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Barbara Paul
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Pillars of Salt

3.45  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Paperback, 183 pages
Published April 3rd 1979 by Roc (first published January 1st 1978)
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Douglas Castagna
Wife found this for 25 cents at our favorite used book store, and I decided to read it first. The novel concerns time travel to our past, in order to learn empirically. The novel is rife with history, philosophy and laden with theoretical hypotheses of time travel and the ramifications that lie therein. The novel manages to avoid the normal paradoxes that usually accompany this type of story and manages to focus on some serious questions dealing with it. A great speculative read that will stir ...more
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Feb 03, 2008 Stirling Miller rated it it was amazing
This was an amazing book. it combined ethereal and philosophical questions while keeping the reader focused on the action of the story. it is a must read
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Barbara Paul is an American writer of detective stories and science fiction. She was born in Maysville, Kentucky, in 1931 and was educated, inter alia, at Bowling Green State University and the University of Pittsburgh.

A number of her novels feature in-jokes: for example Full Frontal Murder borrows various names from the British TV series Blake's 7.
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