Rohan Gavin

What books did you read as a child?  
I loved the mystery and escape of the Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, but my favourite book was Danny The Champion Of The World by Roald Dahl, which was the inspiration for my own father-son adventure: Knightley & Son.

What’s the best thing about reading? 
The best thing about reading (and writing) is losing yourself in a fantasy world where you and the author’s mind join forces to go on a great adventure.

What’s your all-time favourite book? 
The Hound Of The Baskervilles by Conan Doyle. 

If you could be a storybook character, who would you be? 
If you could combine Sherlock Holmes, James Bond and Tintin, that would be the ultimate.

Rohan Gavin attended Exeter College, Oxford and the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, where he worked as a screenwriter. After developing a passion for hard-boiled detective fiction and outlandish conspiracy theories, he returned to London to write the Knightley & Son series. The third book in the series, 3 of a Kind is out now. His ambition is to start a father-son detective agency, if his son will allow it.

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