Anthony Price

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Anthony Price
BornJohn Allan Anthony Price[1]
(1928-08-16) 16 August 1928 (age 90)[1]
Hertfordshire, England
OccupationNovelist
NationalityBritish
Period1970–1990
GenreThriller

Anthony Price (born 16 August 1928) is an author of espionage thrillers. Price was born in Hertfordshire, England. He attended The King's School, Canterbury and served in the British Army from 1947 to 1949, reaching the rank of Captain. He read History at Merton College, Oxford from 1949 to 1952, and was awarded an MA in 1956.[1] Price was a journalist with the Westminster Press from 1952 to 1988, as well as an editor with the Oxford Times from 1972 to 1988. He is the author of nineteen novels in the Dr David Audley/Colonel Jack Butler series. These books focus on a group of counter-intelligence agents who work for an organization loosely based on the real MI5.

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Novels[edit]

  • The Labyrinth Makers (1970) UK; (1971) US; winner of Silver Dagger Award.
  • The Alamut Ambush (1971) UK; (1972) US
  • Colonel Butler's Wolf (1972) UK; (1973) US
  • October Men (1973) UK; (1974) US
  • Other Paths to Glory (1974) UK; (1975) US; winner of Gold Dagger Award, and shortlisted for the Dagger of Daggers, a special award given in 2005 by the Crime Writers' Association(CWA) to celebrate its 50th anniversary.
  • Our Man in Camelot (1975) UK; (1976) US
  • War Game (1976) UK; (1977) US
  • The '44 Vintage (1978)
  • Tomorrow's Ghost (1979)
  • The Hour of the Donkey (1980)
  • Soldier No More (1981)
  • The Old Vengeful (1982)
  • Gunner Kelly (1983)
  • Sion Crossing (1984)
  • Here Be Monsters (1985)
  • For the Good of the State (1986)
  • A New Kind of War (1987) UK; (1988) US
  • A Prospect of Vengeance (1988)
  • The Memory Trap (1989)

Short stories[edit]

  • The Road to Suez – first published in The Rigby File (1989), ed. Tim Heald

Non-fiction[edit]

  • The Eyes of the Fleet: A Popular History of Frigates and Frigate Captains 1793–1815 (1990)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Levens, R.G.C., ed. (1964). Merton College Register 1900-1964. Oxford: Basil Blackwell. p. 407.

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