Call me slightly paranoid, but these supposed collaborations I think are just some writer using some really great author’s name to sell a book.
I am not sure what to call this. Part sci fi, part fantasy, part alternative reality, part speculative fiction, and all weird. Of course, you know who Arthur C. Clarke is. And Stephen Baxter is a powerhouse sci fi writer in his own right. So what to say about this book, other than it is the first of A Time Odyssey trilogy?
The official blurb is really long. Shall I just copy and paste it for you? Might be easier. OK, you talked me into it.
For eons, Earth has been under observation by the Firstborn, beings almost as old as the universe itself. The Firstborn are unknown to humankind until they act. In an instant, Earth is carved up and reassembled like a huge jigsaw puzzle. Suddenly the planet and every living thing on it no longer exist in a single timeline. Instead, the world becomes a patchwork of…
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