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De man die zich uitvouwde por David Gerrold
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De man die zich uitvouwde (original 1973; edição 1974)

por David Gerrold

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This classic work of science fiction is widely considered to be the ultimate time-travel novel. When Daniel Eakins inherits a time machine, he soon realizes that he has enormous power to shape the course of history. He can foil terrorists, prevent assassinations, or just make some fast money at the racetrack. And if he doesn't like the results of the change, he can simply go back in time and talk himself out of making it! But Dan soon finds that there are limits to his powers and forces beyond his control.… (mais)
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Título:De man die zich uitvouwde
Autores:David Gerrold
Informação:Utrecht Het Spectrum 1974
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The Man Who Folded Himself por David Gerrold (1973)

Adicionado recentemente porHoppy500, Tayledras, LeBleuUn, EricRosenfield, .mau., quartzite
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    The Man Who Turned Into Himself por David Ambrose (beyondthefourthwall)
    beyondthefourthwall: Gerrold's book is the classic; Ambrose's does different things with some of the same ideas. Both are wildly imaginative and pack a ton of ideas into concise sci-fi novels.
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This is, of course, a must-read for anyone who is seriously interested in time-travel fiction. It seems to include every convolution of time travel you can think of, and deals with it all very succinctly and convenicingly. As such, it is seriously confusing in places, and the reader can clearly feel the protagonist's puzzlement and consternation. The time loops are fascinating and complex, and (in a similar to Heinlein's All You Zombies and By His Bootstraps) most of the characters turn out to be alternate versions of the same person. Published in the mid 1970s when it became possible to include more controversial views, the book is well-known for its introspective and positive treatment of homosexuality.

I find the style and "voice" in some respects somewhat similar to those of Heinlein, Silverberg and Niven, all of whom were writing during the same period and none of whom I am overly fond of. Of those three, I prefer Heinlein. I disliked Silverberg's Up the Line quite intensely. So while Gerrold's classic time-travel novel is interesting and possesses considerable depth, I cannot say that I really enjoyed it.

In addition, if the reader is hoping for a time-travel "adventure" with a clear storyline, this book will probably also fall short of the mark. Concerning those kinds of stories, Poul Anderson (Time Patrol), Jack Finney (Time and Again) or Jack McDeviit (Time Travelers Never Die) are much more representative.



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  Hoppy500 | Dec 1, 2021 |
At first I thought this sounded like a Young Adult sci-fi novel from the fifties. Then I thought the basic paradox of time travel was poorly explained. But, before long I was hooked and amazed at how Gerrold’s simple style was the basis for one of the best, most comprehensive, and philosophically deep time travel stories ever. It is a gem!
My own time travel novel, Time Travelers Are Schizophrenic, goes in an entirely different direction through the multiverse, considering an issue that Gerrold ignores. If a time traveler meets himself, which one has a soul? My solution is for souls to exist outside all multiverses and for it to connect the different versions of the time traveler like a jellyfish and its tentacles. ( )
  drardavis | Oct 10, 2020 |
Like his other stuff - was disappointed with this one. Maybe it's a little dated. ( )
  wills2003 | Jul 30, 2020 |
Well, that was surprising. In a way even more surprising for the time it was written. They say you need to love yourself before you can love another. The book's not really about love, though. It's about free will, and it's quite similar to 'The Man in the Empty Suit' which came out quite later. Except this one is less poetic and a little too obsessed with the mechanics. The journeys here are fairly pitiful in their loneliness. Everything is wildly selfish and self-obsessed. A life not well lived. ( )
  billycongo | Jul 22, 2020 |
So many great books out there, and then I come across this one that manages to mobilize, outwardly, all the things that go through our own minds about ourselves, our dreams, our sexuality, and our agency in our own lives.

And all it does is take the form of a short Time-Travel novel. Amazing.

I mean, seriously, let's just throw out all paradox and assume, just for a moment, that all time travel iterations are possible. This is the many, many, many-worlds interpretation. Go back and talk to yourself times infinity. No paradox, just added dimensions. That means you never need to be alone. That loving yourself and your lot in life takes on truly physical dimensions. That neither money, events, or anything can stand in your way.... except... your PoV grows older, naturally, and so if you're trying to revisit your own youth, you can, but your youth may not really appreciate YOU. :)

So is this a fantastic Time-Travel novel exploring all the far reaches of time and place, or is it an introspective novel exploring himself and everything that it means to be and to grow older and sometimes wiser?

Well, both.

Plus I really love how it handles masturbation. I mean, if you're with yourself... lol... anyway... of course there's a couple of really great spoiler moments, too, but even those become a dialogue of what it means to be a man or a woman and the ultimate absurdity of it all, and I loved that, too. The whole novel is very Plato, only it's also extremely entertaining even as it hammers home some really delicious philosophy without ever naming it as such.

This is really good mind-candy. :) Daydream stuff taken to wonderful extremes.

It was also nominated for many awards, but that's not nearly as important as how interesting and available this book is, even to us jaded modern readers. Well, 1973 isn't *that* old.

This is some really good stuff! I'm loving my time-travel kick! ( )
  bradleyhorner | Jun 1, 2020 |
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Gerrold, Davidautor principaltodas as ediçõesconfirmado
Adelson, DickDesigner da capaautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Gutierrez, AlanArtista da capaautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Mamczak, SaschaPrefácioautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Sawyer, Robert J.Introduçãoautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
Thole, C. A. M.Artista da capaautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado
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This classic work of science fiction is widely considered to be the ultimate time-travel novel. When Daniel Eakins inherits a time machine, he soon realizes that he has enormous power to shape the course of history. He can foil terrorists, prevent assassinations, or just make some fast money at the racetrack. And if he doesn't like the results of the change, he can simply go back in time and talk himself out of making it! But Dan soon finds that there are limits to his powers and forces beyond his control.

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