Time's Last Gift (Wold Newton Prehistory)

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Three men and a woman onboard a timeship travel from 2070 AD to 12,000 BC - a journey that could never be repeated. For the passengers, all anthropologists, it was a once-in-a-million-lifetimes expedition... a chance to study primitive man as modern man never could. But none of them was prepared for what they would discover - or for the impact of their travels in a time that had yet to come...

A novel in the Wold Newton universe, in which characters such as Sherlock Holmes, ...

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Overview

Three men and a woman onboard a timeship travel from 2070 AD to 12,000 BC - a journey that could never be repeated. For the passengers, all anthropologists, it was a once-in-a-million-lifetimes expedition... a chance to study primitive man as modern man never could. But none of them was prepared for what they would discover - or for the impact of their travels in a time that had yet to come...

A novel in the Wold Newton universe, in which characters such as Sherlock Holmes, Flash Gordon, Doc Savage, James Bond and Jack the Ripper are all mysteriously connected. 

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“"very detailed story teller" "He's got the anthropological aspects and the mechanics of time travel down pat." – She Never Slept
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780857689658
  • Publisher: Titan
  • Publication date: 6/12/2012
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 780,983
  • Product dimensions: 5.28 (w) x 7.82 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author

Philip José Farmer was a multiple award-winning science fiction writer of 75 novels. He is best known for his Wold Newton and Riverworld series. In 2001 he was awarded the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Grand Master Prize and a World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award. He passed away in 2009.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2013

    Hard to read...

    A pretty significant let down, this one. Terrible editing or none at all punctuate a story that only keeps one reading every ten pages or more, very easy to set down in between.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 25, 2014

    Don't bother.

    What a disapointment. I enjoy time travel stories and alternate realities but this is a waste of a good idea. It could have been great but the story just doesn't make you care about the characters. The first chapter pulls you in, but the rest dissapoints.

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    Posted June 23, 2013

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