Jonathan Green (speculative fiction writer)

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Jonathan Green

Jonathan Green is a freelance writer. He has written for various science fiction and fantasy franchises, including Doctor Who, Fighting Fantasy, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Games Workshop's Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000 game universes.[1]


Before becoming a full-time writer, Green was a teacher and Deputy Headmaster of a school in London.[2]

Green wrote seven Fighting Fantasy gamebooks, and a history of the franchise. Green has written four novels for the Games Workshop Black Library label: Necromancer, Magestorm, The Dead and the Damned, and Iron Hands. He co-authored several Sonic the Hedgehog gamebooks for Puffin Books with Marc Gascoigne.

Green wrote the first book in the Pax Britannia science fiction steampunk series Unnatural History published by Abaddon Books, which features a Victorian Bond-style dandy adventurer called Ulysses Quicksilver.[3]



  • Go Gos Are Go Go (1997, ISBN 0-14-038675-0)
  • Match Wits with the Kids (June 2008, ISBN 978-1848310001)[2]
  • What is Myrrh Anyway? (October 2008, ISBN 978-1848310278)[2]
  • YOU Are The Hero: A History of Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks (September 2014, ISBN 978-1-909679-38-2 and ISBN 978-1-909679-36-8)
  • YOU Are The Hero Part 2: A History of Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks (September 2017)



  1. ^ "Meet the Writer: Jonathan Green". This is Horror. Retrieved 28 June 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "Icon Books > Jonathan Green". Icon Books. Retrieved 28 June 2013. Jonathan Green has worked as a teacher for the last thirteen years, four of those as a deputy head teacher.
  3. ^ "Pax Britannia: Jonathan Green Interview". SFX. 15 November 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2013.

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