Time Odyssey
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  • 1
    Time's Eye: Time Odyssey, Book 1 | Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter

    Time's Eye: Time Odyssey, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter
    • Narrated By John Lee
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    Overall
    (189)
    Performance
    (103)
    Story
    (102)

    For eons, Earth has been under observation by the Firstborn, beings almost as old as the universe itself. The Firstborn are unknown to humankind - until they act. In an instant, Earth is carved up and reassembled like a huge jigsaw puzzle. Suddenly the planet and every living thing on it no longer exist in a single timeline.

    Didn't quite make it

    This book operates at two levels. One is the concept of an Earth divided up and reassembled from pieces from different times. What manner of advanced ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 01 February 2011 by Chris (Ellon, United Kingdom)
  • 2
    Sunstorm: Time Odyssey, Book 2 | Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter

    Sunstorm: Time Odyssey, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter
    • Narrated By John Lee
    Overall
    (141)
    Performance
    (80)
    Story
    (79)

    Returned to the Earth of 2037 by the Firstborn, mysterious beings of almost limitless technological prowess, Bisesa Dutt is haunted by the memories of her five years spent on the strange alternate Earth called Mir, a jigsaw-puzzle world made up of lands and people cut out of different eras of Earth's history.

    Top stuff

    A very fine story but the first book is required reading albeit there is no direct connection and they can stand alone.This is very Stephen Baxter ! E..Show More »

    Reviewed on 09 September 2008 by Nick (LondonUnited Kingdom)
  • 3
    Firstborn: Time Odyssey, Book 3 | Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter

    Firstborn: Time Odyssey, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter
    • Narrated By John Lee
    Overall
    (122)
    Performance
    (68)
    Story
    (68)

    Twenty-seven years later, the Firstborn are back. This time, they have sent a "quantum bomb" speeding toward Earth, a device that human scientists can barely comprehend, let alone stop or destroy. But when shocking new insights emerge about the nature of the Firstborn and their plans, an unexpected ally appears from light-years away.

    A very good tale!

    Referring to Stuart's comments above I concur entirely. Excellent storyline following on from the first two books. The death of Clarke recently should..Show More »

    Reviewed on 17 September 2008 by Nick (LondonUnited Kingdom)