From Time to Time (Time, #2)

From Time to Time (Time, #2) The New York Times Bestseller Jack Finney S Long Awaited Sequel To His Classic Illustrated Novel Time And Again Simon Morley, Whose Logic Defying Trip To The New York City Of The 1880s In Time And Again Has Enchanted Readers For Twenty Five Years, Embarks On Another Trip Across The Borders Of Time This Time Reuben Prien At The Secret, Government Sponsored Project Wants Si To Leave His Home In The 1880s And Visit New York In 1912 Si S Mission To Protect A Man Who Is Traveling Across The Atlantic With Vital Documents That Could Avert World War I So One Fateful Day In 1912, Si Finds Himself Aboard The World S Most Famous Shipthe Titanic. While it is clear, at least to me, that the characters wrote the book Time and Again, sadly, the sequel did not live up to the magic and wonder of the first book The good news is that this was a relatively short book and it fulfilled not only the monthly tag, it gave me a chance to read a sequel to a book I enjoyed a lot.Now the bad news I m not sure if it was Jack Finney s editor who had the idea to put out a sequel twenty five years later or Jack himself that loved the time period and wanted While it is clear, at least to me, that the characters wrote the book Time and Again, sadly, the sequel did not live up to the magic and wonder of the first book The good news is that this was a relatively short book and it fulfilled not only the monthly tag, it gave me a c
From Time to Time is an uneven and disappointing sequel to the tremendous novel Time and Again As a book, it isn t awful, but in comparison it is an outright flop because it never really delivers on its promises Simon Morley is a time traveler He worked on a secret government project in modern times which in the first novel was the 1970s which experimented with time travel, and Simon was successful in traveling to the late 1800s He met a woman and decided to stay there, so we find Simon wi From Time to Time is an uneven and disappointing sequel to the tremendous novel Time and Again As a book, it isn t awful, but in comparison it is an outright flop because it never really delivers on its promises Simon Morley is a time traveler He worked on a secret government project in modern times which in the first novel was the 1970s which experimented with time travel, and Simon was successful in traveling to the late 1800s He met a woman and decided to stay there, so we find Simon with his wife and new son living in a by gone era He has acted in a way to prevent the birth of one of the project s founders, and in doing so breaking the gateway to return home This is when things start to get confusin
I was a little apprehensive about reading this sequel to Time and Again because I loved the way that book ended and I didn t want anything to change for Si Morley What I found in this book is the same wonderful detailed descriptive writing and that I was lured into another time in New York City Finney definitely had a way of making you see exactly what Si was seeing and what he was feeling.Si returns to his present day in the 1990 s from the time and place he has made home for the last four y I was a little apprehensive about reading this sequel to Time and Again because I loved the way that book ended and I didn t want anything to change for Si Morley What I found in this book is the same wonderful detailed descriptive writing and that I was lured into another time in New York City Finney definitely had a way of making you see exactly what Si was seeing and what he was feeling.Si
A very disappointing sequel gone was the charm of Time and Again You get the impression Finney was pressured by his publisher to write a sequel twenty five years later but had no idea where to go with it I liked Si a lot le
Ah, the good old days without all that nasty feminism Of course it s better to live a hundred years ago, when there wasn t pollution except from all the fires and the horse poop, and when pregnancy was quite likely to kill the girl of your dreams, if some other disease for which she s never bee
A semi great time travel novel, Time and Again, was followed up with this certifiably one of the worst books I have ever read The action begins with Ruben Prien recovering memories of the time travel project he was working on, a project that disappeared when Si Morley changed history at the end of Time and Again Prien finds another person who had time traveled successfully the traveler goes back to 1882 and stops Simon from stopping the creator of the project from being born Are you with me A semi great time travel novel, Time and Again, was followed up with this certifiably one of the worst books I have ever read The action begins with Ruben Prien recovering memories of the time travel project he was working on, a project that disappeared when Si Morley changed history at the end of Time and Again Prien finds another person who had time traveled successfully the traveler goes back to 1882 and stops Simon from stopping the creator of the project from being born Are you with me A concerned Simon goes back to the present 1975 in the book to see what shenanigans Ruben and the boys are up to The novel heads downhill from there Ruben recruits him to stop World War I from ever occurring And how does he do this He has him go back to 1912 to stalk Z
No one loves Jack Finneythan I do I read Time and Again so many times I can still visualize the snow and the cold and the Dakota when the hero goes back to 1880s New Yorkbut I digress Here we are discussing Mr Finney s follow up to his extraordinary novel called From Time to Time Let me say this up front The only reason I didn t give the book five stars is because I expectedof the Titanic and the grand ship doesn t show up until page 279 From then on, we re at the races unti No one loves Jack Finneythan I do I read Time and Again so many times I can still visualize the snow and the cold and the Dakota when the hero goes back to 1880s New Yorkbut I digress Here we are discussing Mr Finney s follow up to his extraordinary novel called From Time to Time Let me say this up front The only reason I didn t give the book five stars is because I expectedof the Titanic and the grand ship doesn t show up until page 279 From then on, we re at the races until that fateful moment when the ship fou
In reading the acknowledgements in 11 22 63 Stephen King thanks Jack Finney for his time travel novel Time and Again That reminded me that I had never got around to reading the sequel. Ugh It was not very good I wish Jack would have stopped at Simon Morley s first time traveling adventure which is a classic Inconsistent is the only way I can describe this book Some things were barely mentioned yet vaudeville which isn t even that crucial to the story receives the attention of many many pag In reading the acknowledgements in 11 22 63 Stephen King thanks Jack Finney for his time travel novel Time and Again That reminded me that I had never g
I was a big fan of Finney s Time and Again but I was hesitant to read the sequel because I didn t see a good reason why there needed to be one Time and Again had a nice tidy conclusion that I found to be both unexpected and satisfying I didn t want it to be ruined by a sequel that was written many years later.However, much like with Time and
What a shockingly bad book This book s prequel, Time and Again, is a kind of masterpiece of science fiction, mainly because it effectively communicates the wonder at the thought of stepping back in time and how a real human being might react to such an event This book, on the other hand, is plodding and dull Where Finney tried to insert historical set

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  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • From Time to Time (Time, #2)
  • Jack Finney
  • English
  • 08 September 2017
  • 0684818442