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Gollancz Science Fiction HB/TPB April £20.00/£14.99 448pp 978 0 575 08896 2/ 978 0 575 08897 9 eBook: £14.99 / 978 0 575 08899 3

The final book in the Jean de Flambeur trilogy; the books that have taken the SF community by storm. 40,000 of books one and two sold already.


Sensational SF from a new global star in the genre. With his infectious love of storytelling in all its forms, his rich characterisation and his unrivalled grasp of thrillingly bizarre cutting-edge science, Hannu Rajaniemi has swiftly set a new benchmark for SF in the 21st century. The Quantum Thief was the SF debut of 2010, and now with his third novel he completes the tale of his gentleman rogue, the many lives and minds of Jean de Flambeur. ‘A brilliant debut’ – The Guardian on The Quantum Thief Hannu Rajaniemi has a PhD in String Theory and works at the cutting edge of mathematical and computer sciences. He has given a TED talk and is a high profile scientist in his fields. He has written SF for some years and is part of an Edinburgh based writing group that also includes Charles Stross and Hal Duncan. His debut novel, The Quantum Thief, was a massive seller and a critical sensation and translated into several languages. The sequel, The Fractal Prince, confirmed his talent and built his reputation.



Location: Edinburgh Available for Interview f/hannu.rajaniemi @hannu

Gollancz Science Fiction and Fantasy • April 2014