From the scorching lava plains of Venus to the frozen clouds of Neptune. In The Spheres, astronomer-poet Jesper N.K.Y. Tjoa takes the reader on an epic odyssey across the vast expanse of space. Inspired by and drawing from both mythology and astrophysics, Tjoa delivers a passionate ode to the myriad worlds of our Solar System. He explores themes of creation, loss, awe and affection, and the inevitable passing of time. Employing varying styles from lyric poetry to epic blank verse, Tjoa succeeds splendidly in conveying his own amazement at the grandeur of it all. In the end, The Spheres is a dreamer’s heartfelt testimony to the beauty of the unfathomable.