Adrian Tchaikovsky was born in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire before heading off to Reading to study psychology and zoology. For reasons unclear even to himself he subsequently ended up in law and has worked as a legal executive in both Reading and Leeds, where he now lives. Married, he is a keen live role-player and occasional amateur actor, has trained in stage-fighting, and keeps no exotic or dangerous pets of any kind, possibly excepting his son. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Shadows of the Apt series, Echoes of the Fall series, and several stand-alone novels, including Children of Time, the winner of the 30th Anniversary Arthur C. Clarke Award for Best Science Fiction Novel.
A beautifully fierce fantasy about our need to belong and the importance of our choices, this is a coming of age tale with bite * GeekSyndicate on The Tiger and the Wolf * A ripping fantasy yarn and a well-paced world, created and revealed with care * The Book Bag on The Tiger and the Wolf * Tchaikovsky has woven a richly textured world, brimming with difference and complexity * SFReader on The Tiger and the Wolf * Equally deft in the realms of science fiction and fantasy adventure, Adrian Tchaikovsky knows how to take you to a place, no matter the setting . . . Maniye Many Tracks is a fascinating character; layered, strong, torn, constantly developing and hugely empathetic -- <i>SciFiNow</i> on <i>The Tiger and the Wolf</i> It's addictively brilliant! The protagonist is vivid and sympathetic - and I love both the story and the world Adrian has created. It's meticulously thought out and utterly believable -- John Gwynne on <i>The Tiger and the Wolf</i> A classically brilliant fantasy writer, a pusher of boundaries, a great storyteller -- Paul Cornell