James Herbert: UK horror author dies aged 69

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James Herbert: UK horror author dies aged 69

Mar 20 2013

Best-selling author James Herbert who wrote the horror classic The Rats, has died aged 69.

Jeremy Trevathan, his editor for 10 years, described him as "one of the keystone authors in a genre that had its heyday in the 1970s and 1980s".

He is survived by his wife, Eileen, whom he married in 1967, and their three daughters Kerry, Emma and Casey.

Source: BBC News

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