Elizabeth Hand





Elizabeth Hand

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in San Diego, The United States
March 29, 1957

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A New York Times notable and multiple award– winning author, Elizabeth Hand has written seven novels, including the cult classic Waking the Moon, and short-story collections. She is a longtime contributor to numerous publications, including the Washington Post Book World and the Village Voice Literary Supplement. She and her two children divide their time between the coast of Maine and North London.


Average rating: 3.72 · 17,501 ratings · 2,175 reviews · 109 distinct works · Similar authors
Waking the Moon
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 1,326 ratings — published 1994 — 10 editions
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Generation Loss
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 1,014 ratings — published 2007 — 11 editions
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Illyria
3.28 of 5 stars 3.28 avg rating — 830 ratings — published 2007 — 8 editions
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Mortal Love
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 580 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
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Saffron and Brimstone: Stra...
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 504 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Available Dark
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 544 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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Winterlong (Winterlong, #1)
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 556 ratings — published 1988 — 7 editions
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 550 ratings — published 1998 — 20 editions
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“But talent—if you don't encourage it, if you don't train it, it dies. It might run wild for a little while, but it will never mean anything. Like a wild horse. If you don't tame it and teach it to run on track, to pace itself and bear a rider, it doesn't matter how fast it is. It's useless.”
Elizabeth Hand, Illyria

“You build a character, a shell, and if you build it right, something comes to live inside it.”
Elizabeth Hand, Illyria

“Endless longing; a face you'd known since childhood, since birth almost; a body that moved as though it were your own. These were things you never spoke of, things you never hoped for; things you could never admit to. Things you'd die for, and die of.”
Elizabeth Hand, Illyria

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