Monday, July 23, 2007

The Best Time Travel Stories of All Time - Barry N. Malzberg

Best of All Time? I guess that is relative to who is picking. Is this a very good collection of stories? Yes, definitely, as the stories here average 3.80.

Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : The Battle of Long Island - Nancy Kress
Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : The Man Who Came Early - Poul Anderson
Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : Forever to a Hudson Bay Blanket - James TiptreeJr.
Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : Anachron - Damon Knight
Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : On the Nature of Time - Bill Pronzini and Barry N. Malzberg
Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : A Little Something for Us Tempunauts - Philip K. Dick
Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : Ripples in the Dirac Sea - Geoffrey A. Landis
Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : Hall of Mirrors - Fredric Brown
Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : 3 RMS Good View - Karen Haber
Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : Time Trap - Charles L. Harness
Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : Brooklyn Project - William Tenn
Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : Timetipping - Jack M. Dann
Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : The Chronology Protection Case - Paul Levinson
Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : Hawksbill Station - Robert Silverberg
Best Time Travel Stories of All Time : Time Travelers Never Die - Jack McDevitt


Nursing multiple realities.

4 out of 5


Yank is a Viking misfit.

4 out of 5


Youthful elderly mortal indiscretion.

4 out of 5


Time vault trouble.

3.5 out of 5


Paradox a tad Oedipal.

3 out of 5


Time to avoid own deaths.

4 out of 5


Don't let the past catch up to you.

4 out of 5


Time immortality revelation decision.

4 out of 5


Burnt by past real estate deal.

4 out of 5


Particle regeneration consumption recycling.

4 out of 5


Past alterations pseudopocryphal.

4 out of 5


Chronal spousal variation.

2.5 out of 5


Extreme quantum censorship publication falsification.

5 out of 5


The authorities have come up with an unconventional but effective way of controlling dissidents. Send them back a billion or so years into the past. A bit hard to escape from there, really.

When a new prisoner is sent back, the current top dog, an aging main with a recent serious injury has to try and hang onto his life, and work out what is up with the new guy.

3 out of 5


Paradox pyre problems.

4 out of 5




4.5 out of 5