‘One of those writers on whom critics have already lavished almost every word of praise possible’ BBC RADIO 2
THE EGG-SHAPED THING is a novel about Einstein’s Law of Relativity let loose. It is an adventure story in which the enemy is a twist in space, brought about by the immersion in that space of a terrifying object of indefinable dimensions.
Christopher Hodder-Williams was an English writer, mainly of science fiction, but he wrote novels about aviation and espionage as well. Before his career in writing, Hodder-Williams joined the army in 1944, and served in the Middle East and lived in Kenya and New York, later settling in the UK. Many of his books are early examples of what would later be called techno-thrillers. He also worked as a composer and lyricist, and wrote numerous plays for television.
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