The first volume of the classic trilogy of hard SF from PHILIP K. DICK and ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD-winning author, Paul McAuley.
About the Author
Paul McAuley (Born 1955)
Paul James McAuley was born in Gloucestershire on St George's Day, 1955. He has a Ph.D in Botany and worked as a researcher in biology at various universities, including Oxford and UCLA, and for six years was a lecturer in botany at St Andrews University, before leaving academia to write full time. He started publishing science fiction with the short story "Wagon, Passing" for Asimov's Science Fiction
in 1984. His first novel, 400 Billion Stars
won the Philip K. Dick Award in 1988, and 1995's Fairyland
won the Arthur C. Clarke and John W. Campbell Awards. He has also won the British Fantasy, Sidewise and Theodore Sturgeon Awards. He lives in London. You can find his blog at: http://www.unlikelyworlds.blogspot.com