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Ben Aaronovitch

Author of Rivers of London

Includes the names: Ben Aaronvitch, Ben Aaronovich, Ben Aaronavitch, Ben Aaronovitch

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Rivers of London 4,477 copies, 318 reviews
Moon over Soho 2,424 copies, 146 reviews
Whispers Underground 2,023 copies, 111 reviews
Broken Homes 1,700 copies, 101 reviews
Foxglove Summer 1,449 copies, 82 reviews
The Hanging Tree 1,185 copies, 56 reviews
Lies Sleeping 805 copies, 40 reviews
The Furthest Station 676 copies, 36 reviews
False Value 515 copies, 24 reviews
The October Man 446 copies, 37 reviews
Transit (Author) 208 copies, 4 reviews
The Also People (Author) 183 copies, 5 reviews
Tales from the Folly 172 copies, 9 reviews
Doctor Who: Battlefield (Author) 143 copies, 2 reviews
So Vile a Sin (Author) 130 copies, 1 review
A Rare Book of Cunning Device 123 copies, 12 reviews
Rivers of London, Vol. 5: Cry Fox 102 copies, 6 reviews
What Abigail Did That Summer 101 copies, 5 reviews
Rivers of London, Vol. 6: Water Weed (Author) 91 copies, 5 reviews
The Home Crowd Advantage 66 copies, 8 reviews
Rivers of London: Body Work #1 51 copies, 7 reviews
Genius Loci 39 copies, 2 reviews
Doctor Who: Battlefield [TV serial] (Writer) 32 copies, 1 review
Rivers of London: Body Work #2 21 copies, 1 review
Nightingale: London 1966 19 copies, 1 review
The Seventh Doctor: Operation Volcano (Author) 18 copies, 1 review
Rivers of London: Body Work #3 18 copies, 1 review
Rivers of London: Body Work #5 17 copies, 1 review
Rivers of London: Body Work #4 16 copies, 1 review
Earth Aid (Author) 16 copies, 2 reviews
King of the Rats 10 copies, 1 review
Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited: 5-8 (Writer (Remembrance of the Daleks)) 8 copies
Rivers of London: Cry Fox #2 4 copies, 1 review
The Domestic 4 copies
Rebel 3 copies
The Cockpit 3 copies
Short Trips: Time Signature (Contributor) 44 copies, 2 reviews
Something Changed (Contributor) 27 copies, 2 reviews
Missing Adventures (Contributor) 20 copies, 3 reviews
In●Vision: Remembrance of the Daleks (Contributor "Remembrance of the Daleks" original storyline) 2 copies
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Ben Dylan Aaronovitch (born February 1964) is an English author and screenwriter. He is the author of the Rivers of London series of novels. He also wrote two Doctor Who serials in the late 1980s and spin-off novels from Doctor Who and Blake's 7.

Born in Camden, Aaronovitch is the son of the economist Sam Aaronovitch who was a senior member of the Communist Party of Great Britain, and the younger brother of actor Owen Aaronovitch and journalist David Aaronovitch. He attended Holloway School.

Aaronovitch wrote two Doctor Who serials, Remembrance of the Daleks (1988) and Battlefield (1989), for BBC television, and also the novelization of the former.

He wrote one episode for Casualty (1990) and was then a regular writer on science fiction series Jupiter Moon.

He subsequently wrote or co-wrote three Doctor Who spin-off novels in the Virgin Publishing New Adventures range; he created the character Kadiatu Lethbridge-Stewart who became a semi-regular in the New Adventures. He has also written a novel and several short stories published by Big Finish Productions featuring the character of Bernice Summerfield, who was originally developed in the New Adventures. He also co-wrote a Doctor Who audio drama for Big Finish, and has written a number of Blake's 7 spin-off audio dramas.

Aaronovitch lives in Wimbledon and is working on Rivers of London, a series of urban fantasy police procedural novels featuring Peter Grant, a Police Constable and apprentice wizard.
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