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Initial post: 5 Jul 2013 19:36:51 BDT
BioDiplomacy says:
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In reply to an earlier post on 6 Jul 2013 01:49:58 BDT
Anita says:
Iain - you wrote a really good review for this book, I give you that. It's a bit odd that you know also what happens in the other two (yet unpublished!) parts, but I'll let this pass. As the review seems to be better than the preview of the book itself, I suspect you are not the author, perhaps a friend (sorry if wrong).

However - do you really think every little book by a new author is worth starting a new thread? How do you imagine the forum would look like then? And that's exactly what was starting to happen before the Meet Our Authors forum was created. If you are not the author, you technically don't break any rules, but you are hardly doing any good either. Please, don't.

I did check the look inside. To be honest, it doesn't look much more than a compilation of names/place names with an occasional word or two (rather irritatingly!) in brackets (and with an exclamation mark!). I'd rather read a map of London to be honest.

For a rather interesting idea how to avoid time paradoxes I'd suggest this - not a masterpiece, but a good read:
Downtiming the Night Side

Posted on 6 Jul 2013 04:21:42 BDT
BioDiplomacy says:
Sorry if I offended against the protocols of these discussions. Yes, I do know the author (we used to be work colleagues) and that he has written two sequels to "Time Will Tell". However my interest was in starting a thread about a specific theme of some science fiction, i.e. time travel and the related issue of whether that is able to cause different histories to be created (as in at least one well-known Ray Bradbury short story).

Posted on 7 Jul 2013 03:18:18 BDT
Steiner says:
Replay by Ken Grimwood is an excellent book in this genre - with genuine reviews to back it up :-)


Posted on 8 Jul 2013 14:32:05 BDT
Flash~ says:
Up the Line by Robert Silverberg Up the Line

Nice easy read. One of the first I read on the theme of Time travel.

Posted on 5 Aug 2013 14:04:51 BDT
I love time travel stories. I was only saying so next week.

Posted on 5 Aug 2013 14:05:18 BDT
11/22/63 by Stephen King is a cracking story.

Lightening by Dean Koontz is pretty good also.

Posted on 5 Aug 2013 15:01:47 BDT
"The Anubis Gates" by Tim Powers, very good!
There was a young fellow named Dwight
Who could travel much faster then light
He went out one day
In a relative way
And came back the previous night.

Posted on 6 Oct 2013 23:53:59 BDT
Last edited by the author on 7 Oct 2013 17:12:45 BDT
One of my favorite Time Travel movies came out last year: "Loopers"

Looper [DVD]

This is an older Time Travel movie, loosely based on the Philadelphia Experiment, but my husband really likes it:

The Final Countdown [DVD]

And this is one of the better-received Time Travel TV series in the U.S.:

Time Trax: The Complete First Season [DVD] [1992] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]

Posted on 7 Oct 2013 00:31:57 BDT
Adrian says:
Only a short, but Heinlein's "All you zombies" is a good paradox story, although the time travel itself is glossed over.
Also by the same author "The door into summer".

Posted on 9 Oct 2013 17:51:14 BDT
Time Travel - Fact Not Fiction: Time Slips, Real Time Machines, And How-To Experiments To Go Forwards Or Backwards Through Time

Has anyone read this?

Posted on 9 Oct 2013 18:04:29 BDT
I still haven't finished my Peter and Jane collection.

Posted on 9 Oct 2013 18:08:56 BDT
Bet you wish you could go back in time and not bother starting this thread....

In reply to an earlier post on 9 Oct 2013 18:34:40 BDT
Anita says:
Use a tachyon drive to go back in time to erase this thread, Jack. But hey, it's a really innocent thread. You may want to check out the Ufonautics study right here. Just don't forget to switch your common sense off before going there, or else you may think it was started by some nutter

In reply to an earlier post on 9 Oct 2013 21:40:28 BDT

Posted on 13 Oct 2013 22:08:24 BDT
Lynne Hawkes says:
Another one by Heinlein, a short story called By His Bootstraps, which plays with the paradoxes caused by time travel.

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Nov 2013 22:42:52 GMT
Berzelius says:
I'd say that Heinlein's 'By His Bootstraps' is even better, paradoxwise. And now you mention it, it's well worth hunting out "The Door into Summer."

Posted on 22 Nov 2013 23:22:28 GMT
BioDiplomacy says:
Worth looking at thius anthology:
The Time Traveller's Almanac: The Ultimate Treasury of Time Travel Fiction - Brought to You from the Future
The Time Traveller's Almanac Ann and Jeff VanderMeer:
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