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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Nine Worlds Schedule

This extended weekend, I will be appearing at Nine Worlds, the London-based convention for “gaming, film, cosplay, fandom, literature, science, geek culture, meeting people and having a really big party.” Here’s my schedule for the con:


Friday 7th, 5.00–6.15pm, Room 38

I Want to Be a Wild Thing When I Grow Up

Panellists: Laura Lam, Taran Matharu, Kim Curran, Ed Cox, Alex Lamb, Frances Hardinge

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

“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

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