Frances Hardinge





Frances Hardinge

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Frances Hardinge spent her childhood in a huge, isolated old house in a small, strange village, and the two things inspired her to write strange, magical stories from an early age. She studied English at Oxford University and now lives in Oxford, England.


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To be honest, I can’t quite remember the moment where I thought: “I know what the world needs – a Victorian Gothic murder mystery featuring deception, palaeontology, postmortem photography, feminism, blasting powder and mendacity-munching plant life.”


Oh well, too late to change my mind now. The Lie Tree is published!


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To celebrate this, I headed north for a brief but enthusiastic three-day tou...

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Average rating: 3.92 · 9,865 ratings · 1,717 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
Fly by Night (Fly By Night,...
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 3,623 ratings — published 2005 — 25 editions
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The Lost Conspiracy
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 1,354 ratings — published 2009 — 8 editions
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A Face Like Glass
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 1,133 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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Well Witched
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 1,189 ratings — published 2007 — 10 editions
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Fly Trap (Fly By Night, #2)
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 739 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Cuckoo Song
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 589 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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The Lie Tree
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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“True stories seldom have endings.
I don't want a happy ending, I want more story.”
Frances Hardinge, Fly by Night

“Everybody knew that books were dangerous. Read the wrong book, it was said, and the words crawled around your brain on black legs and drove you mad, wicked mad.”
Frances Hardinge, Fly by Night

“Tea is the magic key to the vault where my brain is kept.”
Frances Hardinge

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