Profits of gloom: Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz made his name as a crime novelist, but for his latest book he draws on source material that’s much closer to home

9th December, 2018
Anthony Horowitz: ‘I’m not a glitzy person. I’m not recognised in the street’ Pic: Getty

‘I haven’t heard from Spielberg or Jackson,” Anthony Horowitz muses. “But other people – from solicitors to lawyers – seem to be very pleased.”

Horowitz is speaking very placidly about something that, for at least some of the people around him, may seem a horrifying reality. For his latest turn in fiction, the bestselling British novelist and screenwriter has decided that the best core material he could locate for...

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