John Gardner

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John Edmund Gardner (20 November 19263 Agustus 2007) merupakan seorang penulis novel asal Inggris. Ia dikenal sebagai penulis buku novel James Bond dari tahun 1981 sampai 1996. Gardner lahir di Seaton Delaval, Northumberland pada 20 November 1926. Ia kemudian menyelesaikan pendidikan sarjana-nya di St. John's College, Cambridge. Lantas kemudian pendidikan magister-nya ia lanjutkan di Oxford.

Gardner meninggal pada hari Jumat, 3 Agustus 2007 akibat penyakit kegagalan hati. Saat itu ia sedang keluar rumah untuk berbelanja, dimana secara tiba-tiba ia terjatuh, sebelum meninggal ia sempat memanggil putrinya, Alexis untuk kemudian di bawa ke rumah sakit, namun karena penyakitnya sudah terlalu parah, jiwa Gardner akhirnya tidak tertolong lagi.

Bibliografi[sunting | sunting sumber]

Novel Boysie Oakes[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • The Liquidator (1964)
  • Understrike (1965)
  • Amber Nine (1966)
  • Madrigal (1967)
  • Founder Member (1969)
  • The Airline Pirates aka Air Apparent (1970)
  • Traitor's Exit (1970)
  • Killer for a Song (1976)
  • Two Boysie Oakes short stories in The Assassination File

Novel Derek Torry[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • A Complete State of Death (1969)
  • Corner Men (1974)

Novel Professor Moriarty[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Return of Moriarty (1974)
  • Revenge of Moriarty (1975)
  • Moriarty (2008)
  • Novel Herbie Kruger novels
  • Nostradamus Traitor (1979)
  • Garden of Weapons (1980)
  • Quiet Dogs (1982)
  • Maestro (1993)
  • Confessor (1995)

Novel James Bond[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Licence Renewed (1981)
  • For Special Services (1982)
  • Icebreaker (1983) Considered by fans to be Gardner's best Bond novel
  • Role of Honour (1984)
  • Nobody Lives For Ever (1986)
  • No Deals, Mr. Bond (1987)
  • Scorpius (1988)
  • Win, Lose or Die (1989)
  • Licence to Kill (1989) - novelization of a film script
  • Brokenclaw (1990)
  • The Man from Barbarossa (1991)
  • Death Is Forever (1992)
  • Never Send Flowers (1993)
  • SeaFire (1994)
  • GoldenEye (1995) - novelization of a film script
  • COLD aka Cold Fall (1996)

Novel The Railton family[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Secret Generations (1985)
  • The Secret Houses (1988)
  • The Secret Families (1989)

Novel Detective Sergeant Suzie Mountford[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Bottled Spider (2002)
  • The Streets of Town (2003)
  • Angels Dining at the Ritz (2004)
  • Troubled Midnight (2005)
  • No Human Enemy (2007)

Buku lain[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Hideaway (1968) - short story collection
  • The Censor (1970)
  • Every Night's a Bullfight (1971)
  • Assassination File (1974) - short story collection
  • To Run a Little Faster (1976)
  • The Werewolf Trace (1977)
  • The Dancing Dodo (1978)
  • Golgotha (1980)
  • Garden of Weapons (1980)
  • The Director (1982)
  • Flamingo (1983)
  • Day of Absolution (2001)

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