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Christopher Brookmyre

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Christopher Brookmyre (born 6 September 1968) is a Scottish novelist whose novels mix comedy, politics, social comment and action with a strong narrative. [1]

43 relations: A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away, A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil, All Fun and Games until Somebody Loses an Eye, Art Alexakis, Association football, Barrhead, BBC Radio 3, Bedlam (Brookmyre novel), Big Country, Billy Boyd (actor), Country of the Blind, David Tennant, Dead Girl Walking, Debut novel, Douglas Adams, Everclear (band), Ford Prefect (character), Glasgow, Humanist Society Scotland, Investigative journalism, ITV (TV network), James Nesbitt, New Humanist, Not the End of the World (Brookmyre novel), One Fine Day in the Middle of the Night, Pandaemonium (novel), Pierrot, Quite Ugly One Morning, Radio drama, Robertson Davies, Skids (band), Songs from an American Movie Vol. One: Learning How to Smile, St Luke's High School, St Mirren F.C., Tartan Noir, The Daily Telegraph, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Sacred Art of Stealing, The Scotsman, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Twin Atlantic, University of Glasgow, Zal Cleminson.

A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away (2001) is Christopher Brookmyre's sixth novel. It features the first appearance of policewoman Angelique de Xavia, who is one of the main characters in The Sacred Art of Stealing (2002).

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A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil

A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil is the tenth novel by Christopher Brookmyre.

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All Fun and Games until Somebody Loses an Eye

All Fun and Games until Somebody Loses an Eye is the ninth novel by Scottish writer Christopher Brookmyre.

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Art Alexakis

Arthur "Art" Paul Alexakis (born April 12, 1962) is an American musician best known as the singer-songwriter and guitarist of the rock band Everclear.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Barrhead

Barrhead (Baurheid, Ceann a' Bharra) is a town in East Renfrewshire, Scotland, south-west of Glasgow on the edge of the Gleniffer Braes.

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BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 3 is a British radio station operated by the BBC.

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Bedlam (Brookmyre novel)

Bedlam is Christopher Brookmyre's seventeenth novel.

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Big Country

Big Country are a Scottish rock band formed in Dunfermline, Fife, in 1981.

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Billy Boyd (actor)

Billy Boyd (born 28 August 1968) is a Scottish actor and musician.

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Country of the Blind

Published in 1997 Country of the Blind is Christopher Brookmyre's second novel. Following on from the adventures in Quite Ugly One Morning, the storyline fast forwards to find Parlabane living in domestic bliss and about to get hitched. As part of the engagement package, he has promised his soon-to-be-missus that he'll give up the more dangerous, dodgy and downright illegal parts of his investigative journalism career.

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David Tennant

David Tennant (born David John McDonald; 18 April 1971) is a Scottish actor and voice actor.

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Dead Girl Walking

Dead Girl Walking is the nineteenth novel written by Christopher Brookmyre, and the sixth featuring journalist Jack Parlabane, the writer's most used character.

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Debut novel

A debut novel is the first novel a novelist publishes.

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Douglas Adams

Douglas Noel Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English author, scriptwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist and dramatist.

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Everclear (band)

Everclear is an American rock band formed in Portland, Oregon in 1991.

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Ford Prefect (character)

Ford Prefect (also called Ix) is a fictional character in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by the British author Douglas Adams.

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Glasgow

Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.

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Humanist Society Scotland

Humanist Society Scotland is a Scottish registered charity that promotes humanist views and offers Humanist ceremonies.

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Investigative journalism

Investigative journalism is a form of journalism in which reporters deeply investigate a single topic of interest, such as serious crimes, political corruption, or corporate wrongdoing.

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a British commercial TV network.

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James Nesbitt

William James Nesbitt, (born 15 January 1965) is an actor and presenter from Northern Ireland.

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New Humanist

New Humanist is a quarterly magazine, published by the Rationalist Association in the UK, that focuses on culture, news, philosophy, and science from a sceptical perspective.

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Not the End of the World (Brookmyre novel)

This article is about Christopher Brookmyre's crime novel.

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One Fine Day in the Middle of the Night

One Fine Day in the Middle of the Night (1999) is the fourth novel by Scottish writer Christopher Brookmyre.

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Pandaemonium (novel)

Pandaemonium is Christopher Brookmyre's thirteenth novel.

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Pierrot

Pierrot is a stock character of pantomime and commedia dell'arte whose origins are in the late seventeenth-century Italian troupe of players performing in Paris and known as the Comédie-Italienne; the name is a diminutive of Pierre (Peter), via the suffix -ot. His character in contemporary popular culture—in poetry, fiction, and the visual arts, as well as works for the stage, screen, and concert hall—is that of the sad clown, pining for love of Columbine, who usually breaks his heart and leaves him for Harlequin.

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Quite Ugly One Morning

Quite Ugly One Morning is Christopher Brookmyre's first novel which introduces Jack Parlabane, the writer's most used character.

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Radio drama

Radio drama (or audio drama, audio play, radio play, radio theater, or audio theater) is a dramatized, purely acoustic performance.

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Robertson Davies

William Robertson Davies, (28 August 1913 – 2 December 1995) was a Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor.

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Skids (band)

Skids are a Scottish punk rock and new wave band, formed in Dunfermline, Fife in 1977 by Stuart Adamson (guitar, keyboards, percussion and backing vocals), William Simpson (bass guitar and backing vocals), Thomas Kellichan (drums) and Richard Jobson (vocals, guitar and keyboards).

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Songs from an American Movie Vol. One: Learning How to Smile

Songs from an American Movie Vol.

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St Luke's High School

St Luke's High School is a school in the Auchenback area of Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, in the Greater Glasgow area.

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St Mirren F.C.

St Mirren Football Club is a Scottish professional football club based in Paisley, Renfrewshire, founded in 1877.

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Tartan Noir

Tartan Noir is a form of crime fiction particular to Scotland and Scottish writers.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (sometimes referred to as HG2G, HHGTTG or H2G2) is a comedy science fiction series created by Douglas Adams.

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The Sacred Art of Stealing

The Sacred Art of Stealing is a satirical crime novel by the Scottish writer Christopher Brookmyre.

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The Scotsman

The Scotsman is a Scottish compact newspaper and daily news website headquartered in Edinburgh.

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The Sensational Alex Harvey Band

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band was one of the most unconventional bands that were part of the 1970s glam rock era.

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Twin Atlantic

Twin Atlantic are a Scottish alternative rock band from Glasgow, Scotland.

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University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow (Oilthigh Ghlaschu; Universitas Glasguensis; abbreviated as Glas. in post-nominals) is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities.

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Zal Cleminson

Alistair Macdonald "Zal" Cleminson (born 4 May 1949, Glasgow, Scotland) is a Scottish guitarist, best known for his prominent role in The Sensational Alex Harvey Band between 1972 and 1978.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Brookmyre

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