Apart from being a novelist, Anthony Horwitz is also a renowned scriptwriter, who is widely knowing for his appealing children’s literature. Combining different genres such as horror, adventure, fantasy and thriller, Anthony Horowitz is widely known for his page-turners and his ability of conjuring suspense.
Order of Diamond Brothers Series
|1||The Falcon's Malteser||1986||Description / Buy|
|2||Public Enemy Number Two||1987||Description / Buy|
|3||South by Southeast||1991||Description / Buy|
|4||The Blurred Man||2003||Description / Buy|
|5||The French Confection||2003||Description / Buy|
|6||I Know What You Did Last Wednesday||2003||Description / Buy|
|7||The Greek Who Stole Christmas||2007||Description / Buy|
|8||The Double Eagle Has Landed||2011||Description / Buy|
|9||The Diamond Brothers in... The Four of Diamonds||2012||Description / Buy|
With a keen visual snare, Anthony Horowitz has managed to adapt his unique skills on screen as well for the old and young alike. Born on April 5, 1955, Anthony Horowitz was brought up in Britain. Being the child of wealthy parents, Anthony Horowitz had a childhood that most people only dream of. Horowitz had a first class education, which in turn prepared him to become a highly successful writer. Despite the fact that he was born and raised in one of the wealthiest families in Britain, Anthony Horowitz still suffered lots of unhappiness and many at times, Anthony Horowitz would be found reading as a way of escaping from reality.
While attending the critically acclaimed Rugby School, Horowitz was able to discover his true passion, writing. Through writing, Anthony Horowitz was able to express himself. Later on, Anthony Horowitz joined the University of York, where he majored in in English Literature and Art History. Currently, Anthony Horowitz resides in London, with a wife and two sons. Horowitz met his wife while
producing his television series, the Foyles; he met one Jill Green in Hong Kong, who would, later on, become his wife.
Diamond Brothers Awards
The Diamond Brothers book series has not been nominated for any major literary award.
Diamond Brothers Books into Movies
In the year 1989, the novel, The Falcon’s Malteser was adapted into a feature film titled Just Ask for Diamond. In North America, the feature film was released as Diamond’s Edge. The Diamond Brothers book series was also adapted into a television series titled Diamond Brothers in the year 1991.
Best Diamond Brothers Books
The Falcon’s Malteser: Contrived with thrilling scenes and fast moving pace, the Falcon’s Malteser is the story about Nick and Tim, two characters who find themselves holding what appears to them to be a simple package. However, the simple package eventually turns out to be a surprise to these two characters. Nick is a 13-year-old boy, who resides with Tim, his older brother.
Tim is a former police officer, who after leaving the force is now serving as a private detective. In this narrative, these two characters are given a package that they are expected to watch over. However, all the criminals in London appear to be interested in this package. When the most infamous criminal in London manages to steal the package, he informs the two that they should locate the treasure that the key that was inside the package leads to. If the two failed in finding the treasure or refused to follow his orders, then he was going to kill them. The two, thus go on an exceedingly dangerous journey to locate the treasure.
Public Enemy Number Two: Full of suspense and humor, Public Enemy Number Two is undeniably a book that you will fall in love with. Very few authors can use humor exceedingly well, and Horowitz is undoubtedly one of the few authors. By mixing mystery and humor, author Anthony Horowitz has managed to deliver an amazing second installment. In this installment, the protagonist Nick is framed by the local police after he turned down their request to work for them and now he is known as the public enemy number two. Nick was expected to go to prison and find out everything about Johnny Powers, who is regarded as the public enemy number one.
However, it does not take long before Nick escapes from prison, alongside Johnny Powers. Nick, Johnny and Tim, his absent-minded brother eventually find themselves in an exceedingly dangerous cat and mouse game. To prevent death, the trio is forced to change their identity. However, changing their identities did not work as their real identities are soon discovered. Despite the fact that he is not an excellent detective, Tim is still handed the task of finding a vase that belonged to the local museum; the purple peacock.
Other Book Series You May Like
“The Groosham Grange” is another highly entertaining series by Anthony Horowitz. Apart from being a collection of wickedly funny stories, the Groosham Grange book series is also a collection of wickedly funny stories that would keep the reader entertained throughout. The Groosham Grange is the first installment in the Groosham Grange book series. In this installment, the author Anthony Horowitz introduces the readers to David Elliot, who is the protagonist. His parents send David to Groosham Grange as a last resort, and upon arrival, he discovers that his new school is an exceedingly weird place.
What Is The Next Book in The Diamond Brothers Series?
There doesn't seem to be an upcoming book in The Diamond Brothers Series. The newest book is The Diamond Brothers in... The Four of Diamonds and was released on July, 1st 2012.