Hawkey, Raymond

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(1930-2010) UK graphic designer and author whose work on several newspapers from the 1950s on led to his co-designing The Independent in 1986; his book covers include several for Kingsley Amis, Len Deighton and Ian Fleming. He is less prominent as a writer, though his President trilogy – Wild Card (1974; rev 1988) with Roger Bingham, Side-Effect (1979; rev 1988) and It (1983; vt End Stage 1988) – interestingly combines Technothriller material with elements of the ghost story. [JC]

Raymond John Hawkey

born Plymouth, Devon: 2 February 1930

died London: 22 August 2010




  • Wild Card (London: Jonathan Cape, 1974) with Roger Bingham [President: hb/]
    • Wild Card (London: Sphere Books, 1988) with Roger Bingham [rev of the above: President: pb/]
  • Side-Effect (London: Jonathan Cape, 1979) [President: hb/]
    • Side-Effect (London: Sphere Books, 1988) [rev of the above: President: pb/]
  • It (London: New English Library, 1983) [President: hb/]
    • End Stage (London: Sphere Books, 1988) [vt of the above: President: pb/]


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