More than a century ago, the First World War tore apart the fields of Europe, taking millions of lives and seemingly rock-solid certainties with them. Nations and borders, societies and cultures were irrevocably transformed by ‘the War to end all Wars’. History was diverted to a new course.
Now, Sea Lion Press authors both old and new consider how that history could have been different. What if Corporal Hitler had died in the trenches, or the war really had been ‘over by Christmas’? The poppy petals are scattered to a new pattern by the tides of ‘what if?’ Includes the Sidewise Award-nominated 'N'oublions Jamais' by Tom Anderson and Bruno Lombardi.
Fourteen tales of the Great War as it wasn’t – but could have been.