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Michael Crichton's new novel opens on the threshold of the twenty-first century. It is a world of exploding advances on the frontiers of technology. Information moves instantly between two points, without wires or networks. Computers are built from single molecules. Any moment of the past can be actualized — and a group of historians can enter, literally, life in fourteenth-century

feudal France.

Imagine the risks of such a journey.

Not since Jurassic Park has Michael Crichton given us such a magnificent adventure. Here, he combines a science of the future — the emerging field of quantum technology — with the complex realities of the medieval past. In a heart-stopping narrative, Timeline carries us into a realm of unexpected suspense and danger, overturning our most basic ideas of what is possible.

About the Author

Michael Crichton was born in Chicago, in 1942. His novels include The Andromeda Strain, The Great Train Robbery, Congo, Jurassic Park, and Disclosure. He is also the creator of the television series ER.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679444817
Author:
Crichton, Michael
Publisher:
Knopf
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
France
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Technological
Subject:
Quantum Theory
Subject:
Twenty-first century
Subject:
Time travel
Subject:
Historians
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Book club ed.
Edition Description:
TRADE
Series Volume:
no. TRP-03-91-99.
Publication Date:
19991116
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9.6 x 6.58 x 2 in 1.7519 lb

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