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"He sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second-hand typewriter. His first novel, a humorous fantasy, appeared in 1971. Working for many years as a journalist and press officer, he wrote in his spare time and published a number of novels in between. In 1987 he turned to writing full time, and has not looked back since.
Regarded as one of the most significant contemporary English-language satirists, he has won numerous literary awards, was named an Officer of the British Empire “for services to literature” in 1998, and has received four honorary doctorates from the Universities of Warwick, Portsmouth, Bath, and Bristol. His acclaimed novels have sold 40 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 33 languages."
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