"Profound... sure to spark a reaction" and "scathing, ceaselessly engaging" - Kirkus Independent Review
"A brilliant rebuttal of Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged
" - Clarion Reviews
Winner of the Kirkus Star
and Kirkus "Best of 2012
"A powerful saga that deserves to be in every school and debated by any who question authority and elements of freedom in society." - Midwest Book Review
About the Author
Nicholas Lamar Soutter was born in Boston, Massachusetts.
He graduated from Clark University with Bachelors' Degrees in Philosophy and Psychology, and began publishing award winning essays on politics and the social sciences.
He was represented by the Donald Maass Literary agency for 5 years, and currently teaches a weekly workshop called "The Business and Craft of writing", helping writers to hone their skills, improve their work, and get an agent.
His latest book, The Water Thief
, is a near future dystopian novel about a man trying to find his place in a world conquered by corporations, and was awarded The Kirkus Star
in May of 2012.
Nicholas lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two children.