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Author photo. Mo Hayder at the 2007 "Salon du Livre"

Mo Hayder at the 2007 "Salon du Livre"

Mo Hayder (1962–2021)

Author of Birdman

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Mo Hayder is the pen name for Clare Dunkel, a British Crime novelist. She was born, in 1962. After leaving school at 15, she worked as a barmaid, security guard, filmmaker, hostess in a Tokyo club, and taught English as a foreign language in Asia. Here first novel was Birdman (1999). The books that followed were The Treatment (2001), Tokyo (2004) also published in 2010 as The Devil in Nanking, Pigs Island (2006), Ritual (2008), Skin (2009), Hanging Hill (2011), Gone (2010) won the Edgar Award, Poppet (2013), and Wolf (2014) which is being adapted for the BBC. In 2011, she won the Crime Writers' Association Daggar in the Library award for an outstanding body of work. Clare Dunkel died from motor neurone disease on July 27, 2021. She was 59. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Birdman 1,691 copies, 64 reviews
Tokyo 1,291 copies, 42 reviews
The Treatment 1,060 copies, 42 reviews
Pig Island 878 copies, 30 reviews
Ritual 746 copies, 32 reviews
Gone 645 copies, 37 reviews
Skin 572 copies, 25 reviews
Hanging Hill 454 copies, 27 reviews
Poppet 406 copies, 36 reviews
Wolf 336 copies, 23 reviews
You Only Live Twice (Introduction, some editions) 2,624 copies, 37 reviews
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Hayder verließ bereits mit 15 Jahren ihren Geburtsort Essex, um einige Jahre in London in Bars und Kneipen zu arbeiten. Nach ihrer Heirat zog sie nach Japan, wo sie u. a. als Hostess und Englisch-Lehrerin sowie in einem Nachtclub in Tokio arbeitete und Artikel für eine englische Zeitung verfasste. Nachdem sie weite Teile Asiens bereist hatte, absolvierte sie ein Studium an der American University in Washington DC und schloss dieses mit einem MA in Film ab. Daran schloss sie ein zweites Studium an der Bath Spa University an und machte dort den MA in Creative Writing.
Mo Hayder lebt heute mit ihrer Tochter Lotte-Genevieve als freie Schriftstellerin in Bath.
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