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, short story collections and several standalone novels.
Hamilton puts British sci-fi back into interstellar overdrive *
Space opera has rarely been dealt with in such majesty . . . inventive, ambitious, and, like the greatest of tumbling acts, leaves you giddy for more * Daily Express *