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The Clock That Went Backwards

The Clock That Went Backwards Best Download || [Edward Page Mitchell] - The Clock That Went Backwards, The Clock That Went Backwards Story about traveling back in time which predated The Time Machine by H G Wells some seven years

  • Title: The Clock That Went Backwards
  • Author: Edward Page Mitchell
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 215
  • Format: Unknown Binding

The Clock That Went Backwards Best Download || [Edward Page Mitchell], The Clock That Went Backwards, Edward Page Mitchell, The Clock That Went Backwards Story about traveling back in time which predated The Time Machine by H G Wells some seven years The Clock That Went Backwards Best Download || [Edward Page Mitchell] - The Clock That Went Backwards, The Clock That Went Backwards Story about traveling back in time which predated The Time Machine by H G Wells some seven years

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About "Edward Page Mitchell"

  1. Edward Page Mitchell

    Edward Page Mitchell 1852 1927 was an American editorial and short story writer for The Sun, a daily newspaper in New York City He became that newspaper s editor in 1897, succeeding Charles Anderson Dana Mitchell was recognized as a major figure in the early development of the science fiction genre Mitchell wrote fiction about a man rendered invisible by scientific means The Crystal Man , published in 1881 before H.G Wells s The Invisible Man, wrote about a time travel machine The Clock that Went Backward before Wells s The Time Machine, wrote about faster than light travel The Tachypomp now perhaps his best known work in 1874, a thinking computer and a cyborg in 1879 The Ablest Man in the World , and also wrote the earliest known stories about matter transmission or teleportation The Man without a Body , 1877 and a superior mutant Old Squids and Little Speller Exchanging Their Souls 1877 is one of the earliest fictional accounts of mind transfer Mitchell retired in 1926, a year before dying of a cerebral hemorrhage.The gradual rediscovery of Mitchell and his work is a direct result of the publication in 1973 of a book length anthology of his stories, compiled by Sam Moskowitz with a detailed introduction by Moskowitz giving much information about Mitchell s personal life Because Mitchell s stories were not by lined on original publication, nor indexed, Moskowitz expended major effort to track down and collect these works by an author whom Moskowitz cited as the lost giant of American science fiction.Mitchell s stories show the strong influence of Edgar Allan Poe Among other traits, Mitchell shares Poe s habit of giving a basically serious and dignified fictional character a jokey name, such as Professor Dummkopf in Mitchell s The Man Without a Body Since Mitchell s fictions were originally published in newspapers, typeset in the same format as news articles and not identified as fiction, he may possibly have used this device to signal to his readers that this text should not be taken seriously.

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  1. A Very early sci fi story about time travel Like a lot of sci fi from this period, I m not sure modern readers would get much out of this, but it was fun and surprisingly complex Well worth the 20 munites it took to read it.


  2. What a lovely short story, asking an excellent question if time can go forwards, surely it can go backwards too The story is about two cousins who visit a great aunt Gertrude I had to chuckle at that just how many great aunt Gertrudes are there who has a notable clock the clock neither ticks nor tocks Then one night they witness their great aunt Gertrude winding the clock up, and it then going backwards something great aunt Gertrude appears to be happy about, until she falls down, apparently dea [...]


  3. I gave this story 5 stars not as a reader in 2014 but as a reader of 130 years ago In a world without Asimov, Heinlein, Silverberg or even Wells, a world without Star Trek and other time travel stories, this must have been something really new and fresh This was, I believe, the first ever time travel story that made use of a mechanical device to transport people to the past Before that, time travel had always been conducted through falling asleep and waking up in another epoch A nice little stor [...]




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