Time and Again (Time, #1)

Time and Again (Time, #1) One Of The Most Beloved Tales Of Our Time Science Fiction, Mystery, A Passionate Love Story, And A Detailed History Of Old New York Blend Together In Jack Finney S Spellbinding Story Of A Young Man Enlisted In A Secret Government Experiment Transported From The Mid Twentieth Century To New York City In The Year 1882, Si Morley Walks The Fashionable Ladies Mile Of Broadway, Is Enchanted By The Jingling Sleigh Bells In Central Park, And Solves A 20th Century Mystery By Discovering Its 19th Century Roots Falling In Love With A Beautiful Young Woman, He Ultimately Finds Himself Forced To Choose Between His Lives In The Present And The Past A Story That Will Remain In The Listener S Memory, Time And Again Is A Remarkable Blending Of The Troubled Present And A Nostalgic Past, Made Vivid And Extraordinarily Moving By The Images Of A Time That Wasand Perhaps Still Is. The next stop in my time travel marathon November being Science Fiction Month and by far the best yet is Time and Again, a little known but much loved 1970 novel by Jack Finney that handles a fantastic premise a government project sends a man eighty eight years into New York City s past withimagination, sensuality and logic than any time travel story I ve read This is a wonderful book that has just become one of my favorites.Simon Morley, known as Si , is twenty eight years old, The next stop in my time travel marathon November being Science Fiction Month and by far the best yet is Time and Again, a little known but much loved 1970 novel by Jack Finney that handles a fantastic premise a government project sends a man eighty eight years into New York City s past withimagination, sensuality and logic than any time travel story I ve read This is a wonderful book that has just become one of my favorites.Simon Morley, known as Si , is twenty eight years old, an art student from Buffalo
When I read a time travel story, I try not to dwell on how the character got to this other time and place It just doesn t pay because then I start asking questions for which there is no realistic answer So for me it has to be about the destination, what I find there, what happens there, what it means for the character in his or her present day.And oh what we find there in New York City in 1882 Beautiful buildings some of which are still standing in Si Morley s present day New York of 1970, in When I read a time travel story, I try not to dwell on how the character got to this other time and place It just doesn t pay because then I start asking questions for which there is no realistic answer So for me it has to be about the destination, what I find there, what happens there, what it means for the character in his or her present day.And oh what we find there in New York City in 1882 Beautiful buildings some of which are still standing in Si Morl
I thourghly enjoyed this book I love historical fiction, time travel, adventure, and a little romance It makes a perfect combination Add the wonderful imagination of Jack Finney and you have a literary treat The concept of time travel in this story is so natural and realistic that it becomes almost beliveable, it only requires imagination, the right setting, and faith My favorite thing about the novel though was the imagery created of 1882 New York City I can see why New Yorkers love this I thourghly enjoyed this book I love historical fiction, time travel, adventure, and a little romance It makes
It was an ordinary day, a Friday, twenty minutes till lunchtime, five hours till quitting time and the weekend, ten months till vacation, thirty seven years till retirement Then the phone rang Simon Morley is a graphic artist in New York around 1970, caught in a boring job doing advertisement drawings for moderate pay He is just about ready for an adventure, anything to escape his predictable and unappealing current lifestyle The mystery caller offers him the opportunity of a lifetime toIt was an ordinary day, a Friday, twenty minutes till lunchtime, five hours till quitting time and the weekend, ten months till vacation, thirty seven years till retirement Then the phone rang Simon Morley is a graphic artist in New York around 1970, caught in a boring job doing advertisement drawings for moderate pay He is just about ready for an adventure, anything to escape his predictable and unappealing current lifestyle The mystery caller offers him the opportunity of a lifetime to travel back in time and witness history in the making It seems Simon has the right temperament and psychological profile to take part in a secret government project that can send
I went into this one with very high expectations from all its rave reviews but came out with a middle of the road opinion It was a pleasant enough read but I could not find the spark that would have made it a top class one.I am a sucker for a good time travel experience but was not impressed with the method of travel used in Time and Again However it served its purpose and we travelled to New York in 1882 I am pretty sure that you need to be acquainted with that city in order to really apprec I went into this one with very high expectations from all its rave reviews but came out with a middle of the road opinion It was a pleasant enough read but I could not find the spark that would have made it a top class one.I am a sucker for a good time travel experience but was not impressed with the method of travel used in Time and Again However it served its purpose and we travelled to New York in 1882 I am pretty sure that
I m doing the rounds of time travel novels I ve read a few and here s my quick and dirty order, so far 1 11 22 63 Stephen King2 Man in the Empty Suit Sean Ferrell3 The Time Traveller s Wife Audrey Niffenegger4 Time and Again Jack FinneySo this one is in last place Well, last of a list of four of my favourite books I love the options time travel opens up and each of the above does a brilliant job of exploiting that The only reason this doesn t t climb higher in the list is that I I m doing the rounds of time travel novels I ve read a few and here s my quick and dirty order, so far 1 11 22 63 Stephen King2 Man in the Empty Suit Sean Ferrell3 The Time Traveller s Wife Audrey Niffenegger4 Time and Again Jack FinneySo this one is in last place Well, last of a list of four of my favourite books I love the options time travel opens up and ea
If Simon Morley, protagonist of Finney s Time and Again, had any real personality beyond his nickname being Si, perhaps the book s loose ends and rough edges would have distracted less But he is neither a complex and interesting original nor a heavy handed archetype He sof a blank slate onto which we might project ourselves, the first person writing tone that of an amateur blogger who is trying his hand at a journalistic account of a very exciting place No matter the topic, if the wri If Simon Morley, protagonist of Finney s Time and Again, had any real pe
If you like mystery, action and intrigue with a bit of romance and VERY DESCRIPTIVE details of the people, architecture and life in 1880 s New York, you will like this book Interesting method of time travel.I was glad I happened to purchase the illustrated version of the book as the old photo s and sketches added to my enjo
I m not sure what happened with this time travel tale, where a man travels back to NYC in the late 1800 s and gets involved in the lives of some people in a boarding house in that era, except that it got just a little slow for me about 1 2 or 2 3 through So I skimmed the rest and read the ending my husband HATES it when I do that , and kind of lost interest I keep meaning to get back to it but it s never happened, and it s been at least a year This reminds me quite strongly of Miss Peregrine I m not sure what happened with this time travel tale, where a man travels back to NYC in the late 1800 s and gets involved in the lives of some people in a boarding house in that era, except that it got just a little slow for me about 1 2 or 2 3 through So I skimmed the rest and read the ending my husband HATES it when I do that , and kind of lost interest I keep meaning to get back to it but it s never happened, and it s been at least a year This reminds me quite strongly
I had been casually looking for this book for years after a friend English Lit instructor at Dixie College recommended it to me I finally found in my local Deseret Industries, a definite treasure This is a wonderfully gentle book about a New York man who travels back through time to the 19th century It is a lovely blend of science fiction, historical fiction, and romance and I heartily recommend it I am strangely taken by the Victorian era, especially Victorian New York City and this book ma I had been casually looking for this book for years

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  • Paperback
  • 399 pages
  • Time and Again (Time, #1)
  • Jack Finney
  • English
  • 10 June 2019
  • 0575073608