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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Now The Races civilians are introduced to the challenge of dealing with Earth’s natives. The first volume in the four-book series picking up where the WorldWar series left off.

We already know how evil they were, and it was covered extensively in the first book. The same characters are followed, with some new ones, as the lizards engage in a Cold War colonizattion sorts upon the arrival of the Colonisation Fleet. Overall an enjoyable read. It has been several years since I last read it. Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention.

Additionally their one weakness is revealed which is a nice bonus as well.

Jul 04, Text Addict rated it it was ok Shelves: I find the books captivating and wanting more. Would you like us to take another look at this review? Sep 05, Gridcube rated it liked it.

Now we get to read graphic descriptions of Lizards copulating! I love the way that Turtledove uses his large cast and how the story twists and turns. I think this has to be my favorite in the series so far, although I feel like I’ve said that with every book in the series. Set in early s, Turtledove follows his routine formula of different story arcs.


It’s free and yours to keep. 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.

Colonizatjon 18, Nathan rated it liked it. Now he expands his magnificent epic into the volatile s, when the space race is in its infancy and humanity must face its greatest challenge: Retrieved from ” http: Enjoyed if somewhat long winded. In the Worldwar and Colonization series, an ancient, highly advanced alien species coloniaation itself locked in a bitter struggle with a distant, rebellious planet: The extra-terrestrials, who call themselves “the race”, are lizard This novel is the first in the Colonization Trilogy.

If half of them are truly female, and each female lays two eggs after becoming pregnant per ‘season’ [which would probably be twice a Tosevite year] [and there are ‘only’ one hundred fifty million female colonists out of three hundred million colonists], then that means six hundred million ‘native born’ Lizards per Tosevite calendar year!

Second Contact Down to Earth Aftershocks. They are generally less aggressive and are not as calculating or vindictive as humans. Yeager sees it as murder, as do some other Americans.

If he were to re-edit these books, I think it would help if he would include some kind of time frame for the reader.


This time, the terrible price of defeat will be the conquest of our world, and perhaps the extinction of the human race itself. C’est prometteur pour la suite! Dec 17, James rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: At the start of the novel, the Colonization Fleet of the Race enters the Solar System, bringing with them eighty to one hundred million colonists for settling on Earth.


In the hary Worldwar tetralogy, set against the backdrop of World War II, Harry Turtledove, whom Publishers Weekly has called the “Hugo-winning master of alternate SF,” wove an explosive saga of world powers locked in conflict contcat an enemy from the stars. The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s notability guideline for books. The Japanese are mentioned as afterthoughts in this novel, which is somewhat interesting. Within this genre he is known both for creating original scenarios: Books by Harry Turtledove.

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Not to discount what the Jews [and other ‘undesirables’] experienced under the Nazis, but it got real old, real quick, constantly having the Jews referencing their experiences under the Nazis.

Aftershocks Colonization, Book 3 By: You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Paperbackpages. The specter of a Germany and France that narry been under the Nazis’ thumb for two decades is also deeply unpleasant. As the fleet enters Earth orbit, a human satellite unleashes a nuclear attack that kills millions.

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