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Worlds Enough and Time (Worlds #3)

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With the Worlds trilogy, Haldeman has created one of the most vivid and commanding speculations in the arena of hard science-fiction. The trilogy is nothing less than a parable of Earth's destruction and humanity's subsequent doomed flight from it, as revealed by the journey of an intrepid band of colonists. 3 maps.
Hardcover, 332 pages
Published May 1st 1992 by William Morrow & Company
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Sep 05, 2011 Phil rated it liked it
This one started off pretty good, nice continuation of the first 2. The end felt rushed, forced and a bit stale. Pretty disappointed with it.
Timothy Boyd
Jan 26, 2016 Timothy Boyd rated it really liked it
The Worlds trilogy books can be read as stand alone novels and are very enjoyable but Haldeman joins them into one fantastic saga of space travel and colonization. As he always does the characters are people you can identify with and get swept up by. Another excellent read by a SiFi master. Highly
May 04, 2012 Rachel rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2012
Ultimately disappointing. Most of this book felt like unconnected vignettes, interspersed with didactic monologues from the AI based on the main character. The only arc was the journey itself, so it wasn't very compelling.

Oh, and there were aliens. The end. (Did I mention problems with pacing?)

This felt like a dutiful wrap-up rather than a full, complex novel. He didn't explore the aliens with any kind of detail and just threw them in at the end. He's done better, and I'm sad that he didn't here
Stephanie Foust
Sep 11, 2015 Stephanie Foust rated it liked it
Conclusion of Worlds trilogy.Excellent in its scope & predictive of man's future post- Earth
Jun 07, 2007 Ferret rated it really liked it
Shelves: sf
It's good, but it's frustrating to me that it's the conclusion of a trilogy that didn't seem to need a conclusion. Books two and three don't stand alone, per se, but all three books wrap things up so neatly that it doesn't feel like there's more to say. So I found myself bewildered twice, first upon discovering Worlds Apart and then upon discover this book. And while it's a little bit forced at the start because the last one was so wrapped up, eventually you start to ignore the emotional incongr ...more
Mar 14, 2015 Velvetink rated it liked it
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Sep 07, 2012 Mark rated it it was amazing
Excellent conclusion to Haldeman's "Worlds" trilogy, this depicts the exodus of people from the surviving orbitals after Earth's nuclear self-immolation. Newhome, a huge starship, makes the crossing to Epsilon Eridani where they hope to resettle. Still told from the perspective of Marianne O'Hara, the detail, the minutiae, and the unexpected difficulties combine to make this one of Haldeman's better novels.
Jul 23, 2013 Xavi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Terminada la trilogía de los Mundos. El tercer volumen es el que mas me ha interesado, aunque hay algo en el estilo narrativo de Haldeman que no me termina de convencer...Es escueto en las partes en las que me encantaría que se entretuviera, y es detallista en cosas que no me interesan en absoluto... Aún así es una trilogía entretenida, lectura de veranito, a la que valoraría con un 3'5 globalmente.
Carl Afk
Jun 26, 2011 Carl Afk rated it liked it
Shelves: sci-fi, haldeman
To me this is a little more like Haldeman's Mindbridge novel. You go to a new planet and they say, "we'll let you live if you aren't annoying." Sadly there is no real action from jeff in this book. But you get to visit a new planet, and have a hard time getting there. Strange ending to a less strange series.

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Brother of Jack C. Haldeman II

Haldeman is the author of 20 novels and five collections. The Forever War won the Nebula, Hugo and Ditmar Awards for best science fiction novel in 1975. Other notable titles include Camouflage, The Accidental Time Machine and Marsbound as well as the short works "Graves," "Tricentennial" and "The Hemingway Hoax." Starbound is scheduled for a January release. SFWA pres
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