James Smythe

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James Smythe

James Smythe was born in London in 1980. His debut novel, THE TESTIMONY, was the winner of Wales Book of the Year; The Machine was shortlisted for the Arthur C Clarke prize, as was his first novel for teen readers, WAY DOWN DARK. His latest novels are I STILL DREAM, and the final novel in his Anomaly Quartet, THE ENDS.

He is also a screenwriter, his most recent credits being THE LAST KINGDOM on Netflix, BBC’s VIGIL, and ALL HER FAULT for Peacock

In praise of James Smythe:

‘A writer with a preternaturally powerful and distinctive voice.’ The Guardian

‘A run of brilliant, high concept sci-fi novels have established James Smythe as one of the most interesting voices in the genre since J G Ballard. ’ –Buzzfeed

‘Smythe’s storytelling is pacey and addictive; he has a fiendish talent for springing surprises. – ’The Times