The Anubis Gates (Ace Science Fiction)
Ace Books is proud to present this classic novel of time travel in a beautiful new trade edition. It took the fantasy world by storm a decade ago, and now fans can savor this Philip K. Dick Award-winner for the first time all over again. Only the dazzling imagination of Tim Powers could have... show more
Ace Books is proud to present this classic novel of time travel in a beautiful new trade edition. It took the fantasy world by storm a decade ago, and now fans can savor this Philip K. Dick Award-winner for the first time all over again. Only the dazzling imagination of Tim Powers could have assembled such an insane cast of characters: an ancient Egyptian sorcerer, a modern millionaire, a body-switching werewolf, a hideously deformed clown, a young woman disguised as a boy, a brainwashed Lord Byron, and finally, our hero, Professor Brendan Doyle.
Publish date: January 1st 1997
Publisher: Ace Trade
Pages no: 387
Edition language: English
This is a fast-paced and imaginative book that combines quantum mechanics, Egyptian mythology and sorcery, Lord Byron, clown sorcerers, body snatchers, cross dressers, millionaires, doppelgangers (called "ka" in the book), time travel and hints of illegal human medical experimentation . How can you ...
Without actually intending it to be any sort of theme, I've read a number of time-travel books this year, and enjoyed all of them. The Anubis Gates was the most recent, and I picked it up not knowing that it was a time-travel story; I simply wanted to read more Tim Powers, as I really liked the othe...
The Anubis Gates (1983) is a time travel fantasy novel by Tim Powers. It won the 1983 Philip K. Dick Award and 1984 Science Fiction Chronicle Award. Well where do I start. I remember first reading this in the early 1990's and like a few other people, I struggled somewhat with the first two chapter...
One of the better time travel novels I have read. The story is full of surprises, twists and turns and weird ideas. You are never sure where the author is leading you but its always pleasantly surprising. There are strange and interesting characters but most of them are not really fleshed out.
DARK SLEEPER is an interesting, fascinating book that creates a lush fantastic world inspired by Dickens, but so much darker and stranger. Recommended by Tim Powers and Suzanne Clarke -- and I can see why. I enjoyed the novel... partially because I've never seen anyone do Dickenesque fiction quit...