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Brian Garfield

(Brian Wynne Garfield)
USA flag (1939 - 2018)

aka John Ives, Drew Mallory, Frank O'Brian

Brian Garfield was an American novelist and screenwriter. He wrote his first published book at the age of eighteen and wrote several novels under such pen names as "Frank Wynne" and "'Brian Wynne" before gaining prominence when his book Hopscotch (1975) won the 1976 Edgar Award for Best Novel. He is best known for his 1972 novel Death Wish, which was adapted for the 1974 film of the same title, followed by four sequels, and an upcoming remake. His follow-up, Death Sentence, was very loosely adapted into a film of the same name which was released to theaters in late 2007, though an entirely different storyline, but with the novel's same look on vigilantism.
Anthologies edited
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Brian Garfield
Short stories
Jode's Last Hunt (1977)

Edgar Awards Best Novel winner (1976) : Hopscotch

Brian Garfield recommends
The Farewell Party (1980)
Franklin Bandy
"It's a terrific book."
Catacombs (1981)
John Farris
"Farris has a remarkable ability to jab his literary icepick into the bone marrow."

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