The Irregular: A Different Class of Spy is the new novel by UEA alumnus Ben Lyle, writing as H.B. Lyle. It will be published by Hodder and Stoughton this week, and has also been acquired for development as a TV series by See-Saw Films, with Saul Dibb to direct and the author to co-adapt. Ben has worked in the film industry for nearly 20 years. He graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) at UEA in 2010 before going on to complete a PhD in Film and Television, also at UEA. He published his debut novel Terms as Ben Lyle in 2015 with Hookline Books.