Down to Earth (Colonization #2)
Like the first book in the series, Tur ...more
This book has been better than the prior novels, overall, about the passing of time. The author has been making comments about '____ weeks ago when something happened' throughout the course of the story, which has helped the reader's frame of reference. It is kind of funny, though, when he does it in the 'middle' of a chapter [during one of the many 'dialogue breaks' ], because it makes one wonder if the time reference implies that much time has elapsed between, say, Atv ...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
Durante la seconda guerra mondiale una razza aliena, i Rettili, invade la Terra. Il corso del conflitto cambia volto, e nuove alleanze e coalizioni si formano per affrontare un nemico oscuro e potente. Con il trascorrere degli anni un nuovo ordine mondiale inizia a prendere forma, ma tutte le nazioni devono abituarsi a convivere con i nuovi inquilini del pianeta, ormai pronti alla colonizzazione dell'umanità.
Read my full review at my book review blog.
As always I felt the most enjoyable bits were when the two races met and explored their differences which are both few and many at the same time.
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