From Time to Time: A Novel

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Simon & Schuster, 1995 - Fiction - 303 pages
28 Reviews
When Time and Again was published in 1970, it immediately developed a loyal following. Now, twenty-five years later, Jack Finney returns to the same magical territory and finds Ruben Prien still at work with the Project, still dreaming of altering man's fate by going back in time to adjust events...to interfere, some might say, with destiny. Once again, his conduit to that bygone era, his messenger to that lost world, is Simon Morley, the man who actually proved himself capable of traveling back and forth in time. In From Time to Time, Rube's purpose in summoning Si back from that earlier world, where he has taken up permanent residence, is no less grand than an attempt to prevent World War I from erupting.

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For one, the plot was hard to follow. - Goodreads
The illustrations alone make it worth a read. - Goodreads
But unrelated to the plot.) - Goodreads
The plot such as it is comes to not much. - Goodreads

Review: From Time to Time (Time #2)

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Read Finney's first book, "About Time", before attempting this sequel, written 25 years later. If you don't, much of the back story will be missing -- and you'll miss the continuity problems that ... Read full review

Review: From Time to Time (Time #2)

User Review  - Davide Crudo - Goodreads

Picked this book since it's the sequel of "Time and Again". As the previous book, the first 15% of the book is spent to nicely develop the sequel where a series of events will lead to another mission ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
15
Section 2
33
Section 3
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About the author (1995)

Jack Finney was born on October 2, 1911 with the given name John Finney. His father died when he was three years old and he was renamed Walter Braden Finney in honor of his father. He attended Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. After moving to New York and working in the advertising industry, he began writing stories for popular magazines like Collier's, The Saturday Evening Post and McCall's. His first novel, "Five Against the House" (1954), told the story of five college students who plot to rob a casino in Reno. A year later he published "The Body Snatchers" which was later reissued as "Invasion of the Body Snatchers." Many critics interpreted the insidious infiltration by aliens as a cold-war allegory that dramatized America's fear of a takeover by Communists. Mr. Finney maintained that the novel was nothing more than popular entertainment. The 1956 film "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" was remade twice. With "Time and Again," Mr. Finney won the kind of critical praise and attention not normally accorded to genre fiction. Finney died November 16, 1995 of pneumonia and emphysema at Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, Calif. He was 84.

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