Under the Yoke

Under the Yoke Review

The second of the Draka series.The Eurasian War is over. Nazi Germany and the Japanese Empire have been defeated. With the exception of the British Isles Europe belongs to the Domination. Now it is the turn of the Europeans to be experience life as s...

Title:Under the Yoke
Edition Language:English

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    Under the Yoke Reviews

  • Checkman

    The second installment in Stirling's Draka quartet. A famous (and controversial) alternative history series in which the European settlers in South Africa become a world conquering empire over a 250 y...

  • Duffy Pratt

    I wrote a long review of this book and Goodreads ate it. I have to start writing the reviews in a word processor and pasting them here. This has happened too many times. Here's the shorthand version o...

  • Mitchell

    Definitely a book that supports the idea that all cultures are not equal. Absolutely dreadful dystopia, 2nd in the Draka series. A bit too much military, definitely too much torture. Some editing slip...

  • Ascian

    Deliciously brutal. I love that Stirling pulls no punches in this book....

  • Sam

    At times, this was not an easy book to read. So much casual brutality, although an important element to the story, can be disturbing. That said, a great book deals a powerful emotional punch and this ...

  • Elizabeth Rebecca Shaw

    This is a sequel. It has some interesting moments but the ending is quite unsatisfactory. It is about occupation and enslavement of the French by the Draka. It is interesting to think how educated peo...

  • Ken Richards

    Just could not get into this. Too much yearning for the supposed virtues of the old south for my liking...

  • Jason

    I didn't enjoy this book, although I think it was a good story and well-written. I have nothing against Southerners as such, but reading Southern dialect for page after page after page is painful. It ...

  • Annette

    Second installment in Stirling's "Draka" series, and alternate history in which slave-holding European settlers took over most of Africa in the 19th century and became a super-power by WWII. In "Yoke,...

  • Steven

    I'd like to go 2.5 stars. It suffers from the same problem of "good guys fail, bad guys are competent and evil". It's essentially a tragedy, and I don't usually like tragedy.This one is less plot-focu...