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Minneapolis Star Tribune

Review: 'A Twist of the Knife,' by Anthony Horowitz

The thing I most like about the mysteries of Anthony Horowitz — besides their smooth writing, skillful plotting and delightful sense of humor — is this: Horowitz gives you clues. He lays them all out there, and if you are sharp and paying attention, you can solve them. I assume. I never have.
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Anthony Horowitz calls for investment in school libraries as he receives CBE

Novelist Anthony Horowitz has called for a library in every school and praised the Queen Consort’s literary campaigning after he picked up a CBE at Windsor Castle on Wednesday.Mr Horowitz, who has written more than 40 books including the Alex Rider teen spy series, was made a CBE for services to literature.He said his visit to the “fantastical” Windsor Castle will “definitely” inspire further writing and used the occasion to call for more investment in school libraries.He told the PA news agency: “In my view, and I’ve said this many times, we need more money invested in school libraries, more...
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Anthony Horowitz isn't just a mystery writer. He's also a suspect.

Maybe it would be a good thing for mystery writer Anthony Horowitz to be the prime suspect in a murder himself. He could use a little time off from writing. The prolific bestselling British novelist has a lot of irons in the fire, including three series geared toward young adults (including the “Alex Rider” and “Power of Five” series), and two mystery novels featuring detective Atticus Pünd, including 2016's “The Magpie Murders,” which Horowitz himself adapted into a limited TV series currently airing in the United States as part of PBS’s “Masterpiece.”
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Telegraph

Anthony Horowitz: ‘Authors should write what they want and have the right to offend’

"Water is fantastic for writers," says Anthony Horowitz, sitting on the terrace of his cottage in Orford, on the Suffolk coast, and admiring his view. Of the many worlds he has invented - 56 books and counting, and countless hours of television, plays, radio, you name it - the one he has made for himself may be the most charmed.

With a Mind to Kill by Anthony Horowitz review – 007 in a polished page-turner

Anthony Horowitz’s third James Bond tale begins both dynamically and canonically. It starts immediately after the events of Ian Fleming’s final Bond novel, The Man With the Golden Gun, at M’s funeral; his murderer is none other than 007, who has now been brainwashed by the Russians and turned into their prime asset. Nothing is as it seems, though, and a labyrinthine game of spycraft develops, with Bond caught between British intelligence and a dastardly group of Smersh villains who regard Khrushchev as too moderate. They wish to recruit the British spy to further their nefarious plans. Will they succeed? Or will Bond save the day?
lapl.org

Interview With an Author: Anthony Horowitz

One of the world’s most prolific and successful writers, Anthony Horowitz may have committed more (fictional) murders than any other living author. Several of his previous novels, including Magpie Murders and Moonflower Murders, were instant NYT bestsellers. His bestselling Alex Rider series for Young Adults has sold more than 19 million copies worldwide. In addition, Anthony is also the author of the brilliantly inventive series featuring Detective Hawthorne and the author himself. As a TV screenwriter, he created both Midsomer Murders and the BAFTA-winning Foyle’s War on PBS; other TV work includes Poirot and the widely-acclaimed mini-series Collision and Injustice. In January 2014 was awarded an OBE for his services to literature. He lives in London. His new novel is With a Mind to Kill and he recently talked about it with Daryl Maxwell for the LAPL Blog.
Telegraph

Publishers scared of cancel culture made me rewrite my book, says Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz was told to rewrite his latest children’s book and remove jokes because publishers were terrified of cancel culture, he has claimed. The best-selling author said children’s publishers were “more scared than anybody” about causing offence, and he was given a list of things he “could and couldn’t say” regarding gender or ethnicity.

Anthony Horowitz: I’m still waiting to see benefit of Brexit

The writer Anthony Horowitz has said he is “still waiting to see the benefit” of Brexit and criticised Boris Johnson’s government, despite having previously called himself a Conservative. Speaking at the Hay festival, the author of the Alex Rider novels said he had been “already moving more...
WFMZ-TV Online

James Bond author Anthony Horowitz insists Daniel Craig's 007 shouldn't have died

James Bond author Anthony Horowitz says 007 should never have been killed in Daniel Craig's final film 'No Time To Die'. The 67-year-old author - who has been licensed to write new stories about Ian Fleming's fictional spy by the late writer's estate - has weighed in on the decision for Craig's version of the character to die, and admitted he almost considered it for new book 'With A Mind To Kill'.
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Novelist Anthony Horowitz wasn’t confident about idea of ‘Magpie Murders’

Mumbai, April 6 (SocialNews.XYZ) Mystery novel 'Magpie Murders' is a literary work which enjoys a massive following for its story within a story format and an author serving as its key character, whose murder sets the domino effect of an ever spiraling mystery, an art that only a few authors have mastered.
Telegraph

Writer Anthony Horowitz hits out at cancel culture, saying novelists must be free to write what they want

Anthony Horowitz has hit out at cancel culture and insisted that novelists must be able to express views "without the world falling in on you". The author and screenwriter, known for his series of Alex Ryder children’s novels and the TV programme Foyle’s War, claimed that “there is a sense of writers under siege at the moment” and pointed to attacks on JK Rowling, the Harry Potter author.

Anthony Horowitz On PBS/BritBox’s ‘Magpie Murders’: “It’s The First Time I’ve Really Got A TV Adaptation Right”

EXCLUSIVE: Anthony Horowitz believes his upcoming Magpie Murders adaptation is “the first time I’ve really got it right,” and has stated he will no longer write on classic TV murder mysteries. The renowned UK author has adapted many of his novels for TV including Stormbreaker, The Diamond Brothers and South By South East, but Horowitz thinks PBS Masterpiece/BritBox’s Magpie Murders from Jill Green’s Eleventh Hour Films is a greater achievement. The six-parter took two years to pen and involved around half a dozen drafts, Horowitz told Deadline, and while the mystery-within-a-mystery format threw up a multitude of challenges, the author said this is “the first time I’ve...