The map of time: a novel
Jack the Ripper, Allan Quartermain,Draculaauthor Bram Stoker, the Elephant Man, and Jules Verne are among the players in FÉlix J. Palma's captivating and ambitious novel. To save innocent lives--including that of his own wife--H. G. Wells the author ofThe Time Machinemust discover the truth about purported incidents of time travel. The mysteries involve an aristocrat in love with a murdered prostitute from the past; a woman bent on fleeing the strictures of Victorian society by searching for her lover somewhere in the future; and a fourth-dimensional plot to murder celebrated authors in order to steal their fictional creations.
Awarded the 2008 XL Ateneo de Sevilla Novela Prize and lauded as "a miracle from beginning to end…a masterpiece" (QuÉ Leer)on its original publication,The Map of Timeis an audacious historical fantasy executed with uncommon skill. It is a story full of love, adventure, and extraordinary imagination.
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This instant New York Times bestselling page-turner features a cast of real and imagined literary characters, cunning intertwined plots, and stars a skeptical H.G. Wells as a time-traveling investigator in Victorian London.
Characters real and imaginary come vividly to life in this whimsical triple play of intertwined plots, in which a skeptical H. G. Wells is called upon to investigate purported incidents of time travel and to save lives and literary classics, including Dracula and The Time Machine, from being wiped from existence.
What happens if we change history?
Félix J. Palma explores this provocative question, weaving a historical fantasy as imaginative as it is exciting—a story full of love and adventure that transports readers from a haunting setting in Victorian London to a magical reality where centuries collide and a writer's mind seems to pull at all the strings.
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|record_details||ils:CARL0000370698|Book|Books|1st Atria Books hardcover ed.|English|Atria Books,|2011.|611 p. ; 24 cm., overdrive:e184732c-c8bc-4af2-8194-797d88c24a0a|eBook|eBook||English|Atria Books|2011||
|series||Map of time|
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|subject_facet||London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Time travel -- Fiction, Wells, H. G. -- (Herbert George), -- 1866-1946 -- Fiction|
|title_display||The map of time : a novel|
|title_full||The Map of Time The Map of Time Series, Book 1, The map of time : a novel / Félix J. Palma ; translated by Nick Caistor|
|title_short||The map of time :|
|topic_facet||Fiction, Historical Fiction, London (England), Science Fiction, Social life and customs, Time travel, Wells, H. G|