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Kate Mosse

Author of the Languedoc Trilogy...

01/01/1961 -

Kate Mosse biography and information

  • Kate Mosse was born in Chichester and studied English at New College, Oxford. She had a successful career in publishing before leaving in 1982 to concentrate on writing.

  • She wrote Becoming a Mother in 1993 and in 1995 published an accompanying book to a BBC documentary series about the Royal Opera House.

  • In 1996 Mosse founded the Women's Prize for Fiction (later the Orange Prize and now the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction).

  • She wrote two more fiction books before the publication of Labyrinth in 2005, the first in the Languedoc Trilogy and an international bestseller. The two other novels in the trilogy, Sepulchre and Citadel, have been equally successful.

  • She was awarded an OBE in 2013 for her services to literature and lives in Chichester with her husband.

Languedoc Trilogy

  1. Labyrinth (2005)
  2. Sepulchre (2007)
  3. Citadel (2011)

Book and writing awards

Richard & Judy Best Book Award 2006 (Labyrinth).

Similar authors to Kate Mosse

Philippa GregoryC.J. Sansom and Hilary Mantel

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Books by Kate Mosse

Labyrinth
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The Taxidermist's Daughter
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Sepulchre
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The Winter Ghosts
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Citadel
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Citadel
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The Taxidermist's Daughter
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Labyrinth
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The Taxidermist's Daughter
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The Burning Chambers
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Labyrinth
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Labyrinth
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Becoming a Mother
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Becoming A Mother
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Sepulcre
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The writer's year: February, Kate Mosse

Posted on 2nd Feb, 2014 by Guest contributor

Acclaimed author Kate Mosse celebrates National Story Telling Week (1st-8th February) with some tips for would-be writers...