Catherine Banner

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Catherine Banner
Born (1989-04-22) 22 April 1989 (age 30)
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Notable worksThe Eyes of a King

Catherine Banner (born 1989) is a British author, born in Cambridge, England and living in Turin, Italy. She gained international attention with her first book, The Eyes of a King, which she began writing when she was fourteen and still a school student.[1][2][3]

Banner studied English at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, before moving to County Durham where she worked as a secondary school teacher. She has published a trilogy of young adult novels, The Last Descendants. Her debut adult novel, The House at the Edge of Night, was published in 2016. Her work is translated into 22 languages. She currently lives in Turin, Italy, with her husband.[4]


The Last Descendants[edit]

  • 2008 - Eyes of a King
  • 2009 - Voices in the Dark
  • 2015 - The Heart at War

Other novels[edit]

  • The House at the Edge of Night (2016)[5]


  1. ^ Carter, Nicole (4 June 2008). "Catherine Banner, 19, poised to be the next J.K. Rowling". Daily News (New York). Retrieved 15 June 2008.
  2. ^ "UK teen author the new Rowling?". The Times of India. 9 June 2008. Archived from the original on 12 June 2008. Retrieved 16 June 2008.
  3. ^ "Author, 19, Who Wrote First Book at 14 Hailed as Next J.K. Rowling". Fox News. 5 June 2008. Retrieved 16 June 2008.
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