“I love Lost Tim…the story is masterful.” – William Shaw, author of The Birdwatcher
IN SEARCH OF LOST TIM by CHRIS IFSO was produced in 2008 as a digital novella using thirty different blog pages featuring puppetry, cartoons and songs.
In 2018 it is now available as a limited edition, full colour A4 publication, price £10. You can buy it here and see a preview here
And you can experience the original on-line version, complete with songs and puppets RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW! (The whole work takes about 30 mins to read).
This groundbreaking ‘book of the future’ first ‘published’ in 2007 can be read on any laptop or computer, and it also looks great on an iPad.
Please scroll through each page, playing videos as they appear. The piece takes around half an hour to read in its entirety, or read a few chapters at a time, preferably with a glass of wine.
Chapter 1. ‘A Boy in his Sixties Bedroom’ (2 videos)
Chapter 2. Jennifer’s Saddest Holiday Blog
Chapter 3. Young Tim & The Brand New Adventure (video)
Chapter 4. Jennifer & The Missing Cheesegrater
Chapter 5. “Popping up like this”
Chapter 6. Young Tim & the Smoking Alter Ego (video)
Chapter 7. Jennifer on the Smug White Thing
Chapter 8. “Cyberbullying voyeur”
Chapter 9. Young Tim’s Top Secret Mission Report (includes video)
Chapter 10. Tim x 2: The Emporium of Enthusiasms and Pleasures
Chapter 11. Young Tim & The Paradox of Eternal Time
Chapter 12. Futurolusions: (Very) Short History of Time (presentation – with text version for iPhone users if it doesn’t work)
Chapter 13. Tim x 2: The Threat To Tomorrow
Chapter 14. Young Tim & the Unbearable Roughness of School
Chapter 15extra. A Brief History of Planet Earth – special bonus chapterlette!!!
Chapter 15. Tim x 2: Disorder in the House
Chapter 16. Jennifer Vespas (includes video of song)
Chapter 17. “Big eye-lashed, karate-kicking…”
Chapter 18. Tim x 2: Showdown with Mister B
Chapter 19. Young Tim Goes Into Action
Chapter 20. The Mournful Time of My Life – Jennifer’s Blog
Chapter 20a. Young Tim – Cat Burglar
Chapter 21. Futurolusions Presentation II (Google presentation – text version for iPhone users)
Chapter 22. Tim x 2: Multiversal Reverse
Chaper 23. Young Tim & The Hot Bodies Struggling
Chapter 24. Tim x 2: Burn, Baby, Burn
Chapter 25. Young Tim, Drums, Drugs & Nudity (includes video and images from the Underground Press Syndicate)
Chapter 26. Jennifer’s Amazing Discovery
Chapter 27. Tim x 2: Time Slips & Snooze Mode
Chapter 28. Pipsqueak and The Sidekick
Chapter 29. Blood on Her Fingers, Sand In Her Hair – Jennifer’s last blog
Chapter 30. And in The End (includes video of song featuring The Bettertones)
Appendix: In Search of Lost Books: a literature review and bibliography, plus an iMix of music to listen to as you read.