Valentine Fernbach was born in Budapest in 1942 and emigrated to Australia in 1949. He studied civil engineering and was involved in bridge design and construction. He retired from the Gordon Institute in 1997 where he held the position of Head of Civil Engineering and Building Design. He now lives with his wife, Susan, at Currabilli in Torquay, Victoria where he continues to pursue his writing and illustrations.
As the earth’s environment and ecosystems become increasingly degraded, humans must rely on the advanced technology of the unfolding METAVERSE to survive. In this thrilling and fast-moving novel, we explore the transience of human frailty through themes of lust, jealousy, greed, betrayal, intrigue...