In this extract, the Traveller details his first experience of time travel in the time machine he built.
I really enjoyed reading this extract. The descriptions are almost poetic in quality, and what would probably take most writers a few sentences to detail, Wells does in paragraphs – and it is not boring! I loved the descriptions as the machine moves faster and faster through time, both the visual depictions as well as the Traveller’s account of his feelings as he observes changes around him. Poignant and beautiful, with hints of sadness mixed in.
I think this is one of the best reads so far from The Time Traveller’s Almanac, so I’m giving it 5/5 stars.
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