Félix J Palma
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London, 1896. Andrew Harrington's lover Marie Kelly was murdered by Jack the Ripper and he longs to turn back the clock and save her. Meanwhile, Claire Haggerty, forever being matched with men her family consider suitable, yearns for a time when she can be free to love whom she choses. As their quests converge, it becomes clear that time is the problem -- to escape it or to change it. Hidden in the attic of popular author -- and noted scientific speculator...
"An enchanting collection of twelve evocative and macabre stories delving into the magical, ordinary, and darker aspects of love in all its powerful forms. A young girl receives letters from her lost doll; a cat madly in love with her human neighbor; a bored office worker escapes his monotonous life by traveling on his grandfather's model train; a man gives all of himself to the woman he loves, piece by piece."--Provided by publisher.
"The action of the wondrous final volume in Spanish author Palma's speculative thriller trilogy (which began with "The Map of Time" unfolds in several Victorian eras in parallel universes, beginning with esteemed biologist Herbert George Wells' attempt to create a virus that will allow the residents of his doomed steampunk world to escape to another realm free of threat"--
"Londres, 1896 ... De repente, el hombre del siglo XIX tiene la posibilidad de viajar al año 2000, como hace Claire Haggerty, quien viviría una historia de amor a través del tiempo con un hombre del futuro. Pero no todos desean ver el mañana. Andrew Harrington pretende viajar al pasado, a 1888, para salvar a su amada de las garras de Jack el Destripador. Y el propio H.G. Wells sufrirá los riesgos de los viajes temporales cuando un misterioso...