A Shortcut in Time

By Charles Dickinson,

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Charles Dickinson's novels and short stories have won widespread acclaim for their deft characterization, humanity, and humor. Newsday described him as "a writer thoroughly in command of his art," while the Chicago Tribune wrote "he can surprise us at almost every turn."

Now Dickinson slips beyond the bounds of mundane…

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1 author picked A Shortcut in Time as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

A Shortcut in Time is a deeply personal story that really dares to get into the question of memory in time travel – in other words, the time traveler remembers people he loved, but these people do not remember him once the time stream is altered.

The author was bold enough to go beyond the “safe” and dig into the personal dangers of time travel. I also love the element of “reluctant” time travel this book explores. 

From James' list on thought-provoking time travel.

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