The Orwell Brigade

Title: The Orwell Brigade Author: John Burdett, Mike Lawson, John Lantigua, Gary Phillips, Ernesto Mallo, Ruth Dudley Edwards, Matt Rees, Christopher G. Moore, Colin Cotterill, Barbara Nadel, Quentin Bates, George Fetherling. ISBN: 978-616-7503-16-5 Published: 2013 Format: Trade Paperback, 180 pages Price: Baht395 / USD10.95 Release date: November 2012 Buy books Worldwide  ::  Buy books in […]

Matt Rees

Matt Rees is an award-winning crime novelist who lives in Jerusalem. The French magazine L’Express called him “the Dashiell Hammett of Palestine.” As a journalist, Rees covered the Middle East for over a decade. Yasser Arafat once tried to have him arrested, but Matt eluded him to write his novels. He was born in Newport, […]

Gary Phillips

Gary Phillips draws on his experiences ranging from printer, labor organizer, to delivering dog cages in writing his tales of chicanery and malfeasance. He is the co-editor and contributor to Send My Love and a Molotov Cocktail, has a short story in the Heroin Chronicles, and his novel Warlord of Willow Ridge, resides at the […]

Barbara Nadel

Barbara Nadel is the author of the critically acclaimed detective series featuring Turkish sleuth, Inspector Cetin Ikmen. In 2005 her seventh Ikmen book won the CWA Silver Dagger for Fiction. Whilst continuing with the Ikmen series, Barbara has recently embarked on a new series set in her native East London. The first book ‘A Private […]

Christopher G. Moore

Canadian Christopher G. Moore is the creator of the award-winning Vincent Calvino crime fiction series and the author of the Land of Smiles Trilogy. In his former life, he studied at Oxford University and taught law at the University of British Columbia. He wrote radio plays for the CBC and NHK before his first novel […]

John Lantigua

John Lantigua shared the the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting in 1999 and the Robert Kennedy Journalism Prize in 2004 and 2006. He is the author of seven novels. The Lady from Buenos Aires (2007) and On Hallowed Ground (2011) both won the International Latino Book Award for Mystery Writing.

Ernesto Mallo

Ernesto Mallo is a self-taught writer, unredeemed and proud of it. To his fortune, God abandoned him as a child so he began writing because it was the only thing he did well at school. He had many different jobs, some not quite legal and others downright subversive but was never caught. He devotes all […]

Mike Lawson

Mike Lawson has published seven thrillers: The Inside Ring, House Secrets, and House Divided were all nominated for the Barry Award. House Rules was a Nancy Pearl Pick and an Indie Pick. House Justice was called “a perfect political thriller” by Library Journal. His seventh novel, House Blood, was released in July 2012 and Mike […]

George Fetherling

Douglas George Fetherling (born 1949) is a Canadian poet, novelist, journalist and essayist. One of the most prolific figures in Canadian letters, he has written and edited more than fifty books, including more than a dozen volumes of poetry, two novels, and a multi-volume memoir. He wrote as either Doug or Douglas Fetherling until 1999 […]

Ruth Dudley Edwards

Ruth Dudley Edwards’s non-fiction includes biographies of Patrick Pearse, Victor Gollancz and newspapermen Hugh Cudlipp and Cecil King, as well as the history of The Economist, a portrait of Ulster Orangemen, and Aftermath: the Omagh bombing and the families’ pursuit of justice (long-listed for the Orwell Prize). Her latest satirical crime novel, Killing the Emperors, […]

Colin Cotterill

Colin Cotterill was born in London and trained as a teacher and set off on a world tour that didn’t ever come to an end. Colin has taught and trained teachers in Thailand and on the Burmese border. He spent several years in Laos, initially with UNESCO and wrote and produced a forty-program language teaching […]

John Burdett

John Burdett was brought up in North London and attended Warwick University where he read English and American Literature. This left him largely unemployable until he re-trained as a barrister and went to work in Hong Kong. He made enough money there to retire early to write novels. To date he has published six novels, […]

Quentin Bates

Quentin Bates escaped English suburbia as a teenager, after which his gap year in Iceland gradually became a gap decade, acquiring a family, a new language and sea legs as a trawlerman. These days he lives in England and writes, but Iceland still calls and is never far away.

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