Eric Brown


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in Haworth, West Yorkshire, England, The United Kingdom
May 24, 1960

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Eric Brown was born in Haworth, West Yorkshire, in 1960, and has lived in Australia, India and Greece. He began writing in 1975, influenced by Agatha Christie and the science fiction writer Robert Silverberg. Since then he has written over forty-five books and published over a hundred and twenty short stories, selling his first story in 1986 and his first novel in 1992. He has written a dozen books for children; young adult titles as well as books for reluctant readers. He has been nominated for the British Science Fiction Award five times, winning it twice for his short stories in 2000 and 2002.

His work has been translated into sixteen languages and he writes a monthly science fiction review column for the Guardian. His hobbies include col
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