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Old 10-21-09, 08:10 AM
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Need a book recommendation (time-travel related)

Recently finished and loved Ken Grimwood's Replay. I'm fascinated by the idea of going back and re-living one's life, with the knowledge of what has happened before and the opportunity to correct past mistakes. I'm sure this isn't an original idea... can anyone recommend any good time-travel novels with this basic concept?

Thanks in advance...
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Re: Need a book recommendation (time-travel related)

The Door Into Summer by Robert Heinlein
Old 10-21-09, 09:46 AM
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If you like romance and sex with a time traveling sub-plot then The Time Travellers Wife is for you. I thought it was a big steaming turd but you might like it.
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Re: Need a book recommendation (time-travel related)

The Door Into Summer is a classic and one of my favorite Heinlein stories (I'd love to see it made into a movie... with more respect for the source material than the other Heinlein movies of course), but the main character doesn't exactly go back and "relive" his life.

I haven't read Replay so I can't compare it with "Door" in the sense of "re-living" one's life, but there is an old Robert Sheckley novel (whose title I cannot remember or find online) about a man who does re-live his life when he travels back in time to save his wife... with unforeseen consequences for the universe.

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