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Magestic by Geoff Wolak

Magestic is the story of a time traveller, sent back from the future to 1985 to try and fix the world. A calamity awaits in 2025, the world needing to take a different course. Wars need to be avoided, certain politicians disgraced before taking office. But the traveller spends most of his time and energy building up a medical rescue . . .

A complete novel.
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Grandiose but not great

By G.S. Williams, author of No Man An Island

Jan 13, 2011: Magestic is a sprawling sci-fi story covering the decades between the 1980s and 2025 or so. The idea is ambitious, to show how one time traveller affected the history of the world, and the text is certainly in-depth. The story is in 18 parts and the first two are over 200 pages each, so we’re talking thousands of pages here.

Now here’s the funny thing about a lifetime of reading—you start analyzing the depth of a text within a few pages, [more . . .]

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