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Author: Gregory Benford
1998. Earth is falling apart, on the brink of ecological disaster. But in England a tachyon scientist is attempting to contact the past, to somehow warn them of the misery and death their actions and experiments have visited upon a ravaged planet. — 1962. JFK is still president, rock 'n' roll is king, and the Vietnam War hardly merits fro...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780553297096
ISBN-10: 0553297090
Publication Date: 9/1/1992
Pages: 499
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

3.4 stars, based on 44 ratings
Publisher: Bantam Books Spectra
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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reviewed Timescape on + 24 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Interesting but moves very slowly
taosing avatar reviewed Timescape on + 76 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Benford again invites us into a fantastic world that is actually our own as quantum effects are put to the test by simple men trying to deal with their own rocky academic careers and to save the world. Whoever said academia was boring!
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Helpful Score: 2
Very good story and facts. This is "Hard" Science Fiction at it's best exploring the past, present, and future of it's characters with complete credibility.
katzpawz avatar reviewed Timescape on + 281 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Much of the "science" in this novel is already outdated - and it has not withstood the test of time well at all.
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I'm finding it rather hard to get through this book, it's very slow moving, and...well, boring. It seems like it was a great short story that someone told the author to turn into a novel. Great premise, great background idea...but it seems to get lost in a lot of drivel that doesn't advance the story line. Sorry, but this isn't one I'd recommend.
jollymoon avatar reviewed Timescape on + 36 more book reviews
This is the vintage version: Very nice time travel sorta updated/modern set in 1968 and 1998
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