Making History

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Random House, Aug 24, 2010 - Fiction - 592 pages
16 Reviews

A novel of ideas – comical, historical, frightening and unputdownable.

Michael Young is a brilliant young history student whose life is changed when he meets Leo Zuckerman, an ageing physicist with a theory that can change worlds. Together they realise that they have the power to alter history and eradicate a great evil. But tinkering with timelines is more dangerous than they can imagine and nothing - past, present or future - will ever be the same again.

Making History is funny, moving, romantic and told with Stephen Fry's characteristic skill and brilliance.

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User Review  - john257hopper - LibraryThing

A very humorously written story about the very darkest of events, the attempt by history student Michael Young and scientist Professor Leo Zuckermann, to change history by ensuring that Hitler was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Balthazar-Lawson - LibraryThing

I'm in mixed minds about this book, mainly because it's a mixed up book. Parts of it are written like a novel and parts like the script for a movie. There was also the jumping backwards and forwards ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Stephen Fry was born in Hampstead in 1957 and, following a troubled adolescence, went on to study English Literature at Queen's College, Cambridge. As well as being the bestselling author of four novels, The Stars' Tennis Balls, Making History, The Hippopotamus, and The Liar, and two volumes of his autobiography, Fry played Peter in Peter's Friends, Wilde in the film Wilde, Jeeves in the television series Jeeves & Wooster and (a closely guarded show-business secret, this) Laurie in the television series Fry & Laurie. More recently, he presented Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive, his groundbreaking documentary on bipolar disorder, to huge critical acclaim. And his legions of fans tune in to watch him host the popular quiz show QI each week.

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