Out of Time: 2nd edition

Out of Time: 2nd edition

by Cliff Ball

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781453896969
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/16/2010
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.21(d)

About the Author

Cliff Ball lives in Texas, is the author of nine novels and three short stories so far. Visit his site at cliffball.net

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Out of Time: 2nd Edition 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Dawson59 More than 1 year ago
Yes we are. The main problem with this story is the amount of history Mr. Ball tries to cover in a very short convoluted time frame. I believe it would have been much better to cut about 30% of the historical references out and stick with a fluid story. As it is, the reader is propelled from 1600 to 2157then back to 1865 to 1941 to 2001 and back to 2157 in 30,000 words. Talk about a monumental undertaking! And that is the problem. Along with that, because one is trying to cover so much in so little time, discrepancies surfaced with some of the historical references: 1) Joseph Goebbels was not the head of the Gestapo. That would be Heinrich Himmler.  2) There’s a reference to “before Denmark is completely occupied by Germany. Denmark fell in a day. I believe the author was referring to Holland.  Honestly, this book could easily have been, if not one, two additional works. Perhaps the appeal would have been there.   I recognize the time and effort Mr. Ball into this work, but as it stands, three stars.