Patrick Ness


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in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, The United States
October 17, 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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Burn – available now

Burn, an all-consuming story of revenge, redemption and dragons, is available now!

Wonderful and mind-blowing and exhilarating and heart-stopping. What a storyteller! I loved it! Russell T Davies

A summer blockbuster of a novel: exciting, clever and moving. Somehow, Ness just keeps getting better. Juno Dawson

With two Carnegie medals to his name, Patrick Ness is a literary giant in young adult

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A Monster Calls

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The Knife of Never Letting ...

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The Rest of Us Just Live Here

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The Ask and the Answer (Cha...

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Monsters of Men (Chaos Walk...

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More Than This

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Release

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The New World (Chaos Walkin...

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The Crane Wife

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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

“There is not always a good guy. Nor is there always a bad one. Most people are somewhere in between.”
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Stories are wild creatures, the monster said. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they might wreak?
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