Peter F. Hamilton

Reviews of books by this author:

Manhattan in Reverse

Known for his large space operas, even Hamilton prefaces this book saying he doesn’t write too many short stories. To be fair, some of these edge toward novella-length, rather than being particularly short. I thought I would break it down by story. Watching Trees Grow An alternative history that leapfrogs through centuries to show us – Read the rest of this review

Great North Road

Hamilton is a master of enormous storylines, well-known for his space opera series. This standalone novel isn’t quite as grand in its scope, but its still very ambitious in the size, span and complexity of its plot. It’s not a small book either. Although it’s populated by a vast array of characters, the book is divided – Read the rest of this review

The Evolutionary Void

I’m a long-time reader of Hamilton’s books, just look at the reviews on this site, so it’s fair to say I enjoy his works and I’ve followed him through various space operas as well as his stand along works.  I’ve enjoyed the other books in this trilogy, but I felt they were lacking something compared – Read the rest of this review

The Temporal Void

This is the second in the Void trilogy by Hamilton, I’ve previously reviewed the first book, The Dreaming Void. Again this book is split between the story outside the void, where factions of human civilization fight to stop or allow the voyage into the void, something only humans can enter. Alongside are several alien races, – Read the rest of this review

The Dreaming Void

Hamilton is another author I have read regularly and generally been pleased with his epic storylines and interesting views on how he sees humanity in the future. The Void trilogy, of which this is the first book, takes place more than a thousand years after the events of Pandora’s Star and Judas Unchained, although some – Read the rest of this review