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Diary

Anthony Horowitz’s diary: Keeping James Bond’s secrets for the Smersh of publishing

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11 October 2014

9:00 AM

11 October 2014

9:00 AM

It was quite fun being named as the new writer of 007 — although actually I’d make a lousy spy. As my family knows, I’m hopeless at keeping secrets and I’ve found it almost impossible hanging on to this one for the past few months. Even now I’m forbidden to reveal the title, the story, the date it takes place or any of the characters… and I’ll probably get into trouble even for writing this.

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Moriarty, Anthony Horowitz’s second Sherlock Holmes novel, is published on 23 October. He also writes Foyle’s War and the Alex Rider novels.

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