|Submitted by SHARVEY |
(Jan 22, 2010)
I had just finished reading Philip Pulman's "His Dark Materials" when I dicovered, on the Net, the reviews of "The Traveler".
I was impressed. Sufficiently impressed, to do the three mile walk, to the only branch, of our local librairies, which had a copy on its shelves. The book has proved to be worth the long walk.
After the six mile walk, three miles to the library, and three mile home, I settled down to read the book. It was diificult to put down.
Now, in the 91st year, of my long life, I look back on the steady loss, over the years, of our privacy. It was good to read, in what is a rather unusual book, from an author who clearly points out these losses.
As for the story I can only say read it.
Although it touches on Quantum Theory, I do not think it can be described as Science Fiction, The book is much more than that
As a long time traveller,over much of our world, I was astonished at the, American author's intimate knowledge of London, Prague, and the American cities portrayed