Harry Turtledove is an American novelist who has produced a sizable number of works in several genres, including alternate history, historical fiction, fantasy and science fiction. He attended UCLA, where he received a PhD in Byzantine history in 1977.
Turtledove has been dubbed the Master of Alternate History. Within this genre he is known both for creating original scenarios, such as the survival of the Byzantine Empire or an alien invasion in the middle of the World War II, and for giving a fresh treatment to themes previously dealt with by other authors, such as the victory of the South in the American Civil War, and of Nazi Germany in the Second World War.
His novels have been credited with bringing alternate history into the mainstream. His style of alternate history has a strong military theme.
The Victorious Opposition audio preview
by Harry Turtledove
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