- Posted by Johanna on September 29, 2013 at 4:00 pm
- Category: Books and Prose
- CREDITS: by Matthew Buchholz
- PUBLISHER: Perigee; $25 US
Alternate Histories of the World is a very pretty hardcover book, but slight. Those who enjoy steampunk-flavored fantasies may like reading the volume, but I found the joke wearying extended to such length.
It’s a collection of fake historical images, archival pictures with a bit of weirdness — UFO, robot, giant monster, zombie, Martian — added, and an accompanying page of text. Here’s a sample:
(The publisher provided a review copy.)