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Tony Parsons
TONY PARSONS left school at 16 and was working on the night shift of Gordon's Gin Distillery in Islington, London, when he was offered his first job in journalism on New Musical Express. He spent the next few years travelling with and writing about such legendary musicians as The Rolling Stones,... show more

TONY PARSONS left school at 16 and was working on the night shift of Gordon's Gin Distillery in Islington, London, when he was offered his first job in journalism on New Musical Express. He spent the next few years travelling with and writing about such legendary musicians as The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, The Clash, The Sex Pistols, Blondie and Bruce Springsteen. After quitting the music press aged 25, he went on to become and award-winning journalist and a bestselling novelist. His books have been translated into more than 40 languages, most recently Vietnamese. His autobiographical novel MAN AND BOY won the UK's Book of the Year Prize. His subsequent novels included ONE FOR MY BABY, MAN AND WIFE, THE FAMILY WAY (optioned by Julie Roberts), STORIES WE COULD TELL 9about his time on the music press), STARTING OVER and CATCHING THE SUN.In 2014 Tony publishes his first crime novel - THE MURDER MAN, the first in a trilogy of books about Detective Max Wolfe - single parent and dog lover, boxer and insomniac, defender of the weak and every murderer's worst nightmare. Tony lives in London with his wife, his daughter and their dog.Thank you for reading.
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Birth date: November 06, 1953
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runner rated it 6 months ago
For some reason I appear to be reading the DC Max Wolfe series in reverse order, not that this really makes any difference to my enjoyment of this first class creation by our very own home bred author Tony Parsons. What sets this crime series equal to and often above the everyday police procedural i...
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runner rated it 7 months ago
Many moons ago I read Man and Boy by Tony Parsons and was pleasantly surprised by this warm and delightful story of family relationships and a father faced with the responsibility of being the sole parent for his small son. I was aware that he had written a detective series, for some years I avoided...
XOX
XOX rated it 2 years ago
It is hard to believe that Tony Parsons who brought us Man And Boy could write such detective story. I started with this one because it was on sale. But then detective Max Wolfe is a character that seems complex enough to be real. He has a daughter and now chasing after a killer who murdered a fam...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it 2 years ago
BLURB: A band of vigilante executioners roam London's hot summer nights, abducting evil men and hanging them by the neck until dead.SENTENCED TO DEATH- The gang member who's abused vulnerable girls. - The wealthy drunk driver who's mowed down a child. - The hate preacher calling for the murder of ...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it 2 years ago
It was quite wonderful to once again return to DC Max Wolfe world. There are some series where characters really make a deep impression on me and this is certainly one. Max is probably not the only man ever to have to raise a daughter by himself. However, I find his situation sadder just because of ...
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