The Weaver of Time's Tapestry has finally suceeded in twisting the threads of history into a new shape; the Luftwaffe have pushed the RAF to the brink, and the invasion barges have reached the beaches of Sussex and Kent. Britain wakes up to the nightmare of the Wermacht unleashed in Southern England. As the desperate battle to hold up the invasion rages it is left to a few indivuals caught up in the panic and chaos to piece together what has really happened - is this the culmination of a plan that has taken centuries to play out, a plot from the future to change the past forever? Stephen Baxter's historical thriller series crashes into the 20th century with a terrfying vision of mechanised war and political atrocity unleashed on English soil. This is the climax of one of the most thoughful and involving series of novels that have brought history alive like no other.
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View our feature on Stephen Baxter’s Weaver.The concluding volume of the acclaimed Time's Tapestry series.
Stephen Baxter was born in Liverpool, England, in 1957. He holds degrees in mathematics, from Cambridge University; engineering, from Southampton University; and business administration, from Henley Management College. He’s a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society.
His first professionally published short story appeared in 1987. He has been a full-time author since 1995 and is currently Vice-President of the British Science Fiction Association.
His science fiction novels have been published in the UK, the US, and in many other countries including Germany, Japan, France. His books have won several awards including the Philip K Dick Award, the John Campbell Memorial Award, the British Science Fiction Association Award, the Kurd Lasswitz Award (Germany) and the Seiun Award (Japan) and have been nominated for several others, including the Arthur C Clarke Award, the Hugo Award and Locus awards. He has also published over 100 sf short stories, several of which have won prizes. He can be found at stephen-baxter.com.
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Book Description Ace Books, New York, 2008. Hard Cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First U.S. Edition. First U.S. edition/first printing; July 2008. Book and dust jacket in brand new condition; not a remaindered, library, or book club edition. -- As Hitler marches across Europe, a prophecy from the past is traced to the present, history becomes as uncertain as the future, and the Weaver's plans may be realized in the twentieth century's bloodiest conflict . . . It is a war that has been fought throughout the centuries -- with the fate of Rome to Christendom to modern America at stake. Now, in the early days of World War II, Germany launches a successful invasion of England. But in secret, they are waging a war on an even larger scale. Trapped in the middle of it are Mary Wooler, an American historian caught in the Blitz and tangled up in strands of history; her son Gary, fighting a ruthless invader at civilization's frontier; and Ben Kamen, a Jewish refugee whose dreams place him at the heart of a conspiracy that threatens the very fabric of the tapestry of time. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000587
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