The Dreaming Void

Peter F. Hamilton

06 November 2014
1312 pages


Will they find the utopian dream – or a galactic nightmare? From Peter F. Hamilton, The Dreaming Void is the first in an epic space opera trilogy. Set in his expansive Commonwealth universe, it is perfect for fans of Iain M. Banks and Stephen Baxter.

AD 3580. The Commonwealth has spread its civilization throughout the galaxy. Its citizens are privileged and protected by a powerful navy. And at the galaxy’s centre is the Void, a sealed universe created by aliens billions of years ago. Yet the Void isn’t inert. It’s expanding – and now it wants to make contact.

The Void chooses Inigo as its conduit and he channels dreams of a simpler, better life within its bounds. His visions attract followers – determined to seek this utopia. And they’ll cross the Void’s forbidden boundaries to reach it. However, this act could trigger push it to grow beyond all control . . . destroying everything in its path.

The Dreaming Void is followed by The Temporal Void in this stunning trilogy by Peter F. Hamilton.

As epic and far-ranging as his previous bestsellers. Hamilton is the master of widescreen baroque
This is thrilling stuff . . . compulsively readable and abundantly full of ideas
This is a book that arguably nobody else in Brit SF could even have attempted. Epic, multi-stranded, full of wonders