Just One Damned Thing After Another
The first book in the bestselling British madcap time-travelling series, served with a dash of wit that seems to be everyone’s cup of tea.“History is just one damned thing after another.” —Arnold ToynbeeBehind the seemingly innocuous facade of St. Mary’s Institute of Historical Research, a... show more
The first book in the bestselling British madcap time-travelling series, served with a dash of wit that seems to be everyone’s cup of tea.“History is just one damned thing after another.” —Arnold ToynbeeBehind the seemingly innocuous facade of St. Mary’s Institute of Historical Research, a different kind of academic work is taking place. Just don’t call it “time travel”—th
Publisher: Night Shade Books
Pages no: 348
Edition language: English
Series: The Chronicles of St Mary's (#1)
Thinking carefully is something that happens to other people. I lost my notes to this book, which is annoying me greatly. So I'm going to be a bit more vague than I want to be. I could tell from the first couple of pages that I was going to have a great time with this book -- our narrator is Dr. M...
Behind the seemingly innocuous façade of St Mary's, a different kind of historical research is taking place. They don't do 'time-travel' - they 'investigate major historical events in contemporary time'. Maintaining the appearance of harmless eccentrics is not always within their power - especially ...
The tl;dr version: This book was a lot of fun; almost nothing was taken seriously, even during the serious parts. Not in a disrespectful way, mind you, but not a word was spared for angst or melodrama. BrokenTune called it a romp, and a romp is exactly what it is. Given my outspoken dislike of s...
He was calm and soothing and had a reasonable explanation for everything. No woman should have to put up with that. ‘Well, answer me this. How did she get free in the first place?’ ‘I let her go.’ I took a deep breath. He took a step backwards. People were edging out of the pod. ‘Hold on. Before...
Epic title. The premise of this is quite similar to Connie Willis' Oxford Time Travel books, but the plot, characters, tone, basically everything else, is completely different. So rather than make direct comparisons, let's just consider both to be part of the same sub genre of Time Travelling Acad...