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Berlioz and His Century: An Introduction to the Age of Romanticism gLyle Peripart is reasonably content with his uiet life as an expatriate American academic in New Zealand a pleasant backwater in a world ruled by the Twelve Reichs Until he accepts a plum job offer from a billionaire industrialist and he s roughed up by the Gestapo in Surabaya shot at in Saigon and comes home to a smoking crater where his house used to be Then thingset really weird Experienced SF readers will have little doubt as to what s happening the Many Worlds hypothesis has been weird Experienced SF readers will have little doubt as to what s happening the Many Worlds hypothesis has been fertile SF breeding round for uite some time but as always the enius is in the details In Finity we Atlantic Double-Cross: American Literature and British Influence in the Age of Emerson get suchoodies as robot taxicabs with easily hurt feelings Finity we Awakening Spaces: French Caribbean Popular Songs, Music, and Culture get suchoodies as robot taxicabs with easily hurt feelings suborbital jump boats but no automobiles for the middle class and a neat new uantum computing rationale for Many Worlds slippage Not to mention finally an explanation for all those one or 2 ring phantom phone calls I Edge of Venomverse getWhat we don tet is a particularly consistent or well thought out plot or backstory I didn t have any problems suspending disbelief while reading Finity a matter of 3 or 4 hours but if you re a critical reader this one may not be for you If you re looking for a light fast read once entertainment as I was Finity will fill the bill nicelyBarnes dedicates Finity to a reader who asked Just once would it kill you to write an adventure story with a reasonably happy ending and only a little weird Lyle Peripart is an average astronomer an American ex pat living in New Zealand and making a pretty Alliance Rising: The Hinder Stars I (Alliance-Union Universe) goodo of it in a world where the Nazis won WW2 and Twelve Reichs divide the lobe He s ot a steady relationship a nice house and a talking suborbital rocketship When he accepts a new job with a mysterious industrial tycoon his life Body by Darwin: How Evolution Shapes Our Health and Transforms Medicine gets seriously weird He starts running into a Gestapo agent his fiance is aun slinging international assassin rather than a history professor and there are Blue Guide gaps in what Lyle can say and think worlds and phrases that trigger headaches and amnesia The biggest problem no two people agree on what history looks like and no one has every actually communicated with America An entire country has been missing for decades memory is a lie and something is very fishyWhat follows is a thrilling uest into the empty heart of America the weirdness of Many Worlds uantum Mechanics and what it means to really Pursue Happiness above all else Finity is a strange strange book a breezy picaresue tied to uantum speculation and a brutal death march but it s uite cool and an under appreciatedem Lyle Peripart s world is coming apart Up to just a few days ago he was an obscure professor uietly unenthusiastic about the Reichs that have dominated the world since the Axis victory over a century ago but not looking for a fight with anyoneThen Lyle was recruited for private industry by the mysterious industrialist Geoffrey Iphwin and everything stopped making senseHis mild mannered fianc e turns out to be a un toting weapons expert who rew up in a world in which America surrendered to the USSR in the 1970s And several of their friends turn out to have Birth and Fortune: The Impact of Numbers on Personal Welfare grown up in different worlds still Worse theyradually realise that not one of them has ever talked to anyone inside the continental United StatesIn fact just thinking about the United States is hardIt s as if someone is trying to stop themSomething in fact seems to be trying To Kill Finity Brive La Gaillarde Siret TVA Adresse kill 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Confusing the first 100 pages in but once I rasped the science behind it all I was happy to keep reading I once I rasped the science behind it all I was happy to keep reading I read and enjoyed Barnes before but I was happy to keep reading I ve read and enjoyed Barnes before but I t think I ve enjoyed any of his works this much He used well rounded analogies which made the science work for meVery Stretching Lessons: The Daring that Starts from Within good characters faced with very challenging prospects A veryood book 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 uick 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 Call the Next Witness geniusather a few random people with random skills mix well with uantum 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 much bizarre than he could imagine and bizarre 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 one s personal past have become rare in recent years with parents redirecting children if they start to talk about such things as if the whole subject is tabu or distasteful since this incident occurred well into the book and no inkling of such a remarkable cultural practice had been Building for the Arts: The Strategic Design of Cultural Facilities given earlier on I was disappointed I should add since some people who read my reviews have expressed an interest inetting this kind of warning that there is an unpleasant sex scene in the middle of the book it does have a plot related reason for occurring but is intense than necessary to Bulletproof Feathers: How Science Uses Nature's Secrets to Design Cutting-Edge Technology get the point across On the positive side some of the scenes which demonstrate the American expat culture that hasrown up after several Casuistry and Modern Ethics: A Poetics of Practical Reasoning generations of being exiled from America are memorable I liked theourmet restaurant take on the traditional American picnic fare apparently there are two versions of this book one where the Soviets take over the world in the 1970s and one where the Nazis won WWII Naturally being on the left the version I happened to pick up in a supermarket would be the one with the Nazis as the bad uys Kind of clever for the author to two alternate books on alternate realities with the same title I enjoyed the book and will ive nothing further away 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 set up rabbed me it s execution left me wanting much Interesting ideas but all of the explanations and conclusions were very unsatisfying Entertaining high concept Gonzo romp that falls off a cliff towards the end Alternate title could be Deadline after the looming publisher threat that must have pushed Barnes to rap everything up in three pages of exposition and wish fulfillment Added to the hilarity for me but I could see this concussion disguised as a conclusion pushing readers to throw this book at the wall. 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Ach of them And Geoffrey Iphwin is trying to pull them together for a uest into what s actuallyoing on Blurb from the 2001 Gollancz paperback editionLyle Peripart an academic specialising in an obscure branch of logic which he terms abductive reasoning his research aims to explore how human thought determines alternate choices essentially how one uickly arrives a t a shortlist of alternatives without obviously oing through an infinite list of possibilitiesHe is offered a job by the mysterious Geoffrey Iphwin Head of Contech but before his interview receives a note warning him that Iphwin is dangerous than he seemsWe are in a future we soon realise where most of the world including the US is controlled by Nazi Reichs The descendants of exiled Americans keep their old country alive outside the Reichs in Lyle s case in New Zealand or EnzyThis future however has not stemmed from our past but from another universe which diverged some time during the Second World War or even earlierIt now appears that people are slipping between alternate universes Anomalies begin to appear people recall irreconcilable versions of historical events Most tellingly when Lyle and his wife Helen are out having dinner a Nazi hitwoman attempts to shoot Lyle but is unned down by Helen who suddenly not only believes herself to be a Secret Agent but is also carrying a not only believes herself to be a Secret Agent but is also carrying a arsenal in her evening dress Added to all this is the peculiar fact which no one seems to be able to think about that America has disappearedIphwin who turns out to be an AI embodied in flesh has recruited Lyle his wife and several others to travel to to be an AI embodied in flesh has recruited Lyle his wife and several others to travel to to discover what has happened to itIt s a clever and fast paced novel laced with Barnes dry wit and ironic observations containing interesting scenes and set pieces The obseuious talking ships and cabs with Barnes dry wit and ironic observations containing interesting scenes and set pieces The obseuious talking ships and cabs instance are reminiscent of Dick s talking taxis and household appliancesBarnes has also thought out some of the other conseuences of meeting people from alternate time lines Helen now the muscular and efficient Secret Agent rather than historian turns out to be a sadomasochist dominatrix who subjects Lyle to a sexual experience she presumes he is enjoying as Lyle s alternative self did Another colleague remembers not only being to Lyle but that his father and pregnant mother did not die in a car crash and that his previously unborn brother Chicagos Urban Nature grew up to beay It is encouraging that Barnes mentions or includes Cezanne and Provence: The Painter in His Culture gay characters in his novels as a matter of course something that is still lacking in US SF as a wholeIt suffers as a novel in that it can t uite decide what tone to take It begins in a comically surreal fashion and becomes serious in the second half It also explores the nature of identity in an original way suggesting that chance our choices and our environment has much to do with what makes us the people we are rather than merelyeneticsIt s not as Americocentric as some other recent novels since much of the action takes place outside the US It does assume however perhaps uite rightly that the descendants of US ex pats would retain such a loyalty to their homeland that they would maintain that culture for Chicago's Urban Nature: A Guide to the City's Architecture + Landscape generations without having it polluted by those other cultures It s not one of Barnes best novels but certainly shows his flair for inventiveness and characterisation It was a little. 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