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Book Review – Blackout and All Clear by Connie Willis

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Book Review – Blackout and All Clear by Connie Willis

Connie Willis has been one of my favorite Science Fiction authors since I read her stellar novel, Doomsday Book.  She has returned several times to the same time traveling historians, in follow up books like To Say Nothing of the Dog, and her original Hugo Award winning story from 1984 called Fire Watch.  This time she returns to 2060 Oxford in a two book volume about the Blitz in England and the historians who travel there to witness it and, as with all her novels, have to deal with various difficulties and complications. What Willis gets right are her typical strengths:  her characters are fully formed and fleshed out individuals who feel “real” and...

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