Departures: Stories of Alternate History
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- Brief Synopsis:
- What if history had taken a different path, made a detour, and deviated just a little bit from the road it chose?
- Long Synopsis:
- What if history had taken a different path, made a detour, and deviated just a little bit from the road it chose? Here, Harry Turtledove explores such "what ifs" in twenty alternate-history stories ranging from ancient times to the far, far-different future.Persia has conquered Greece; Athens is in ruins. Yet even under Persia's rule, the power of the people can never be completely broken. . .A werewolf boy tears through Cologne's medieval stretts in search of sanctuary from the angry mob. But who will shelter a creature so hated and feared?A student from the far-off future sets off on a field trip to study Genghis Khan -- and finds him in the twentieth century?And many more!"He's one of the finest explorers of alternate histories ever." -- LocusFrom the Paperback edition.
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- Random House Publishing Group
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- Copyrighted By:
- Harry Turtledove
- Adult content:
- English US
- Literature and Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy
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