Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 27, 2017. In The Guns of the South, Turtledove takes one of the most dramatic, bloody, and tumultuous episodes in our life as a nation, the Civil War, and vividly imagines what might have been had the rebels prevailed. Gettysburg has broken the back of the Confederacy and decimated its manpower.Then, Andries Rhoodie, a strange man with an unplaceable accent, approaches Lee with an extraordinary offer. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. "
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January 1864--General Robert E. Lee faces defeat. A highly original and extraordinary vision of history as it both was and could have been, The Guns of the South will take its place alongside the most exciting historical fiction ever written about the War Between the States. Sep 01, 1993 The Army of … He loves this book and wants other books by the author. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. However, "The Guns of the South" may be in that limited category. Audiobooks Read By Your Favorite Celebrities, Read the Book Behind the Showtime Limited Series, Ina Garten's Latest Cozy and Delicious Recipes, Discover the Prologue to Jodi Picoult's Poignant New Novel, Chilling Audiobooks for a Haunting Halloween, *This format is not eligible to earn points towards the. After you've bought this ebook, you can choose to download either the PDF version or the ePub, or both. If you’re using a PC or Mac you can read this ebook online in a web browser, without downloading anything or installing software. The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it. Unable to add item to List. Engaging story. Everyone has probably wondered at some point "What would have happened if the South won the war?" About The Guns of the South "It is absolutely unique–without question the most fascinating Civil War novel I have ever read." With the power and assurance of a master storyteller and the scrupulous accuracy of a trained historian, Harry Turtledove has created an immense, meticulously detailed, and utterly plausible world in which history takes a most unexpected turn. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. They were already aware that the rest of the world refused them diplomatic recognition over the slavery question so learning that the future viewed them the same wold have had little effect on them. As I have already stated,there are a couple of dull bits in there,but don't let that put you off, it still a good read. Here are the details of what it was like to fight in a Confederate army transformed from ragged to victorious: letters written home on scraps of wallpaper, "coffee" brewed from chicory and burnt grain, the fiery Battle of Wilderness, the march into Washington City and the confrontation with Lincoln, the negotiations between the United States and the Confederate States of America. SPOILER ALERT I give the author credit for the book being interesting enough for me to finish it and to write a review which I usually only do for extremely good or bad works. An interesting take on the political fortunes of some of the American civil war personalities,in this alternate history. Sci Fi meets alternative history. "Guns of the South" is a GREAT novel - a "stand-alone" novel dealing with an "alternate history" of the US Civil War with a generous dose of science-fiction thrown in!! In the normal course, I would likely never give a four-star review to a book that may be among my favorites for the year. His invalid wife lives for the day the two of them can finally build a peaceful life together. Rhoodie demonstrates an amazing rifle: Its rate of fire is incredible, its lethal efficiency breathtaking–and Rhoodie guarantees unlimited quantitites to the Confederates. "It is absolutely unique--without question the most fascinating Civil War novel I have ever read. Lee presses his advantage, marching on Washington. ", In the Balance (Worldwar Series, Volume 1), And the Last Trump Shall Sound: A Future History of America, Return Engagement (Settling Accounts, Book 1), The Center Cannot Hold (American Empire, Book Two) (Southern Victory: American Empire), The Victorious Opposition (American Empire, Book Three) (Southern Victory: American Empire), In the Balance: An Alternate History of the Second World War (Worldwar, Volume 1), End of the Beginning: A Novel of Alternate History. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 25, 2020. I came to purchase it because it was recommended as a good time travel book and because I have considerable interest and knowledge about the Civil War.
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