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The Ministry of Time

Bradley, Kaliane. Book on CD - 2024 BOCD Science Fiction, Adult BOCD / Fiction / Science Fiction / Bradley, Kaliane None on shelf 1 request on 2 copies Community Rating: 0 out of 5

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Read by George Weightman and Katie Leung.
In the near future, a civil servant is offered the salary of her dreams and is, shortly afterward, told what project she'll be working on. A recently established government ministry is gathering "expats" from across history to establish whether time travel is feasible, for the body, but also for the fabric of space-time. She is tasked with working as a "bridge": living with, assisting, and monitoring the expat known as "1847" or Commander Graham Gore. As far as history is concerned, Commander Gore died on Sir John Franklin's doomed 1845 expedition to the Arctic, so he's a little disoriented to be living with an unmarried woman who regularly shows her calves, surrounded by outlandish concepts such as "washing machine," "Spotify," and "the collapse of the British Empire." But he adjusts quickly; he is, after all, an explorer by trade. Soon, what the bridge initially thought would be, at best, a seriously uncomfortable housemate dynamic, evolves into something much more. Over the course of an unprecedented year, Gore and the bridge fall haphazardly, fervently in love, with consequences they never could have imagined. Supported by a chaotic and charming cast of characters-including a 17th-century cinephile who can't get enough of Tinder, a painfully shy World War I captain, and a former spy with an ever-changing series of cosmetic surgery alterations and a belligerent attitude to HR, the bridge will be forced to confront the past that shaped her choices, and the choices that will shape the future.


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[New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2024]
Year Published: 2024
Description: 8 audio discs (approximately 630 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Language: English
Format: Book on CD


Weightman, George.
Leung, Katie, 1987-

Great Britain. -- Royal Navy -- Officers -- Fiction.
Time travel -- Fiction.
Civil service -- Fiction.
Time-travel fiction.
Science fiction.
Romance fiction.