About the Author
Rudyard Kipling, celebrated author of The Jungle Book and Kim, also wrote two dystopian science fiction tales. With the Night Mail (1905) and "As Easy As A. B. C." (1912) are set on a 21st century Earth ruled from the skies by the worldwide Aerial Board of Control.
Matthew De Abaitua's debut novel The Red Men was nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. His book The Art of Camping: The History and Practice of Sleeping Under the Stars is published by Hamish Hamilton.