Every Inch a King
They say that everyone has a twin somewhere and when Otto of Schlepsig sees the picture of Prince Halim Eddin, he realizes that he's not only found his twin, but his ticket out of the third rate circus run by Dooger and Cark. Instead of performing on a tightrope for the marks, he's taking his act to Shqiperi, where the Prince has been invited to be
Every Inch a King, continues to add some "parallel" versions as it is itself set in an a ...more
the equivalent of Albania, which is just being separated from the equivalent of the Ottoman Empire. Story does include fantasy elements including a vampire, a sea serpent, and a dragon.The technology level is circa 1913 but with crystal balls instead of telegraphs and weather wizards instead of steam power for ships. Crossb ...more
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