Replay

Replay Jeff Winston Was 43 And Trapped In A Tepid Marriage And A Dead End Job, Waiting For That Time When He Could Be Truly Happy, When He Died.And When He Woke And He Was 18 Again, With All His Memories Of The Next 25 Years Intact He Could Live His Life Again, Avoiding The Mistakes, Making Money From His Knowledge Of The Future, Seeking Happiness.Until He Dies At 43 And Wakes Up Back In College Again To see a world in a grain of sandAnd a heaven in a wild flower,Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,And eternity in an hour.Every night and every mornSome to misery are born,Every morn and every nightSome are born to sweet delight.Some are born to sweet delight,Some are born to endless night.God appears, and God is light,To those poor souls who dwell in night But does a human form displayTo those who dwell in realms of day.All poetic excerpts in this review are from Auguries of Innocence by W To see a world in a grain of sandAnd a heaven in a wild flower,Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,And eternity in an hour.Every night
This book crushed me It sparked such a deep feeling of loss and regret in me Made me examine my own life, my own decisions, missteps and regrets and wasted time and opportunities Life is short, and this book will remind you of that It will remind you of lost loves and what could have been It will remind you that life should be lived to the fullest, that you sho
I had very high expectations for this 1988 World Fantasy award winner The main character, 43 year old Jeff Winston has a heart attack and dies, only to wake up in his college dorm room 25 years earlier with his current memories intact He replays his life several times throughout the book trying to correct the mistakes of his previous lives After the
The horse race was good.I expect that I am just brimful of wealthy self centered mediocre individuals undeservedly basking in privilege and power But, all that irksome name dropping worn thin I get it There s a disproportionate lack of insignificant villagers in the past lives of people who claim to remember them Nobody wants to be part of the three serf families that the Rostov s neighbor traded for a dog.When I m disengaged and uninterested in the story, it s awfully easy to find low hangi The horse race was good.I expect that I am just brimful of wealthy self centered mediocre individuals undeservedly basking in privilege and power But, all that irksome name dropping worn thin I get it There s a dispr
5.0 stars I did not go into this book with high expectations, despite the numerous awards this book was nominated for and won Well I just finished it and I ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT Calling it the best time travel novel ever does not adequately explain the emotional depth of the novel This was an incredibly well written, extremely well plotted novel that is at times both gut wrenching and uplifting HIGHEST POSSIBLE RECOMMENDATION Nominee Arthur C Clarke Award for Best Science Fiction Nove 5.0 stars I did not go into this book with high expectations, despite the numerous awards this book was nominated for and won Well I just finished it and I ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT Calling it the best time travel novel ever does not adequately explain the emotional depth of the novel This was an incredibly well written, extremely well plotted novel that is at times both gut wrenching and uplift
There was a period of time where I made myself think through what I wanted, realistically, and how to achieve them, ultimately Were you one of those kids who wanted to set the world on fire and initiate changes for the better, if not for fame then for purpose I was saddened by how scaled back my plans became once I was a bit ground down by circumstances Then I set it all aside and half numbly addr
I m a total sucker for time travel novels, and Replay is a dam clever one filled with unexpected twists and traumatic experiences.After a fatal heart attack at age 43, Jeff Winston wakes up baffled to learn he is not dead, but a young college student again back in 1963,no spoiler hereand as he begins to relive his life over and over and over again, he becomes a bitprepared and curious each time Wanting to know the cause of this unusual phenomena, he finally stumbles across an interest I m a total sucker for time travel novels, and Replay is a dam clever one filled with unexpected twists and traumatic experiences.After a fatal heart attack at age 43, Jeff Winston wakes up baffled to learn he is not dead, but a young college student again back in 1963,no spoiler hereand as he begins to relive his life over and over and over again, he becomes a bitprepared and curious each time Wanting to know the cause of this unusual phenomena, he finally stumb
I m not sure how to review this book but I know it will stay with me for a long time With a setup that recalls Groundhog Day and Back to the Future II a middle aged man, Jeff, relives his life from age 18 to his death at 43 over and over, able to change things each time but never escaping the loop going back in time gives him a chance to make a fortune betting on horse races , Replay promises to be a fun sci fi wish fulfillment story, but winds up something else entirely, a wistful meditation on the relentless passage of time and the regrets we all carry about the choices we With a setup that recalls Groundhog Day and Back to the Future II a middle aged man, Jeff, relives his life from age 18 to his death at 43 over and over, able to change things each time but never escaping the loop going back in time gives him a chance to make a fortune betting on horse races , Replay promises to be a fun sci fi wish fulfillment story, but winds up something else entirely, a wistful meditation on the relentless passage of time and the regrets we all carry about the choices we didn t make and the risks we didn t take.Don t go into this looking for a hard SF exploration of how or why Jeff is time
I read this book for a book club I m in, and it surprised me that I hadn t heard about it before I bought the book and I read it and I wanted to like it There had been a lot of hype when it came out in 1986 and won the World Fantasy Award of 1988 I like fantasy I write fantasy But I don t think this book is actually real fantasy I don t think it s science fiction either I think it is a failed attempt to write a story where a human being finds redemption through an unusual method I feel i I read this book for a book club I m in, and it surprised me that I hadn t heard

[BOOKS] ✪ Replay  ✴ Ken Grimwood – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 311 pages
  • Replay
  • Ken Grimwood
  • English
  • 06 August 2019
  • 068816112X