Time Odyssey
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  • 1
    Time's Eye: A Time Odyssey, Book 1 | Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter

    Time's Eye: A Time Odyssey, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter
    • Narrated By John Lee
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    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.

    I expected better from these two

    This is my first exposure to a novel by Stephen Baxter. I've read a number of his short stories and love them. While the book wasn't awful, while list..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 04 2008 by Kennet (Seattle, WA, United States)
  • 2
    Sunstorm: A Time Odyssey, Book 2 | Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter

    Sunstorm: A Time Odyssey, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter
    • Narrated By John Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (310)
    Performance
    (152)
    Story
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    Returned to the Earth of 2037 by the Firstborn, mysterious beings of almost limitless technological prowess, Bisesa Dutt is haunted by the memories of her five years spent on the strange alternate Earth called Mir, a jigsaw-puzzle world made up of lands and people cut out of different eras of Earth's history.

    Educated people won't War?

    This is the second book of a series, but so little from the first book is used in this book, you really don't have to start with the first book if you..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 05 2013 by Jim "The Impatient" (Springfield, MO, United States)
  • 3
    Firstborn: A Time Odyssey, Book 3 | Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter

    Firstborn: A Time Odyssey, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter
    • Narrated By John Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (289)
    Performance
    (151)
    Story
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    Twenty-seven years later, the Firstborn are back. This time, they have sent a "quantum bomb" speeding toward Earth, a device that human scientists can barely comprehend, let alone stop or destroy. But when shocking new insights emerge about the nature of the Firstborn and their plans, an unexpected ally appears from light-years away.

    The end to the Trilogy!

    The way the story all tied together. The three books are very different but the main message seemed to be the indomitable strength of the human spirit..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 30 2012 by Kristi Richardson (Milwaukie, OR, United States)