The Light of Other Days
When a brilliant, driven industrialist harnesses the cutting edge of quantum physics to enable people everywhere, at trivial cost, to see one another at all times: around every corner, through every wall, into everyone's most private, hidden, and even intimate moments. It amounts to the sudden and complete abolition of human privacy--forever.
Then, as society reels, the same technology proves able to look backwards in time as well. What happens next is a story only Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter could tell. The Light of Other Days is a novel that will change your view of what it is to be human.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RandyStafford - LibraryThing
My reactions to reading this novel in 2000. Spoilers follow The title of this novel (and the dedication and the afterword) explicitly allude to Bob Shaw’s famous story of the same. It mentions it as ... Read full review
THE LIGHT OF OTHER DAYSUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
This first collaborative effort from Clarke, the venerable author of 3001: The Final Odyssey (1997), etc., and the up-and-coming Baxter (Manifold: Time, Jan. 2000, etc.), exploits an old SF idea: a ... Read full review
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Non-representational Theory: Space, Politics, Affect
N. J. Thrift
No preview available - 2008
Science, Culture and Society: Understanding Science in the 21st Century
Limited preview - 2005