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Jon Courtenay Grimwood

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Maltese born Edinburgh emigre.

Writes the Tom Fox spy thrillers for Penguin as Jack Grimwood; weird shit, including the Ashraf Bey mysteries, as Jon Courtenay Grimwood; and literary fiction for Canongate as Jonathan Grimwood.

Currently researching memoir and memory at St Andrews for a PhD.

Born in Valetta and christened in the upturned bell of a ship, he grew up in Malta, the Far East, Britain and Scandinavia. Apart from novels he sometimes writes and reviews for magazines and newspapers; including The Times, The Telegraph, The Independent and The Guardian, among others.

He is married to the broadcaster and novelist Sam Baker. They share their flat in Edinburgh with a drug addicted street cat.

Other Awards

Winner BSFA best novel x
(Fellaheen
End of the World Blues)

shortlisted:
BSFA best novel
Le Prix Montesquieu
Arthur C Clarke Award
John W Campbell
The British Fantasy Award

longlisted:
CWA Ian Fleming

Books by Jon Courtenay Grimwood

  • Arctic Sun Arctic Sun
  • Nightfall Berlin Nightfall Berlin
  • Island Reich Island Reich
  • Moskva Moskva
  • The Last Banquet The Last Banquet

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