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After the Downfall

2 Ratings: 2.0
A book by Harry Turtledove

Alternate historian Turtledove (The Man with the Iron Heart) opens this fantasy with Hasso Pemsel, a tough Wehrmacht captain, cornered in a Berlin museum as the Russians close in. Pemsel falls into another world, where he promptly rescues beautiful blonde … see full wiki

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Author: Harry Turtledove
Publisher: Night Shade Books
2 reviews about After the Downfall
review by . February 20, 2011
posted in SF Signal
   It's been a little while, too long I think, since I've read one of Dr. Harry Turtledove's novels. With After the Downfall, I remedied that deficiency.      After the Downfall, by Harry Turtledove feels somewhat familiar to an experienced reader of Turtledove's work. We have a fantasy world with unusual magic. We have a sympathetic Wehrmacht officer in the mold of Heinrich Jäger from the Worldwar series. We have some speculations on the nature …
review by . January 12, 2009
Harry Turtledove returns to the world of fantasy with something that isn't- quite- alternative history.      "After the Downfall" tells the story of a German officer during the waning days of World War II. As the Russian hordes are about to assault his position he touches a magical stone (just go with it), and winds up transported into a fantasy realm.      Fans of the "Legion of Videssos" books will recognize the notion of a magical artifact …
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