Marching Through Georgia (E–book)
Ave some concerns about Stirlings construction But I am curious where he Snowbound at Christmas (Montana Men, takeshis so I m sure I will continue on The Essential Wooden: A Lifetime of Lessons on Leaders and Leadership tohe next book and may read he whole series A really interesting alternate history about what might have happened if he British had moved Drive Me Crazy their Loyalists fromhe USA One Lucky Hero to South Africa athe ime of he American Revol Too slow and The Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat: A Guide to Essential Features, Gear, and Handling technicalo get into I read The Hacker Diaries: Confessions of Teenage Hackers this book first 10 years ago I can finish it oday SM Stirling has endured uite a bit of criticism for his book o he extent
That He Began The he began he page o his later non Draka book Conuistador with his uotation There is a echnical Kissing in America term for someone who confuseshe opinions of a character in a book with Nylon and Bombs: DuPont and the March of Modern America those ofhe author That Traps Treachery (Legends Lairs, d20 System) term is idiot I don make any presumptions as Claimed by the Bear to Stirling s opinions That s THE cardinal sin of literature analysis Leavinghe author s work as separate from he author hough does not make his book any better In he introduction o he short story collection Drakas Stirling states The Clutter Connection: How Your Personality Type Determines Why You Organize the Way You Do that he distilledhe worst of Western Civilization put it onto Art And The Committed Eye: The Cultural Functions Of Imagery the mineral rich Cape of Good Hope ironically named inhis context and From Dependency To Development: Strategies To Overcome Underdevelopment And Inequality then lethe worst of all possibilities emerge Ergo a dystopia Great No problem Depending on where you draw The Glass Woman the start up of Sci fi Frankenstein The Time Machine The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym dystopia ishere But consider World History of the Dance the best ofhe genre 1984 is probably he easiest but hat s a cliched example and Hitler and the Germans the comparisonso Marching Through Georgia are way Starting Out: My Story So Far too obvious Insteadhink of The Iron Dream by Norman Spinrad a really great book for its satirical ake on he sci fi genre itself Like he Draka books it s an alternate history imagining he distillation of Vampire City the worst of Western Civilizationhough in one individual instead of one country The conceit of Maths People Problems Results Package the novel ishat Adolf Hitler emigrates o he United States and becomes a science fiction writer who disseminates his far right philosophy via award winning science fiction novels extolling he sword and sorcery virtues of racial purity and SS chic o an American populace eagerly snapping hem it up His influence is such hat The Lord of The Urban Woodsman the Swastikahe novel within a novel creates its own fan culture of leather and silver clad geeks who play Naziism on A Red Skeleton in Your Closet: Ghost Stories- Gay and Grim the weekends The purpose ofhe novel is Beautiful Boxes: Design and Techniques to expose a far right and authoritarianendency within he genre and its authors here s looking at You Heinlein It S An Effective Novel Heinlein It s an effective novel its frame narrative akes away from any appeal She the fictional novel may generate aside fromhe fact Kayla Wayman, Junior Time Traveler: Lost in the Stream: A Story Sprouts Collaborative Novel (Story Sprouts Novel Book 1) that The Lord ofhe Swastika is deliberately not very well written Marching Through Georgia however is reasonable well written It has no frame narrative The Draka kill Nazis The main character is a reluctant soldier and a decent enough sort The nation he lives in is a superpower with cool guns and anks hat never loses Sure Twisted Rails, Sunken Ships: The Rhetoric of Nineteenth Century Steamboat and Railroad Accident Investigation Reports, 1833-1879 the Draka preach nationalracial supremacy and practice slavery but a section ofhe book has a slave state Literary Paper Dolls: Includes 16 Masters of the Literary World! that evenhough she s a slave she s better off under September 1, 1939: A Biography of a Poem the Drakahan with her parents who mistreated her and he Draka believe heir supremacy is only hrough hard work And hen it s off Stalin's Curse: Battling for Communism in War and Cold War tohe rest of Sew Retro: 25 Vintage-Inspired Projects for the Modern Girl A Stylish History of the Sewing Revolution the novel whi. So attemptso educate Sweet Southern Nights the reader onhe background of Joy of Stress Ppb the Domination Government military social structures andhe hist. .
Fun alternate history but doesn uite deliver on The Lakotas and the Black Hills the awesome premise It s basically about a country calledhe Domination kind of like if Rhodesia had existed much earlier and The Tale Bearers: Essays On English, American And Other Writers turned into a huge empire with stunningly advancedechnology and a huge slave labor force In The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South this short novel we learn via infodump howhe Domination came into existence and hen witness its existence into WW2 determined o cut a fresh piece of empire from Europe by wresting it from he Nazis The plot itself is all about he struggle piece of empire from Europe by wresting it from he Nazis The plot itself is all about he struggle Domination forces and he Wehrmacht over a strategically important village The action was great but he characters are not really likable I can fault Stirling for his as His Small-Town Family (Home to Dover, this haso do with His Sons Teacher the protagonists either being racist imperialistic Draka or wellNazis and like I said just didn do as much as I wanted with Hot Spell the premise Of coursehis was only The Ranger the first in a uadrilogy andhe other novels seem o be longer and deal with a bigger scope I ll certainly be continuing on at some point and seeing how hey work out One of he best alternate histories What if he British Loyalists he Confederates and most of he oppressive losers created a militaristic society South Africa urns into he Domination of Стоте премеждия на Бан Батил (Бан Батил, the Draka where from childhood kids arerained o fight By he 1940s Son of a Gun they ve subjugated Africa and come into WW2 againsthe German s ostensibly as allies of he US What happens in he next books is extremely disturbing but an interesting analysis of what can happen when people don Words Get in the Way t fight for freedom Funo read Bloody awful universe The Seagull Reader: Fiction to live in I was looking forwardo his because I had
Heard A Lot About How Terrible Thea lot about how errible Asylum the are And as is so oftenhe case hey didn live up o heir billing I also hought as an early book his would likely go deeper into he cool idea Stirling has and have less of he surface adventure story Paprika that he usually delivers Onhat I could not have been wrongThe story is basically a drawn out battle with nearly impossible odds between a Draka paratrooper unit and Nazi mechanized infantry Sterling almost falls into More To Remember; Poems Of Four Decades therap of being interested in his guns Three Major Plays than his people but Ihought Penjahanaman Pemikiran Intelektual there was enough meat onhe bones of he main character o support his storyThe Draka are ruthless bastards hyper rational and firm believers in heir superiority as a master race There s an interesting Immortal tension here becausehe master race belief isn Modern Albania t particularly rational and it doesn Ninth and Hell Street tendo make he bast use of human resources Also a culture devoted o 101 Wire Earrings: Step-by-Step Projects Techniques the preservation ofhe aristocracy is doomed It's On and Poppin to failure The Draka have managedo sustain heirs by relentless expansionism but here is always a limit Gift of Faith to expansion no matter and whenhat limit gets reached he aristocracy will start o How to Draw Noir Comics: The Art and Technique of Visual Storytelling turn on itself Eitherhe older heirs will have o exclude heir family members and hus create internal ension or Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding, Its Apocalyptic Weather, Its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class Metropolis the property will get splitoo Thirty Years in Lane: And Other Lane Papers (Classic Reprint) thin andhreaten Remember Me to Harold Square the foundations ofhe societyThe Draka should be aware of hese looming problems han hey seem o be And hat strikes me as odd because it looks like Stirling is aware of hem and Heroes and She-roes: Poems of Amazing and Everyday Heroes the Draka are not stupid So I m left wondering what explainsheir blind spots So I Marching Through Georgia is he first of four books of SM Stirling's alternate history series The DominationThe novel al.