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The Adjacent

by Christopher Priest

A complex, at times puzzling, but absorbing story told in different time periods featuring a rich cast of characters. At the heart of the tale is a love story spanning time and alternative dimensions. The author's fascination with illusions and stagecraft is addictive; and his take on adjacency is very thought provoking and chilling. Will keep you guessing, this is certainly not a one you will want to put down! I already want to read it again!

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Using what quantum physicists sometimes call annihilation operators, an adjacency field could be created to divert physical matter into a different, or adjacent realm. An incoming missile, to use the famous example described by Professor Rietveld, need not be intercepted or diverted or destoyed - it could be moved to an adjacent dimension so that to all intents and purposes it would cease to exist.

Parallels

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
 

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