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2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 2.00 (131 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Harry Turtledove Narrator: Todd McLaren Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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A one-of-a-kind story collection from New York Times bestselling author Harry Turtledove

In “Audubon in Atlantis,”a famous naturalist seeks a near-extinct species of bird found only on the rarest of lands.

In “The Catcher in the Rhine,” a young American on a European holiday finds himself storming an enchanted German castle.

In “The Daimon,” the philosopher Sokrates plays a key role in the Athenian victory over the Spartans.

Centaurs take a sea voyage aboard “The Horse of Bronze” to a land where they encounter a strange and frightening tribe of creatures known as man.

In “The Scarlet Band,” London’s most famous detective, Athelstan Helms, and his assistant, Dr. James Walton, are in Atlantis investigating a series of murders.

Atlantis and Other Places includes these and seven more amazing stories of ancient eras, historical figures, mysterious events, and out-of-this-world adventure from the incomparable Harry Turtledove.

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by S | 12/28/2013

    " if the first tale is any indication of what's to come, you're in for a slow, drawn out, unremarkable read. this book and the tales are interesting in theory, but the execution is so weak and predictable that i'm putting this down after two stories. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jill | 12/20/2013

    " Alternate history short stories. Makes me want to read more by this author. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Dan | 12/9/2013

    " A wonderful collection of short stories etc. Loved audubon and also Helms in Atlantis. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Donna | 11/30/2013

    " I keep dipping my toe in the alternate history pool & keep coming up uninspired. Unless it involves dragons. "

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About the Author
Author Harry Turtledove

Harry Turtledove, known as the “Master of Alternative History,” is the Hugo and Nebula Award–winning author of a number of bestselling series and standalone novels. He received his PhD from UCLA in Byzantine history and worked as a technical writer for the Los Angeles County Office of Education before becoming a full-time fiction writer. He also served as the treasurer of the Science Fiction Writers of America. He has written a number of successful series, including the Crosstime Traffic series, the Darkness series, and the Worldwar I Colonization series, among others. His standalone works include Ruled Brittania, Every Inch a King, Conan of Venarium, Household Gods, and Justinian.