Moira Young was an actress and opera singer before becoming a writer. She is the author of the critically acclaimed Dustlands trilogy: Blood Red Road, Rebel Heart and Raging Star, published in 30 countries. Blood Red Road, her debut novel, won a host of prizes, including the Costa Childrens Book Award, the BC Book Prize, the Cybils Award for Fantasy and Science Fiction and Le Prix des Incorruptibles. A native of Vancouver, Canada, she now lives in the UK. "
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