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The possibilities are endless. (Just be careful what you wish for. . . .)
1916: The Western Front. Private Percy Blakeney wakes up. He is lying on fresh spring grass. He can hear birdsong and the wind in the leaves. Where have the mud, blood, and blasted landscape of no-man's-land gone? For that matter, where has Percy gone?
2015: Madison, Wisconsin. Police officer Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive—some say mad, others allege dangerous—scientist who seems to have vanished. Sifting through the wreckage, Jansson find a curious gadget: a box containing some rudimentary wiring, a three-way switch, and . . . a potato. It is the prototype of an invention that will change the way humankind views the world forever.
The first novel in an exciting new collaboration between Discworld creator Terry Pratchett and the acclaimed SF writer Stephen Baxter, The Long Earth transports readers to the ends of the earth—and far beyond. All it takes is a single step. . . .
Anyone who has enjoyed Terry Pratchett's previous works will enjoy this book.
It's well written , has some engaging characters, a good plot line that is interesting, but it also goes on and on at times about nothing.
I do not like getting to the end of the book and wondering whether the publisher just left of the last chapters by mistake.
Pratchett stories are always interesting and engaging. I admit I prefer his Discworld to this book, but it's still an entertaining read.Published 5 days ago by jan suchomel
A wild and comedic romp through endless possibilities interspersed with sly jabs at some of humanity's most ingrained foibles. Read morePublished 5 days ago by ky mtnmama
I realize this book is part of a series, but you get absolutely no ending in this book. Nothing is really tied up at all. That irked me a bit. Read morePublished 9 days ago by B. Lewis
Not my typical sci-fi idiom but once you buy the in concepts are great dare I say conjures Bradbury. Yes I dares. Ending is a launch for next book. Arg.... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Andy Burns
Unexpectedly I found myself liking these characters as much as Pratchetts disccworlders. This book is an enjoyable mix of metaphysics, humor, and science fiction, and opens... Read morePublished 20 days ago by vetpathguy
I have read most of Terry's books but this on is different. In about a week I might have some answers.Published 20 days ago by jim copley