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Paul Magrs - Author

In 1975 he and his family moved to Newton Aycliffe in County Durham.

In 1988 he began to study English at Lancaster University. He obtained a first class BA degree in 1991. He then studied for an MA in Creative Writing at Lancaster University. Out of this came Does It Show?. From 1992 to 1995 he was at Lancaster University working on his PhD on Angela Carter as a Queer Writer.

In 1995 he moved to Edinburgh to write full-time. His first published writing was the short story Patient Iris.

In 1997 he moved to Norwich to take up a post of full time lecturer at the University of East Anglia teaching English Literature and Creative Writing. With Andrew Motion he organised the MA course in Creative Writing.

In 1998 he began to write stories for the BBC science fiction series Dr Who.

He lives with his partner, author and lecturer, Jeremy Hoad.

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Reader ReviewedThe Heart of Mars
Paul Magrs
In a Nutshell: Martian odyssey meets classic quest Ingeniously inventive, involving and wildly witty, this thrilling finale of the Lora Trilogy is sci-fi, but not as you know it… Having suffered and survived the perils of the inhospitable Martian...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/03/2018
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Reader ReviewedThe Martian Girl
Paul Magrs
The Mars trilogy tells the story of Lora and her family, settlers struggling to survive on the red planet.Apparently safe in the City Inside, Lora becomes suspicious of its human/Martian authorities. But then she gets the chance to join their...
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Format: Paperback | Released 15/09/2016
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Reader ReviewedLost on Mars
Paul Magrs
Shortlisted for the Steyning Grammar School Brilliant Book Awards 2016 First in the acclaimed Lora trilogy. The sequel The Martian Girl published in September 2016. The last in the trilogy The Heart of Mars is out in March 2018. With...
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Format: Paperback | Released 14/05/2015
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Exchange
Paul Magrs
The Great Big Book Exchange is a bookshop with a difference. Simon is living with his grandparents after the death of his parents when he happens on it and discovers that Kelly and her boss Terrance offer him the chance...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/02/2007
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