Kai Meyer was born in 1969 and lives in Germany. After studying film and theatre
at university, he worked as a journalist before devoting himself to novels. He has
since published over fifty titles, including numerous bestsellers, and is recognised as
one of Germany's best fantasy writers. There are over 1.5 million copies of Kai
Meyer books in print in his home country alone. His works have been adapted as
films, comics and radio plays, and have been translated into 30 languages.