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Samantha Shannon


UK flag (b.1991)

Samantha Shannon was born in west London in 1991. She started writing at the age of fifteen. Between 2010 and 2013 she studied English Language and Literature at St Anne's College, Oxford. In 2012 the Women of the Future Awards shortlisted her for The Young Star Award. The Bone Season is her first novel and has been sold in twenty-one countries.
 

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Fantasy
 
Series
Bone Season
   0.5. The Pale Dreamer (2016)
   1. The Bone Season (2013)
   2. The Mime Order (2015)
   On the Merits of Unnaturalness (2016)
   3. The Song Rising (2017)
   The Dawn Chorus (2020)
   4. The Mask Falling (2021)
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