❰PDF❯ ✑ Doomsday Book Author Connie Willis – E17streets4all.co.uk For Kivrin, preparing an on site study of one of the deadliest eras in humanity s history was as simple as receiving inoculations against the diseases of the fourteenth century and inventing an alibi For Kivrin, preparing an on site study of one of the deadliest eras in humanity s history was as simple as receiving inoculations against the diseases of the fourteenth century and inventing an alibi for a woman traveling alone For her instructors in the twenty first century, it meant painstaking calculations and careful monitoring of the rendezvous location where Kivrin would be receivedBut a crisis strangely linking past and future strands Kivrin in a bygone age as her fellows try desperately to rescue her In a time of superstition and fear, Kivrin barely of age herself finds she has become an unlikely angel of hope during one of history s darkest hoursConnie Willis draws upon her understanding of the universalities of human nature to explore the ageless issues of evil, suffering, and the indomitable will of the human spirit.
Constance Elaine Trimmer Willis is an American science fiction writer She is one of the most honored science fiction writers of the s and sShe has won, among other awards, ten Hugo Awards and six Nebula Awards Willis most recently won a Hugo Award for All Seated on the Ground August She was the recipient of the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award from the Science Fiction Writers of America SFWAShe lives in Greeley, Colorado with her husband Courtney Willis, a professor of physics at the University of Northern Colorado She also has one daughter, CordeliaWillis is known for her accessible prose and likable characters She has written several pieces involving time travel by history students and faculty of the future University of Oxford These pieces include her Hugo Award winning novels Doomsday Book and To Say Nothing of the Dog and the short story Fire Watch, found in the short story collection of the same nameWillis tends to the comedy of manners style of writing Her protagonists are typically beset by single minded people pursuing illogical agendas, such as If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader attempting to organize a bell ringing session in the middle of a deadly epidemic Doomsday Book , or frustrating efforts to analyze near death experiences by putting words in the mouths of interviewees Passage.
- Mass Market Paperback
- 578 pages
- Doomsday Book
- Connie Willis
- 21 January 2018 Connie Willis