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A BLACK SWAN BOOK: 9780552773768
First published in Great Britain
in 2006 by Bantam Press
a division of Transworld Publishers
Black Swan edition published 2007
Copyright © Ben Elton 2006
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a fictionalized version of himself, all the characters in this
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About the Author
Ben Elton’s career encompasses some of the most memorable and incisive comedy of the past twenty-five years. His TV writing and performing credits include such multi-award-winning shows as
The Young Ones, Blackadder, Saturday Live, The Man from Auntie
The Thin Blue Line.
His three hit West End stage plays are
Gasping, Silly Cow
, which won the Olivier Award for best comedy. He wrote and directed the feature film
Maybe Baby
, starring Hugh Laurie and Joely Richardson, which was based on his novel
. He has also written three stage musicals including the global phenomenon
We Will Rock You
, which he created with Queen and which he also directs worldwide.
He has written ten internationally bestselling novels including
Dead Famous, The First Casualty
High Society
, which won the WH Smith People’s Choice Award. He recently returned to stand-up comedy after a gap of almost ten years and his new show,
Get a Grip
, played to packed houses in the UK, Australia and New Zealand.
Critical acclaim for Ben Elton:
The First Casualty
‘Riveting action scenes bristle with a queasy energy . . . unputdownable’
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