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time

Posted 16 December 2014 - 09:25 PM

Norman Bridwell, author of the 'Clifford The Big Red Dog' children's books, has died aged 86.

Book

Posted 10 December 2014 - 12:33 PM

German writer and publicist Ralph Giordano at 91 (complications after a fall):

http://www.focus.de/...id_4335578.html

gcreptile

Posted 06 December 2014 - 03:10 PM

Greek writer Menis Koumandareas (83) found dead:

http://en.enikos.gr/...or_Menis_K.html

maryportfuncity

Posted 02 December 2014 - 08:54 AM

View Postthemaninblack, on 01 December 2014 - 04:50 PM, said:

View Postmaryportfuncity, on 01 December 2014 - 04:41 PM, said:

View Posttime, on 01 December 2014 - 03:13 PM, said:


themaninblack

Posted 01 December 2014 - 04:50 PM

View Postmaryportfuncity, on 01 December 2014 - 04:41 PM, said:

View Posttime, on 01 December 2014 - 03:13 PM, said:

Novelist Rebecca Farnworth has died from cancer, aged 49.

She was a published author in her own right, but achieved greater fame by ghost-writing Ka...

maryportfuncity

Posted 01 December 2014 - 04:41 PM

View Posttime, on 01 December 2014 - 03:13 PM, said:

Novelist Rebecca Farnworth has died from cancer, aged 49.

She was a published author in her own right, but achieved greater fame by ghost-writing Katie Price's books.
FFS, Katie Price is looking for a new ghost writer...where do I sign?

time

Posted 01 December 2014 - 03:13 PM

Novelist Rebecca Farnworth has died from cancer, aged 49.

She was a published author in her own right, but achieved greater fame by ghost-writing Katie Price's books.

Bibliogryphon

Posted 01 December 2014 - 12:13 PM

View PostBibliogryphon, on 06 March 2013 - 01:56 PM, said:

Another list that no-one asked for:

Living Winners of the Carnegie Medal

The Carnegie medal is awarded for outstanding Children's books whether fiction or non-fiction. It was won by C S Lewis's The Last Battle in 1956 and Neil Gaiman said winning the prize was very important to him. No-one has won the prize three times although seven authors have won it twice.

I have listed the authors in order of thier first win.

Pauline Clarke (b.1921) Won in 1962
Sheena Porter (b.1935)
Alan Garner (b.1934)
Rosemary Harris (b.192...

gcreptile

Posted 01 December 2014 - 11:00 AM

Kent Haruf, writer of 'Plainsong' is dead at 71:

http://www.huffingto..._n_6245908.html

Bibliogryphon

Posted 19 November 2014 - 11:27 AM

View PostSpade_Cooley, on 19 November 2014 - 11:03 AM, said:

http://en.wikipedia....ntasy_gamebooks

Fucking hell, Midnight Rogue, what a waste of paper.

Of course reading these prepared you for the onslaught of rants you get for being on this forum because these books were personally endorsed by Satan and turned middle class nerdy school boys into fully fledged Knights of Hell.

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