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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Meanwhile, the threat of war looms over London. Still, Mark Twain is witty, Teddy Roosevelt is heroic, and Custer is a giant, blustering piece of shit. It is certainly worth reading if you plan to read the rest of the series, which is great. But each has a secret to hide, and each has a reason to kill. Back last year, I happened to stumble across The Great War: How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

How Few Remain

Having a guy affecting a 19th century way of talking read you descriptions of Sam Clemens, George Custer and Teddy Roosevelt doing the wild thing is not an experience I recommend to you. Keep me logged in on this computer. The characters are all as vivid as one could hope for and the action of the war – both on and off the battlefield – moves the story along keeping the reader wondering what “happened” next.


As she advances further and further into the unknown, Hero will need to decide: The disgraced Abraham Lincoln crisscrossed the nation championing socialist ideals. At the hkw 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.

And Lincoln delivering stonking Marxist rants. And I hoe trashy fantasy, so I have a pretty high tolerance for lengthy books. I was basically obligated to.

Anyway, on to the pros and cons of the novel: Coronet The Cloven Brian Catling. Bridge of the Separator.

How Few Remain is a alternate history novel by Harry Turtledove. How Few Remain is that tale, an enjoyable read in its own right. StuartWilliam RosecransOrlando B. Turtledofe Me Back My Legions! In the late s, Russia attempts to sell Alaska to the United States. While the premise of the South winning the civil war, and then another war breaking out is intriguing and exciting, I feel this book doesn’t live up to the potential. Create An Account Why Join?

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I’d say that if those future books were solely about Turtledove’s own characters, I’d be disinclined to continue, but I can’t help but be curious about, e. However, the British also bow northern Maine and annex it into the Canadian province of New Brunswicknullifying the Webster—Ashburton Treaty that previously solved the dispute.

Turtledove bow not develop his own characters, he pulls some ready made characters out of history and drops them in a plot of his own making. Uow and Stripes in Peril. A couple things I found interesting: The novel pinpoints with unerring emotional depth the nature of random violence, the necessity of love and compassion, and the fragility and preciousness of life.


But to win, they need a commander as brilliant as Stonewall Jackson, and they must stop Jeb Stuart’s glorious cavalry.

Teddy Roosevelt, Montana rancher, watches events unfolding and hopes the new President will hold fast, but decides his own help is needed to do it and forms up his own Unauthorized Regiment. Add to that the sprinkling of real history “easter eggs,” and I just through this book was a blast book to read. Middle sister Kirby is caught up in the thrilling vortex of civil rights protests with her friend Mary Jo Kopechne. I LOVE character driven stories, they are my favorite.

A generation after the South won the Civil War, America writhed once more in the bloody throes of battle. Set in the second century AD, The Scorpion’s Strike continues the story of Marcus Aquila’s fight for justice for a family ripped asunder by imperial assassins. I’m looking forward to the rest of the series. Two Roads Frieda Annabel Abbs. Plague has now reached the marsh and is surrounding the castle.

However, what I can say, is the scenario and the research on all characters done is extensive. This is not a book. And so, inthe frgile peace is shattered. The book is well researched and written. In effect, while conceding defeat in this war, Blaine was setting the stage for the next one, instilling in U.

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