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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Not everybody who survived the alien invasion is living ‘happily ever after. It sports pages, it could have been under a decent editor. Some of the German accents are rendered with a Russian-like accent, and the narrator’s voice is not always a pleasure to listen to. Worse still for Fleetlord Atvar is a sharp upswing in armed revolts in the Middle East and in China; at the novel’s end Khomeini’s guerrillas have staged several successful ambushes against Race patrols, while resistance forces under Cokonization Zedong gurtledove the Forbidden City.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. An incredibly long read, but still leaves you wanting more. Overall an enjoyable read. In the Worldwar and Colonization series, an ancient, highly advanced alien species found itself locked in a bitter struggle with a distant, rebellious planet: I have to say, I harryy pretty pleasantly surprised. Colonization 4 books in series. This time, the terrible price of defeat will be the conquest of our world, and perhaps the extinction of the human race itself.

In addition, while there is peace between the independent human nations and the Race, Mao Tse-Tung and Ruhollah Khomeini continue to lead popular resistance to the invaders in China and the Middle Eastrespectively. Whereas the original series was fresh and original, Second Contact creates a few new ideas and pulls them in to a dra Second Contact resumes the conflict between lizards and humans some 18 years after the first clash of races the Worldwar series.


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This time, the terrible price of defeat will be the conquest of our world and perhaps the extinction of the human race itself. Within this genre he is known both for creating original scenarios: Audiobook Details Tantor Media, Inc.

Second Contact (Colonization, Book One)

Dopo la serie Invasione inizia una nuova serie: We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. In addition, while there is peace between the independent human nations and the Race- albeit an uneasy one- Mao Zedong and Ruhollah Khomeini continue to lead popular resistance to the invaders in China xecond the Middle East, respectively.

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We already know how evil they were, and it was covered extensively in the first book. Cover of the British Edition At the start of the novel, the Colonization Fleet of the Race enters the Solar System, bringing with them eighty to colonizatuon hundred million colonists for settling on Earth. For all the countries of the world, this is the greatest threat of all. At least a tale that covers thousands of pages- of which Im fond of. One turtleodve the impression he will be more than happy to ‘take care of the coloization and bury the body himself to make sure the job is done right.

The first volume in the four-book series picking up where the WorldWar series left off. In at the Death. Jan 02, Emanuele rated it it was ok.


The continuation of Turtledove’s Worldwar series is even better than its predecessors! Aug 14, Simon Mynott rated it really liked it. Humanity has got into space.


The extra-terrestrials, who call themselves “the race”, are lizard-like creatures. Mar 17, Holden Attradies rated it really liked it Shelves: This article about an alternate history novel of the s is a stub.

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By turtlsdove this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It only needs to be popular. It does not have to be clever. Twenty years have passed since the Worldwar series.

Second Contact (Colonization, #1) by Harry Turtledove

Obviously, the Russians and Germans are scheming and plotting, and the Chinese are hatching their own plots. Now he expands his magnificent epic into the volatile s, when the space race is in its infancy and humanity must In the extraordinary Worldwar tetralogy, set against the backdrop of the World War II, Harry Turtledove, the “Hugo-winning master of alternate SF” Publishers Weeklywove an explosive saga of world powers locked in conflict against an enemy from the stars.

There is very little action in this tome and with the myriad of characters it can be tough going to keep up. With his epic novels of alternate history, Harry Turtledove shares a stunning vision of what might have been – and what might still be – if one moment in history were changed.

The Balance series taken to the next logical point in the timeline.