Palmer, Dexter

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Mary Toft; or, The Rabbit Queen

Drawing on a true incident, Palmer (The Dream of Perpetual Motion) pits the age-old human desire to believe the miraculous against the emerging rationalism of the scientific community in Mary’s time. In this yearning to believe what we’d like to be true over the facts, the novel perhaps offers some parallels to our own time. [See Prepub Alert, 5/13/19.]
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Palmer presents a fresh twist on the time-travel trope; his story line requires a close reading to enjoy the subtle foreshadowing and themes as the protagonists discover that it's possible the CVD is not as useless as once thought. The characters are complex and flawed but thoroughly worthy of attention. Fans of Palmer's previous book, time travel, near-future technologies, and sf will find great enjoyment here. [See Prepub Alert, 8/24/15.]

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