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How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe - Charles Yu
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780857893536 (085789353X)
Publisher: Corvus
Pages no: 300
Edition language: English
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EpicFehlReader rated it
3.5 How To Live Safely In A Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu
With only TAMMY - a slightly tearful computer with self-esteem issues - a software boss called Phil - Microsoft Middle Manager 3.0 - and an imaginary dog called Ed for company, fixing time machines is a lonely business and Charles Yu is stuck in a rut. He's spent the better part of a decade navel-ga...
Smoczy zakątek
Smoczy zakątek rated it
Jeśli macie ochotę na lekturę czegoś lekkiego i odprężającego – to nie jest odpowiednia książka! A może i jest? Sama już nie wiem. Jest skomplikowania, momentami zbyt zagmatwana, ale po przeczytaniu jej całej nie wiem do końca, czy określenie „lekka” jest idealnym określeniem, czy totalnym przeciwie...
The English Student
The English Student rated it
5.0 How To Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe - Charles Yu
This book was a lot of fun. I raced through it in the course of two train journeys, which feels appropriate, because it's a book about time, and it's a book about travel. OK, it's a book about time travel, but it places emphasis on both elements of that phrase, and wow, is it clever. Our Narrato...
Martini rated it
5.0 How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe: Confusing but Marvelous
My personal subtitle for this book:Chronodiegetic science-fiction using the example of applied book-reader-interaction with a focus on metaphysics and philosophy.Books are time machines. Or in Charles Yu's words: "I.e. it is possible, in principle, to construct a universal time machine from no othe...
Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia
Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia rated it
2.5 How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
A little Thursday Next meets existentialist nerdgasming and goes time travelling. I really enjoyed Yu's book of Short Stories "Sorry Please Thank You", and I love Thursday Next, so I loved the idea of this book, where a youngish man who happens to work as a time travel repairman in a sci-fi unive...
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