Three Days to Never (Paperback)

By Tim Powers

William Morrow & Company, 9780062221391, 405pp.

Publication Date: February 19, 2013



Three Days to Never by Tim Powers is a whip-smart scientific thriller cum fantasy novel that posits: what happened to Albert Enistein's scientific discoveries that haven't been unveiled? The answer lies in a old Charlie Chaplin movie, the Mossad, and an ancient European faction that will go to any lengths to keep past sins secret.

A young tween and her college professor father must quickly unveil the mystery of a potential weapon more deadly than an atomic bomb or our world--past, present, and future will be destroyed.

In this edition that includes additional insights from the author, background material, suggestions for further reading. and more, Tim Powers offers readers a suspenseful, intricate plot with an captivating narrative that includes not only lessons in history and science, but on human nature, too.

Praise For Three Days to Never

“Quirky, humorous and packed with suspense, THREE DAYS TO NEVER is a head-spinning thriller.”
-St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“A wild and wooly romp-fun.”
-Library Journal

“Machiavellian . . . [A]n astonishingly sophisticated and engrossing narrative.”
-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Top-notch ...[T]he ingenious plot...manages to be intricate without becoming convoluted, to its highly satisfying conclusion.”
-Publishers Weekly

“[A] breathtaking achievement, the complexity of which a review can only begin to capture...[A] powerful work.”

“Moves at a frantic clip...[the] very outlandishness [of Powers’s metaphysics] makes the story all the more compelling.”

“[An] intense, downhill-race of a story . . . the summer sleeper hit of 2006.”
-Denver Post

“Grade: A . . . Combining historical fact, science-fiction and thriller pacing, THREE DAYS TO NEVER is worth the wait.”
-Rocky Mountain News

“Brio, bravado and a salutary measure of lunacy . . . A postmodern work par excellence.”
-Washington Post Book World

“[THREE DAYS TO NEVER] contains so many genuine pleasures...plenty of action, humor and unexpectedly touching human drama.”
-San Francisco Chronicle