This Is How You Lose The Time War by Amal El-Mohtar audiobook

This Is How You Lose The Time War

By Amal El-Mohtar  and Max Gladstone
Read by Cynthia Farrell  and Emily Woo Zeller

Simon & Schuster Audio 9781534431003
4.27 Hours 1
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Two time-traveling agents from warring futures, working their way through the past, begin to exchange letters—and fall in love in this thrilling and romantic book from award-winning authors Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone. Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before reading. Thus begins an unlikely correspondence between two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for their warring factions. Now, what began as a taunt, a battlefield boast, grows into something more. Something epic. Something romantic. Something that could change the past and the future. Except the discovery of their bond would mean death for each of them. There’s still a war going on, after all. And someone has to win that war. That’s how war works. Right? Cowritten by two beloved and award-winning sci-fi writers, This Is How You Lose the Time War is an epic love story spanning time and space.

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Summary

Summary

Winner of the 2020 Hugo Award for Best Novella

An NPR Best Book of 2019

Two time-traveling agents from warring futures, working their way through the past, begin to exchange letters—and fall in love in this thrilling and romantic book from award-winning authors Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone.

Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before reading.

Thus begins an unlikely correspondence between two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for their warring factions. Now, what began as a taunt, a battlefield boast, grows into something more. Something epic. Something romantic. Something that could change the past and the future.

Except the discovery of their bond would mean death for each of them. There’s still a war going on, after all. And someone has to win that war. That’s how war works. Right?

Cowritten by two beloved and award-winning sci-fi writers, This Is How You Lose the Time War is an epic love story spanning time and space.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A fireworks display from two very talented storytellers.” Madeline Miller, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“This is the time-travelling queer epistolary romance I didn’t know I needed…It’s an excellent work.” Locus magazine
“[An]…exquisitely crafted tale.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A time travel rival-secret-agent epistolary romance interspersed with descriptions of fascinating secret missions. Readers will reach the end and want to turn back to the start.” Booklist (starred review)
"This Is How You Lose the Time War is rich and strange, a romantic tour through all of time and the multiverse, and you shouldn’t miss a moment.” Martha Wells, Hugo Award–winning author
“Poetry, disguised as genre fiction. I read several sections out loud—this is prose that wants to be more than read. It wants to be heard and tasted.” Kelly Sue DeConnick, author of Bitch Planet

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Author

Author Bio: Amal El-Mohtar

Author Bio: Amal El-Mohtar

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Author Bio: Max Gladstone

Author Bio: Max Gladstone

Max Gladstone went to Yale, where he wrote a short story that became a finalist in the Writers of the Future competition. He has been a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2013 and 2014.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 4.27
Audience: Adult
Language: English