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Martin Booth

Martin Booth

Martin Booth was born in Lancashire in September 1944, spent much of his childhood in Hong Kong.  He has published thirteen novels and five works for children.  His novels include The Humble Disciple (1992) and Industry Of Souls (1998) which was shortlisted for the Booker prize.  He also scripted several wildlife documentaries including David Attenborough’s Wildlife on One.  He died on 12th February 2004.