Author(s): Samantha Shannon
From the International Bestselling author of The Bone Season Paige Mahoney has escaped the brutal prison camp of Sheol I, but her problems have only just begun: many of the survivors are missing and she is the most wanted person in London...
The Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller
Hugely imaginative Independent on Sunday A trailblazer for young talent ... The way Shannon's characters shift, backstab and fall are as fascinating as the twists and turns of the plot Independent Goes hell-for-leather, all poltergeists and grisly murders and pitched battles in the catacombs of Camden Sunday Times Imagine The Hunger Games written by London's foremost psychogeographer, Iain Sinclair ... Some of the best fight scenes I've read in donkey's years ... Wherever she goes I will follow Scotland on Sunday Shannon throws you into this rich, grimy near-future world The Times Language as rich as a figgy pudding, the best terminology in the genre and gripping, edge-of-the-seat plotting to boot ... Penny dreadful stories clash with electronic tablets. Victorian-style street gangs use their fabulous supernatural powers to call on poltergeists for their skulduggery Daily Mail Paige escapes a brutal prison camp to face darkness and danger as the fate of the underworld unfolds Stylist
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 2013 she published The Bone Season, the first in a seven book series. The Bone Season was a New York Times, a Sunday Times and an Asian Age bestseller, was picked as a Book of the Year by the Daily Mail, Stylist and Huffington Post and was named one of Amazon's 2013 Best Books of the Year. It has been translated into twenty-eight languages and the film rights have been acquired by The Imaginarium Studios and 20th Century Fox. In 2014, Samantha Shannon was included on the Evening Standard's Power 1000 list. The Mime Order is her second novel. @say_shannon facebook.com/theboneseason www.sshannonauthor.tumblr.com www.samanthashannon.co.uk