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Chris Brookmyre


(Christopher Brookmyre)
Scotland (b.1968)

Chris Brookmyre was a journalist before becoming a full time novelist with the publication of Quite Ugly One Morning. Since writing A Big Boy Did it and Ran Away, he and his family decided to move away from Aberdeen and now live near Glasgow.

Genres: Mystery, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction
 
Awards
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel winner (2006) : All Fun and Games Until Somebody Loses an Eye
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel nominee (2009) : A Snowball in Hell
Dagger Awards Best Book nominee (2016) : Black Widow


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