sentence is Death, A Line to Kill and the recently published The Twist of a Knife. The fifth instalment Close to Death is currently in the works.
 
Horowitz is responsible for creating and writing some of the UK’s most beloved and successful television series including Midsomer Murders and he is the writer and creator of award-winning drama series Foyle’s War, which was the Winner of the Lew Grade Audience award for BAFTA. In 2022, he was awarded a CBE for his services to literature.

Anthony Horowitz

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    Words in Motion: The Journey from Book to Screen

    Powerhouse couple and creative collaborators Jill Green and Anthony Horowitz discuss the rewarding but sometimes tricky process of adapting books to screen.

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    50.00 AED

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    Anthony Horowitz: The Thrilling Adventures of Alex Rider

    Anthony Horowitz, the brains behind the bestselling Alex Rider series, reveals all the things that make the teen spy a timeless favourite for young people across the globe. 

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    40.00 AED



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    Anthony Horowitz: Literary Spymaster

    Literary spymaster Anthony Horowitz lifts the curtain to reveal startling insights into his career and writing, and discusses the latest instalment in his celebrated Hawthorne & Horowitz Mysteries series.

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    75.00 AED


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