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Publisher's Summary

Whip-smart 13-year-old Julian Costello Proctor - better known as Jules - has an eidetic memory. For as long as he can remember, he has remembered everything. "My mind is always on," he explains. But when an unexpected death throws his life into turmoil, Jules begins to experience something strange. For the first time, there are holes in his memory.
But that's not the strangest part. What's really weird isn't what he's forgotten; it's what he remembers. Memories of another life, not his own. And not from some distant past. No, these memories belong to a man who's alive right now.
With bravery, ingenuity, and quirky good humor, Jules devises a theory to explain this baffling phenomenon. While tracking down the identity of his mysterious doppelgänger, he finds himself enmeshed in the hopes and dreams of a stranger and caught in the coils of a madman's deadly plot.
©2015 Peter F. Hamilton (P)2016 Tantor
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4 out of 5 stars
By Michael G Kurilla on 01-01-18

Memory is not always a good thing

Peter F Hamilton's A Window into Time is a short story about a young boy with an amazing memory. Regarded as a bit odd by his schoolmates, he also experiences the accidental death of his mother forcing him to live with his father who has since remarried. Into this somewhat typical youthful situation comes the occurrence of his experiencing what appears to be someone else's memories. At first, the memories are from the past, but gradually, he comes to realize that that they may also foretell future events. In true millenial detective fashion, he hunts for the mystery owner of these memories.

While not technically science fiction, as the tale can be viewed more as fantasy, the concept of time travel, at least in the sense of information flow cannot be dismissed. Ultimately, this is a coming of age tale about a young man with a very unique talent who nevertheless must still learn, adapt, and overcome his own ignorance as well as adult intervention for his own good.

The narration is quite well done given that the bulk of the tale is from the perspective of a teenage boy. Given the short length, pacing is respectable.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Paul Ricca on 10-08-16

A very Different Story From Peter F. Hamilton

Where does A Window into Time rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Very high a really interesting read

Who was your favorite character and why?

Julian ~ Read the book

What about Chris MacDonnell’s performance did you like?

It sounds like the characters are real

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

You never know where life will lead you.

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