!!> Reading ➵ Finity ➭ Author John Barnes – Rvtrek.info

Finity On re reading in 2012, I liked it better The ending is still poor it s very abrupt and not satisfying But most of the story is enjoyable enough.Originally published on my blog here in May 2001.John Barnes has written several novels about culture clashes most recently A Million Open Doors this paranoid alternative universe novel is almostof the same Finity is a science fiction thriller investigation of sabotage at a huge company turns up evidence that a large number of alternate ve On re reading in 2012, I liked it better The ending is still poor it s very abrupt and not satisfying But most of the story is enjoyable enough.Originally published on my blog here in May 2001.John Barnes has written several novels about culture clashes most recently A Million Open Doors this paranoid alternative universe novel is almostof the same Finity is a science fiction thriller investigation of sabotage at a huge company turns up evidence that a large number of alternate versions of reality are beginning to collide Colleagues no longer share the same idea of history, or even of recent events In addition, something has happened to the USA, or its equivalent in ev I found this book to be rather intriguing up front an alternate history were Hitler won World War II in which the United States has begun to vanish from humanity s collective memory but was ultimately disappointed by the novel s conclusions While the novel s Lyle Peripart is an average astronomer, an American ex pat living in New Zealand and making a pretty good go of it, in a world where the Nazis won WW2 and Twelve Reichs divide the globe He s got a steady relationship, a nice house, and a talking suborbital rocketship When he accepts a new job with a mysterious industrial tycoon his life gets seriously weird He starts running into a Gestapo agent, his fiance is a gun slinging international assassin rather than a history professor, and there ar Lyle Peripart is an average astronomer, an American ex pat living in New Zealand and making a pretty good go of it, in a world where the Nazis won WW2 and Twelve Reichs divide the globe He s got a steady relationship, a nice house, and a talking suborbital rocketship When he accepts a new job with a mysterious industrial tycoon his life gets seriously weird He starts running into a Gestapo agent, his fiance is a gun slinging international assassin rather than a history professor, and there are gaps in what Lyle can say and think worlds an Lyle Peripart s world is coming apart Up to just a few days ago he was an obscure professor, quietly unenthusiastic about the Reichs that have dominated the world since the Axis victory over a century ago but not looking for a fight with anyone.Then Lyle was recruited for private industry by the mysterious industrialist Geoffrey Iphwin and everything stopped making sense.His mild mannered fianc e turns out to be a gun toting weapons expert who grew up in a world in which America surrendere Lyle Peripart s world is coming apart Up to just a few days ago he was an obscure professor, quietly unenthusiastic about the Reichs that have dominated the world since the Axis victory over a century ago but not looking for a fight with anyone.Then Lyle was recruited for private industry by the mysterious industrialist Geoffrey Iphwin and everything stopped making sense.His mild mannered fianc e turns out to be a gun toting weapons expert who grew up in a world in which America surrendered to the USSR i Interesting ideas, but all of the explanations and conclusions were very unsatisfying. It was a little confusing the first 100 pages in, but once I grasped the science behind it all, I was happy to keep reading I ve read and enjoyed Barnes before, but I don t think I ve enjoyed any of his works this much He used well Rescued this book from a library book sale it now has a forever home on my sci fi book case I ve read others by Barnes, so I was curious to see his version of the Happy Ending The beginning was rather short, perhaps to show how quick it all happened It was difficult to like Lyle in the beginning However, the premise of the story was interesting why does no one have any current memories of America Take one rich, crazy genius, gather a few random people with random skills, mix well with qu Rescued this book from a library book sale it now has a forever home on my sci fi book case I ve read others by Barnes, so I was curious to see his version of the Happy Ending The beginning was rather short, perhaps to show how quick it all happened It was difficult to like Lyle in the beginning However, th Finity was an interesting book to read The premise isn t new alternate worlds and histories I mean Philip K Dick has the market cornered on that But Barnes seems to take a fresh approach to this and I couldn t put the book down I enjoyed it quite a bit.As the Goodreads description blurb reads, A professor living in Auckland in a Reich dominated world is recruited for private industry by a mysterious industrialist Whenever he and his friends try to even think about the United States, it Finity was an interesting book to read The premise isn t new alternate worlds and histories I mean Philip K Dick has the market cornered on that But Barnes seems to take a fresh approach to this and I couldn t put the book down I enjoyed it quite a bit.As the Goodreads description blurb reads, A professor living in Auckland in a Reich dominated world is recruited for private industry by a mysterious industrialist Whenever he and his friends try to even think about the United States, it seems s I usually like John Barnes work, but this novel didn t work for me, in spite of the fact that I liked the basic scenario of the world that the main character lives in and finds to be normal turning out to be muchbizarre than he could imagine andbizarre than is apparent to the readers, who know that in reality, Germany did not win WWII One characteristic moment that pulled me out of the novel was the moment when one of the characters reminds another character that discussions of o I usually like John Barnes work, but this novel didn t work for me, in spite of the fact that I liked the basic scenario of the world that the main character lives in and finds to be normal turning out to be muchbizarre than he could imagine andbizarre than i Professor Lyle Peripart S World Makes Perfect Sense, Until He Is Recruited By An Odd Industrialist And Begins To See Evidence Of Alternative Universes All Around Him, Including One In Which The United States Surrendered To The USSR Back In The 1970s.


About the Author: John Barnes

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Finity book, this is one of the most wanted John Barnes author readers around the world.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *