Mark Mills


Born
in Geneva, Switzerland
August 06, 1963

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Mark Mills is a British writer of screenplays and novels. His first screenplay was BAFTA-nominated short film One Night Stand starring Jemma Redgrave and James Purefoy in 1993; this won Mills a 'Best Screenplay' award at the Angers European First Film Festival in 1995.
Mills's first novel was Amagansett, later reissued under the title The Whaleboat House published in 2004; this won him the 'Best Crime Novel by a Debut Author' at the Crime Writers' Association Award. His second novel, The Savage Garden, was published in 2006. His third novel, The Information Officer, was published in April, 2009.

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The Savage Garden

3.46 avg rating — 5,900 ratings — published 2006 — 38 editions
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Amagansett

3.69 avg rating — 1,943 ratings — published 2004 — 32 editions
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The Information Officer

3.29 avg rating — 1,354 ratings — published 2009 — 24 editions
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Waiting for Doggo

3.58 avg rating — 917 ratings — published 2014 — 27 editions
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House of the Hunted

3.50 avg rating — 659 ratings — published 2011 — 11 editions
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Where Dead Men Meet

3.74 avg rating — 374 ratings — published 2017 — 13 editions
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The Long Shadow

3.59 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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Scariest Stories You've Eve...

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3.85 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 1988
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Mills: Crafting Very Short ...

3.77 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2002
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Preparations

3.48 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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“It's the job of old people to disapprove of everything young people do. . .If we don't disapprove, then the young have nothing to fight against and the world will never change. It cannot move on.”
Mark Mills, The Savage Garden

“When they start killing the men of ideas, you can be sure the Devil is laughing.”
Mark Mills, The Savage Garden

“Things can make sense at the time, but as you get older those consolations no longer help you sleep. It's the only thing I've learned. We all think we know the answer, and we're all wrong. Shit, I'm not sure we even know what the question is.”
Mark Mills, The Savage Garden

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