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A major tie-in to the movie based on Michael Crichton's bestseller. An old man wearing a brown robe is found wandering disoriented in the Arizona ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.000

Great read

by FrederickArehart on Aug 29, 2013

Greatly underrated book. Excellent story telling. More



by FaithBookluvr on Jan 3, 2010

In trying to write my review of this book, I find myself grasping for words. I can't even intelligently say what this book was really about. Sure, it's about Quantum time travel, and a group of archeologists studying a historical site are able to travel back to medieval times and see the site in it ... More


Time travel not too far away!

by saxunltd on Dec 10, 2009

Well, as a movie it just didn't work! But the book is lots of fun and has a good premise. The author's fascination with the 14th-century, due in no small part to renowned historian Barbara Tuchman's amazing book: "A Distant Mirror" is both what makes the "Timeline" book fun, and why the movie didn't ... More


Fanatastic adventure!!

by pamela1717 on Jul 21, 2008

Experienced this as an audiobook in the unabridged form. Awesome entertainment! The story is a perfect fusion of sci-fi and historical fiction. Chrichton does not disappoint with this one. (I have to admit I did fast forward on tape three regarding the discussion on quantum physics--it's a little ... More


Let's take a ride in a time machine.

by readersreader on Jul 13, 2008

Crichton takes about 50 pages to develop a "Quantum Teleportation" theory based on Quantum Physics, and has a company, ITC, based out on the New Mexico Desert near Gallup secretly building a time machine. The owner of ITC is a 38 year old billionaire by the name of Robert Doniger, and a history buff ... More

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