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    Patrick Ness was born on an army base called Fort Belvoir, near Alexandria, Virginia, in the United States where his father was a drill sergeant in the US Army.

Patrick Ness wins Booktrust Teenage Prize

Walker Books is delighted to announce that Patrick Ness has won the Booktrust Teenage Prize 2008 for hos novel "Chaos Walking Book 1: The Knife of Never Letting Go"

Chair of judges, Amanada Craig, said of the book ""The Knife of Never Letting Go" made the judges laugh, cry and debate its contents with passion; a striking mixture of thriller, science fiction and literary tour de force, it's influenced by writers as diverse as Laurence Sterne and Ursula le Guin, and should appeal to a wide readership.”

Congratulations Patrick!

Last updated on 23/11/08 at 01:29:14
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