Sylvain Neuvel dropped out of high school at age 15. Along the way, he has been a journalist, worked in soil decontamination, sold ice cream in California, and peddled furniture across Canada. He received a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Chicago. He taught linguistics in India, and worked as a software engineer in Montreal. He is also a certified translator, though he wishes he were an astronaut. He likes to tinker, dabbles in robotics and is somewhat obsessed with Halloween. He absolutely loves toys; his girlfriend would have him believe that he has too many, so he writes about aliens and giant robots as a blatant excuse to build action figures (for his son, of course).
I read a very early copy of SLEEPING GIANTS last year and absolutely loved it, so I have been anticipating the follow up for a long time. WAKING GODS did not disappoint! Now this is how you do a sequel! The story starts off nine years after the events in SLEEPING GIANTS left [...]