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Patrick Ness was born on October 17, 1971 near Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He studied English Literature and is a graduate of the University of Southern California. He was a corporate writer before moving to London in 1999. He taught creative writing at Oxford University and is a literary critic and reviewer for the Guardian and other major newspapers. He is the author of eight novels including The Rest of Us Just Live Here and a short story collection entitled Topics About Which I Know Nothing. His young adult novels include the Chaos Walking trilogy, More Than This, and Monsters of Men, which won the Carnegie Medal. A Monster Calls won the Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration, the Carnegie Medal, and was made into a movie and released in October 2016. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Knife of Never Letting Go 5,745 copies, 381 reviews
A Monster Calls 4,842 copies, 430 reviews
The Ask and the Answer 2,604 copies, 163 reviews
Monsters of Men 2,218 copies, 149 reviews
The Rest of Us Just Live Here 1,581 copies, 89 reviews
More Than This 1,398 copies, 77 reviews
The Crane Wife 591 copies, 35 reviews
Release 510 copies, 23 reviews
The New World 432 copies, 28 reviews
Burn 303 copies, 16 reviews
And The Ocean Was Our Sky 295 copies, 22 reviews
The Crash of Hennington 93 copies, 2 reviews
A Monster Calls [2016 film] (Screenwriter / Original book) 88 copies, 2 reviews
11 Doctors, 11 Stories (Contributor) 219 copies, 3 reviews
Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales (Contributor) 216 copies, 13 reviews
12 Doctors, 12 Stories (Contributor) 208 copies, 5 reviews
Losing It (Contributor) 31 copies
Doctor Who: 13 Doctors, 13 Stories (Contributor) 29 copies, 1 review
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