-- -- Locus
"A major new talent!" -- Arthur C. Clarke
"A stunning talent!" -- Locus
"Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov and Robert Hcinlein succeeded...and now Stephen Baxter joins their exclusive ranks, writing science fiction in which the science is right. A sheer pleasure to read!" -- New Scientist
Stephen Baxter gives us a sequel to H.G. Wells' The Time Machine.
Reading "The Time Machine" isn't necessary to enjoy this novel; but if you've read "The Time Machine", I'd highly recommend reading this book.
Easy, this has characters, a comprehensible and interesting plot, is well written with some great descriptions and ideas.
I won't give away the "plot" (which does twist on more than one occasion) but to say I enjoyed the "travel" in this book. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Michael barnes
I was surprised how well this book was written. Not what I expected. Do not think it is like the original, it is not.Published 28 days ago by Evan Zang
The book drags a little occasionally, but the homage to HG Wells is well done and the science musing is very interesting. Quite a break from the Long Earth books, but well done.Published 1 month ago by Dr. Philip H. Kuhn
interesting blend of early 20th century language with some grand overviews but hard work in placesPublished 3 months ago by Michael Tombleson
Stephen Baxter's The Time Ships acts as an offical sequel to H.G. Wells' The Time Machine. Although the narrative does ramble on a bit and the novel could have benefited from some... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Wayne Klein
I read the original story by HG Wells when I was 10 years old. I remember that it was an exciting and dark tale. Read morePublished 5 months ago by BlueBird123
Baxter takes us far beyond the imagination of H.G. This is likely that broadest scope, widest ranging story I have ever read, and I loved every minute of it.Published 5 months ago by Gavin P. Craig
Nice sequel to H.G. Wells book. I wish it could be made into a movie. I would watch it if made right.Published 5 months ago by Tony Gomez