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THE TIME TRAVELER'S ALMANAC is the most important, such a lot definitive selection of time trip tales ever assembled. accumulated into one quantity via intrepid chrononauts and world-renowned anthologists Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, here's over a century's worthy of literary travels into prior and the long run. The anthology covers hundreds of thousands of years of Earth's historical past – from the age of the dinosaurs to unusual and interesting futures, via to the tip of Time itself. The Time Traveler's Almanac will reacquaint readers with loved classics and introduce them to exciting modern examples of the time trip style.

THE TIME TRAVELER'S ALMANAC comprises tales from Douglas Adams, Isaac Asmiov, Ray Bradbury, William Gibson, George RR Martin, Ursula ok. Le Guin, Michael Moorcock and, after all, HG Wells.

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