Oblong Online: Anthony Horowitz, THE TWIST OF A KNIFE

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Oblong Online: Anthony Horowitz, THE TWIST OF A KNIFE

In conversation with Shari Lapena.

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Bestselling author Anthony Horowitz will talk with Shari Lapena about his latest murder mystery. With a cast of characters that all have a motive and distinct echoes of Agatha Christie, The Twist of a Knife will delight die-hard Horowitz fans and new readers alike.

Thrown into prison and fearing for both his personal future and his writing career, Anthony is the prime suspect and when a second theatre critic is found to have died in mysterious circumstances, the net closes in. Ever more desperate, he realizes that only one man can help him. But will Hawthorne take the call?

Anthony Horowitz is one of the world’s most prolific and successful writers, who may have committed more (fictional) murders than any other living author, working across so many media, from books (including three James Bond novels) to TV, film, plays, and journalism. Several of his previous novels were instant New York Times bestsellers. His bestselling Alex Rider series for Young Adults has sold more than 19 million copies worldwide. As a TV screenwriter, he created both Midsomer Murders and the BAFTA-winning Foyle’s War. Other TV work includes Poirot and the widely acclaimed mini-series Collision and Injustice. His award-winning novel Magpie Murders has been adapted into a six-part miniseries written by Horowitz himself and starring Lesley Manville that’s now on BritBox and will be on PBS Masterpiece this fall. He lives in London.

Shari Lapena is the author of six internationally bestselling thrillers, including The Couple Next Door and Not A Happy Family. All of her books have been NY Times and UK Sunday Times bestsellers; three have been Richard and Judy Book Club picks. Her books have been sold into 38 territories. She lives in Canada.