Re: RARA-AVIS: Casino Royale

From: em3954 (
Date: 12 Dec 2006

Hello, I'm Richard Madelin. I have a novel 'Careful!' published by Ig, Brooklyn, NY, also stories in a number of publications, and on BBC Radio 4. Mark, did you know that 'The Trouble with Harry' was a novel written by Jack Trevor Story? He was UK writer who doesn't get the credit he deserves. Prolific, did screen plays, tv, wrote many Sexton Blakes, 'Live Now Pay Later', always one step away from the bailiffs. He sold TTWH to Hitchcock for £100, regretted it and never got any more for it. Later on he wrote a Saturday column in the Guardian newspaper which was both sad and hilarious. -- In rara-avis-
       , DJ-Anonyme@... wrote:
> Jim wrote:
> "Interestingly, since Benson left the series, the Fleming estate has
> contracted with a writer named Charlie Higson to write a series of
> novels about Bond as a high school student ('The name's Potter.
> Potter.')"
> Charlie Higson, as in Charles Higson? Formerly of the punk band,
> Higsons (with the great song "I Don't Want to Live with Monkeys"),
> wrote, produced and performed in The Fast Show. I read one of his
> novels, Getting Rid of Mister Kitchen, kind of a Brit punk take on
> Hitchcock's Trouble with Harry -- very twisted, very funny. Are
> Bond YAs going to be comedy?
> Mark

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