A Bridge of Years by Robert Charles Wilson

By Robert Charles Wilson

Tom iciness idea the secluded cottage within the Pacific Northwest will be the ideal refuge—a position to nurse the injuries of misplaced love and happiness. yet Tom quickly discovers that his refuge is the portal of a tunnel via time. At one finish is the current. on the different end—New York urban, 1963.

His trip again to the early Sixties turns out to provide him the opportunity to begin over in an easier, more secure international. yet he unearths that the tunnel holds a chance some distance more than whatever he left in the back of: a human killing laptop escaped from a bleak and brutal destiny, who will do something to guard the key passage that he idea was once his on my own. to maintain his worlds, previous and current, Tom iciness needs to face the terrors of an unknown global to come.

From Robert Charles Wilson, the Hugo Award-winning writer of Spin, A Bridge of Years is a vintage technology fiction tale of time-travel and human transformation.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Bridge of Years PDF

Best science fiction books

Zwischen den Sternen

Die Rückkehr in die Welt von "Krieg der Klone". In ferner Zukunft wird der interstellare Krieg gegen Alien-Invasionen mit scheinbar bizarren Mitteln geführt: Für die Verteidigung der Kolonien weit draußen im All werden nur alte Menschen rekrutiert. Menschen wie John Perry, der mit seventy five noch einmal einen neuen Anfang machen will und bald das wohlgehütete Geheimnis erfährt: Der Krieg der Zukunft wird mit Klonen ausgetragen - und es ist ein Krieg, dem sich niemand entziehen kann, auch nicht Perrys Tochter Zoe…

Doctor Who: Ghosts of India (Doctor Who Series, Book 27)

India in 1947 is a rustic within the grip of chaos -- a rustic torn aside through inner strife. whilst the medical professional and Donna arrive in Calcutta, they're immediately swept up in violent occasions. slightly escaping with their lives, they realize that town is rife with stories of 'half-made men', who roam the streets at evening and scouse borrow humans away.

The Dark Lady

She was once outdated whilst the Earth used to be younger. She has no identify, no earlier, no destiny. She wears merely black, and notwithstanding she has been noticeable via many males, she has been recognized by way of just a certain handful of them. You’ll see her – in case you see her in any respect – simply after you’ve taken your final breath.

Lights Out

Lighting Out chronicles the demanding situations of Mark “Karate Man” Turner while the lighting exit over lots of the unfastened international. He needs to locate in himself the power to unite his family members, pals, and pals if any of them are to outlive the cruel truth that way of life turns into whilst the veneer of civilization is stripped away.

Extra resources for A Bridge of Years

Sample text

2. Teenage girls—Fiction. 3. Implants, Artificial—Fiction. 4. World Wide Web—Fiction. 5. Artificial intelligence—Fiction. 6. Friendship—Fiction. 7. Administrative agencies—Fiction. 8. National security—Fiction. I. Title. II. Title: Watch. com For JAMES ALAN GARDNER Who Explained Teleology to the World at Large acknowledgments Huge thanks to my lovely wife Carolyn Clink; to Ginjer Buchanan at Penguin Group (USA)’s Ace imprint in New York; to Adrienne Kerr and Nicole Winstanley at Penguin Group (Canada) in Toronto; and to Malcolm Edwards and Simon Spanton at the Orion Publishing Group in London.

Back, she typed into the IM window. The reply was instantaneous: Salutations. Caitlin left the speakers off and used her Braille display to read the text while simultaneously looking at it in the chat window. She was struggling to read visually; she’d played with wooden cutouts of letters as a kid, but to actually recognize by sight a B or an H or a g or that blerking q that she was always mixing up with p was a pain in the ass. What did you do while I was away? she asked. You weren’t away, Webmind replied.

He scrolled the IM window back so she could see the first of the four exchanges he’d just had with Webmind. But she couldn’t read the first one. Not because the text was small or in an odd font, though. She went through it, character by character, trying, really trying, to make sense of it, but— Y-o-u . . yes, that was easy. But it was followed by m-s-u-t,which wasn’t even a word, for crying out loud, and then it was r-s-e-p,and more. “I can’t read it,” she said in frustration. Her dad actually smiled.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.89 of 5 – based on 23 votes