John Brosnan, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

John Brosnan

writer

Date of Birth: 07-Oct-1947

Place of Birth: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Date of Death: 11-Apr-2005

Profession: writer, novelist, science fiction writer

Nationality: United Kingdom, Australia

Zodiac Sign: Libra


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About John Brosnan

  • John Raymond Brosnan (7 October 1947 – 11 April 2005) was an Australian writer of both fiction and non-fiction works in the fantasy and science fiction genres.
  • He was born in Perth, Western Australia, and died in South Harrow, London, from acute pancreatitis.
  • He sometimes published under the pseudonyms Harry Adam Knight, Simon Ian Childer (both sometimes used together with Leroy Kettle), James Blackstone (used together with John Baxter), and John Raymond.
  • Three movies were based on his novels–Beyond Bedlam (aka Nightscare), Proteus (based on Slimer), and Carnosaur.
  • In addition to science fiction, he also wrote a number of books about cinema and was a regular columnist with the popular UK magazine Starburst and comic 2000 AD.
  • Liverpool University holds a collection of his work consisting of both published material and drafts.

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