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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Set in Victorian London with char-acters real and imagined, The Map of Time is a page-turner that boasts a 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 question in The Map of Time, weaving a historical fantasy as imaginative as it is exciting--a story full of love and adventure that transports readers to a haunting setting in Victorian London for their own taste of time travel.
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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|