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Samantha Shannon        

Author, "The Bone Season"

Samantha Shannon is the author of "The Bone Season," the first in a projected series of seven novels. She was born in Hammersmith in 1991. From 2010 to 2013, she studied English Language and Literature at St. Anne's College, Oxford, specializing in Principles of Film Criticism and the poet Emily Dickinson. She's now working on the second book in the "Bone Season" series.

Samantha is a fan of old music, gramophones, silent film, good coffee, and real books. She has four siblings, four parents, and a male tortoise named Lily-Beth, some of whom live with her in west London.

"The Bone Season" is her first published novel.


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