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Simon Louvish (born 6 April 1947, Glasgow, Scotland) is a Scots-born Israeli author, writer and filmmaker. He has written many books about Avram Blok, a fictional Israeli caught up between wars, espionage, prophets, revolutions, loves, and a few near apocalypses.

Louvish is a visiting lecturer in Screen Studies at the London Film School.[1] He has written books on W. C. Fields, The Marx Brothers, Groucho Marx, Laurel and Hardy, Mae West, Cecil B. DeMille, Mack Sennett and Charlie Chaplin.[2]


The Avram Blok Saga
  • Louvish, Simon (1985). The Therapy of Avram Blok. 1. Heinemann. ISBN 0434429708.
  • —— (1988). City of Blok. 2. Collins.
  • —— (1991). The Last Trump of Avram Blok. 3. Flamingo. ISBN 0006543405.
  • —— (1997). The Days of Miracles and Wonders. 4.
  • ——. The Fundamental Blok. 5 (unpublished ed.). Margaret Macdonald Books.
  • ——. The Chinese Smile. 6 (unpublished ed.). Margaret Macdonald Books.


  1. ^ "Staff and Governors". London Film School. Archived from the original on 17 February 2013. Retrieved 25 June 2012.
  2. ^ Chaplin: The Tramp's Odyssey, By Simon Louvish. The Independent.

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