"The Gun Seller" (1996) is the first novel by English actor, musician, comedian, and writer Hugh Laurie. It concerns former Scots Guards officer Thomas Lang and his reluctant involvement in a conspiracy involving international arms dealers, terrorists, the CIA, the MoD, beautiful women and fast motorcycles.

James Hugh Calum Laurie (born 11 June 1959) is an English actor, director, singer, musician, comedian and author.

Laurie is perhaps best known for portraying the title character on the Fox medical drama series "House" (2004–2012), for which he received two Golden Globe Awards and nominations for numerous other awards. He was listed in the 2011 Guinness World Records as the most watched leading man on television and was one of the highest-paid actors in a television drama, earning £250,000 ($409,000) per episode of "House".

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