To Say Nothing of the Dog
From Connie Willis, winner of multiple Hugo and Nebula Awards, comes a comedic romp through an unpredictable world of mystery, love, and time travel...
Ned Henry is badly in need of a rest. He's been shuttling between the 21st century and the 1940s searching for a Victorian atrocity called the bishop's bird stump. It's part of a project to restore the famed Coventry Cathedral, destroyed in a Nazi air raid over a hundred years earlier.
But then Verity Kindle, a fellow time traveler, inadvertently brings back something from the past. Now Ned must jump back to the Victorian era to help Verity put things right--not only to save the project but to prevent altering history itself.
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Brilliant FunUser Review - Catskinner - Borders
Three Men In A Boat is one of the classics of western literature - and humorous literature at that. To Say Nothing Of The Dog is in the spirit of that brilliant work, and stands by itself wonderfully. A combination of time travel, romance, mystery, and wonderful humor, this book is a masterpiece. Read full review
A confusing yet entertaining and intelligent book about Fate, cats (ironically) (well there is one dog) and love and time travel. There are books that are a quick read through and others that make you stop and think every once and a while. "To Say Nothing of the Dog" definitely leans toward the latter. The dialogue and train of thought was very scattered all over the place to a comic effect but if you paid close attention you were still able to follow the plot ( mostly). I would recommend it to others, a good science fiction that doesn't feel the need to go in depth technically but philosophically (is that the right word?)