A World Out of Time

by Larry Niven | Science Fiction & Fantasy |
ISBN: 1857231058 Global Overview for this book
Registered by PDB11 of Oakhill, Somerset United Kingdom on 7/2/2009
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Journal Entry 1 by PDB11 from Oakhill, Somerset United Kingdom on Thursday, July 2, 2009
I pulled this out of one of my TBR crates, only to find I'd read it before.

This is Niven's first novel in the Rammer universe. I had thought it recent, but in fact it dates from the 1970s, shortly after Rammer itself was published.

The first chapter of the novel is a re-working of the original short story; the book then takes off in its own direction. It was all enjoyable, although I don't like much of the science (I think the timescale is wrong for the plate tectonics, and the immortality treatment doesn't fit with modern notions of ageing mechanisms)

For trade or release.

Journal Entry 2 by PDB11 at Cathedral Close in Lichfield, Staffordshire United Kingdom on Saturday, August 8, 2009

Released 12 yrs ago (8/8/2009 UTC) at Cathedral Close in Lichfield, Staffordshire United Kingdom

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I left it at the foot of the statue of Charles II, just to the left of the south door.

Journal Entry 3 by wingAnonymousFinderwing on Saturday, October 24, 2009
Caught the book in Lichfield by the Cathedral. Not our cup of tea but you might enjoy it.
A quick read.

CAUGHT IN LICHFIELD STAFFORDSHIRE ENGLAND

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