1588: Queen Elizabeth is felled by an assassin’s bullet. Within the week, the Spanish Armada had set sail, and its victory changed the course of history. 1968: England is still dominated by the Church of Rome. There are no telephones, no television, no nuclear power. As Catholicism and the Inquisition tighten their grip, rebellion is growing . . .
Paul McAuley‘s latest book is In the Mouth of the Whale, published by Gollancz and available in paperback and as an eBook.
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