The High Crusade
Publish date: November 18th 2003
Publisher: I Books
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Space Opera
, Alternate History
A thought-provoking “celebration” of the Englishman laced with tongue-in-cheek glamour and sprinkled with a deftly handled satire on contemporary superpowers and societies.The book is short and there's a great deal of action and witty humor, it gets a bit more philosophical towards the end but I fin...
This novel is a wonderful romp. In 1345, Sir Roger Baron de Tourneville repels blue-skinned aliens who land their ship in his pasture. He boards his forces and the entire village of Ansby on the ship and demands a captured alien take them to France to join the English king. Instead the alien takes t...
This book is absolutely silly and fun and a rollicking good time.Is it high-literature spread with awesome twisty ideas and going to change the way you see the world? Absolutely not.Will you laugh your metaphorical ass off? Maybe, I did chuckle a few times out loud while reading it (especially the...
The idea that earth can resist an alien invasion is fairly ludicrous given that the aliens would have to travel light years across the universe to get here, so their level of technology and weaponry must be vastly superior to ours. Poul Anderson, a scifi legend, was well aware of this, and he carefu...
Fun story about a Medieval English village abducted in mass by aliens.