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Worldwar: In The Balance - Harry Turtledove
Worldwar: In The Balance
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World War II seethes across the planet. Hostilities spread in ever-widening circles of destruction: Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, Britain, France, Japan, Italy Africa - the fate of the world hung in the balance. Then the real enemy arrives. Out of the skies comes an invasion force the like of... show more
World War II seethes across the planet. Hostilities spread in ever-widening circles of destruction: Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, Britain, France, Japan, Italy Africa - the fate of the world hung in the balance. Then the real enemy arrives. Out of the skies comes an invasion force the like of which Earth has never known - and worldwar is truly joined. The invaders are inhuman and they are unstoppable. Their weaponry is overwhelming and their goal is simple: Fleetlord Atvar has arrived to claim Earth for the Empire. 'The wizard of If.' Chicago Sun-Times 'The standard-bearer for alternate history.' USA Today
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780340618394 (0340618396)
ASIN: B0069X8LXA
Publisher: HODDER AND STOUGHTON
Pages no: 656
Edition language: English
Series: Worldwar (#1)
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I found this book hard to get into, and never really forged any sort of attachment with it until the last 150 or so pages. The characters seemed at times more like devices to demonstrate 'ideas', for want of a better word, rather than robust, developed characters. This is the nature of the book and,...
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3.0 In the Balance (Worldwar Series, Volume 1)
I appreciate the scope and ambition of this series. True, there is a large cast of characters, who at first may be hard to keep straight, but Harry Turtledove puts them to good use, describing the war from many different angles. If you have an interest in World War II and science fiction, this is a ...
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