Search Results: "Harry Turtledove"


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WORLDWAR: IN THE BALANCE by Harry Turtledove
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"WW II buffs happy to settle in for a meandering journey of unspecified duration."
Vast, churning alternate-world/alien-invasion saga. Read full book review >

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THINGS FALL APART by Harry Turtledove
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"A lifeless apocalyptic thriller/social drama."
Another go 'round with the Ferguson family, supervolcano survivors and utter literary ciphers. Read full book review >

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THE WAR THAT CAME EARLY: COUP D'ETAT by Harry Turtledove
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 31, 2012

"A fair middle chapter in the series, which will undoubtedly appeal to Turtledove's fans."
Turtledove (The War That Came Early: The Big Switch, 2011, etc.) delivers the fourth installment in his latest series, depicting an alternate-history version of World War II. Read full book review >

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ALL FALL DOWN by Harry Turtledove
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"This disaster tale abounds with plotlines but leaves the reader emotionally detached."
In the aftermath of a supervolcano's eruption, the world is plunged into a cold, post-apocalyptic, nearly uninhabitable environment. Resources are scarce. Human nature is put to the test. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT WAR by Harry Turtledove
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1998

"Expect another sequel."
The master of alternate history returns with this sequel to How Few Remain (1997), wherein the Confederate States of America, with the help of backing from the French and British, won its independence. Read full book review >

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INTO THE DARKNESS by Harry Turtledove
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 21, 1999

"Turtledove devotees will probably want to give it the once-over, but there's little here to attract the uncommitted. (Author tour)"
The setting of alternate-history guru Turtledove's latest doorstopper is a world where magic works but human impulses remain pretty much the same. Read full book review >

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GOLDEN SHRINE by Harry Turtledove
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Definitely worth a look for Turtledove's fans and fantasy enthusiasts in general."
Third installment of a fantasy epic set in the Bronze Age (The Breath of God, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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THROUGH THE DARKNESS by Harry Turtledove
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2001

"Here as elsewhere, though, Turtledove doesn't even pretend to write a satisfying ending: prolific he is, and he just keeps churning 'em out."
Third in Turtledove's alternate world/fantasy series (Darkness Descending, 2000, etc.) recasting WWII as a magical battle between Algarve, the lebensraum-seeking equivalent of Nazi Germany, and its numerous smaller opponents who desperately seek shaky alliances in the hope of stemming the tide. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 1, 1999

"All this is not so much alternate history as patriotic solipsism, Comrade, with likely sounding ingredients heated and stirred into an unrecognizable goulash: what-if transformed into what-not."
Third in Turtledove's series of increasingly improbable alternate-history yarns (The Great War: Walk in Hell, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

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HOW FEW REMAIN by Harry Turtledove
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Expect sequels featuring Abraham Lincoln as America's Karl Marx."
Turtledove, having previously won the Civil War for the Confederacy in The Guns of the South (1992), does it all over again in this otherwise unconnected new alternate history yarn. Read full book review >

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TWO FRONTS by Harry Turtledove
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 23, 2013

"Stick with it—there will be surprises, just not the ones you were expecting."
Turtledove (Coup d'Etat, 2012, etc.) delivers the fifth installment in his latest series—a final volume is promised—developing an alternate-history version of World War II. Read full book review >