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Rohan Gavin - Author

Rohan Gavin is an author and screenwriter based in London. He is a huge fan of Sherlock Holmes and his enduring love of detective fiction, cars and conspiracy theories inspired him to write this book, the first in a series. Rohan is the son of award-winning children's author Jamila Gavin, and he recently became a father himself.

A Q&A with Rohan Gavin

Roald Dahl -- for his wit, warmth and darkness in equal measures.

Sherlock Holmes.

James Bond--like most Englishmen if they were honest.

Knightley & Son book 3 -- I don’t even have a plot for it yet.

The eternal problem of fathers and sons, and the fantasies every child has of what their parents might be capable of, and what they themselves might be capable of too.

When I was writing short screenplays to apply to film school in my early 20’s.

I listen to a lot of music, especially film soundtracks because they get me into the mood of a scene or a character. Music was my first love and it still influences everything I do. I find music is a shortcut to emotion, and for that reason it’s very useful, whether I’m writing something scary or something funny.
15. Do you have any abandoned stories in you ‘bottom drawer’ that you would like to revisit?
I have a large file of ideas and concepts that were originally intended for screenplays, but they might make an appearance in future Knightley instalments

Featured Books, with extracts, by Rohan Gavin

Reader ReviewedKnightley and Son
Rohan Gavin
When weird things start happening around him, Darkus Knighty puts his mind to trying to find out why. Since the detective business is in his blood that is not really a surprise but, since his father has been in a...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/11/2015
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Knightley and Son: K-9
Rohan Gavin
Under-age detective Darkus is back for a second and very doggy adventure as he helps his father solve a very doggy mystery. Darkus is only thirteen but he has an exceptionally rational mind which makes him an invaluable collaborator with...
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Format: Paperback | Released 14/08/2014
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Reader ReviewedKnightley and Son
Rohan Gavin
One of our Books of the Year 2014 - One of the Lovereading4kids Readers' Choice Books of the Year 2014 - January 2014 Debut of the Month When weird things start happening around him, Darkus Knighty puts his mind to trying...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/01/2014
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www.knightleyandson.com/

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