The Dandelion Dynasty, Book 01
Epic fantasy fans will enjoy this large-scale story of political strategy and skullduggery * Publishers Weekly * An instant classic. This is a novel to be reckoned with. Poetry on every page -- Hugh Howey Liu's ambitious work expertly blends mythology, history, military tactics, and technological innovation * Kirkus Reviews * Ken Liu is a genius -- Elizabeth Bear Dreamlike and hypnotic, evocative and inspiring * The Book Bag *
Ken Liu is an award-winning American author of speculative fiction. His collection, The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories, has been published in more than a dozen languages. Liu's other works include The Grace of Kings, The Wall of Storms, and Star Wars tie-in The Legends of Luke Skywalker, and a second collection The Hidden Girl and Other Stories. He has been involved in multiple media adaptations of his work including the short story 'Good Hunting', adapted as an episode in Netflix's animated series Love, Death + Robots; and AMC's Pantheon, adapted from an interconnected series of short stories. 'The Hidden Girl', 'The Message', and The Grace of Kings have also been optioned for development. Liu previously worked as a software engineer, corporate lawyer, and litigation consultant. He frequently speaks at conferences and universities on topics including futurism, cryptocurrency, the mathematics of origami, and others. Liu lives with his family near Boston, Massachusetts.