Peter F. Hamilton was born in Rutland in 1960 and now lives in Somerset. He began writing in 1987, and sold his first short story to Fear magazine in 1988. He has written many bestselling novels, including the Greg Mandel series, the Night's Dawn trilogy, the Commonwealth Saga, the Void trilogy, The Chronicle of the Fallers, the Salvation Sequence, short story collections and several standalone novels including Fallen Dragon and Great North Road.
'SF's go-to guy for adventure on a truly interstellar scale . . . Hamilton's storytelling is both staggering and poetic' -- <i>SFReviews</i> An immersive, grand-scale space opera -- <i>SFSignal</i> Compelling -- <i>SFX</i> Anyone who begins this won't be able to put it down -- <i>Publishers Weekly</i> The best book Hamilton has written in years -- <i>Guardian</i>