Adam Nevill was born in Birmingham, England, in 1969 and grew up in England and New Zealand. A graduate of the University of St Andrews Masters programme, he is the author of Banquet for the Damned, Apartment 16, The Ritual, Last Days and House of Small Shadows. He has twice won the August Derleth award for best horror novel.
Incredibly accomplished and with a really neat and original monster at the heart of the story. It's a feast worth savouring * Shivers * From the half-glimpsed manifestations that haunt the entire book to the pure visceral horror of the climax, from the understated menace that lurks under passages of dialogue to the lyrical terror we experience elsewhere, Nevill the novelist displays an impressive range of skills and effects -- Ramsey Campbell