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What if.............

Advantages: exciting read
Disadvantages: not to everybody's taste

This would appear to be the fundamental question to a very large number of novels covering all types of books from detective to romance via science fiction and westerns. The basic premise is what happens if some person or group decides to do or not to ...

Coloneljohn 20.12.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Two Georges - Richard Dreyfuss, Harry Turtledove

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DON'T CUT DOWN THE CHERRY TREE

Advantages: Turtledove is a master of the Alternative History field
Disadvantages: Nothing major a good read, but a biography of the real character(S) would be good

The American War of Independence is never fought as the Two Georges, Washington & King George come to an gentlemans agreement. The book is set in the present day, a future very different to our own, much of the technology we take for granted is missing, b ...

tr1gger 20.12.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Two Georges - Richard Dreyfuss, Harry Turtledove

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From Spain To Gaul Via Rome

Advantages: Another gripping story with some new characters and diffrent landscapes
Disadvantages: None

...Having spent most of his teens and early twenties fighting Pirates and crushing rebellions around Rome, Gaius Julius Caesar seems to be coming of age. Having been sent to Spain following the slave revolt however he seems to be stuck in a rut. A visit from ...

Andy.mack 02.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Field Of Swords - Conn Iggulden

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A treasure in every sense of the word...

Advantages: Gorgeous photography, wide scope
Disadvantages: A few glaring editorial mistakes in the text

...This is a gorgeous oversized hardback showing off the treasures in the Cairo Museum. The book opens with a brief history of the museum and details of its layout, before sweeping through Ancient Egypt in a burst of dazzling colour. Amenta takes the rea ...

elliepotten 28.11.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Treasures of Tutankhamun and the Egyptian Museum of Cairo - Alessia Amenta and Araldo de Luca

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