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Timeline - Michael Crichton
Timeline
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Michael Crichton's new novel opens on the threshold of the twenty-first century. It is a world of exploding advances on the frontiers of technology. Information moves instantly between two points, without wires or networks. Computers are built from single molecules. Any moment of the past can be... show more
Michael Crichton's new novel opens on the threshold of the twenty-first century. It is a world of exploding advances on the frontiers of technology. Information moves instantly between two points, without wires or networks. Computers are built from single molecules. Any moment of the past can be actualized -- and a group of historians can enter, literally, life in fourteenth-century feudal France.Imagine the risks of such a journey.Not since Jurassic Park has Michael Crichton given us such a magnificent adventure. Here, he combines a science of the future -- the emerging field of quantum technology -- with the complex realities of the medieval past. In a heart-stopping narrative, Timeline carries us into a realm of unexpected suspense and danger, overturning our most basic ideas of what is possible
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780375704161 (0375704167)
Publisher: Random House Large Print Publishing
Pages no: 768
Edition language: English
Category:
Humour, Politica
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SunriseHues
SunriseHues rated it
3.0 Timeline
A story about time-travel through the multiverse using quantum technology. Robert Doniger, the brilliant but abrasive president of International Technology Corporation (ITC), has invented a new time-travel technology based on quantum physics. With this discovery, people can be squirted into the past...
Hol
Hol rated it
4.0 Timeline by Michael Crichton
A while ago I decided I needed some pure escapism and nothing fits the bill better than a sci-fi, particularly my favourite branch of sci-fi, time-travel. Thank you to my good friend, Tigus, for recommending it. I’m sure a-lot of you have read this, particularly as it’s considered one of the great...
Brian's Book Blog
Brian's Book Blog rated it
4.0 Timeline
Techno/historical adventure from Michael Crichton, taking place in 1990's America and mediaeval France.Without giving too much away, a group of archaeology students are sent back in time to rescue their professor who has got stranded there.As with most Crichton books, it reads like a screenplay, kee...
Brian's Book Blog
Brian's Book Blog rated it
4.0 Timeline
Techno/historical adventure from Michael Crichton, taking place in 1990's America and mediaeval France.Without giving too much away, a group of archaeology students are sent back in time to rescue their professor who has got stranded there.As with most Crichton books, it reads like a screenplay, kee...
Bills Books
Bills Books rated it
3.0 TIMELINE
I really enjoyed this story. Timeline was a book that mixed sci-fi with fantasy in a pretty interesting and believable way. The book was a very easy and quick read and provided a nice diversion. One of my coworkers, Ed, also read the book and enjoyed it. However, he also saw Timeline the Movie and h...
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