Fire and Air
The Master Pieces Triptych
Three related science fiction stories probing the nature of time, space, and matter.Travel on a three-stage journey into time, space, matter, relativity, quantum mechanics, philosophy and strange adventure.Travel in search of the Master Pieces. Front Piece: The Search For Time. A man voyages through time to meet himself. After first seeking out his younger self, he goes into the future to attempt to find the man he has by then become. These journeys are, however, only a stepping stone to his real purpose - which is to discover what time itself is. Centre Piece: A Space To Live. An international journalist and his assistant interview a world famous scientist known for his contentious views, whose personality has undergone a dramatic total change. He tells of a voyage in which, he claims, he travelled faster than light, and pierced the very fabric of space. End Piece: Mind Under Matter. A super computer running a massive space station begins to malfunction, and urgently insists on human help to provide answers to impossibly difficult questions which the computer itself cannot resolve.
With the lives of thousands of people under threat, it finds a way of taking the human being with whom it has a close relationship on a desperate search into the heart of material reality.
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'Intriguing and inventive and full of unanswerable questions, this book is bound to have appeal for those who always want to ask the impossible'. - Midlands Now. 'An entertaining and above all provocative book'. - Critical Wave. 'You'll find yourself intrigued by the complex ideas'. - What's On. 'Ideas .... don't get much bigger than those covered .... in this intriguing trilogy'. - Birmingham Post.