Aaronovitch, Ben Biography
Ben Aaronovitch is a British author known for his series of urban fantasy novels known as the Rivers of London or the Peter Grant series. He was born in London, England in 1964.Aaronovitch initially pursued a career in screenwriting, working on television shows such as Doctor Who, Casualty, and Jupiter Moon. In 2011, he published his debut novel, "Rivers of London," which introduced readers to Peter Grant, a police constable who becomes the first apprentice in fifty years to the last wizard in England.The Rivers of London series follows Peter Grant as he navigates the world of magic and crime in London, solving supernatural crimes alongside his mentor, Detective Inspector Thomas Nightingale. The series has been praised for its humor, world-building, and diverse cast of characters.In addition to the Rivers of London series, Aaronovitch has also written several novellas and short stories set in the same universe, as well as a graphic novel adaptation of the first novel in the series.Aaronovitch's works have been critically acclaimed and have won several awards, including the Galaxy National Book Award for "Rivers of London" in 2012. He continues to write and publish new novels in the Rivers of London series, and his works are enjoyed by fans of urban fantasy and crime fiction around the world.