The Accidental Time Machine

The Accidental Time Machine

Joe Haldeman

Synopsis of The Accidental Time Machine

Grad-school dropout Matt Fuller is toiling as a lowly research assistant at MIT when, while measuring subtle quantum forces that relate to time changes in gravity and electromagnetic force, his calibrator turns into a time machine. With a dead-end job and a girlfriend who has left him for another man, Matt has nothing to lose taking a time machine trip himself-or so he thinks.

Reviews of The Accidental Time Machine


...a well-crafted story. And that's no accident. -- Barry Newton, SFRevu

...another gem from one of the masters of the genre... -- Robert Thompson, Fantasy Book Critic

Joe Haldeman shows why he is a national treasure with this tremendous thought provoking thriller. -- Harriet Klausner's Review Archive

One might imagine that all the riffs have been played on this particular chord...until an ingenious writer is able to coax a brand-new tune from it. That's obviously the case here, ... -- Paul Di Filippo,