David Wingrove


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
September 01, 1954

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David Wingrove (born September 1954 in North Battersea, London) is a British science fiction writer. He is well-known as the author of the "Chung Kuo" novels (eight in total). He is also the co-author (with Rand and Robyn Miller) of the three "Myst" novels.

Wingrove worked in the banking industry for 7 years until he became fed up with it. He then attended the University of Kent, Canterbury, where he read English and American Literature.

He is married and, with his wife Susan, has four daughters Jessica, Amy, Georgia, and Francesca.

Between 1972 and 1982 he wrote over 300 unpublished short stories and 15 novels.

He started work on a new fictional project called A Perfect Art. Between 1984 and 1988, when it was first submitted, the title was cha
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3.89 avg rating — 755 ratings — published 1991 — 11 editions
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The Stone Within (Chung Kuo...

3.90 avg rating — 644 ratings — published 1993 — 6 editions
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Beneath the Tree of Heaven ...

3.87 avg rating — 568 ratings — published 1993 — 8 editions
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Son Of Heaven (Chung Kuo Re...

3.63 avg rating — 883 ratings — published 2011 — 12 editions
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White Moon, Red Dragon (Chu...

3.84 avg rating — 534 ratings — published 1991 — 6 editions
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Days of Bitter Strength (Ch...

3.70 avg rating — 484 ratings — published 1997 — 7 editions
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