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The Lizards versus the Big Uglies.

Advantages: An outstanding series
Disadvantages: Too little sleep

...First,a diatribe about S.F.cover art on both sides of the Atlantic.I have been an avid reader and collector of S.F. since the early 60`s when , as a kid I was weaned off Superman comics and introduced to the real stuff ! The saying that we judge a book ...

bwanamdevu 27.12.2000 · Read full review
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Review of The Worldwar Series - Harry Turtledove

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Alternate History at it's Best

Advantages: A Masterpiece
Disadvantages: If you don't like long books then it could be a problem as each of the four has about 650 pages

...I found this book in my local library after searching for more of Harry Turtledove's work after reading the Guns of the South. This story is set during World War Two and conflict is raging around the globe between the Allies and the Axis forces. As if ...

lukerussell 27.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Worldwar Series - Harry Turtledove

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The Worldwar series

Advantages: Exceptionally well written & thought out
Disadvantages: Very difficult to put down

During the second world war an alien race appear to bring earth and its inhabitants into their Empire. The trouble is they are Lizards and come from a very structured society who class a rapid change as hundreds of years, not five years that humans tend ...

kaldirk 13.09.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Worldwar Series - Harry Turtledove

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The Worldwar series

Advantages: A very valuable addition in Historical Literature
Disadvantages: Very lenghty

...Harry Turtledove's work has always been excellent. Like his past performance it is also a very piece of writing. The story describes the enviornment of second world war and is set during the same period. The conflict between Alies and Alix porces has b ...

farhankhan 10.10.2006 · Read full review
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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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