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Samantha Shannon

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November 08, 1991

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Samantha Shannon studied English Language and Literature at St. Anne’s College, Oxford. The Bone Season, the first in a seven-book series, was a New York Times bestseller and the inaugural Today Book Club selection.

Her next novel, The Priory of the Orange Tree, was published in February 2019 and became a New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller. Her work has been translated into twenty-six languages. She lives in London.

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“I would like more sisters, that the taking out of one, might not leave such stillness.”
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“Knowledge is dangerous. Once you know something, you can't get rid of it. You have to carry it. Always.”
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“No woman should be made to fear that she was not enough.”
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“There was no normal. There never had been. "Normal" and "natural" were the biggest lies we'd ever created.”
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“Besides this earth, and besides the race of men, there is an invisible world and a kingdom of spirits: that world is around us, for it is everywhere; and those spirits watch us, for they are commissioned to gaurd us; and if we were dying in pain and shame, if scorn smote us on all sides, and hatred crushed us, angels see our tortures, recognize our innocence, and God waits ony a speration of spirit from flesh to crown us with a full reward.”
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message 7: by Sofia

Sofia Samantha,
Thank you for accepting my friendvite! I'm making my way through the Bone Season series and loving it with all my heart.
Looking forward to more of your books,
Sofia


isobel Thank you for accepting my friend request! Was so inspiring to read Priory and have a story with such amazing LGBT rep and powerful female characters.


message 5: by Abbey

Abbey Thank you Samantha for accepting my friend request. I am currently reading "Priory of the Orange Tree" and it so well done.


message 4: by Donna

Donna Thank you, Samantha, for adding me as a friend on Goodreads.


Gloria Thanks so much for accepting my friendship request Samantha!! I love your books and I look forward to reading the next one. I'm so hooked I don't know if I can wait a whole year to read the next book. Keep up all the hard work, but above all, never change. You're amazing!


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Amber Thanks for connecting!




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L Dear Samantha,
I would like to thank you so much for acepting my friendship request here on Goodreads. I am very excited about your debut 'The Bone Season' and wish you all the very best.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


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