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coverThe High Crusade

by Poul Anderson

A book review by Mark L. Olson

McFadden Books, 1964, 160 pp, $0.60

The High Crusade is a joy to re-read – it's always been one of my favorite books and it has to be one of the all-time classics of SF.

The amazing thing is that this short book so carries you on as you read it that it seems plausible that a couple thousand medieval Englishmen might conquer a stellar empire. That's really first-rate story-telling!

Highly recommended – but you've already read it, haven't you?

See also my other Anderson reviews: The High Crusade, War of the Wing-Men, Satan's World, Starfarers, Agent of the Terran Empire, A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows, Going for Infinity

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