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Hannu Rajaniemi

Author of The Quantum Thief

Includes the names: Hannu Rajaniemi, Hannue Rajaniemi, ハンヌ ライアニエミ
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Engineering Infinity (Contributor) 277 copies, 12 reviews
Year's Best SF 11 (Contributor) 206 copies, 3 reviews
Edge of Infinity (Contributor) 156 copies, 7 reviews
Twenty-First Century Science Fiction (Contributor) 141 copies, 5 reviews
The New Voices of Fantasy (Contributor; Contributor, some editions) 112 copies, 5 reviews
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume Six (Contributor, some editions) 110 copies, 4 reviews
Reach for Infinity (Contributor) 104 copies, 5 reviews
The Apex Book of World SF 2 (Contributor) 65 copies, 3 reviews
Nova Scotia: New Scottish Speculative Fiction (Contributor) 64 copies, 1 review
Infinity's End (Contributor) 47 copies
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 4 (Contributor) 23 copies, 1 review
Future Tense Fiction: Stories of Tomorrow (Contributor) 20 copies, 2 reviews
Arc 1.1: The Future Always Wins (Contributor) 14 copies
Pwning Tomorrow (Contributor) 8 copies
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Hannu Rajaniemi was born in Ylivieska, Finland, in 1978. He read his first science fiction novel at the age of 6 – Jules Verne's ''20,000 Leagues Under the Sea''. At the age of 8 Hannu approached ESA with a fusion-powered spaceship design, which was received with a polite thank you note.
Hannu studied mathematics and theoretical physics at the University of Oulu and completed a B.Sc. thesis on transcendental numbers. He went on to complete Part III of the Mathematical Tripos at Cambridge University and a PhD in string theory at University of Edinburgh. After completing his PhD, Hannu joined three partners to co-found ThinkTank Maths (TTM). The company provides mathematics-based technologies in the defence, space and energy sectors.
Hannu is a member of an Edinburgh-based writers' group which includes Alan Campbell, Jack Deighton, Caroline Dunford and Charles Stross. His first fiction sale was the short story ''Shibuya no Love'' to Futurismic.com. Hannu's first novel, ''The Quantum Thief'', is published by Gollancz in the UK and by Tor in the US.
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