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John Connelly (author)

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Date of Birth: 1968 , May-31
Birth Nation: Ireland
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch

Quick Timeline of John Connelly (author)

1968 John Connolly
2007 The Start
2012 Notable Awards
2013 A crime story
2014 The Last yet More to come

Detail Timeline of John Connelly (author)


John Connolly

John Connolly was born on May 31, 1968, in an Irish family who resided in Dublin, Ireland and later to persuade his dreams moved to the United States.


The Start

John published his first novel, "Every Dead Thing" all the around world, making special appearances in bookstores for promoting, his work especially in Ireland, United Kingdom, United States, Hong Kong and many countries during the year 2007.


Notable Awards

In, 2012 John Connolly the author, was awarded for the book "Agatha" and was made widely famous due to the storyline and characters from the book.


A crime story

In 2013, Connolly was awarded for the storyline for the mystery story - Anthony. Featuring the old days in 1998 was widely spread and got a lot of attention.


The Last yet More to come

Edgar, a book featured in the past was, brought back to the shelves in 2014 as it got nominated and awarded, for its thriller storyline, this is not the last nomination, but more are to come.


John Connolly is an Irish writer who is famous for his series of novels starring private detective Charlie Parker was born on May 31, 1968. He was raised by his parents and grew up in Dublin, Ireland. He graduated from Trinity College with a BA in English and achieved an MA in journalism from Dublin City University. John belongs to White ethnicity, and his nationality is Irish.

John Connolly began his career by working as a journalist, a barman, a local government official, a waiter, and a gofer at Harrods Departmental Store in London.  After five years of working as a freelance journalist for The Irish Times Newspaper. He got frustrated with his profession and began to write his first novel, Ever Dead Thing. Every Dead Thing was introduced to the readers starting an anti-hero Charlie Parker, a police officer hunting down his wife and daughter’s killer.

The novel “Every Dead Thing” was nominated for the Bram Stoker Awards and Best First Novel. Connolly is the first author outside the United States to have won the award for Shamus Award – Best First Private Eye Novel in 2000. 

As per the reports, the author earns a good amount of money from his book sales, royalty as well as endorsements. His novels are undoubtedly huge sellers which ables him to live a celebrity life though his real-time net worth is unknown, it surely should be seven figures which we assume after seeing his novel's sell.