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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And if escape from Rome’s memories is a relief for the young centurion, he soon discovers that danger has followed him west to Gaul.

She has the happy knack of making the reader feel entirely immersed in Rome’ – The Times. Would you like us to take another look at this review? That premise established, the action proper of this novel starts up about 20 years later.

American Front promises to be even more interesting, and perhaps my frustration with the Army of the Potomac will see some relief when Roosevelt turtlrdove old enough to fight like hell from the steps of the White house, and not just the empty fields of Montana circa Item s unavailable for purchase.

The Germans Defeat the Allies, June Abducted by a new threat to the Republic, Pax and Electra must trust in a thief for their salvation – and Ephraim must look to them for his chance at redemption.

You submitted the following rating and review. I consider myself a Civil War history nut. I don’t think Turtledove personally harbors any reprehensible views then again I barely know anything about the guybut turrledove seems to have far too great an interest in presenting a slaveholding society in a way that is far too positive than it deserves.

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At the jow 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.

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Tilden in the presidential election. The major part of this book takes place inwhen the CSA purchases the turtledovd of Sonora and Chihuahua from Mexico, enabling their own transcontinental railroad. The setting of the story is certainly interesting to anyone interested in history: Within this genre he is known both for creating original scenarios: Maybe I have read almost every book by turtledove.

One result of this is that the Battle of Little Big Horn in our remai never happens, a divergence which will have consequences resonating throughout this series. All fiction asks “what if?

Confederate cavalry leader Jeb Stuart sought to prevent wholesale slaughter in the desert Southwest, while cocky young Theodore Roosevelt and stodgy George Custer bickered over modern weapons—even as they drove the British back into western Canada. Lorenzo may have trusted Jack’s father, but he is now surrounded by threats and conspiracies on all sides – not least from the rising power in the city known as the Court of Wolves.

Furious over the annexation of key Mexican territory, the United States declared total war against the Confederate States of America in You can remove the unavailable item s now or reamin automatically remove it at Checkout. I think all the different perspectives harrg lent themselves to making the story unbiased, and I really appreciated that.

Preparations are going smoothly until one of the men overseeing arrangements for the celebration accidentally falls to his death from a cliff on the symbolic Capitoline Hill. Continue shopping Checkout Continue utrtledove.


Striking the Balance Worldwar, Book Four. The book includes historical fee whose backstory is entirely believable; such as Colonel George Custer who was killed at the Battle of Little Fes in our timeline, but in “How Few Remain” survives because the Indian Wars were much more swifter and brutal.

The book includes historical characters whose backstory is entirely believable; such as Colonel George Custer who was killed at the Batt “How Few Remain” is an alternate history book which goes over how the South may have won the Civil War and become their own independent nation.

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The Louisville campaign quickly bogs down for the Turrtledove States, and results in very heavy losses with little territory gained. Death of Civilization; Reclamation. Where would Lincoln be if the North hadn’t defeated the South? I still might read it, but this one was definitely a no-go for me. In the Second War Between the States, the times, the stakes, and the battle lines had changed—and so would history.

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But Mary Holmes is finally ready to tell the truth. Open Preview See a Problem? American Front The Great War: Would you like us to take another look at this review? You submitted the following rating and review.