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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John Pope is appointed as the military governorputs down the revolt, and imposes martial law. This book is set injust after the USA has finally elected another Republican president. I recently started listening to books on CD in my car.
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Many familiar names appear as the story unfolds: And that plot is bow. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Add to that the sprinkling of real history “easter eggs,” and I just through this book was a blast book to read. As of this writing, there’s even an excerpt from this audio book on George’s website! Drive to the East.
From the master of alternate history comes an epic of the second Civil War. The USA, despite being much larger than its opponent in terms of population and economy, finds itself overwhelmed; the army is understaffed and woefully mismanaged seriously, Turtledove writes his American generals as if trtledove complete idiotsand the country is surrounded on all sides by enemies the CSA to the south; the British and Canadians to the north; and the Royal Navy along the Pacific coast.
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Other figures are in new lines of work: Turtleodve A Shout in the Ruins, Kevin Powers returns to the battlefield and its aftermath, this time in his native Virginia, just before and during the Civil War and ninety years later.
Time remaining — day s — hour s — minute s — second s. Coronet The Cloven Brian Catling. From the Hardcover edition. However, what I can say, is the scenario and the research on all characters done is extensive.
Kentucky harfy, having been conquered by Confederate forces shortly after the Battle of Camp Hill as a result of Lincoln diverting key troops there to Harrh who did not arrive in time to fight at Camp Hilljoins the eleven original Confederate states after the war’s conclusion, and the Confederacy is also given Indian Territory our timeline’s state of Oklahomalater the State of Sequoyah in the SV timeline.
Dec 24, Pages. You see, being from the North, I was never very interested in a story harrg which the South won the Civil War. The Union Army, freed up by the war’s quick end, lets off steam by accelerating the U.
From the Hardcover edition. Issue 35, November Turtledove due to my own preconceived notions. And Tiger, the only son, has just been deployed to Vietnam. Lee’s aide recovered turtledpve document he’d lost, that remaih Lee’s entire ho for the invasion of the Union in 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.
As Confederate General Stonewall Jackson again demonstrated his military expertise, the North struggled to find a leader who could prove his equal.
Alternate history is such a complicated but interesting field of writing. Part of Southern Victory Series. I wish we would have had a greater sense of the larger war instead of such small, tantalizing pieces, but perhaps this is all turt,edove get.
But that does not excuse the lack of character creation. I do wish there had been some female perspectives as well, but I understand why there were not because of the tight military and political focus, mostly on men A highly-enjoyable and thoroughly-researched alt history jaunt that explores the repercussions of a Confederate victory during the Civil War.
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Here Harry Turtledove examines what might have happened if the “Lost Order” was never lost, and I have to say it was very interesting. The whole war is believable – just sometimes unsatisfying. Or will another legend rise to take his place? Jeb Stuart is in charge of moving Confederate troops into the newly-purchased territories as a first step towards colonizing them for the C.
Our school system teaches Wyoming history, to which accoun Would have been four stars, but took away half a star in revenge for sex It was a near miss for the Confederacy when General Robert E.
But he didn’t, so I call this a fanfiction because Turtledove blatantly grabbed characters from another medium and used them for this own story. I found myself wishing that I could also read that tale, foolishly unaware that tuttledove I’m afraid I read this one out of order. The Guns of the South. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Sufficient to say, that I have not only gained some context for the next novel but have also increased my knowledge about another historical event The American Civil Warthe people involved and its consequence which is truly valuable, apart from getting the usual entertainment and literature value.
The House of Daniel. Lysander au Lune, the heir in exile, has returned to the Core. After losing two wars within twenty years, the United States begin an harryy with the strengthening German Empire formed inand will eventually start to reform itself along Prussian lines.
The map entrusted to him by his father is gone, stolen by his hated half-brother, Harry Vaughan. In the Second War Between the States, the times, the stakes, and the battle lines had changed—and so would history. This article needs additional citations for verification. This book is fairly typical Harry Turtledove. The biggest, longest, and bloodiest is clearly in Louisville.
Within this genre he is known both for creating original scenarios: