Yet it introduces such theory through very early works on DNA, the brain and quantum mechanics.
This is a book that works on many levels--as a science fiction thriller and a beautifully written, metaphysical literary novel.
The main device that moved the plot was ridiculous in nature and the end of the book seemed tacked on too boot.
A sf novel with breadth, depth, and cool clear vision by a writer who has the balls to gaze unflinchingly at human greed, fear, and responsibility.Published 2 months ago by motherrisingdoula
"In War Times" is a thought-provoking, brilliant book. How can the hierarchical, violent tendencies of humanity be changed? Read morePublished 9 months ago by L. Howle
I feel fortunate to have come late to Katheen Goonan's writing. I've read my way through science fiction for almost sixty years, and this novel affected me in a way that only a... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Dbarrowman
I really like her writing. Hope there is a sequel to this one, it deserves it. OK, I also love war stories with hidden plots which this one has plenty off.Published 14 months ago by Jim Standlee
I was ready to stop by the time the protagonist entered the concentration camp, but glad I picked up the book again and slogged on (like the refugees)?! Read morePublished on February 4, 2013 by JKM
An excellent read - a mashup of alternative realities, particle physics, experimental jazz music, the Second World War and science fiction. Read morePublished on December 28, 2012 by Layers of Thought
..... and stays that way. So many words about so little. A lot of nonsensical gobbledygook about science and endless analogies of jazz rhythms to something or other about the... Read morePublished on November 16, 2012 by Joel
A very well written time travel-parallel worlds novel. The quality of writing is the best aspect of the book. Read morePublished on October 28, 2012 by R. Albin
I think that the crux of this novel has to do with the paradox of history: one the one hand, history is created by people who act. On the other people are at the mercy of history. Read morePublished on September 20, 2012 by Peter Hansen