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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 5,009 copies, 336 reviews
Moon over Soho 2,683 copies, 155 reviews
Whispers Under Ground 2,229 copies, 116 reviews
Broken Homes 1,883 copies, 106 reviews
Foxglove Summer 1,632 copies, 87 reviews
The Hanging Tree 1,361 copies, 61 reviews
Lies Sleeping 960 copies, 45 reviews
The Furthest Station 796 copies, 36 reviews
False Value 719 copies, 29 reviews
The October Man 556 copies, 39 reviews
What Abigail Did That Summer 314 copies, 16 reviews
Tales from the Folly 304 copies, 15 reviews
Transit (Author) 216 copies, 3 reviews
The Also People (Author) 197 copies, 5 reviews
Amongst Our Weapons 178 copies, 9 reviews
Doctor Who: Battlefield (Author) 154 copies, 2 reviews
A Rare Book of Cunning Device 146 copies, 11 reviews
So Vile a Sin (Author) 138 copies, 1 review
Rivers of London, Vol. 5: Cry Fox 124 copies, 7 reviews
Rivers of London, Vol. 6: Water Weed (Author) 114 copies, 5 reviews
The Home Crowd Advantage 76 copies, 8 reviews
Rivers of London: Body Work #1 52 copies, 7 reviews
Genius Loci 39 copies, 2 reviews
Doctor Who: Battlefield [TV serial] (Writer) 31 copies, 1 review
Nightingale: London 1966 27 copies, 1 review
Rivers of London: Body Work #2 25 copies, 1 review
Rivers of London: Body Work #3 22 copies, 1 review
The Seventh Doctor: Operation Volcano (Author) 22 copies, 3 reviews
Rivers of London: Body Work #5 21 copies, 1 review
Rivers of London: Body Work #4 20 copies, 1 review
Earth Aid (Author) 17 copies, 2 reviews
Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited: 5-8 (Writer (Remembrance of the Daleks)) 14 copies
King of the Rats 13 copies, 1 review
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) 47 copies, 2 reviews
Something Changed (Contributor) 27 copies, 2 reviews
Missing Adventures (Contributor) 21 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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