“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, New York Times bestselling author
"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 Westerfeld, New York Times bestselling author
“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
"A big, genre-bending delight."
– The Washington Post
"Palma uses the basic ingredients of steampunk—fantasy, mystery, ripping adventure, and Victorian-era high-tech—to marvelous effect."
– Seattle Times
"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)
"Readers who embark on the journey . . . will be richly rewarded."
– Booklist (starred)
"Lyrical storytelling and a rich attention to detail make this prize-winning novel an enthralling read."
– Library Journal (starred)
"Palma is a master of ingenious plotting."
– Kirkus Reviews