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Marius Brill

Marius began his career in journalism at The Evening Standard in 1985, becoming their first photo-journalist. After a number of positions on the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday he went up to read English at Oxford only to find himself writing a weekly column chronicling undergraduate life in The Cherwell. On graduation he went to work for The Sunday Times before becoming Science Editor for the Sunday Express.

 

Marius’ parallel career in the arts started at 19 when his first play Frikzhan, won the 1985 National Youth Theatre/Texaco Most Promising Playwright Award; his radio play Laughter In The Dark won the 1991 BBC Young Writers Festival and he wrote the subsequent popular comedy series for Radio 4 broadcast in 1995; the script for his short film, Diary of a Surreal Killer starring Paula Hamilton and A.A. Gill was nominated for the 1997 BAFTA Carl Foreman Award and selected for the London Raindance Festival. He has written a number of television documentaries – which include the award winning BBC/A&E series Prohibition: Thirteen Years That Changed America.  Marius has written and directed a number of internet commercials, including the viral ad for his novel Making Love which was shortlisted for the 2006 Nokia Shorts Film Festival.

 

Marius’ first novel, Making Love, published by Doubleday, is a comic romantic literary spy thriller which garnered critical acclaim and was a W.H. Smith Book of The Month. How to Forget, Marius’ second novel, is a comic romantic literary sting thriller set in the world of conjuring tricks and confidence tricksters, mind magicians and neuroscience, and was published by Doubleday in August 2011.

 

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Making Love: A Conspiracy of the Heart


When Miranda, the Miss Lonely Hearts of Shepherd’s Bush, suddenly finds herself romanced by a tall, dark and deadly spy, her life is turned upside down. Could it have anything to do with the book she innocently took from the library, a book with a conspiracy theory about ‘love’ so devastating that every other copy has been destroyed by MIS and the writer ’disappeared’?

Spliced through Miranda’s romantic adventure are pages from the ‘lost’ book itself. But the loudest voice in this piece of postmodern madness belongs to the lovelorn book itself, a sentient mass of paper and ink that cannot help falling in love with its reader.

Marius Brill’s send-up of po-faced conspiracy stories and endless funny handshakes is sharper than Torn Sharpe- imagine Umberto Eco with a sense of humour. Ludicrously logical and finely spun, this is a hare- brained literary fantasy, an erudite romp, and above all, a novel to fall in love with…


PUBLISHED: Doubleday, May 2003


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HOW TO FORGET


Do you hold on to your memories? Or do they hold on to you?


Magicov the Magnificent, grand illusionist, earns his living entertaining the geriatrics of Lotus House Care Home. But Mr Magicov (also known as Peter) envies them – they’ve mastered a trick that eludes him. They can forget.


Peter yearns to forget. But memories haunt him: the shameful moment an eight-year-old wrecked his life; the FBI agent who hunted him like a dog; that suitcase stuffed with a million pounds. More than anything Peter wants to forget Kate, the expert con woman. The one he loved and left.


For renowned bain-scientist Dr Chris Tavasligh, Peter’s craving to escape makes him the perfect candidate for a bold experiment in changing minds – forever. Faced with such an opportunity, will Peter go through with it? And if he does, who will he become?


PUBLISHED: Doubleday, 12th April 2012


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