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M. R. Carey (1)

This page covers the author of The Girl with All the Gifts.

For other authors named M. R. Carey, see the disambiguation page.

M. R. Carey (1) has been aliased into Mike Carey.

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Works have been aliased into Mike Carey.

The Girl with All the Gifts 4,755 copies, 369 reviews
The Boy on the Bridge 883 copies, 55 reviews
Fellside 693 copies, 53 reviews
The Book of Koli 467 copies, 25 reviews
Someone Like Me 308 copies, 14 reviews
The Trials of Koli 166 copies, 11 reviews
The Fall of Koli 130 copies, 9 reviews
The Dollhouse Family 61 copies, 2 reviews

Works have been aliased into Mike Carey.

London Centric: Tales of Future London (Contributor) 31 copies, 7 reviews
Best of British Science Fiction 2020 (Contributor) 24 copies, 14 reviews
Isolation: The horror anthology (Contributor) 15 copies, 1 review
Dark and Stormy Nights (Contributor) 1 copy
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Mike Carey (born 1959), also known by his pen name M. R. Carey, is a British writer of comic books, novels, and films, known for the novel The Girl with All the Gifts, as well as its 2016 film adaptation.

Carey was born in Liverpool, England, in 1959 – describing his young self as "one of those ominously quiet kids... who lived so much inside my own head I only had vestigial limbs". As a child, he maintained an interest in comics, writing and drawing primitive stories to entertain his younger brother. He studied English at St Peter's College, Oxford, before becoming a teacher. He continued to teach for 15 years before moving on to writing comics.

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