Set in the near future, over three hundred years before Pandora's Star and Judas Unchained, Peter F. Hamilton's Misspent Youth is a gripping introduction to the world of the Commonwealth Saga.
It is 2040 and after decades of research, the gift of eternal youth has finally been mastered. Even better, seventy-eight-year-old, internationally-renowned inventor Jeff Baker, is going to be the recipient of it.
At first, rejuvenation feels like a miracle. Until the glow starts to fade, and Jeff becomes increasingly aware that with great gifts come even greater costs . . .