Out of Time
James often finds himself gazing out the window at night, wondering about other worlds, and what it might be like to live somewhere else. But it is all just a dream--until the memorable night he slips into the laboratory of his friend, Mr. Woodforde. Brilliant but eccentric, the elderly physicist lets James in on a secret. For years, he has been working on a secret project: a time machine. Welcome aboard, James. Next stop: the Past. Or the Future .
- Paperback | 127 pages
- 104.1 x 167.6 x 12.7mm | 45.36g
- 01 May 2007
- St Martin's Press
- New York, United States
About J. Marsden
John Marsden is among young adult literature's most acclaimed and successful authors. An internationally best-selling author, he has written more than thirty novels for teens. His award-winning books include "So Much to Tell You," "Letters from the Inside," "Checkers," and the hugely popular Tomorrow, When the War Began series, which has sold millions of copies worldwide. He lives in Australia.
Praise for "Out of Time" "Marsden's intricately woven novella...will likely initially mystify and intrigue readers from the very first scene....Marsden's writing is luminous and evocative."--"Publishers Weekly""" "In this...intriguing novella by Australian fantasist Marsden by way of H.G. Wells, the time machine isn't just a thrilling gizmo but a vehicle for exploring the human condition....Sophisticated YAs will enjoy chasing its elusive ripples of meaning."--"Booklist" "Intriguing and mysterious....For intelligent readers who will appreciate the story's originality."--"KLIATT"