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John Connolly - Biography, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Filmography
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Born May 31, 1968, Dublin, Ireland - Irish writer and screenwriter.
His childhood was spent in a disadvantaged area, among drunks and drug addicts. His mother was fond of writing novels, which, however, did not enjoy much success among publishers. At her insistence, John learned to read from an early age and avidly read all the literature available to him.
According to John, he learned to write only a year after he began to read. His literary abilities were encouraged not only by his mother, but also by his school teacher, who brought in a kind of "plausibility" by making a symbolic payment for the stories about Tarzan to the young writer.
After graduating from school at the age of seventeen, John got a job in accounting. Three years later he got bored and entered Trinity College Dublin with a degree in English. John Connolly graduated from the University of Dublin with a master's degree in journalism.
After his studies, he got a job as a freelance journalist for the leading Irish daily newspaper The Irish Times, where he covered education issues. Soon Connolly became disillusioned with journalism, after which he sat down to write his first novel. He sent the first few chapters to seventeen publishers, but was refused everywhere. However, Connolly continued to work on the novel, left journalism and went to Maine, where he got a job as a waiter. During the year he edited the manuscript of the novel, which was published in 1999 and brought Connolly a large fee. The novel has been nominated for a number of literary awards, and since it was written on the edge between horror and detective fiction, Connolly won several awards from different genres.