John Marsden





John Marsden

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September 27, 1950

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His first book, So Much To Tell You, was published in 1987. This was followed by Take My Word For It, a half-sequel written from the point of view of another character. His landmark Tomorrow series is recognized as the most popular book series for young adults ever written in Australia. The first book of this series, Tomorrow When The War Began, has been reprinted 26 times in Australia. The first sequel of a new series of books featuring Ellie Linton from the Tomorrow series (The Ellie Chronicles) was published in 2003, with the second novel and third novels released in November 2005 and November 2006 respectively.


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Refugee Week is coming up very soon, but it's in danger of being crowded out by other slightly less worthwhile campaigns, like Avocado Awareness month, Painted Toenails Day, and Don't Take Your Hamster to School Week.
I don't mean to devalue avocados or hamsters — oh dammit, let's not beat around the bush, yes I do. Compared to avocados and hamsters, refugees are a global challenge on a vast sca...

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Average rating: 4.05 · 115,105 ratings · 5,282 reviews · 61 distinct works · Similar authors
Tomorrow, When the War Bega...
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 27,439 ratings — published 1993 — 65 editions
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The Dead of Night (Tomorrow...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 12,324 ratings — published 1994 — 50 editions
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A Killing Frost (Tomorrow, #3)
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 10,841 ratings — published 1995 — 47 editions
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Darkness, Be My Friend (Tom...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 9,941 ratings — published 1996 — 37 editions
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Burning For Revenge (Tomorr...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 9,404 ratings — published 1997 — 39 editions
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The Night is For Hunting (T...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 8,789 ratings — published 1998 — 36 editions
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The Other Side of Dawn (Tom...
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 8,464 ratings — published 1999 — 34 editions
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While I Live (The Ellie Chr...
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 4,317 ratings — published 2003 — 26 editions
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So Much to Tell You (So Muc...
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 3,432 ratings — published 1987 — 24 editions
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Letters From the Inside
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 3,156 ratings — published 1992 — 25 editions
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More books by John Marsden…
Tomorrow, When the War Began The Dead of Night A Killing Frost Darkness, Be My Friend Burning For Revenge The Night is For Hunting The Other Side of Dawn
Tomorrow (7 books)
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4.128422596875681 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 87,251 ratings

While I Live Incurable Circle of Flight
The Ellie Chronicles (3 books)
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3.785431119920714 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 10,090 ratings

So Much to Tell You Take My Word for It
So Much to Tell You (2 books)
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3.777045177045177 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 4,095 ratings

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“We kill all the caterpillars, then complain there are no butterflies.”
John Marsden, The Dead of Night

“Some people wake up drowsy. Some people wake up energized. I wake up dead.”
John Marsden, Tomorrow, When the War Began

“The only true test of friendship is the time your friend spends on you.”
John Marsden, Circle of Flight

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