The Resource Darkness descending, Harry Turtledove

Darkness descending, Harry Turtledove

Label
Darkness descending
Title
Darkness descending
Statement of responsibility
Harry Turtledove
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Harry Turtledove has become one of the most popular authors in SF today, with such bestsellers as The Guns of the South, How Few Remain, the Worldwar series, and The Great War: American Front. Widely hailed as the master of "alternate history" tales, he weaves his deep understanding of human history together with strong storytelling, a fantastic imagination, and a confident voice. Now Turtledove returns to the story of a World War in a world where magic works, with this moving sequel to Into the Darkness. Forthweg has been lost to the Algarvian and the Unkerlanter soldiers. Not satisfied to share the plundered Forthweg, Algarve invades Unkerlant and begins its slow push toward the Unkerlanter capital during the country's harsh winter. Away from the front, Algarvian soldiers corral Kaunians to send them west, toward Unkerlant, to work camps. The Kaunians left behind are worried about what the work camps might mean, but are assuaged by Algarvian lies. In Kuusamo, scholars race to find the relation between the laws of similarity and contagion, while the patient warriors of Zuwayza weigh the merits of siding with either the Algarvians or the Unkerlanters. Rumors abound about the Algarvian work camps, rumors most cannot believe are true. But the mages know, for they can feel the loss of life in their very souls. Turtledove's cast of characters takes on its own life as the reader sees the war from all sides and understands how the deaths and destruction benefit no one, not even the victors. In this world, the battle escalates and people tremble under the ... darkness descending
Member of
Summary
As Algarvian soldiers begin to round up Kaunians and place them in "work camps," rumors abound over the nature of these facilities
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
059962
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Turtledove, Harry
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.U76
LC item number
D37 2000
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Derlevai novels
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Imaginary wars and battles
Target audience
adult
Label
Darkness descending, Harry Turtledove
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
  • Maps on lining papers
  • Sequel to: Into the darkness
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm43296871
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st edition.
Extent
461 pages
Isbn
9780312869151
Lccn
99462097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)43296871
Label
Darkness descending, Harry Turtledove
Link
Publication
Note
  • "A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
  • Maps on lining papers
  • Sequel to: Into the darkness
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm43296871
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st edition.
Extent
461 pages
Isbn
9780312869151
Lccn
99462097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)43296871

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