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Title:
Captain Fantom : being an account of sundry adventures in the life of Carlo Fantom, soldier of misfortune, hard-man, and ravisher
Author:
Hill, Reginald.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Press, [1980]

[©1980]
Physical Description:
223 pages ; 22 cm
General Note:
Shelved under: Underhill, Charles.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780312119492
Format :
Book

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Summary

Author Notes

Reginald Hill has received Britain's most coveted mystery writers award, the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award, as well as the Golden Dagger, for his Dalziel/Pascoe series.

(Publisher Provided) Reginald Hill was born in Hartlepool, England on April 3, 1936. He received an English degree from St. Catherine's College, Oxford University and worked as a teacher until 1980, when he retired to become a full-time writer. His first novel, A Clubbable Woman, was published in 1970. During his lifetime, he wrote over 50 books that range from historical novels to science fiction including Fell of Dark, No Man's Land, The Spy's Wife, and The Woodcutter. He was best known for the Dalziel and Pascoe series and the Joe Sixsmith series. He also wrote under the pseudonyms of Patrick Ruell, Dick Morland, and Charles Underhill. He received the 1990 Golden Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel of the Year for Bones and Silence and the 1995 Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for lifetime achievement. He died from a brain tumor on January 12, 2012 at the age of 75.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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