The Second Internet Cafe, Part 1: The Dimension Researcher

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“If can sense the alternative realities you create every time you act, or omit to act, then I offer you a challenge: pit your imagination against my reality.
Follow me to worlds you might have dreamed of, but never knew existed. Until now.” More

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Words: 93,330
Language: English
ISBN: 9781465847065
About Chris James

Chris James is the critically acclaimed author of the first two parts of the science fiction trilogy The Second Internet Cafe, and Stories of Genesis, Vol. 1, Vol. 2 & Vol. 3, short story collections based on characters in songs by the rock band Genesis. Chris is also the author of the ground-breaking science fiction novel Class Action, and has published the comedy/picture book The B Team and Me. He has also published two feature-film length screenplays: the romantic comedy The Renewable Assignment, and a biopic of early Genesis and Tony Stratton-Smith, called Atmospheres: The genesis of Genesis.

Chris is an occasional lecturer in English at Warsaw University and a full-time language trainer. Chris lives in an agreeably anonymous – and nicely forested – suburb of Warsaw, Poland, with his Polish wife and three children.

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Review by: Jo-Anne Teal on July 26, 2012 :
I bought this book on the strength of a previous novel by Chris James, Class Action, which I really enjoyed and which was, apparently, his first novel. I am so pleased I did as the Dimension Researcher has turned out to be my favourite book from this past year! I liked it so much, I'm rereading it preparation for the second in his series, which I understand will be coming up within the next year.

The character of Lucas Hunter compelled me to continue reading as SciFi has never been my genre of choice;however, with this book, I have changed my mind. What I loved about the adventures? The science, the wonder, the human impact of the unique time travel.

The story is a fascinating one...actually, it isn't one story, it's many. Timelines in alternate universes pop up regularly to create new challenges for the characters and the reader. I was enthralled by the choices Mr.James made in these realities, particularly when there was significant attention paid to the emotional toll of this kind of travel.

Mr. James is a skilled literary writer and a wonderful storyteller. I really can't wait to read the next installment...and the next...and the next!
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

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