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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I have to say, I was pretty pleasantly surprised. In addition, while there is peace between the independent human nations and the Race, Mao Tse-Tung and Ruhollah Khomeini continue to lead popular resistance to the invaders in Furtledove and the Middle Eastrespectively.

Started slow and picked up for me halfway through. I cannot remember the ‘exact number’ of colonists, but I know it was at least one hundred million [it seemed like it was three hundred million].

Second Contact

colonizatiln I went into this not sure what to expect. Ma dopo la flotta aliena di invasione arriva la flotta dei “civili” che si aspetta una Terra ormai conquistata e pacificata. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. They were totally caught off-guard by the rate at which humans had advanced in technology.

The fleet brings with it not only the first civilians, but also the first Race females, both of which cause tension among the male soldiers who formed the invasion force.

Alien gestures are narrated in a very stilted manner. July Learn how cohtact when to remove this template message.

Dec 03, Brentman99 rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Enjoyed if somewhat long winded. Lists with This Book. To ask other readers questions about Second Contactplease sign up.

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Quotes from Second Contact. The same characters are followed, with some new ones, as the lizards engage in a Cold War of sorts upon the contaft of the Colonisation Fleet.

Good concept art the end, but boring narrative. Your display name should be at least 2 contzct long. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. March 3, Imprint: Not from the writing quality, I have enjoyed pretty much every book by Turtledove I’ve read, but by where the story was going.

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The author brings back virtually all his key characters from the earlier series, now a generation older, and introduces new ones, some of them the children of the first set. A cold war is in play. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. Continua con questo ciclo l’interessante vicenda iniziata con il ciclo dell’Invasione. I think that is one of the ‘weakest’ areas of the books – the reader is never really told how much time is passing in each story, let alone between each chapter.

The extra-terrestrials, who call themselves “the race”, are lizard This novel is the first in the Colonization Trilogy. Other books in the series. To the Race males, ginger is a euphoric drug; to the females, it causes them to go into estrusthrowing Race forces on Earth into social chaos. In the Worldwar and Colonization series, an ancient, highly advanced alien species found itself locked in a bitter struggle with a distant, rebellious planet: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Bombs Away Fallout Armistice. I have found the entire World War Series interesting and entertaining. As the fleet enters Earth orbit, a human satellite unleashes a nuclear attack that kills millions. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The War That Came Early: It takes place twenty years after the Second World War ended, during the tumultuous s. This novel is the first in the Colonization Trilogy.


So there apparently are gaps of time missing throughout the course of the story. 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. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

Meanwhile, the Race colonists, who expected to encounter an Earth that was already conquered with the natives still at medieval levels of advancement, have to deal with the consequences of the cold war with the humans.

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Second Contact (Colonization, #1) by Harry Turtledove

This is one my better ebook finds; the aliens are well-developed, many of the humans are interesting, thoughtful characters though some feel stereotypicaland the plot the uneasy co-existence of the two Raceswhile it moves slowly, is intri Haven’t read alternate history for a while, not usually something I search out and sometimes I try and avoid it altogether if it involves Nazis. Gli usi e costumi di due specie nate su mondi diversi si stanno mescolando per dare vita a qualcosa di completamente originale.

The Race is explained further in depth as is their dislike for the Tosevites their name for the inhabitants of Earth.

As the fleet enters Earth orbit, an unknown human power unleashes a nuclear attack that kills millions. Second Contact Colonization, Book 1 By: Jan 18, Nathan rated it liked it.