The Sky People (2006) The Americans and the East-Bloc establish rival bases on Venus in this alternate history of the space race. By 1988, both sides discover that dinosaurs,… 2006-11-14 Fiction Tor Books
Book Review

The Sky People (2006)

EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Nov 14, 2006; Writer: S.M. Stirling; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Tor Books

The Americans and the East-Bloc establish rival bases on Venus in this alternate history of the space race. By 1988, both sides discover that dinosaurs, Neanderthals, and primitive Homo sapiens may not be Venus' only inhabitants.

For Fans of...
Edgar Rice Burroughs' The Land That Time Forgot — there's even a ''Fort Dinosaur.''

Last Word
It takes Stirling 100 pages to get started, but he builds a sturdy foundation for his planned sequel.

Originally posted Nov 17, 2006 Published in issue #908 Nov 24, 2006 Order article reprints