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In War Times

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In War Times

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Kathleen Ann Goonan
publisher:
Tor Books
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, Fiction

We gave it a B-

A brilliant scientist seduces a WWII soldier, giving him the plans to a device that could eradicate mankind’s predilection for conflict in Kathleen Ann Goonan’s In War Times.

For Fans of…
Dick’s Man in the High Castle; Quantum Leap.

Bottom Line
Goonan weaves experimental jazz, particle physics, and biochemistry into a compelling adventure through alternate universes. But her interdisciplinary mystery unravels as theory gives way to sentimentality and antiwar hokum.