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Ben Elton is an English author of humour, dystopian fiction and historical fiction novels. Ben attended Godalming Grammar school, joined amateur dramatic societies and wrote his first play when he was 15 years old. His goal was to be a stagehand at the local theatre, but instead studied theatre and drama at Manchester University. Ben has received accolades for his work on such sitcoms as The Young Ones, Blackadder and The Thin Blue Line. He has also had success with West End musicals including We Will Rock You. Elton lives in Fremantle, Australia (near Perth) with his Sophie and three children.

Ben Elton made his debut as a published author in 1984 with the non-fiction book Bachelor Boys. His debut as a novelist came in 1989 with Stark. Below is a list of Ben Elton’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Stark(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gridlock(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Other Eden(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Popcorn(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blast From the Past(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Inconceivable(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Famous(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
High Society(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Post Mortem(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The First Casualty(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chart Throb(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blind Faith(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Meltdown(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Two Brothers(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Time and Time Again(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Plays


Gasping(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silly Cow(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ben Elton Plays 2(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Bachelor Boys(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Ben Elton Synopsis: High Society is a standalone novel by Ben Elton. The war against drugs has been lost, but afraid to admit the loss, the whole world is rapidly becoming one vast criminal network. From the Groucho Club toilets to the poppy fields of Afghanistan, we are all partners in crime, and this story takes us through the landscape it has created.


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