Eden is a planet without a star, which is why it’s dark. It isn’t completely dark though. There is life there, powered by the planet’s own heat. And that life gives out light. This is a story about some of those who live there. It’s about loss, a fall, and the relationship between past and present.
Writing stories of one kind or another since he was a child, Chris Beckett has had many novels published in a long and illustrious writing career. Dark Eden is the Big Read for Greenbelt 2012.