Crosstime Traffic. My first short story collection, focusing largely (but by no means exclusively) on parallel world stories. First publication in paperback, by. Gunpowder Empire (Crosstime Traffic) [Harry Turtledove] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Jeremy Solter is a teenager growing up in the. Crosstime Traffic Book Series (6 Books). All Formats Kindle Edition. From Book 1. Jeremy Solter is a teenager growing up in the late 21st century. During the.
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Customers who bought this item also bought. Hence my four-star average. Learn more about Amazon Prime. So I went home and showed my paper with the gold star on it to my mother and said, “I want to be a writer when I grow up. This page was last edited on 10 Juneat Write a customer review. Start reading Gunpowder Empire: Customers who viewed this item also viewed. That gives us an understanding about why Turtledove would choose to fill in the gap between those two. Please try again later.
Since it’s being sold as alt-history, not as a juvie, I would give it a 3-star rating: The teacher, Miss Conroy, gave us a title, and told us to write something to go with it–a story, an essay, anything.
During the school year, his family lives in Southern California-but during the summer the whole family lives and works in the city of Polisso, on the frontier of the Roman Empire. While preventing what might have been a terrible collapse of civilization, having access to other timelines did not in itself solve all the problems of the Home Timeline.
I do hope to see more of the siblings as they grow up and perhaps join crosstime themselves crosstiime I am not sure if Turtledove went in that direction. It was about that age that I noticed my sibs reading comic books, and I saw the nifty pictures of dinosaurs and spaceships and stuff and I wanted to read comic books, too.
Also Little Lulu and Donald Duck, but those were great, too. I will be reading them – it’s good enough for that – although I might opt for the paperbacks.
The central premise of the stories is an Earth that has discovered access to alternate universes where history proceeded differently. Well, my parents read books for fun, so I swiped two of those, and snuck ’em up to my room, and even into school. English Choose a language for shopping. Jeremy and Amanda may become “Heinlein” kids” in later volumes. How Few Remain Southern Victory. I didn’t really want to spend that much time reading about adolescents emailing each other from different histories.
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I didn’t know I was actually reading; Crosstiem assumed that there was some trick to it I hadn’t learned yet, but what I was doing seemed to work, so I tried it out. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. This neat little book is not really original thematicallybut builds on several alternative history paths already explored by a good number of other authors and tosses in a future American possibility, basically from a “green” perspective.
These are good lessons for both life and any novel.
If you’re a teenager, though, or an adult who wants just a light read, maybe something you can share with your teenagers to get them more into SF, or even to assign to a class, both for reading purposes and for discussions of real Roman history, and of Crostime.
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