Patrick Ness





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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I'm still mostly on hiatus from this site until middle of next year (when I get a revamp!) but interrupting that rest to post the video of that Writing MasterClass I did for Sky Arts Television. It's here. I'm in purple! And I look like I've got a giant head. But if you can ignore all that, it's writing stuff that works for me. Might work for you, might not, but have a look.
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Average rating: 4.11 · 225,735 ratings · 30,443 reviews · 25 distinct works · Similar authors
The Knife of Never Letting ...
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 79,064 ratings — published 2008 — 69 editions
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A Monster Calls
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The Ask and the Answer (Cha...
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 36,741 ratings — published 2009 — 51 editions
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Monsters of Men (Chaos Walk...
4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 32,097 ratings — published 2010 — 53 editions
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More Than This
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 14,366 ratings — published 2013 — 22 editions
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The New World (Chaos Walkin...
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 5,612 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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The Crane Wife
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Chaos Walking: A Trilogy
4.54 of 5 stars 4.54 avg rating — 2,014 ratings — published 2010 — 12 editions
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Snowscape (Chaos Walking, #...
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 1,151 ratings — published 2013
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The Wide, Wide Sea (Chaos W...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 1,075 ratings — published 2013
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The Knife of Never Letting Go The Ask and the Answer Monsters of Men
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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

“It's not that you should never love something so much that it can control you.
It's that you need to love something that much so you can never be controlled.
It's not a weakness.
It's your best strength.”
Patrick Ness, The Ask and the Answer

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