Brosnan, John

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BROSNAN, John. Also writes as Harry Adam Knight, Simon Ian Childer, James Blackstone, John Raymond. Australian, b. 1947. Genres: Science fiction/Fantasy. Career: Science fiction writer and author of books on film and science fiction. Inland Revenue, Kensington, England, clerk; Foundation Press, Holborn, England, publicity manager; freelance writer, 1974-; science fiction and fantasy editorial consultant, Granada Paperbacks, 1977-82. Film columnist for Science Fiction Monthly and Starburst (periodicals); former lead book reviewer for The Dark Side (horror magazine). Publications: NOVELS: Skyship, 1981; The Midas Deep, 1983; The Opoponax Invasion, 1993; Damned and Fancy, 1995. SKYLORDS TRILOGY: The Skylords, 1988; War of the Skylords, 1989; The Fall of the Skylords, 1991. AS HARRY ADAM KNIGHT: (with L. Kettle) Slimer, 1983; Carnosaur, 1984; (with Kettle) The Fungus, 1985, in US as Death Spore, 1989. AS SIMON IAN CHILDER: (with Kettle) Tendrils, 1986; Worm, 1987. AS JAMES BLACKSTONE: (with J. Baxter) Torched, 1985. NOVELIZATIONS AS JOHN RAYMOND: Blind Eye, 1985; Lucky Streak, 1985; The Bogeyman, 1986; Dirty Weekend, 1986; The Jericho Scam, 1986; Partners in Brine, 1986; Bulman: Thin Ice, 1987. NONFICTION AS JOHN BROSNAN: James Bond in the Cinema, 1972, rev 2nd ed, 1981; Movie Magic: The Story of Special Effects in the Cinema, 1974, rev. ed., 1976; The Horror People, 1976; Future Tense: The Cinema of Science Fiction, 1978 as The Primal Screen, 1991; (with L. Mitchell) The Dirty Movie Book, 1988. Author of short stories. Address: c/o Victor Gollancz Ltd., 5 Upper St. Martins Lane, London WC2, England.