The Lost Time Accidents

The Lost Time Accidents

A Novel

eBook - 2016
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In his ambitious and fiercely inventive new novel, The Lost Time Accidents, John Wray takes us from turn-of-the-century Viennese salons buzzing with rumors about Einstein's radical new theory to the death camps of World War Two, from the golden age of postwar pulp science fiction to a startling discovery in a Manhattan apartment packed to the ceiling with artifacts of modern life.Haunted by a failed love affair and the darkest of family secrets, Waldemar 'Waldy' Tolliver wakes one morning to discover that he has been exiled from the flow of time. The world continues to turn, and Waldy is desperate to find his way back-a journey that forces him to reckon not only with the betrayal at the heart of his doomed romance but also the legacy of his great-grandfather's fatal pursuit of the hidden nature of time itself.Part madcap adventure, part harrowing family drama, part scientific mystery—and never less than wildly entertaining—The Lost Time Accidents is a bold and epic saga set against the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century.
Publisher: 2016
Branch Call Number: Overdrive
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 765 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9781429944526


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Aug 29, 2016

This books explores the theories of the 4th dimension, and time travel through the history of a very strange family.
After finishing the book I am still digesting the ideas and contemplating the fate of the main character, these facts make it an excellent book. I'd recommend this book to anyone interested in time theory and/or is a fan of 1950's pulp fiction.

ArapahoeAlison Aug 05, 2016

If you enjoy a Wes Anderson-style quirky family mixed with a pinch of physics and heaping globs of time travel, then you’ll enjoy this book.

Mar 25, 2016

A big, chewy, messy, fun book to get lost in. It will stick with you long after you finish reading it.


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