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Through Darkest Europe

Harry Turtledove



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Tor U.K.
13 August 2019
Thriller & suspense; Adventure; Science fiction; Sci-Fi Alternate History; Space Exploration; Detective Sci-Fi; Technothriller
*io9's New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books You Need to Put On Your Radar This Fall From the modern master of alternate history and New York Times bestselling author Harry Turtledove, Through Darkest Europe envisions a world dominated by a prosperous and democratic Middle East--and under threat from the world's worst trouble spot Senior investigator Khalid al-Zarzisi is a modern man, a product of the unsurpassed educational systems of North Africa and the Middle East. Liberal, tolerant, and above all rich, the countries and cultures of North Africa and the Middle East have dominated the globe for centuries, from the Far East to the young nations of the Sunset Lands.

But one region has festered for decades: Europe, whose despots and monarchs can barely contain the simmering anger of their people. From Ireland to Scandinavia, Italy to Spain, European fundamentalists have carried out assassinations, hijackings, and bombings on their own soil and elsewhere. Extremist fundamentalist leaders have begun calling for a crusade, an obscure term from the mists of European history.

Now Khalid has been sent to Rome, ground zero of backwater discontent. He and his partner Dawud have been tasked with figuring out how to protect the tinpot Grand Duke, the impoverished Pope, and the overall status quo, before European instability starts overflowing into the First World.

Then the bombs start to go off.
By:   Harry Turtledove
Imprint:   Tor U.K.
Dimensions:   Height: 231mm,  Width: 155mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   340g
ISBN:   9780765379993
ISBN 10:   0765379996
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   13 August 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

HARRY TURTLEDOVE lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife, the novelist Laura Frankos. He is a winner of science fiction's Hugo Award and of the Sidewise Award for alternate history. His work includes Shtetl Days, Lee at the Alamo, The House of Daniel, and Through Darkest Europe.

Reviews for Through Darkest Europe

Praise for Harry Turtledove One of alternate history's authentic modern masters. --Booklist Turtledove excels in alternate history. --Library Journal The modern master of alternate history. --Publishers Weekly Turtledove has proved he can divert his readers to astonishing places...I know I'd follow his imagination almost anywhere. --San Jose Mercury News

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