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Jul 05, 2005
| ISBN 9781101212639
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Jul 05, 2005 | ISBN 9781101212639
Four award-winning authors. Four amazing alternate histories.In this collection of novellas, four masters of alternate history turn back time, twisting the facts with four excursions into what might have been. Bestselling author Harry Turtledove imagines a different fate for Socrates (now Sokrates); S. M. Stirling envisions life “in the wilds of a re-barbarized Texas” after asteroids strike the earth in the 19th century; Sidewise winner Mary Gentle contributes a story of love (and pigs) set in the mid-15th century, as European mercenaries prepare to sack a Gothic Carthage; and Nebula nominee Walter Jon Williams pens a tale of Nietzsche intervening in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
Harry Turtledove is the award-winning author of the alternate-history works The Man with the Iron Heart, The Guns of the… More about Harry Turtledove
Walter Jon Williams is the Nebula Award–winning author of thirty volumes of fiction, as well as screenplays for film and television…. More about Walter Jon Williams
S. M. Stirling is the author of many science fiction and fantasy novels, including the Novels of the Change and… More about S. M. Stirling
Mary Gentle was born in 1956 and is one of the most highly praised writers of fantasy and science fiction…. More about Mary Gentle
“These novellas are superior works…well worth the attention of science fiction and historical fiction readers.” –Strange Horizons
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