Harry Turtledove

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Harry Turtledove

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alternate world n. 1987 H. Turtledove Agent of Byzantium (1988) 7 This book, then, draws on heavily on my academic background. It’s set in the early fourteenth century of an alternate world where Muhammad, instead of founding Islam, converted to Christianity on a trading mission up into Syria.
military science fiction n. 2001 H. Turtledove Best Military Science Fiction 20th Century Introd. p. xi, The last two decades of the twentieth century saw a revival of written military science fiction. Jerry Pournelle, a Korean War veteran, has written a number of stirring novels with strong military themes, both with Larry Niven (notably in The Mote in God’s Eye, a first-contact story, and Footfall, a fine tale of alien invasion) and by himself.