Atlantis

Atlantis

And Other Places

Book - 2010
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A one-of-a-kind collection from the New York Times bestselling "maven of alternate history." ( San Diego Union- Tribune )

A famous naturalist seeks a near-extinct species of bird found only on the rarest of lands in "Audubon in Atlantis." A young American on a European holiday finds himself storming an enchanted German castle in "The Catcher in the Rhine." The philosopher Sokrates plays a key role in the Athenian victory over the Spartans in "The Daimon." Centaurs take a sea voyage aboard "The Horse of Bronze" to a land where they encounter a strange and frightening tribe of creatures known as man. London's most famous detective, Athelstan Helms, and his assistant Dr. James Walton are in Atlantis investigating a series of murders in "The Scarlet Band."

This collection includes these and seven more amazing stories of ancient eras, historical figures, mysterious events, and out-of-this- world adventure from the incomparable Harry Turtledove.
Publisher: New York : ROC, c2010
ISBN: 9780451463647
Branch Call Number: TURTLED
Characteristics: 440 p. 24 cm

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isaachar
Apr 20, 2017

Take the "And other places" part of the title seriously. Not all of the short stories in this book take place in the previously developed "Atlantis" alternate earth subcontinent. The other stories range from purposefully absurd to casually interesting.

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