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Richard K. Morgan (born September 9, 1965)

Richard K. Morgan (born September 9, 1965) is a British science fiction author.

Morgan studied history at Queens' College, Cambridge. After graduating he started teaching English in order to travel the world. After fourteen years and a post at Strathclyde University, his first novel was published and he became a full-time writer.

The common theme to Morgan's books is that they take place in a dystopia. His attitude is summed up by the following statement: "Society is, always has been and always will be a structure for the exploitation and oppression of the majority through systems of political force dictated by an élite, enforced by thugs, uniformed or not, and upheld by a willful ignorance and stupidity on the part of the very majority whom the system oppresses."

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_K._Morgan)

Further Readings:

The Steel Remains by Richard K. Morgan
Paperback: 448 pages
Publisher: Del Rey; Reprint edition (January 12, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0345493044
ISBN-13: 978-0345493040
Amazon: The Steel Remains
Amazon Kindle: The Steel Remains

A dark lord will rise. Such is the prophecy that dogs Ringil Eskiath—Gil, for short—a washed-up mercenary and onetime war hero whose cynicism is surpassed only by the speed of his sword. Gil is estranged from his aristocratic family, but when his mother enlists his help in freeing a cousin sold into slavery, Gil sets out to track her down. But it soon becomes apparent that more is at stake than the fate of one young woman. Grim sorceries are awakening in the land. Some speak in whispers of the return of the Aldrain, a race of widely feared, cruel yet beautiful demons. Now Gil and two old comrades are all that stand in the way of a prophecy whose fulfillment will drown an entire world in blood. But with heroes like these, the cure is likely to be worse than the disease.

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