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Name roger morris
User Name rogernmorris
Home Page http://www.rogernmorris.co.uk
Specialism Fiction
Groups Teachers Group   Dramatic Writing  
Location London
Interests reading, writing, films, music, theatre
Profile As R.N. Morris, I`m the author of A GENTLE AXE, A VENGEFUL LONGING and A RAZOR WRAPPED IN SILK, a series of novels featuring Porfiry Petrovich, the magistrate from Dostoevsky`s novel Crime and Punishment. All published by Faber. I`ve also written a contemporary urban novel, TAKING COMFORT, published in 2006 by Macmillan New Writing.

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  rogernmorris's (a.k.a. Roger Morris)   Taking Comfort is published . (Available Now)
  • What can you do to feel safe in a dangerous world? When Rob Saunders witnesses a young Japanese student commit suicide, he impulsively takes the folder she dropped as she threw herself under a tube train. He finds himself taking souvenirs from a series of

  •   rogernmorris's (a.k.a. R.N. Morris)   A Gentle Axe. is published . (Available Now)
  • AVAILABLE FEB 1 2007. St. Petersburg, Winter, 1866 - Two frozen bodies are found in an isolated corner of Petrovsky Park. The first - that of a dwarf - has been packed neatly in a suitcase, a deep wound splitting his skull in two. The second body, of a

  •   rogernmorris's (a.k.a. Roger Morris)   Taking Comfort (paperback) is published . (Available Now)
  • Taking Comfort is now available in paperback! "a book which opens up your perceptions, challenges your assumptions and makes you think about language." Elizabeth Baines Synopsis When Rob Saunders witnesses a young Japanese student commit suici

  •   rogernmorris's (a.k.a. R.N. Morris)   A Gentle Axe (paperback) is published . (Available Now)
  • AVAILABLE FEB 7 2008 An atmospheric mystery set in St Petersburg in the winter of 1867 sees detective Porfiry Petrovich taking his first murder case since Dostoevsky's "Crime and Punishment". When two frozen bodies are found in a park, he begins to su

  •   rogernmorris's (a.k.a. R.N. Morris)   A Vengeful Longing is published . (Available Now)
  • AVAILABLE FEB 7 2008 It's the middle of a hot, dusty St Petersburg summer in the late 1860s. A doctor's wife and son die suddenly and the doctor is arrested, suspected of poisoning. As investigator Petrovich concedes, in such cases the obvious so

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     The Making Of ďSymptomsĒ: Part 1, Inspiration The Symptoms of His Madness Were As Follows: is a short animated film by Sheryl Jenkins, based on a short story by me. The story itself is in my collection, The Bridge That Bunuel Built. It came about through our contact on twitter. Somehow we fo...
    ( from http://rogernmorris.co.uk/the-making-of-...)
     The repellent muse. ím currently researching my next novel, the third in the Silas Quinn series. In fact, Iím reaching the stage where Iím thinking about putting the history books to one side and doing some actual writing. The first thing I will have to do is turn t...
    ( from http://rogernmorris.co.uk/the-repellent-...)
     The Next Big Thing. Iíve been memed. Barry Forshaw, critic, author and editor of the CrimeTime website, has named me in the Next Big Thing. Ten questions in ten minutes is the idea. So here goes: 1) What is the working title of your next book? The book ...
    ( from http://rogernmorris.co.uk/the-next-big-t...)

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