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Worlds Enough and Time (Worlds #3)

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  421 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
In the sequel to Worlds and World's Apart, ten thousand brave colonists on the starship Newhome set their sights on the stars. Reprint.
Paperback, 318 pages
Published June 28th 1993 by Avon Books (Mm) (first published May 1992)
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Phil
Sep 05, 2011 Phil rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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.
Manuel
Feb 12, 2017 Manuel rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
normaloso habia que leerlo por haber leido losotros 2
Karl Styrsky
Mar 30, 2016 Karl Styrsky rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoy the subgenre of science fiction where technology is secondary to the day to day life of its characters. Worlds Enough and Time was a great denouement and satisfying epilogue to the Worlds trilogy with a focus on the inner thoughts of its protagonist through both the quotidian and, at times extraordinary, experiences of her life. If you're more into external adventure than internal dialog you probably will not have gotten this far in the trilogy, but in any case this book will not ...more
Rachel
May 04, 2012 Rachel rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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
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Ferret
Jun 07, 2007 Ferret rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
Mark
Feb 13, 2009 Mark rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: books-by-friends
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.
Xavi
Jul 11, 2013 Xavi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: llegits-2013
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  ·  review of another edition
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.

Timothy Boyd
Jan 26, 2016 Timothy Boyd rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
recommended
StarMan
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Jun 29, 2016
Don Wenzel
Feb 06, 2017 Don Wenzel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is an excellent trilogy. Very wide ranging, depicting the human race through incredible changes, all handled with aplomb by Haldeman.
Paul Trott
Mar 15, 2016 Paul Trott rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Absolutely brilliant
Velvetink
Mar 14, 2015 Velvetink rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sf-fantasy
donated to smith family charity march 2015
Stephanie Foust
Conclusion of Worlds trilogy.Excellent in its scope & predictive of man's future post- Earth
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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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