An Ocean of Minutes

TitleAn Ocean of Minutes
Year for Search2018
AuthorsLim, Thea(b. 1981)
Date Published2018
PublisherQuercus
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsCanadian author, Female author, Singaporean author, US author
Annotation

The novel begins in Houston, Texas in 1981 when a vicious plague strikes the area. To save the uninfected, some people volunteer to be sent into the future, which turns out to be a dystopia in which those sent from the past are treated relatively well or extremely poorly based on their skills. 

Additional Publishers

U. S. ed. New York: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, 2019

Holding Institutions

DLC

Author Note

The female author (b. 1981) was born in Canada, raised in Singapore, has an MFA from The University of Houston, and lives in Canada, where she teaches.

Full Text

2018 Lim, Thea (b. 1981). An Ocean of Minutes. London: Quercus. U. S. ed. New York: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, 2019. DLC

The novel begins in Houston, Texas in 1981 when a vicious plague strikes the area. To save the uninfected, some people volunteer to be sent into the future, which turns out to be a dystopia in which those sent from the past are treated relatively well or extremely poorly based on their skills. The female author was born in Canada, raised in Singapore, has an MFA from The University of Houston, and lives in Canada, where she teaches.