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Colonisation: Down to Earth
Harry Turtledove

Classification : Sff (science Fiction & Fantasy)
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Hodder Paperbacks
Page Extent : 624
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340768693
Price : 575

About the book
The tumultuous 1960s have arrived, and the alien reptilian race ponders its uneasy future on the planet it calls Tosev 3. The United States has prospered since the war and has sent a manned spaceship deep into space. On the other side of the globe, the German Reich remains bloodied but unbowed, brandishing a frightening new weapon and always poised for war. China strains under alien occupation, and from Poland to Jerusalem, Jews must choose between aiding the Race or the Reich.
Down to Earth is populated by a cast that includes the famous, from Khomeini to Himmler, and the unkonwn - drug smugglers, soldiers and lovers - in a spectacular tale of tyranny and freedom, destruction and hope.

'The wizard of If.' Chicago Sun-Times
'Turtledove the standard bearer for alternate history.' USA Today

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Engrossing ... definitely the work of one of alternate history's authentic modern masters . . . totally fascinating.
Good fun. It has an authentic speculative quality, energy and dash.
Turtledove plays heady games with actual history, scattering object lessons and bitter ironies along the way. Strong, complex characters against a sweeping alt-historical background.
With shocking vividness, Turtledove demonstrates the extreme fragility of our modern world . . . This is state-of-the-art alternate history, nothing less
     
Harry Turtledove
Harry Turtledove has lived in Southern California all his life He has a Ph.D. in history from the University of California at Los Angeles and has taught at UCLA, California State Fullerton and Califor...(+)
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Settling Accounts: In at the Death (HB)
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Settling Accounts: The Grapple (HB)
The Great War: Breakthroughs (PB)
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Worldwar 2: Tilting the Balance (PB)
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Worldwar: Striking the Balance (PB)
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