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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As winter draws in, the wild Frances moults its cool summer coat, and grows a new (indistinguishably similar) winter coat. Although shy, it can still sometimes be sighted in urban areas by the diligent Frances-spotter.


Ahem.


On December 10th, I visited Goldsmiths College, London University in order to give a guest seminar for the students of the Creative Writing MA course.


The Richard Hoggart Building, Goldsmiths College

The Richard Hoggart Bui...

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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.”
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