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Alfred A. Knopf, 1999 - Fiction - 449 pages
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Michael Crichton's new novel opens on the threshold of the twenty-first century. It is a world of exploding advances on the frontiers of technology. Information moves instantly between two points, without wires or networks. Computers are built from single molecules. Any moment of the past can be actualized -- and a group of historians can enter, literally, life in fourteenth-century
feudal France.

Imagine the risks of such a journey.

Not since Jurassic Park has Michael Crichton given us such a magnificent adventure. Here, he combines a science of the future -- the emerging field of quantum technology -- with the complex realities of the medieval past. In a heart-stopping narrative, Timeline carries us into a realm of unexpected suspense and danger, overturning our most basic ideas of what is possible.

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This is one of the best, most exciting, and entertaining books that I have ever read. I'm not sure exactly what it was that set this book aside for me. Perhaps it was the incorporation of Science Fiction with a hint of archeology, and fantasy, all expertly mixed in.
I have now read this book 3 times and it keeps getting better and better.
I highly recommend this book.

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Have you read Jurassic Park? No? But you must have seen the movie. Timeline is a science fiction novel about time travel first published in 1999, written by Michael Crichton, the creator of Jurassic ... Read full review



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Michael Crichton was born in Chicago, in 1942. His novels include The Andromeda Strain, The Great Train Robbery, Congo, Jurassic Park, and Disclosure. He is also the creator of the television series ER.

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