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
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...
Just One Damned Thing After Another is the first book in The Chronicles of St. Mary’s by Jodi Taylor. It is AWESOME. There’s no other word I can think of to describe it. This book had me laughing so hard at various points that my sides hurt. Of course, laughter wasn’t the only strong emotion it evo...
I've been thinking about how to best convey the fun I had when reading Just One Damned Thing After Another. I'd heard so many good things beforehand that I wasn't sure it would live up to my expectations. But luckily for me, it did. (And there are seven of them!)The book does not waste time explaini...
It's always interesting to see what a different author does with a familiar concept. I quite enjoyed Taylor's take on time travel, and if I'd had all the stories on hand, no doubt I'd have read them all right then. But I'm under a temporary moratorium on book buying, so the rest will have to wait. T...
Two or so years ago, I read The Doomsday Book by Connie Willis, and absolutely loved it. I've never picked up the sequel, though, even though I think I would like it, because as long as it is out there unread, I know that someday I'll be able to read it, but if I read it then it's done and gone. Am ...
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