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John Connolly - Author

JOHN CONNOLLY sees a strong connection between his adult and children’s books … ‘Most writers only have one or two themes to which they constantly return, and one of my themes is childhood. I make no apologies for that, and the Samuel Johnson books ‘are simply another aspect of that fascination – albeit one that allows me to be a little funnier than in my adult books, and permits my imagination a different, and perhaps freer rein.’ With strong opinions on how scary books for children can be, he brings a noire element to his writing for youngsters that will chill and thrill and entertain. Born in Dublin, he is a bestselling adult novelists known for his Charlie Parker mystery thriller books.

He has also co-written a young adult novel called CONQUEST with Jennie Ridyard.

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The Creeps
John Connolly
Samuel Johnson and his loyal dog, Boswell, have already saved the world from being overrun by demons – twice. You would have thought they had done enough, AND they'ves had to put up with a couple of strangely undemonic demons...
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Format: Hardback | Released 26/09/2013
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Hell's Bells Samuel Johnson Vs the Devil
John Connolly
Samuel Johnson v. The Devil, Round II. Ask not for whom the bell tolls. Just start running. If you're looking for frights and a good deal of laught too, then don't miss the Samuel Johnson vs The Devil series that...
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Format: Paperback | Released 10/11/2011
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Reader ReviewedThe Gates
John Connolly
John Connolly is a mega-bestselling author of thrillers but recently his mind and his imagination have wandered into an altogether different dimension and The Gates is the result. A very strange novel but powerfully compelling and the writing is superb,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/04/2010
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The Gates
John Connolly
John Connolly is a mega-bestselling author of thrillers but recently his mind and his imagination have wandered into an altogether different dimension and The Gates is the result. A very strange novel but powerfully compelling and the writing is superb,...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/10/2009
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