Summerland Hannu Rajaniemi
  • Title: Summerland
  • Author: Hannu Rajaniemi
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  • Page: 397
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  • Summerland Hannu Rajaniemi Summerland Hannu Rajaniemi follows up on the astounding success of his Jean de Flambeur trilogy with an epic stand alone novel One which will confirm his talent emphasise the breadth of his range as a novelist
    Hannu Rajaniemi follows up on the astounding success of his Jean de Flambeur trilogy with an epic stand alone novel One which will confirm his talent, emphasise the breadth of his range as a novelist and will establish him alongside Neal Stephenson and Adam Roberts as a master of both prose and ideas.It is 1958 World War II never happened In the 1930s, the armies of theHannu Rajaniemi follows up on the astounding success of his Jean de Flambeur trilogy with an epic stand alone novel One which will confirm his talent, emphasise the breadth of his range as a novelist and will establish him alongside Neal Stephenson and Adam Roberts as a master of both prose and ideas.It is 1958 World War II never happened In the 1930s, the armies of the afterlife known as Summerland conquered the world of the living The ruthless, immortal Summer Lords and their ectoplasmic machines rule a dark Britain with an iron fist A gifted young medium and a bastard daughter of Harry Houdini discover a map of the Other Side that could break their power But how do you start a revolution against rulers you cannot escape even in death A brilliant new original concept from an acclaimed new author Hannu took the SF world by storm with his first novel, The Quantum Thief Published both here, in the US and across Europe to immense acclaim it announced the arrival of an extraordinary new talent His plans for his new novels will establish him not just as a thrilling debut writer but a major voice for the genre in the first half of the 21st century.
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    About Hannu Rajaniemi


    1. EN Hannu Rajaniemi is a Finnish author of science fiction and fantasy, who writes in both English and Finnish He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is a founding director of a technology consultancy company, ThinkTank Maths.Rajaniemi was born in Ylivieska, Finland He holds a B.Sc in Mathematics from the University of Oulu, a Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge and a Ph.D in Mathematical Physics from the University of Edinburgh Prior to starting his Ph.D candidature, he completed his national service as a research scientist for the Finnish Defence Forces.While pursuing his Ph.D in Edinburgh, Rajaniemi joined Writers Bloc, a writers group in Edinburgh that organizes semi regular spoken word performances and counts Charlie Stross amongst its members Early works included his first published short story Shibuya no Love in 2003 and his short story Deus Ex Homine in Nova Scotia, a 2005 anthology of Scottish science fiction and fantasy, which caught the attention of his current literary agent, John Jarrold.Rajaniemi gained attention in October 2008 when John Jarrold secured a three book deal for him with Gollancz, on the basis of only twenty four double spaced pages His debut novel, The Quantum Thief, was published in September 2010 by Gollancz in Britain and in May 2011 by Tor Books in the U.S A sequel, The Fractal Prince, was published in September 2012 by Gollancz and in November 2012 by Tor Hannu Rajaniemi on Edinburgissa, Skotlannissa asuva suomalainen tieteiskirjailija, joka kirjoittaa sek s suomeksi ett englanniksi Rajaniemi on opiskellut matemaattista fysiikkaa Oulun ja Cambridgen yliopistoissa ja v itellyt s ieteoriasta filosofian tohtoriksi Edinburghin yliopistossa H n on perustajaj sen matematiikan ja tekniikan konsulttiyhti ss nimelt ThinkTank Maths Opiskellessaan Edinburgissa Rajaniemi liittyi kirjoittajaryhm n, joka j rjesti tekstien lukutilaisuuksia H nen varhaisia novellejaan on ilmestynyt englanniksi Interzone lehdess ja Nova Scotia antologiassa N ist j lkimm inen kiinnitti Rajaniemen nykyisen kirjallisuusagentin kiinnostuksen vuonna 2005 Vuonna 2008 Rajaniemi solmi kustannussopimuksen kolmesta romaanista brittil isen Gollancz kustantamon kanssa Valmiina oli silloin ainoastaan romaanin yksi luku Esikoisromaani The Quantum Thief ilmestyi syyskuussa 2010 H nell on n iden kolmen romaanin julkaisusopimus my s yhdysvaltalaisen Tor kustantamon kanssa Suomeksi Rajam en esikoisteoksen julkaisee Gummerus nimell Kvanttivaras.


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    1. Full disclosure I received an advance copy of Summerland because I got to read the first pages at Worldcon, got hooked and then bugged the publisher until they gave me a copy No spoilers.I ve always felt that there are concept books, and then there are plot based books The concept books take an idea and explore it thoroughly, and you umm and ahhh at the marvellous imagination of the writer Plot books send you somewhere that s familiar enough that the strange world the author has created doesn t [...]

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    2. This book has such an intriguing concept British and Russian spies in the afterlife with an interesting and flawed heroine, but it feels a bit like work to read I ve been struggling to pick it back up after I put it down.

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