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TitleAtlantis and Other Places
AuthorHarry Turtledove
ISBN0451463641
ImprintHarry Turtledove Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardcover
Pages441

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A one of a kind collection from the New York Times bestselling maven of alternate history San Diego Union Tribune A famous naturalist seeks a near extinct species of bird found only on the rarest of lands in Audubon in Atlantis A young American on a European holiday finds himself storming an enchanted German castle in The Catcher in the Rhine The philosopher Sokrates plays a key role in the Athenian victory over the Spartans in The Daimon Centaurs take a sea voyage aboard The Horse of Bronze to a land where they encounter a strange and frightening tribe of creatures known as man London s most famous detective, Athelstan Helms, and his assistant Dr James Walton are in Atlantis investigating a series of murders in The Scarlet Band This collection includes these and seven amazing stories of ancient eras, historical figures, mysterious events, and out of this world adventure from the incomparable Harry Turtledove.

Reviews

Judy

Atlantis and Other Places By Harry Turtledove

I really liked the first and last stories of these alternative history short stories The first story centered on Audobon s trip to Atlantis America The last story found Helms and Walton a duo eerily reminiscent of Holmes and Watson but visiting Atlantis to solve a case Both were very enjoyable and c... (Sign in to see more)


Joey

Atlantis and Other Places By Harry Turtledove

The most notable story here is the first one, which imagines Atlantis as an immense island in the middle of the Atlantic comprised of what is now much of the East coast of North America John James Audubon visits Atlantis in search of species that are rapidly declining due to European and Terra Novan... (Sign in to see more)


Jane Debano

Atlantis and Other Places By Harry Turtledove

Alternate History is a genre that asks the question what if our history had taken a different track What if the Nazis had won WW II What if the South had won the Civil War Harry Turtledove is the Grand Master of this type of science fiction fantasy and this collection of stories is proof of his skil... (Sign in to see more)


Marla

Atlantis and Other Places By Harry Turtledove

I liked Audubon in Atlantis , it really conveyed Audubon s sadness at a species going extinct, his quest to find one before they do while on what might be his last trip like this, and also that he has to kill one for scientific purposes which means he s helping to hasten their end.I ve never read Sh... (Sign in to see more)


B. Barron

Atlantis and Other Places By Harry Turtledove

Rating the individual stories independently Overall its a solid 3 Audubon in Atlantis Solid and entertaining story Bedfellows Progressives wet dream about Bushie and Osama in love, but it was funny News from the Front Hard to follow but a Right wingers wet dream about how WWII might have gone if the... (Sign in to see more)


Judy

Atlantis and Other Places By Harry Turtledove

Couldn t finish it When there are so many good books waiting to be read, why should I waste my time


John

Atlantis and Other Places By Harry Turtledove

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here As always, short story books are a mixed bag Some stories are good, some are ok, and others are just bad In this particular book, I ve decided to evaluate each story Mostly because some are quite enjoyable and I found ot... (Sign in to see more)


Aaron

Atlantis and Other Places By Harry Turtledove

This volume collects a number of alternate history short stories that were originally written and published in magazines or collections between 2000 and 2007 The title is drawn from the first and last story in the collection Each returns fans to the world of Atlantis, which Turtledove as designed as... (Sign in to see more)


Michael

Atlantis and Other Places By Harry Turtledove

Not bad as alternative historical fiction.


Dale

Atlantis and Other Places By Harry Turtledove

Tantor audioRead by Todd McLaren14.5 hoursCalled a Master of Alternate History by Publishers Weekly, Harry Turtledove continues on that track with a set of 12 short stories Topics and eras range from pre history to the Peloponnesian War to the Byzantine Empire to World War II and two stories set in ... (Sign in to see more)


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