Matthew Reilly

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Birthday
2, 1974
Birthplace
Sydney, Australia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1974 (age 44)
Birthplace
Sydney, Australia

About

The Australian author of more than ten action thriller novels, he is especially known for his bestselling Jack West and Shane Schofield series. His stand-alone works include Temple (1999) and The Tournament (2013).

Before Fame

He disliked reading until his mid-teens, at which point he was introduced to classics like Lord of the Flies and To Kill a Mockingbird. He graduated from St. Aloysius' College and the University of New South Wales.

Trivia

He sold over 3.5 million copies of his books. The rights to the television version of his Jack West series were bought by the ABC network in the United States.

Family Life

He was born in Sydney, Australia to Ray and Denise Reilly. He grew up with one brother.

Associated With

John Flanagan was another popular Australian author.