Hannu Rajaniemi





Hannu Rajaniemi

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in Ylivieska, Finland
March 09, 1978

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EN: Hannu Rajaniemi is a Finnish author of science fiction and fantasy, who writes in both English and Finnish. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is a founding director of a technology consultancy company, ThinkTank Maths.

Rajaniemi was born in Ylivieska, Finland. He holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Oulu, a Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge and a Ph.D. in Mathematical Physics from the University of Edinburgh. Prior to starting his Ph.D. candidature, he completed his national service as a research scientist for the Finnish Defence Forces.

While pursuing his Ph.D. in Edinburgh, Rajaniemi joined Writers' Bloc, a writers' group in Edinburgh that organizes semi-regular spoken word p...more


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“The criminal is a creative artist; detectives are just critics.”
Hannu Rajaniemi, The Quantum Thief

“If reality is not what you want it to be, change it.”
Hannu Rajaniemi, The Fractal Prince

“Suokaa anteeksi, mutta minun on nyt mentävä, jotta ehdin irstailla kyllikseni ennen kuin kuolen.”
Hannu Rajaniemi, The Quantum Thief

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