As good as contemporary SF gets. -- Jonathan Wright * SFX MAGAZINE * On The Steel Breeze is a brilliant, self-assured, colourful space opera- with talking elephants. -- John Wyatt * SUN * The book is not merely a sequel, but a standalone adventure with heart. -- Val Nolan * IRISH EXAMINER * Clever, thoughtful, feel-good SF. -- John Wyatt * SUN * Alastair Reynold's On the Steel Breeze moved his ambitious Poseidon's Children's series into interstellar space. -- Adam Roberts * Adam Roberts *
Alastair Reynolds was born in Barry, South Wales, in 1966. He studied at Newcastle and St Andrews Universities and has a Ph.D. in astronomy. He stopped working as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency to become a full-time writer. REVELATION SPACE and PUSHING ICE were shortlisted for the ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD; REVELATION SPACE, ABSOLUTION GAP, DIAMOND DOGS and CENTURY RAIN were shortlisted for the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARD and CHASM CITY won the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARD. You can learn more by visiting www.alastairreynolds.com.