Contemporary / British EnglishScientist Harry Dalton knows about volcanoes. His boss, Paul Dreyfus, sends him to Dante's Peak, a small town in the Cascade Mountains, because one of the mountains is moving. Can Harry help the town's people before the volcano explodes? Why is Paul stopping him? How much time have they got?
Robin Waterfield was formerly a university lecturer at the universities of Newcastle and St Andrews, before becoming a commissioning editor at Penguin Books. A freelance writer and translator since the early 1980s, he has published numerous translations of the Greek classics for both the Oxford World's Classics and Penguin Classics. He now lives in the far south of Greece on a small olive farm.