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This is the second volume in Harry Turtledove’s epic alternative history of history, nothing less — Publishers Weekly on HOW FEW REMAIN). It’s , in a world where the Confederacy won its independence at the Battle of Antietam in The United States declares war over the Confederate. How Few Remain is a alternate history novel by Harry Turtledove. It is the first part of the Southern Victory saga. The book received the Sidewise Award for .

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Ultimately this caused the recognition of the Confederacy by Great Britain and France, creating two major A This is the first book in Harry Turtledove’s alternate history TL Timeline series, which consists of this stand-alone volume, plus two further trilogies, the American Front series and the American Empire series.

As Flavia finds herself drawn into a theatrical world of carnival floats, musicians, incense and sacrificial beasts, tutledove she see to the heart of the matter and catch those responsible for the unpopular man’s untimely death?

You’ll want to take your time with this one, so that you can ruminate over all the implications of this alternate history. The Confederacy is buying the provinces of Sonora and Chihuahua from Mexico in order to acquire a Pacific port and the land access to extend its railroads to it.

Fresh from their close escape from imperial betrayal in the German forest, Marcus and the Tungrians are ordered to Gaul, where an outlaw called Maturnus is wreaking havoc. I think I enjoy it more because, by actually telling the The first piece of Turtledove I’ve ever read, and–I would argue–still one of turledove favorites.

A nighttime whipping in a lamplit barn. May 28, Imprint: A highly-enjoyable and thoroughly-researched alt history jaunt that explores the repercussions of a Confederate victory during the Civil War.


Once again, Harry Turtledove has created a thoroughly engrossing alternate history novel, a profoundly original epic of blood and honor, courage and sacrifice, remmain amidst the raw beauty of young America’s frontier wilderness. Galled by orders to wage a purely defensive war, Jackson takes them to the extreme, pioneering tactics of urban warfare and full-scale femain warfare which devastates Louisville in scenes reminiscent of real life World War I.

Dr Harry Norman Turtledove is an American novelist, who has produced a sizeable number of works in several genres including alternate history, historical fiction, fantasy and science fiction.

Furious over the annexation of key Mexican territory, the United States declares total war against the Confederate States. Jan 06, gargamelscat rated it it was ok Shelves: Outlawed by Tudor, all Jack can do is follow his father’s last words – and seek out the man who has answers to his past that remajn determine his future, Lorenzo de’ Medici.

How Few Remain

Apart from the unnecessary sex scenes who cares, anyway? Upsetting the Balance Worldwar, Book Three.

I wish we would have had a greater sense of the larger war instead of such small, tantalizing pieces, but perhaps this is all we get. You see, I know one of his hidden pleasures. Still, it’s interesting to think “What If? Incredibly so for the likes of Abe Lincoln, George Custer, My first foray into the world hoow alternate history fiction, and I loved it.

Grant Cultural depictions of Robert E. Alternate history is such a complicated but interesting field of writing. The Empathy Problem Gavin Extence. The variety of historical figures he uses in order to fully portray this alternative era and the authenticity of their voices are both compelling. Second Contact Down to Tuttledove Aftershocks. Through some politicking and yarry on strong international allies, the Confederate States makes a move to purchase two northern Mexican states from the ailing Empire of Mexico, to which the United States responds by declaring war.


It is similar to his earlier novel The Guns of the Southbut unlike the latter, it is a purely historical novel with no fantastical or science fiction elements.

The potential of this universe, so fully realized and researched, interests me the most. I’ve enjoyed both of them, and would like to read some more if anyone has any recommendations.

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Where would Mark Twain be without a defeated South? I wanted to like this book, thought the premise was brilliant, but his writing style did not work at all with my brain.

They were the fdw with slaves, which in my mind makes them the bad guys. Oct 04, Kristen Schrader Wenke rated it liked it Shelves: Meanwhile, the threat of war looms over London. I don’t think there was any the author also, I must admit, a professional historian was following the original idea to its turttledove conclusion.

Both American nations have been sanctioning Indian raids turhledove each other’s territory. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Turtledove seems bent on insisting that the Confederates were good guys, but even he ended this by saying “Yeah they began manumission nationwide but only because gurtledove UK and France demanded it. Aug 10, Jon rated it it was ok.

At the glittering court of the Medici in Florence, Lorenzo the Magnificent, ruler of the republic and head of the mysterious Academy, is engaged in a dangerous game of power with the Vatican.