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The Walls of the Universe

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Publisher Comments:

John Rayburn thought all of his problems were the mundane ones of an Ohio farm boy in his last year in high school. Then his doppelgänger appeared, tempted him with a device that let him travel across worlds, and stole his life from him. John soon finds himself caroming through universes, and, when the device breaks, unable to return home. John settles in a new universe to unravel the machines secrets and fix it.

Meanwhile, his doppelgänger tries to exploit the commercial technology hes stolen from other Earths: the Rubiks Cube! Johns attempts to lie low in his new universe backfire when he inadvertently introduces pinball. It becomes a huge success. Both actions draw the notice of other, more dangerous travelers, who are exploiting worlds for ominous purposes. Fast-paced and exciting, this is SF adventure at its best from a rising star.

Synopsis:

John Rayburn discovers many universes to visit, many versions of himself—and many dangers.

Synopsis:

John Rayburn discovers many universes to visit, many versions of himself--and many dangers.

Synopsis:

"An adventure with both brains and heart… With imagination and sympathy, Melko makes the journey genuinely exciting and leaves plenty of room for future exploits."

—Publishers Weekly, starred review

Synopsis:

John Rayburn thought all of his problems were the mundane ones of an Ohio farm boy in his last year in high school. Then his doppelgänger appeared, tempted him with a device that let him travel across worlds, and stole his life from him. John soon finds himself caroming through universes, unable to return home—the device is broken. John settles in a new universe to unravel its secrets and fix it.

Meanwhile, his doppelgänger tries to exploit the commercial technology hes stolen from other Earths: the Rubiks Cube! Johns attempts to lie low in his new universe backfire when he inadvertently introduces pinball. It becomes a huge success. Both actions draw the notice of other, more dangerous travelers, who are exploiting worlds for ominous purposes. Fast-paced and exciting, this is SF adventure at its best from a rising star.

About the Author

PAUL MELKO lives in Ohio.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780765319975
Publisher:
Tor Science Fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Author:
Melko, Paul
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Doppelgèangers.
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20120522
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.46 x 5.95 x 1.325 in

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The Walls of the Universe
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Product details 400 pages Tom Doherty Associates - English 9780765319975 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
John Rayburn discovers many universes to visit, many versions of himself—and many dangers.
"Synopsis" by , John Rayburn discovers many universes to visit, many versions of himself--and many dangers.
"Synopsis" by ,
"An adventure with both brains and heart… With imagination and sympathy, Melko makes the journey genuinely exciting and leaves plenty of room for future exploits."

—Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Synopsis" by ,

John Rayburn thought all of his problems were the mundane ones of an Ohio farm boy in his last year in high school. Then his doppelgänger appeared, tempted him with a device that let him travel across worlds, and stole his life from him. John soon finds himself caroming through universes, unable to return home—the device is broken. John settles in a new universe to unravel its secrets and fix it.

Meanwhile, his doppelgänger tries to exploit the commercial technology hes stolen from other Earths: the Rubiks Cube! Johns attempts to lie low in his new universe backfire when he inadvertently introduces pinball. It becomes a huge success. Both actions draw the notice of other, more dangerous travelers, who are exploiting worlds for ominous purposes. Fast-paced and exciting, this is SF adventure at its best from a rising star.

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