Alternate History

Alternate history is a subgenre of speculative fiction (or science fiction) and historical fiction that is set in a world in which history has diverged from the actual history of the world. Alternate history literature asks the question, "What if history had developed differently?" Most works in this genre are based on real historical events, yet feature social, geopolitical, or industrial circumstances that developed differently than our own. ...more

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The Devil You Know (Mercenary Librarians, #2)
She Who Became the Sun (The Radiant Emperor, #1)
A Radical Act of Free Magic (The Shadow Histories, #2)
The Underground Railroad
The Once and Future Witches
2034: A Novel of the Next World War
The Haunting of Tram Car 015 (Dead Djinn Universe, #0.3)
The Russian Cage (Gunnie Rose #3)
Make Me No Grave
The Haunting of H. G. Wells
My Lady Jane (The Lady Janies, #1)
My Contrary Mary (Mary, #1)
An Easy Death (Gunnie Rose, #1)
The Angel of Khan el-Khalili (Dead Djinn Universe, #0.2)
Subversive (Clandestine Magic, #1)
Machines Like Me
The Man in the High Castle
His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1)
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut Universe, #1)
Throne of Jade (Temeraire, #2)
The Years of Rice and Salt
The Guns of the South
Black Powder War (Temeraire, #3)
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
The Plot Against America
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Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenKafka on the Shore by Haruki MurakamiThe Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki MurakamiThe Tale of Genji by Murasaki ShikibuShōgun by James Clavell
Japanese Fiction
350 books — 300 voters
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Stephanie Osborn
Watson fully comprehended the fact that occasionally it is useful for one’s adversaries to underestimate one’s abilities.” ~Sherlock Holmes
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What is more precious: a thousand answers derived from one question? Or, one answer…from a thousand questions?
G. F. Smith

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