Chris Brookmyre is a Scottish novelist whose novels mix comedy, politics, social comment and action with a strong narrative. Brookmyre has published eighteen novels to date, the latest being Black Widow. In 2006 Chris won the seventh Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction with All Fun and Games Until Someone Loses An Eye. In 2005 Christopher was named Young Alumnus of the Year by the University of Glasgow; he has subsequently been awarded honorary doctorates. Chris has been shortlisted three times for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award: in 2007 for All Fun And Games Until Somebody Loses An Eye, in 2008 for A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil and in 2012 for Where The Bodies Are Buried.
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