Turtledove, Harry

Long time SF and Fantasy novelist, and master of alternative history Harry Turtledove has joined the John Jarrold Literary Agency for UK and Commonwealth rights.

Publisher’s Weekly dubbed Turtledove “The Master of Alternate History”. Within that genre, he is known for creating original alternative history scenarios, such as survival of the Byzantine Empire or an alien invasion in the middle of the Second World War. In addition, he has been credited with giving original treatment to alternative themes previously dealt with by many others, such as the victory of the South in the American Civil War or the victory of Nazi Germany in the Second World War. His novels have been credited with bringing alternative history into the mainstream. He bases his alternative history on scenes of military combat and warfare.