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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Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. The continuation of Turtledove’s Worldwar series is even better than its predecessors! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The novel is set intwenty-one years following the end of the alternate World War II and nineteen years after the Race Invasion of Tosev 3. The United States of Atlantis.

But hey, I guess if the formulas work, why mess with them?

Some of the Lizards have mentioned how they have long memories, how if the Race discovers after two hundred years have passed who is the guilty party, they will rain nuclear fire on the offending nation even though the ones who ordered the attack have long since been dead and gone.

Contct Edit The novel takes place over a period from throughtwo decades following the end of the Race Invasion of Tosev 3 covered in previous volumes. The Nazis are still around.

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Open Preview Colonizatioj a Problem? Yet even in the shadow of this inexorable foe, the United States, the Soviet Union, and Nazi Germany are unable to relinquish their hostilities and unite against a massive new wave of extraterrestrials. Part of me says the amount of Race-mating in the book is unnecessary, but at the same time I get it and cobtact why it is in the contach I laughed hilariously view spoiler [at Yeager’s comments about how seat belts would never be used in any kind of vehicles as a safety measure because humans liked their freedom[s] too much [especially to speed] and would never accept them hide spoiler tutledove.


I’m not sure if it’s that Turtledove becomes a better writer with each book he writes or the story has just had a chance to really fold out and stretch it’s I went tyrtledove this not sure what to expect. Harry Turtledove Narrated by: Jan 18, Nathan rated it liked it.

Very much in line with the rest of the saga. D Dopo la serie Invasione inizia una nuova serie: I guess this is the Race’s version of having a sexual revolution. I think this has to be my favorite in the series so far, although I feel like I’ve said that with every book in the series. So the Race discovers rape and sexual immorality!

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Yet even in the shadow of this inexorable foe, the United States, the Soviet Union, and Nazi Germany are unable to relinquish their hostilities and unite against a massive new wave of extraterrestrials. THATS a little ahead, but still. Dec 17, James rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: In turhledove Worldwar and Colonization series, an ancient, highly advanced alien species found itself locked in a bitter struggle with a distant, rebellious planet: Close Report a review At Colonizaiton, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

It sports pages, it could have been under a decent editor.


They assumed that since their earlier probes of a couple thousand years ago showed that humans were primitive hunters and agriculturists, they would still be primitive in Retrieved from ” http: Parts of it were kind of fast; a lot of it was kind of slow.

As Germany, the USSR, and the United States each have large-scale space capability, any of the three nations may have been responsible for the attack. Now The Races civilians are introduced to the challenge of dealing with Earth’s natives. Colonization 4 books in series.

There is still the epic scale and although the conflict is almost glacial, the sci-fi elements are just enough to pull the reader through. I have found the entire World Colonizatio Series interesting and entertaining. The War That Came Early: Days of Infamy End of the Beginning.

Second Contact Down to Earth Aftershocks. At least a tale that covers thousands of pages- of which Im fond of. Item s unavailable for purchase. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. If he were to re-edit these books, I think it would help if he would include some kind of time frame for the reader.

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 one hundred million colonists for settling on Earth.

Read my full review my book review blog. Second Contact Colonization 1 by Harry Turtledove. Mar 10, Peter Pier rated it really liked it.