Silvertongue by Charlie Fletcher
  

Silvertongue

Written by Charlie Fletcher

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Synopsis

Silvertongue by Charlie Fletcher

The next installment in George's breathtaking adventures. Readers will find that London never looks the same again!

Reviews

A fantastical, fast-paced adventure. -- Publishing News 20050318 Thrilling stuff. -- The Scotsman 20061202 An admirable debut. -- The Sunday Times 20061203 A highly original page-turner. -- The Sunday Times 20061203 A supernatural thriller with an intriguing premise. -- The Mail on Sunday 20061210

About the Author

Charlie Fletcher

Charlie began his career in the film business carrying cans of film round Soho and making very bad cups of tea on the principal that he'd then be asked to do something a bit more interesting, a strategy that he recommends to anyone starting out as a tea-boy. He progressed to the BBC where he worked in film editing on everything from Drama to Current Affairs. He then went to California where he morphed into a screenwriter, having been awarded a Warner Brothers Fellowship in Screenwriting at USC School of Cinema and TV.

He's written screenplays for Tri-Star, MGM, Paramount and Warner Bros among others. He continues to write for the movies, and also television.

Charlie also moved into other types of writing including magazine features, a computer game and as both a national Sunday newspaper columnist and restaurant reviewer. Finally he found the way to combine all those writing strands and produced some rattling-good children's books!

The Stoneheart trilogy has been a massive international hit and Charlie has recently sold the movie rights of Stoneheart to Paramount. He has also been asked to write the screenplay himself, which just shows you should never make plans, since he actually wrote the books to get away from Hollywood for a bit...

Charlie met and married his wife, a fellow Scot, in LA. They have two children, whom Charlie calls his first, most important, and toughest audience. They've all now returned from California and live in Edinburgh with a terrier called Archie.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
528 pages

Author

Charlie Fletcher
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Publisher

Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

4th September 2008

ISBN

9780340911662

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