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The High Crusade - Poul Anderson
The High Crusade
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780743475280 (0743475283)
Publisher: I Books
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Alissa rated it
3.0 The High Crusade
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...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 The High Crusade
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...
suzemo rated it
4.0 The High Crusade
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...
Book Ramblings
Book Ramblings rated it
5.0 The High Crusade
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...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
Fun story about a Medieval English village abducted in mass by aliens.
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