Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, of French parents, Sophie Masson came to Australia at the age of five and spent the rest of her childhood shuttling between France and Australia. She is the author of many novels for children, young adults, and adults, which have been published in many countries. Just out in the U.S. in August 2010 is her book The Madman of Venice (Delacorte Press, Random House Children’s Books).
Lord Asriel: Dad from Hell or Heroic Rebel?
from The World of the Golden Compass