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us: Brett, Simon


  • [Simon Brett is British crime novelist and playwright. He has published under the pseudonym Charles Paris, has worked as a freelance writer, and has produced radio and television programs for the BBC.]

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    • found: His Cast, in order of disappearance ... 1975.
    • found: His Situation tragedy, c1981: t.p. (Simon Brett) CIP data sht. (b. 1945)
    • found: The Faber book of useful verse, 1981: t.p. (Simon Brett) jkt. (lives in Sussex, England)
    • found: Twentieth century crime and mystery writers, 1982 (Brett, Simon (Anthony Lee); b. in Worcester Park, Surrey 10-28-1945; lists crime novels, plays, and Frank Muir goes into --- books)
    • found: Writers directory, 1982 (Brett, Simon (Anthony Lee); b. 1945; British mystery novelist and playwright)
    • found: Letter from Faber and Faber, London, dated 7-29-85 (Simon Brett, b. 1945; Faber once erroneously gave 1943 as birth date; has written crime novels under name Charles Paris)
    • found: Letter from the engraver Simon Brett, b. 1943, dated 8-6-85 (the other Simon Brett, b. 1945, is a former BBC radio/TV producer and successful freelance writer; wrote scripts, crime novels, and two anthologies for Faber and Faber; I have contacted him only once, on which occasion he informed me that there is a third Simon Brett, a very unsuccessful actor)
    • found: NUCMC data from Boston Univ. Lib. for His Papers, 1965-1982 (Brett, Simon, 1945-; English writer, radio producer)
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    • PR6052.R4296
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    • [Simon Brett is British crime novelist and playwright. He has published under the pseudonym Charles Paris, has worked as a freelance writer, and has produced radio and television programs for the BBC.]
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    • 1980-07-25: new
    • 2013-11-20: revised
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