Country of Origin: New Zealand
Elizabeth Knox is an adventurous and imaginative fiction writer, who has published several novels for adults and children, as well as autobiographical novellas. Her writing is never static, and she draws from a variety of genres, from historical drama, to science fiction, to memoir. Her novel, The Vintner's Luck, first published in 1998, was a huge success with readers and critics alike; winning a place on the 1999 Orange Prize shortlist. Dreamhunter (2005) and Dreamquake (2007) form a thrilling novel duet, aimed at young adults. Dreamquake won a Michael L Printz Award in 2008 and an American Library Association Best book award in the same year.
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