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John Harvey was born in London on December 21, 1938.  He is a British author of crime fiction and most famous for his series of jazz-influenced Charlie Resnick novels, based in the City of Nottingham.
 
Harvey has published over 90 books under various names, and has worked on scripts for TV and radio. He also ran Slow Dancer Press from 1977 to 1999 publishing poetry.

The first Resnick novel, Lonely Hearts, was published in 1989, and was named by The Times as one of the 100 Greatest Crime Novels of the Century. Harvey brought the series to an end in 1998 with Last Rites, though Resnick has since made peripheral appearances in Harvey's new Frank Elder series.

The new protagonist Elder is a retired detective who now lives, as Harvey briefly did, in Cornwall. The first novel in this series, Flesh and Blood, won Harvey the Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger in 2004.  In 2007 he was awarded the Diamond Dagger for a Lifetime's Contribution to the genre.

 

 

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Easy Meat | Harvey, John | First Edition Book Harvey, John | Easy Meat | First Edition Copy

Hardcover Book. September 1996 NY: Henry Holt & Co. First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.

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Hardcover Book. September 1996 NY: Henry Holt & Co. First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, imperfections noted.

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Living Proof | Harvey, John | First Edition Book Harvey, John | Living Proof | First Edition Copy

1995 NY: Henry Holt  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.

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1997 NY: Henry Holt  Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps.

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Wasted Years | Harvey, John | First Edition Book Harvey, John | Wasted Years | First Edition Copy

1993 NY: Henry Holt  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.

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John Harvey Bibliography

 

 

Standalone Novels

 

·         In A True Light (2001)

·         Gone to Ground (2007) Shortlisted for Theakston’s Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year Award 2009.[1]

·         Nick's Blues (2008 - novella)

·         Far Cry (2009)

·         A Darker Shade of Blue (2010)

 

Charlie Resnick Series

 

·         Lonely Hearts

·         Rough Treatment

·         Cutting Edge

·         Off Minor

·         Wasted Years

·         Cold Light

·         Living Proof

·         Easy Meat

·         Still Water

·         Last Rites

·         Trouble in Mind (novella also featuring Jack Kiley) (2007)

·         Cold in Hand (2008)

 

Frank Elder Trilogy

 

·         Flesh and Blood (2004)

·         Ash and Bone (2005)

·         Darkness and Light (2006)