Doomsday Book

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Bantam Books, 1992 - Fiction - 445 pages
40 Reviews
For nearly a decade, Willis has dazzled readers with her short fiction. Her first story collection, Fire Watch, was a New York Times Notable Book. Now she delivers a magnificent story set in the 14th and 21st centuries which confronts the problems of evil and suffering while exploring the issues of responsibility and human limitations.

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The major one (and least nit-picky one) is the pacing. - Goodreads
This book started out with an awesome premise. - Goodreads
And I was in tears when I read the ending yesterday. - Goodreads
But I still expected a coherent and interesting plot. - Goodreads
And it sure doesn't advance the plot at all. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

2.5 stars By all accounts I should probably love this book. It's about Oxford medieval historians who travel back to the Middle Ages in the name of scholarship! That should win four stars from me ... Read full review

Review: Doomsday Book (Oxford Time Travel #1)

User Review  - Clouds - Goodreads

Christmas 2010: I realised that I had got stuck in a rut. I was re-reading old favourites again and again, waiting for a few trusted authors to release new works. Something had to be done. On the spur ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Connie Willis lives in Greeley, Colorado, with her family.

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