Alternate Generals III

Alternate Generals III

by Harry Turtledove

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BN ID: 2940148572213
Publisher: Baen
Publication date: 04/01/2005
Series: Alternate Generals , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 734,948
File size: 806 KB

About the Author

Hugo-winner, New York Times best-selling author, and historian—Harry Turtledove is equally renowned in science fiction for his rigorously thought-out alternate history novels and in fantasy for his tales of the supernatural placed in historically accurate settings. For Baen, he has written the alternate American Civil War fantasy trilogy comprising Sentry Peak, Marching Through Peachtree, and Advance and Retreat, as well as The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump, and the popular "Gerin the Fox" series, Wisdom of the Fox and Tale of the Fox. He has also authored the Ingram bestseller Guns of the South and the genre bestsellers in the "World at War" series for Del Rey.

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Alternate Generals III 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
harstan More than 1 year ago
The premise of this terrific alternate military history collection is to change circumstances of famous war heroes (depending on which side the reader is on) by placing them in some other scenario whether that is Joan of Arc not being burned or Robert E Lee named as ambassador to England for the triumphant Confederacy, etc. Modifying a pivotal moment or placing a victorious leader into a difference circumstance to ¿determine¿ whether they would remain winners are the underlying themes behind this strong anthology. Readers will appreciate all thirteen tales starring a diverse bunch of conquerors and generals, but not quite in the role that history reveals to us. Each tale is well written and fans of alternate history will complete the book in one sitting. Especially enlightening is how much other factors besides strong leadership play in success and how easily yet disconcertingly the Iraq freedom invasion seems so analogous even when looking for a missing elephant in Ancient Rome. This is a great series of tales that will keep the audience reflecting on war and leaders.--- Harriet Klausner
vegaheim on LibraryThing 5 months ago
super! not only great but super! alternate generals (hanibal, rob.e.lee, patton, etc. funny, interesting, intriguing,