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Joanne Harris was born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England on July 3, 1964. She studied Modern and Mediaeval Languages at St Catharine's College, Cambridge. While working as a teacher for fifteen years, she published three novels: The Evil Seed (1989), Sleep, Pale Sister (1993) and Chocolat (1999), which was made into a film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. Her other works include Blackberry Wine, Five Quarters of the Orange, Coastliners, Holy Fools, The Lollipop Shoes and Runemarks. She also co-wrote two cookbooks with cookery writer Fran Warde: The French Kitchen and The French Market. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Chocolat 7,307 copies, 191 reviews
Five Quarters of the Orange 3,730 copies, 79 reviews
Gentlemen and Players 2,218 copies, 96 reviews
Blackberry Wine 2,090 copies, 46 reviews
The Lollipop Shoes 2,014 copies, 96 reviews
Holy Fools 1,564 copies, 35 reviews
Coastliners 1,481 copies, 41 reviews
Runemarks 1,174 copies, 53 reviews
The Gospel of Loki 853 copies, 37 reviews
Peaches for Monsieur le Curé 714 copies, 36 reviews
Sleep, Pale Sister 690 copies, 20 reviews
Jigs & Reels: Stories 618 copies, 22 reviews
Blueeyedboy 439 copies, 31 reviews
Different Class 292 copies, 17 reviews
The Evil Seed 203 copies, 9 reviews
Runelight 173 copies, 6 reviews
The Strawberry Thief 145 copies, 7 reviews
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A Pocketful of Crows 139 copies, 7 reviews
Honeycomb 84 copies, 3 reviews
The Blue Salt Road 82 copies, 3 reviews
A Narrow Door 68 copies, 3 reviews
Orfeia 40 copies
Waiting for Gandalf 3 copies, 1 review
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The Blood of Wolfbane 1 copy, 1 review
Fine lies 1 copy
The Shed: Essay 1 copy, 1 review
Wyrd Sisters (Introduction, some editions) 11,236 copies, 165 reviews
Stories: All-New Tales (Contributor) 1,237 copies, 64 reviews
The Writer's Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands (Contributor) 302 copies, 5 reviews
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Boy in Darkness and Other Stories (Foreword) 92 copies, 2 reviews
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Why Willows Weep: Contemporary Tales from the Woods (Contributor) 22 copies, 2 reviews
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Because I Am a Girl (Contributor) 12 copies, 1 review

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Joanne Harris was born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, to a French mother and an English father. She was educated at Wakefield Girls' High School, and then read modern and medieval languages at Cambridge University. For 15 years, she taught modern languages, mostly at Leeds Grammar School, and taught French literature and film at Sheffield University. During this period, she wrote fiction. Her debut novel, The Evil Seed, was published in 1989. It was followed by Sleep, Pale Sister (1993), a literary ghost story. In 1999, she published her third novel, Chocolat. Subsequent works have included two sequels to Chocolat; several psychological thrillers, including Five Quarters of the Orange (2001); two French cookbooks co-written with Fran Warde; and two collections of short stories. She received the MBE in 2013.
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