“The unreal becomes real, fantasy becomes history, and the reader is thoroughly entertained by an unending parade of bafflements and surprises. This book is a complete delight.” (K.W. Jeter author of Infernal Devices
“"The Map of the Sky" keeps the reader guessing, checking and thinking, all the while providing many sidelights on the literary history of sci-fi itself.” (The Wall Street Journal
“This story is much akin to what Orson Welles tried on Halloween, 1938, with his radio show. This time the saucers really fly. All this, simmered in a rich broth of keen imagination, exceptional narrative control, wit, and an obvious affection for sci-fi and adventure stories and with great respect for the readers of same. Cool factor: 3-D end papers. Glasses included with first editions only.” (Tulsa World
"A cross-genre masterpiece" (Associated Press
“Having used H.G. Wells’s The Time Machine as the starting point for 2011’s The Map of Time
, Palma now takes The War of the Worlds
as the basis for this top-notch sequel…Fans of intelligent science fiction as well as historical thrillers will be rewarded.” (Publisher's Weekly starred review
“Palma's gorgeous prose works its magic yet again...in this worthy successor to The Map of Time.
” (Library Journal
“Palma writes with shrewdness and glee.” (The Washington Post
“Palma keeps the reader guessing, and the twists and turns coming.” (Booklist
About the Author
Félix J. Palma has been acclaimed by critics as one of the most brilliant and original storytellers of our time. His devotion to the short story genre has earned him more than a hundred awards. The Map of Time
, his first book to be published in the United States, was an instant New York Times
bestseller and received the prestigious 2008 Ateneo de Sevila XL Prize. It has been published in more than thirty countries. The Map of the Sky
, the second book in the trilogy, also received rave reviews. Palma lives in Spain.