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Kate Mosse

Author of Labyrinth

Includes the names: Kate Mosse, eng Kate Mosse, Мосс Кейт

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Labyrinth 6,349 copies, 197 reviews
Sepulchre 2,415 copies, 86 reviews
The Winter Ghosts 1,081 copies, 95 reviews
Citadel 616 copies, 23 reviews
The Taxidermist's Daughter 442 copies, 33 reviews
The Burning Chambers 233 copies, 16 reviews
The Cave 100 copies, 5 reviews
Eskimo Kissing 47 copies, 1 review
Crucifix Lane 33 copies, 1 review
The City of Tears 27 copies, 1 review
I am Heathcliff (Editor) 21 copies, 1 review
We Need To Talk About Kevin (Introduction, some editions) 6,737 copies, 366 reviews
The Library Book (Contributor) 331 copies, 13 reviews
Midsummer Nights (Contributor) 58 copies, 1 review
Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2009 (Foreword, some editions) 32 copies, 1 review
Virago is 40: A Celebration (Contributor) 30 copies
Why Willows Weep: Contemporary Tales from the Woods (Contributor) 18 copies, 1 review
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Katharine Louise Mosse OBE (born 20 October 1961) is an English novelist, non-fiction and short story writer and broadcaster. She is best known for her 2005 novel Labyrinth, which has been translated into more than 37 languages.

Mosse was born in Chichester, and raised in Fishbourne, West Sussex, the eldest of three sisters born to a solicitor. Their aunt was involved in the campaign for the ordination of women and her grandfather was a vicar. She was educated at Chichester High School For Girls and New College, Oxford and graduated in 1984 with a BA (Hons) in English. After leaving university, she spent seven years working in publishing in London for Hodder & Stoughton, then Century, and finally as an editorial director at Hutchinson, part of the Random House Group. She was a member of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) and Women in Publishing.

She left publishing in 1992, for a writing career beginning with the non-fiction, Becoming a Mother.
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