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Harry Thompson

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Harry Thompson was a highly successful television producer (Have I Got News for You, They Think It's All Over, Never Mind the Buzzcocks) and the author of a number of non-fiction bestsellers (Peter Cook, The Biography). He had written for most of the national newspapers, especially on travel, and had been nominated for Travel Journalist of the Year.
   This Thing of Darkness (2005)
     aka To the Edge of the World
Non fiction
   Tintin (1991)
   Richard Ingrams (1994)
   Have I Got News for You? (1994) (with Jimmy Mulville and Colin Swash)
   Peter Cook: A Biography (1997)
   Penguins Stopped Play (2006)
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2005) : This Thing of Darkness