Praise

"Palma has steeped himself in the Victorian period and brings it marvelously to life...A rich bounty for readers to enjoy...lush, compulsively readable...Sequels are welcome. Full Text" --The Boston Globe
"After 611 pages, I was awestruck. All these plots, all these mysteries, all this lovely writing! By Jove, he's got it! Full Text" --Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Palma writes with such shrewdness and glee that I enjoyed “The Map of Time” more than any time-travel novel since Connie Willis’s “To Say Nothing of the Dog." Full Text" --The Washington Post
"Strange and wonderful as well as magical and smart, the author has done more than written a wonderful novel, he’s concocted a supernatural tour de force. Time travel, tragic love, murder and mystery all combine in what is nothing short of a surprising, satisfying and mesmerizing read. Read Blog" --Recommendations & Reviews (Blog)
"'Intellectual thriller' is not an oxymoron in this case. Eccentric, informed. Time travel, H.G. Wells, Jack the Ripper, robots, romance, changing history, destroying classic literature. Spot on narration. Good clean fun. Full Text" --Tulsa World
"Palmas writes with panache and good humor, and he’s cooked up a crackerjack story. Full text" --The Seattle Times
"Felix J. Palma has authored a novel that is sublime in all its aspects. Acerbic wit, intellectual commentary, mind boggling twists and turns, combined with unique characters makes for an enchanting, satisfying and deeply mesmerizing novel. http://tinyurl.com/3wvpel4" --The Chronicles of an Enamored Soul (Blog)
"Palma is also a master of ingenious plotting, and his tale takes in far more than a simple game of cat and mouse: Even the most careful reader won’t foresee some of the twists here, and there are plenty of them." --Kirkus Reviews
"Lyrical storytelling and a rich attention to detail make this prize-winning novel by an acclaimed Spanish author an enthralling read. It is a wonderful blend of genres (sf, steampunk, mystery, romance, historical fantasy) and will appeal to fans of historical fiction as well as fantasy." --Library Journal (Starred Review)
"Palma makes his U.S. debut with the brilliant first in a trilogy, an intriguing thriller that explores the ramifications of time travel in three intersecting narratives." --Publishers Weekly, (Starred Review)
"“Lyrical storytelling and a rich attention to detail make this prize-winning novel an enthralling read." --Library Journal (Starred Review)
"Readers who embark on the journey...will be richly rewarded." --Booklist (Starred Review)
"The Map of Time is a singularly inventive, luscious story with a core of pure, unsettling weirdness. With unnerving grace and disturbing fantasy, it effortlessly straddles that impossible line between being decidedly familiar, and yet absolutely new." --Cherie Priest, author of Boneshaker
"Strange and wonderful. Magical and smart. Félix J. Palma has done more than written a wonderful novel, he’s concocted a supernatural tour de force. Time travel, tragic love, murder and mystery all combine in what is nothing short of a surprising, satisfying and mesmerizing read." --M.J. Rose, International Bestseller
"The Map of Time recalls the science fiction of Wells and Verne, and then turns the early masters on their heads. A brilliant and breathtaking trip through metafictional time." --Scott Westerfield, author of Leviathan

Additional Reading

The Map of Time
Andrew Harrington
Charles Winslow
Jack the Ripper
Marie Kelley
Claire Haggerty
H.G. Wells
Bram Stoker
Solomon, King of the Automatons
The Time Machine
Gilliam Murray
Melvyn Frost
The Time Mapper/Marcus Rhys
The Elephant Man / Joseph Carey Merrick
Captain Derek Shackleton
Henry James