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Old 31st August 2017, 10:02 AM
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From the whiff of recent burst bubbles, it seems this is an idea whose time(line) has come.

What if...
* Martin Luther King was shot by radical black activists;
* Jeebus was a girl;
* Harold Holt lived out his days in a Chinese naval base;
* The two princes in the Tower of London were sneaked away, escaped their Uncle Richard, and fathered kids who might be the rightful heirs to the British Fancy Hat and Chair;
why, the bind moggles!

Don't worry about chucking in published authors, either: Harry Turtledove has done some superb alt-history stuff.

Have at it.
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Old 4th September 2017, 07:02 AM
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Been there, done that ...

PS: It's not a bad book, for mild entertainment.
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Old 4th September 2017, 07:38 AM
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Been there, done that ...

PS: It's not a bad book, for mild entertainment.
Ta for that, BL.

Allow me to repay the favour.
Vintage stuff, but Moorcock chooses with the eye of a connoisseur.
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"When the New Zealander comes"?!

It must be about rugby.
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"When the New Zealander comes"?!

It must be about rugby.
Or Barnaby...
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