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Second Contact has ratings and 56 reviews. David said: This novel is the first in the Colonization Trilogy. Set in the ‘s, twenty years after t. Colonization: Second Contact Summary. In the extraordinary World War tetralogy , set against the backdrop of World War II, Harry Turtledove, whom Publishers. [A] tour de force of speculative historical fiction. Highly recommended.”—Library Journal In the extraordinary Worldwar tetralogy.

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The book tends to be a bit repetitious turtledoge times, but the fascinating scenario kept my interest throughout. In at the Death. Lists with This Book.

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I went into this not sure what to expect. At the start of the novel, the Colonization Fleet of the Race enters the Solar System, bringing with ssecond eighty to one hundred million colonists for settling on Earth. I love his grasp of combat and the flow of the story lines.

This page was last edited on 7 Octoberat They were totally caught off-guard by the rate at which humans had advanced in technology. Works by Harry Turtledove.

Within this genre he is known both for creating original sce Dr Harry Norman Turtledove is an American novelist, who has produced a sizeable number of works in several genres including alternate history, historical fiction, fantasy and science fiction.


The specter of a Germany colomization France that have been under the Nazis’ thumb for two decades is also deeply unpleasant.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. At least a tale that covers thousands of pages- of which Im fond of. Secohd title should be at least 4 characters long. Then, in Harry Turtledove’s brilliantly imagined Worldwar saga, an alien assault changed everything. With his epic novels of alternate history, Harry Turtledove shares a stunning vision of what might have been – and dolonization might still be – if one moment in history were changed.

It is the first colknization of the Colonization series, as well as the fifth installment in the Worldwar series. It does not have to be wise. Race efforts to wage a counter-insurgency war in those regions are frustrated by their lack of familiarity with such warfare and a near-total lack of support from the human population.

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Audiobook Details Tantor Media, Inc. One on hand it is almost impossible to lose track of the story. I love the way that Turtledove uses his large cast and how the story twists and turns. Overall a great series that will keep you coming back for more.


Still well-written, though, while still being unsurprising in almost every respect. March 3, Imprint: Turtledove remains the king of alternative history, this time about what would happen if aliens invaded during WWII.

Those who read the Balance series. Second Contact is an alternate history novel by American writer Harry Turtledove.

May 10, Rao Kasibhotla rated it it was ok. Second Contact Colonization, Book 1 By: The plot was slow and there was no closure of anything at the end. The Race also becomes aware of subtle support of these resistance movements by Germany, the United States, and the USSR, but as the Race are unable to prove it nothing can be done to stop seconv.

Additionally their one weakness is revealed which sfcond a nice bonus as well. It sports pages, it could have been under a decent editor.

I guess this is the Ccolonization version of having a sexual revolution. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Jan 09, Paul Lunger rated it really liked it.