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Millennium. In the skies over Oakland, California, a DC and a are about to collide. And in the far distant future, a time-travel team is preparing to snatch. In , John Varley decided to use the concept to attempt to snark at Starting as a short story (“Air Raid”), developing into a script idea, and. John Varley’s Millennium, a novelization of the film disappointment of the same name, which was inspired by a Varley short story*.

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All of Varley’s works through the mids are worth a read. If you can ignore the annoying characterization, Millennium is a cool story with some fresh ideas about an old idea. Glory Road by Robert H.

This is a great word; not only is it original, but it’s fun to say. The end result is a work that totters on a knife edge between cute puzzle aspects, romance and meaningful. This Hugo and Nebula award winner is a phenomenal SF talent and his ability and personality shown through on every page. Time travel jkhn are like roller coaster rides. This site uses cookies. This page was last edited on 31 Octoberat Ultimately what I most liked about this book was Varley himself.

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Millennium (1983) by John Varley

Pero se deja leer y no cae en las trampas habituales de los viajes temporales. I did find a copy of “Air Raid,” and I tried reading it. Bill is examining a crash between a DC and a in which everyone died. They have thus embarked on a desperate plan; time travel into the past, collect healthy humans, and send them to an uncontaminated planet to rebuild civilization.

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I saw in at Amazon. Set up a giveaway. A futuristic artifact left by time travelers in the past which, if discovered, could cause a paradox. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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This novel milpenium all the marks of what it is – an expanded short story. You are commenting using your WordPress. For now, a collection of John Varley’s short stories is entering the bottomless pit that is my to read list. I checked later on Wikipedia and I was right! Michael Moorcock, in Behold the Manused time travel to tell a personal story of religious proportion, and fellow New Wave writer Robert Silverberg commented upon authoritarianism and isolation in Hawksbill Station.

It was my understanding the novel followed the film, rather than being an expansion of the varoey story which was then adapted for film. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Millennium by John Varley. As a novel end he recommends the books of time travel. Such was the case with Millennium by John Varley.

Stylewise, the narrative of the future girl was more than that of the guy who was in his 40s then. Bill SmithLouise Baltimore. English Choose a language for shopping. Millennium is a thriller, and, as with most time travel stories, features its share of discrepancies popping up in story logic.

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I am currently on my 6th copy of this excellent time-travel novel the other 5 have worn out due to repeated readingsand I hope that all of you who are sci-fi enthusiasts will take the time to pick up a copy and read it, if you haven’t read it already. Something must’ve caught my eye and the var,ey thing I can imagine doing that in this case is the rainbow on the cover.


Accessed January 29, The whole relationship more or less boiled down to lust on his side, and pity on hers. Otherwise, they just sit at home and knit socks. Baltimore living in an extremely dilapidated version of Earth thousands of years in the future, the carelessness of 20th century environmental practices has brought humanity to the brink of extinction.

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This was published just a few years before discovery of the Titanic wreckage, a misfortune of timing that dates vraley story—Authors, be careful when you reference significant events. Their greatest fear is what happens if there is a “Grandfather Paradox”, which jkhn up in most discussions of time travel.

Published by Berkley Books in Additional resources – When a traveler goes back in time, great care must be taken not to disturb the timestream, the chain of events that leads to the future under consideration in the novel.