Time and Again
"Sleep. And when you awake everything you know of the twentieth century will be gone from your mind. Tonight is January 21, 1882. There are no such things as automobiles, no planes, computers, television. 'Nuclear' appears in no dictionary. You have never heard the name Richard Nixon." Did... show more
"Sleep. And when you awake everything you know of the twentieth century will be gone from your mind. Tonight is January 21, 1882. There are no such things as automobiles, no planes, computers, television. 'Nuclear' appears in no dictionary. You have never heard the name Richard Nixon." Did illustrator Si Morley really step out of his twentieth-century apartment one night -- right into the winter of 1882? The U.S. Government believed it, especially when Si returned with a portfolio of brand-new sketches and tintype photos of a world that no longer existed -- or did it?
Publish date: February 1st 1995
Publisher: Scribner Paperback Fiction
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Time (#1)
I read this book ages ago, when I happened to find it at my parents' house when I was home from College. I still remember becoming so lost in the story that I lost all tack and time (I know, the irony of it all) and only realized by the last page that it was now the wee hours of the morning. I st...
A novel really unique, published in 1970 with a sequel in 1995 (the last novel published by Finney before dying, "From Time to Time"). Written in a style seemingly simple, smooth and pleasantly vivid as fresh spring water, this novel captures the reader from the first line with the scenes of an ever...
Bored... I'm about half way through the book, but have no interest at all... Moving on...
As part of secret government program Simon Morley, an advertising illustrator, travels back in time. I thought, what a great idea—I’d love to “see” the past through an illustrator’s eyes. However, I quickly became bored by the long, stilted descriptions of 1882 New York City. Finney’s technique o...
Time and Again (The Classic Illustrated Novel) - Jack Finney It had all of the elements that should have made it awesome (history, time travel, hypnotism), but instead I found it dull and flat. Very disappointing, but since it was for book club I powered through and finished it anyway.
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