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Worldwar: In the Balance - Harry TurtledoveSaving Private Zrqkjq-Vzx (555 words)
by spacemonkee77 - written on 31/05/01, updated on 31/05/01 (Very useful, 39 readings)
I am a sucker for alternate history Sci-Fi which is why this book attracted my attention. It is the first in a trilogy covering an invasion of earth by a fleet of huge ships from a race of Lizard creatures. So far, so V. What makes this book singular is that it is set in W W II. The invasion by a vastly advanced race forces earth to halt the conflict and in some way unite to defeat a common foe. Now I am also a complete sucker for WW II related stuff, (which means I will go and see "Pearl Harbour" even though I KNOW it will be a pile of pants) and it was the prospect of spitfires and messerchmidts battling with saucers that grabbed me. I think that that war was the ...