Patrick Ness


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in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, The United States
January 01, 1971

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Patrick Ness, an award-winning novelist, has written for England’s Radio 4 and Sunday Telegraph and is a literary critic for The Guardian. He has written many books, including the Chaos Walking Trilogy, The Crash of Hennington, Topics About Which I Know Nothing, and A Monster Calls.

He has won numerous awards, including the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize, the Booktrust Teenage Prize, and the Costa Children’s Book Award. Born in Virginia, he currently lives in London.

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EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT!! I am thrilled to say that my new novel is called “And The Ocean Was Our Sky”, will be lavishly illustrated by the brilliant Rovina Cai (she drew the eye in the picture), and will be out simultaneously next fall in the U.K., Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. It started with me asking myself the question, “What if Moby Dick was told by the whale?” and got we...

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Average rating: 4.13 · 524,421 ratings · 74,143 reviews · 38 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Monster Calls

4.37 avg rating — 162,938 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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The Knife of Never Letting ...

3.97 avg rating — 127,551 ratings — published 2008 — 103 editions
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The Ask and the Answer (Cha...

4.21 avg rating — 59,781 ratings — published 2009 — 72 editions
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Monsters of Men (Chaos Walk...

4.25 avg rating — 55,860 ratings — published 2010 — 68 editions
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The Rest of Us Just Live Here

3.74 avg rating — 39,050 ratings — published 2015 — 48 editions
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More Than This

4.01 avg rating — 38,377 ratings — published 2013 — 43 editions
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The New World (Chaos Walkin...

3.88 avg rating — 8,444 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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Release

3.75 avg rating — 9,532 ratings — published 2017 — 31 editions
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The Crane Wife

3.53 avg rating — 6,253 ratings — published 2013 — 32 editions
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Chaos Walking: The Complete...

4.50 avg rating — 3,392 ratings — published 2010 — 14 editions
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“You do not write your life with words...You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.”
Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

“There is not always a good guy. Nor is there always a bad one. Most people are somewhere in between.”
Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

Stories are wild creatures, the monster said. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they might wreak?
Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

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April Science Fiction: This poll decides which two novels move on to the run-off poll for April SF Book of the Month.

 
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