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The Big Time - Fritz Leiber
The Big Time
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Have you ever worried about your memory, because it doesn't seem to recall exactly the same past from one day to the next? Have you ever thought that the whole universe might be a crazy, mixed-up dream? If you have, then you've had hints of the Change War.It's been going on for a billion years... show more
Have you ever worried about your memory, because it doesn't seem to recall exactly the same past from one day to the next? Have you ever thought that the whole universe might be a crazy, mixed-up dream? If you have, then you've had hints of the Change War.It's been going on for a billion years and it will last another billion or so. Up and down the timeline, the two sides—"Spiders" and "Snakes"—battle endlessly to change the future and the past. Our lives, our memories, are their battleground. And in the midst of the war is the Place, outside space and time, where Greta Forzane and the other Entertainers provide solace and r-&-r for tired time warriors.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312890780 (0312890788)
Publisher: Orb Books
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
Series: Change War (#1)
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Tannat
Tannat rated it
2.0 The Big Time by Fritz Leiber
The Snakes and the Spiders are two sides in a time-war spanning billions of years. The Soldiers in this war get some R&R time in between missions in Places outside space and time run by Entertainers. The winds of Change blow through even the void and this Place, carrying their effects (changed his...
markk
markk rated it
2.0 The Big Time
I'm still trying to figure out how this novel won a Hugo. The best I can come up with was that it was a VERY weak year.Basically, Fritz Leiber's novel is a locked-room mystery rooted in a great premise. The idea of the Change War holds enormous promise, but here it's little more than the context for...
markk
markk rated it
2.0 The Big Time
I'm still trying to figure out how this novel won a Hugo. The best I can come up with was that it was a VERY weak year.Basically, Fritz Leiber's novel is a locked-room mystery rooted in a great premise. The idea of the Change War holds enormous promise, but here it's little more than the context for...
SandyQ
SandyQ rated it
In the last year or so, I've been trying to go back and read a lot of the classic science fiction/fantasy that I never got around to reading back in the day. For the most part, this has been a treat. Unfortunately, not this time.I've read other books by Lieber, and while they were not my favorites...
davidofterra
davidofterra rated it
2.0 The Big Time
1.5 stars, this is the worst Fritz Leiber story I have read.
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