Aftershocks (Colonization #3)
Set in the same universe as the Worldwar series, Colonization: Aftershocks brings us to Earth in the 1960s, where four superpowers rule: the United States, Russia, Nazi Germany, and the aliens of the Race.The arrival of the aliens shot Earth technology forward at a dizzying rate—the world of 1960 includes routine space shuttle traffic, computers on every desk, and other ...more
The story continues right where the second book in the trilogy left off. There are about eight subplots in the novel. Some of the sub ...more
It is funny, but it just struck me why the whole Russian dialectic statements sound familiar to me. For instance, "Even the dialectic shows only trends, not details" (p. 118) sounded so familiar! Then it hit me! It reminds me of the obnoxious statements made throughout the Foundation series, where people would sit in front of Seldon's tomb and wait for Seldon's hologram to appear and reveal the 'next big trend' they were supposed to be processing to be able to move on as ...more
At any rate, it was interesting, and I thought the teddy bear at the end was hilarious. There was an inconsistency in that one character was in jail and out and in again; also, I notice that Turtledove has a habit of characters in different books say ce ...more
Il ciclo di 'Colonizzazione', di cui questo è il terzo volume, prosegue la saga di 'Invasione' e si svolge vent'anni dopo. I Rettili controllano parte della Terra ma non sono riusciti a sottomettere le principali potenze, mentre gli umani si sono adattati alla loro presenza, presi fra la tendenza a lasciarsi assimilare e l'insopprimibile desiderio di ribellione. In questo volume si alternano l'ordalia parallela del pilota tedesco Johannes Drucker e del capo ribelle ebreo Mordechai Anielewicz in...more
Also Turtledove should stop writing sex dialog. Sorry buddy, you are just not very good at that.
What Turtledove is great at is presenting history from an alturnate reality. I find the books captivating and wanting more. Could stand a little less of hearing (And I Great You S ...more
But what I really don't understand is how this is the last book in the trilogy.
Harry Turtledove attended UCLA, where he received a Ph.D. in Byzantine history in 1977.
Turtledove has been dubbed "The Master of Alternate History". Within this genre he is known both for creating original sce ...more