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Cayos in the Stream

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You're the greatest writer of the age, gone to ground and subsiding into drink. You always said you wanted to catch some of those Nazi bastards in the waters around your beloved Cuba. What happens when you actually get your wish?

This novelette was acquired and edited for by senior editor Patrick Nielsen Hayden

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ebook, A Tor.Com Original, 32 pages
Published August 7th 2013 by Tor Books
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Tom Spisak
Aug 09, 2013 Tom Spisak rated it liked it
After sophomore English, many authors spend much effort not writing Hemingway pastiche. Too easy to fall into, damnably hard to do well.
I have been a Harry Turtledove fan since a friend turned me on to the Misplaced Legion series; while I can't abide the inherent military improbability of his Days of Infamy series (too long a rant for this space) I remain a fan. Among his strengths, Turtledove weaves a healthy dose of history into his what-if, enough that Videssos can be read as midrash for Byza
Brian Johanningmeier
Sep 01, 2013 Brian Johanningmeier rated it really liked it
I enjoyed it and thought the idea of Hemmingway hunting U-boats to be a great one.
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Sep 21, 2013 Muhammad Hosain Abdollahi Sabet rated it liked it
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ترتلدوو برگشت به تاریخ جایگزین دوباره. این یکی در مورد «همینگوی» هست، زمانی که تو کوبا سکونت کرده. این که از نازیها متنفر بود. این که با زنهاش مشکل داشت و خوب تا نمیکرد. و این که دلش میخواست یه زیردریایی آلمانی شکار کنه. خب ترتلدوو همهی اینا رو میذاره کنار هم و یه داستان از توش میکشه بیرون، داستانی که صرفنظر از تاریخجایگزین بودنش، وجه گمانهزن دیگهای نداره. مشکل طبیعیش همونچیزیه که گریبان اکثر تاریخهای جایگزین رو میگیره. علناً ارجاعی به بیرون از خودش داره که باعث میشه د
Aug 26, 2013 Nofuture rated it it was ok
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Tento dlhší literárny útvar má vraj napodobňovať Hamingwayov štýl a zároveň je Ernest hlavnou postavou príbehu, v ktorom vo vodách okolo Kuby loví a potápa ponorky (jednu). Celé je to rozprávané v druhej osobe jednotného čísla. Áno, autor oslovuje sam seba. A navyše je to dosť nuda a takým nejakým divným spôsobom pritiahnuté za vlasy. Nemám nič proti alternatívnej histórii a podobným veciam, ale toto nie. Fakt nie. Radšej sa tomu vyhnite a venujte čas niečomu inému...
Nov 30, 2013 Tim rated it liked it
Just OK. Doesn't do a lot for me but I can't dump on it either. The most interesting thing is probably the application of obscene as a root for other words - I never knew it could be conjugated into a verb...
Aug 16, 2013 Amy rated it liked it
3.5 stars for this one. I somehow managed to escape school and college without ever reading Hemingway. I have no idea if this captures his style, but it's an interesting little alt-history story.
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Dr Harry Norman Turtledove is an American novelist, who has produced a sizeable number of works in several genres including alternate history, historical fiction, fantasy and science fiction.

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
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