Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Quote from my reading: Time-Travel

Simon Morley wonders about whether he could go back from 1970 to live in the New York City of 1882:“Was it possible for me to go back and live out my life with Julia? Could I do that knowing the future? Could I live in nineteenth-century New York and look at infants in their carriages, knowing what lay ahead for them? It was a vanished world; actually nearly every soul in it long since dead: could I ever really join it?”

Time and Again. Jack Finney, p. 393.

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