Synopses & Reviews
Take a pair of time-hopping con artists looking for their next mark. Add a naive and increadibly rich young scientist waiting to be fleeced. Stir together in the volatile political atmosphere of Roman-occupied Jerusalem at the time of the Crucifixion. The result: a wickedly entertaining blend of screwball comedy and biting social satire from one of science fiction's most honored authors.
Dr. Vannice is young and very, very rich. Returning from the Cretaceous period with a living baby dinosaur, he encounters two con artists who are working across time--and they know an opportunity when they see it! "The most deft, most entertaining, and politically savvy time-travel novel of the '90s".--"The Washington Post".
About the Author
John Kessel lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.