The Very Slow Time Machine

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  • Paperback
  • 244 pages
  • The Very Slow Time Machine
  • Ian Watson
  • English
  • 21 August 2018
  • 0441861903

About the Author: Ian Watson

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The Very Slow Time Machine Contents The Very Slow Time Machine 1978 Thy Blood Like Milk 1973 Sitting on a Starwood Stool 1974 Agoraphobia, A.D 2000 1977 Programmed Love Story 1974 The Girl Who Was Art 1976 Our Loves So Truly Meridional 1974 Immune Dreams 1978 My Soul Swims in a Goldfish Bowl 1978 The Roentgen Refugees 1977 A Time Span to Conjure With 1978 On Cooking the First Hero in Spring 1975 The Event Horizon 1976 New Download [ The Very Slow Time Machine ] By [ Ian Watson ] – hillviewbedandbreakfast.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “The Very Slow Time Machine

  1. Jayaprakash Satyamurthy says:

    This book is full of the sort of mind bending ideas and narrative experiments that I like best in my science fiction Watson is very much writing in a British SF tradition, that of Brian Aldiss and JG Ballard I d say, but his vision is his own Much as I loved the caliber of Watson s conceits a mind meld with an entity within a black hole whose idea of reality is an inversion of our own, a visit to an Earth where impermeable barriers divide various regions along meridional lines, a sojourn amo This book is full of the sort of mind bending ideas and narrative experiments that I like best in my science fiction Watson is very much writing in a British SF tradition, that of Brian Aldiss and JG Ballard I d say, but his vision is his own Much as I loved the caliber of Watson s conceits a mind meld with an entity within a black hole whose idea of reality is an inversion of our own, a visit to an Earth where impermeable barriers divide various regions along ...

  2. Roddy Williams says:

    The Very Slow Time Machine arrives on Earth in 1985 Its sole inhabitant is old and mad Soon it becomes apparent that for him, time is going slowly backward With every day, he is getting younger and saner The world, and its whole concept of time, science and philosophy, must wait for him to speak But while the world waits, it changes Blurb from the 1981 Granada paperback editionThere aren t many authors who master the art of short story writing, but Watson is definitely in there with the g The Very Slow Time Machine arrives on Earth in 1985 Its sole inhabitant is old and mad Soon it becomes apparent that for him, time is going slowly backward With every day, he is getting younger and saner The world, and its whole concept of time, science and philosophy, must wait for him to speak But while the world waits, it changes Blurb from the 1981 Granada paperback editionThere aren t many authors who master the art of short story writing, but Watson is definitely in there with the greats I remember reading a couple of these stories in their original publications and it is to Watson s credit that the memory of the essence of the tales still remains Watson is also one of the most inventive and creative writers around and adiverse collection of ideas and subject matter from one author will be a tough order He is also particularly prol...

  3. Scott Golden says:

    Above average collection by an above average writer The title story is a brilliantly simple creation What If a time machine traveled to the past in real time i.e For every one second that we go forward a time machine from the future moves backward one second at a ti...

  4. Manny says:

    As usual with Ian Watson, a very uneven mixture Some of the stories are instantly forgettable, but every now and then he gets it right and produces a truly great line Marina, whose beating heart I held within my hand Thy blood like milk for me has flowed, hot as iron from a furnace

  5. Peter Dunn says:

    Almost every tale in this collection has a great science fiction premise but sadlythan half them peter out into pointless piffle There are one or two real gems of stories here though, particularly A Time Span to Conjure With.

  6. David says:

    The ideas in the collection are tremendous and even though written in the late 70s still are relevant Watson is not telling great stories though but that maybe due to the short story format I have never been a lover of the short story, particularly as I find it hard not to scan Many have enjo...

  7. Chris says:

    This is some great science fiction, if you can put it in context published in 1979 There s something for everyone here, whether you like tantric psychics exploring black holes, post apocalyptic sun chasers, a wo...

  8. Roy says:

    Worth it just for the title story , which I read and re read 3 times to get my mind round the concept, brilliant.

  9. Thomas says:

    More prose poems than stories with narrative drive China Mielville does it better.

  10. Matt Webb says:

    Collection of short stories from 1973 1978 sci fi with sex, race and ideas as strong themes.It s been a while since I ve found a new to me sci fi author that genuinely excited me this is it.