Sylvain Neuvel was born in Quebec. He writes science fiction and his first novel, Sleeping Giants, is the first in his genre-busting series The Themis Files. Sylvain received a BA in Linguistics from Universite de Montreal in 1999, and his PhD in Linguistics from the University of Chicago in 2003. He is a certified translator and an amateur robotics enthusiast. He is obsessed with Halloween and is currently building a working R2-D2 replica.
The overall story unfolds easily... and quickly draws the reader...
but it is a very different experience than a standard third- or
first-person narrative * SAN FRANCISCO BOOK REVIEW *
This stellar debut novel...masterfully blends together elements of sci-fi, political thriller and apocalyptic fiction. * KIRKUS REVIEWS (STARRED REVIEW) *