: And speaking of time travel, we seem to be taking
: intermittent trips to London, but going steadily back
: in time. Last year it was to the 1660s with A Journal
: of the Plague Year. This month to the 1590s with two
: playwrights. In June to the early 1500s with Wolf
What a great observation, Steven! So, what do we read next? Mary Shelley's The Fortunes of Perkin Warbeck? Robert Louis Stevenson's The Black Arrow?
I'm kidding , of course. Although I do recommend Connie Willis' Doomsday Book. It's a time travel novel set primarily in 14th century England, during the midst of the Black Death. (And we all know how much we seem to enjoy plague-related novels!)
One of the best science fiction novels I've ever read. Actually, it is sort of a science fiction/historical fiction hybrid--the historical research seems more thorough and detailed than one might expect from sci-fi.
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