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Dublin, Ireland, UK
|Genre||Spy fiction, fiction|
Philip Davison is an Irish novelist, screenwriter and playwright. He was born in 1957 in Dublin, Ireland. He is perhaps best known for his series of spy novels which follow Harry Fielding's activities as an understrapper for the MI5.
Harry Fielding novels
- Crooked Man (1997)
- McKenzie’s Friend (2000)
- The Long Suit (2003)
- A Burnable Town (2006)
- The Book-Thief’s Heartbeat (1981)
- Twist and Shout (1983)
- The Illustrator (1988)
Film and drama
Philip Davison's play, The Invisible Mending Company (Dublin, The Abbey Theatre, Peacock Stage) was first produced in 1996.
He has co-scripted the film dramas Exposure and Criminal Conversation.
Crooked Man was made into a TV drama in 2003.
His radio plays include Being Perfect (2004); The Duke (2004); Lennon’s Guitar (2005); and The Fishmonger (2006).