A grad student from 2042 comes across a lost Socratic dialogue, and time-travels to ancient Greece to investigate.
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Time tweakers consider staging the philosopher’s death-by-hemlock by subbing a clone.
Levinson’s narrative is challenging fun, but stodgy classical elements will make you wish there were more scenes like the one in which some playa-hatin’ Romans step to Plato.
Genre: Fiction; Author: Paul Levinson; Publisher: Tor Books
Posted January 17 2015 — 7:41 AM EST
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