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Ben Aaronovitch
Ben Aaronovitch was born in 1964. Discovering in his early twenties that he had precisely one talent, he took up screenwriting at which he was an overnight success. He wrote for Doctor Who, Casualty and the world’s cheapest ever SF soap opera Jupiter Moon. He then wrote for Virgin’s New... show more



Ben Aaronovitch was born in 1964. Discovering in his early twenties that he had precisely one talent, he took up screenwriting at which he was an overnight success. He wrote for Doctor Who, Casualty and the world’s cheapest ever SF soap opera Jupiter Moon. He then wrote for Virgin’s New Adventures until they pulped all his books.Then Ben entered a dark time illuminated only by an episode of Dark Knight, a book for Big Finish and the highly acclaimed but not-very-well-paying Blake’s 7 Audio dramas.Trapped in a cycle of disappointment and despair Ben was eventually forced to support his expensive book habit by working for Waterstones as a bookseller. Ironically it was while shelving the works of others that Ben finally saw the light. He would write his own books, he would let prose into his heart and rejoice in the word. Henceforth, subsisting on nothing more than instant coffee and Japanese takeaway, Ben embarked on the epic personal journey that was to lead to Rivers of London (or Midnight Riot as it is known in the Americas).Ben Aaronovitch currently resides in London and says that he will leave when they pry his city from his cold dead fingers.

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Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it 4 weeks ago
What happens when a former Doctor Who writer decides to try his hand at a Dresden-Files-esque urban fantasy series? I DON’T EVEN KNOW BUT IT’S AMAZING. AMAZING STUFF HAPPENS, OKAY? OKAY. Basically, it’s a sort of ghost hunter/police procedural/buddy comedy with magic and a wicked sense of very Bri...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it 1 month ago
I've got to say, I'd much rather be talking about this book in detail with someone else who had read the series than talking about it in spoiler-free form, so much of what I feel strongest about with this book cannot be discussed. Aaronovitch has outdone himself this time -- it's the best book of th...
Tannat
Tannat rated it 2 months ago
Series: Rivers of London Graphic Novels #5 A quick read featuring Reynard up to his old tricks where he manages to involve Abigail in a kidnapping. Someone should tell that girl not to talk to foxes. Literally. But at least Dan's family is safe. I read this for the "Darkest London" square for 20...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 2 months ago
Loved this tale of a man who drowns in the river which leads to a haunted car. The single page glimpses into the life of Peter Grant and his colleagues are also very good.Peter in this is a bit of a babe... As Peter is dating a River and also there's a drowning featured I'm going for Fear the Dro...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 3 months ago
This one is more a story about the magical world of London and England and allows for later expansion of the world, it turns out that there are a few schools of magic in the world. The adventure all starts with Lady Tyburn asking Peter for a favour and to keep the favour quiet, however Peter knows b...
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