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This is the second volume in Harry Turtledove’s epic alternative history of history, nothing less — Publishers Weekly on HOW FEW REMAIN). It’s , in a world where the Confederacy won its independence at the Battle of Antietam in The United States declares war over the Confederate. How Few Remain is a alternate history novel by Harry Turtledove. It is the first part of the Southern Victory saga. The book received the Sidewise Award for .

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The Guns of the South.

Mister Memory Marcus Sedgwick. It covers the Southern Victory Series period of history from and from to Bow the master of alternate history comes an epic of the Second Civil War. InRepublican James G. Why do you do that, writers? I had to keep gritting my teeth and reminding myself this is just a character kind of loosely based on Roosevelt. In How Few Remainthe orders are instead reman by a trailing Confederate soldier.

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Mar 12, Arsalan Khan rated it really liked it. Jan 06, gargamelscat rated it it was ok Shelves: I would have accepted at least a passing reference to how he had died or something, you know? While an amazing work of alternate history, this book can get boring at times when the characters are induced into long conversations about battle tactics or politics which can bore any young reader such as myself who does not understand anything like this.

The book includes historical characters whose backstory is entirely believable; such as Colonel George Custer who was killed at the Batt “How Few Remain” is an alternate history book which goes over how the South may have won the Civil War and become their own independent nation.


I can see a lot of people liking this, Turtledove fans or not. Sign In Don’t have an account? I found myself wishing that I could also read that tale, foolishly unaware that i I’m afraid I read this one out of order. As alliances shift, break, and re-form – and power is seized, lost, and reclaimed – every player is at risk in a game of conquest that could turn the Rising into a new Dark Age.

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Furious over the annexation of key Mexican territory, the United States declared total war against the Confederate States o From the master of alternate history comes an epic of the second Civil War. Maybe I have read almost every book by turtledove. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: March Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Tilden in the presidential electionrunning on a hard-line anti-Confederate platform. That all being said, I now come to why this got a 4-star rating instead of 5-stars. As a result, the North wins Antietam, England and France comes in on the Union side, and the South ultimately loses the war. William Rosecransthe commander of the entire US army, casually reveals at one point that there is no overall strategy for winning the war “whatsoever”.

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How Few Remain (Timeline, #1) by Harry Turtledove

Beset by political and criminal enemies, can she outwit her opponents in time to save him? How Few Remain crawls towards its ending. Item s unavailable for purchase. Various characters from actual history appear in the story, from Sam Clemens a reporter in San Francisco to Teddy Roosevelt an enthusiastic volunteer soldier to a disgraced Abraham Lincoln now a socialist agitator to an unscalped George Custer still a cavalry officer.


It’s certainly harty a bad book, just not one that garry with me.

How Few Remain

Which brings me to my next point, I’m not really content with the ending. Thirteen-year-old Jessie, the youngest of them all, suddenly feels like an only child, marooned in the house with her out-of-touch grandmother who is hiding secrets remmain her own. Ultimately this caused the recognition of the Confederacy rew Great Britain and France, creating two major A This is the first book in Harry Turtledove’s alternate history TL Timeline series, which consists of this stand-alone volume, plus two further trilogies, the American Front series and the American Empire series.

Jefferson Davis Robert E. Having a guy affecting a 19th century way of talking read you descriptions of Sam Clemens, George Custer and Teddy Roosevelt doing the wild thing is not an experience I recommend to you. Protect his family and find the killer in the midst of this small and poisonous community, or leave and risk falling prey to the Plague.

The Years of Rice and Salt. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is classified as an illegal political organization and Mormonism loses all protection under the First Amendment and fea banned. Also, I must admit that I have been reluctant to try Mr.

I’m not sure a non-Civil War nerd would care very much. Stay in Touch Sign up. Quotes from How Few Remain. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.