Mourning for Nicholas Evans: The author of the best-selling novel ‘The Horse Whisperer’ has died aged 72. The writer had a heart attack. Nicholas Evans is dead, United Agents in London announced. A statement made available to the German Press Agency on Monday said the Briton died suddenly last Tuesday, August 9, following a heart attack. He was 72 years old.
His first novel was his greatest success
In 1995, his first novel was published. Nicholas Evans celebrated global success with “The Horse Whisperer.” Her debut novel, originally titled The Horse Whisperer, has been translated into 40 languages and was a #1 bestseller in 20 countries. A total of 15 million copies were sold. Scarlett Johansson and Robert Redford co-starred on camera for “The Horse Whisperer.” (Source: imago images) The book also served as the basis for the film of the same name starring Robert Redford and Scarlett Johansson. The movie hit theaters three years after the book was released and grossed nearly $200 million in its first weekend. Scarlett Johansson also received her first film award for her performance.