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Time Was

(2018)
A Novella by

 
 
Ian McDonald weaves a love story across an endless expanse with his science fiction novella Time Was

A love story stitched across time and war, shaped by the power of books, and ultimately destroyed by it.

In the heart of World War II, Tom and Ben became lovers. Brought together by a secret project designed to hide British targets from German radar, the two founded a love that could not be revealed. When the project went wrong, Tom and Ben vanished into nothingness, presumed dead. Their bodies were never found.

Now the two are lost in time, hunting each other across decades, leaving clues in books of poetry and trying to make their desperate timelines overlap.

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Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"With echoes of H. G. Wells’s The Time Machine and replete with the inimitable scent of used bookstores, Time Was weaves an exquisite spell of love, war and quantum physics that is timeless in its appeal. A scientific romance in the most evocative sense of the word." - Nina Allan


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Paperback Editions

April 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Time Was
Author(s): Ian McDonald
ISBN: 0-7653-9146-5 / 978-0-7653-9146-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor.com
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Kindle Editions

April 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Time Was
Author(s): Ian McDonald
Publisher: Tor.com
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU