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The Big Time: A Short Science Fiction Novel about Time Travel
     

The Big Time: A Short Science Fiction Novel about Time Travel

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by Fritz Leiber
 

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"The Big Time" is a short science fiction novel by Fritz Leiber. It won the Hugo Award in 1958. The Big Time is a vast, cosmic back story, hidden behind a claustrophobic front story with only a few characters. The storyline involves two factions which both have time travel who are at war with each other. Their method of battle involves changing the outcome of events

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"The Big Time" is a short science fiction novel by Fritz Leiber. It won the Hugo Award in 1958. The Big Time is a vast, cosmic back story, hidden behind a claustrophobic front story with only a few characters. The storyline involves two factions which both have time travel who are at war with each other. Their method of battle involves changing the outcome of events throughout history. The action of the story takes place at a rest and relaxation base between the changing time lanes. The plot takes the form of a locked room mystery. "The Big Time" was originally published in two parts in Galaxy Science Fiction Magazine's March and April 1958 issues. It has many subsequent reprints in book form. It is a pleasure to publish this new, high quality, and affordable edition.

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ISBN-13:
9781452857398
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
05/22/2010
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

Meet the Author

Fritz Leiber (1910-1992) was an American author, actor, and chess expert. He wrote primarily in the genres of horror, science fiction, and fantasy. He is best remembered for his fantasy series Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser which is credited with originating the Sword and Sorcery genre. In 1958 his book The Big Time won the Hugo Award for best novel, which he would go on to win again in 1964 withThe Wanderer. He was posthumously inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 2001.

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