Haiku Review: Civilizations by Laurent Binet

Under Review Laurent Binet. Civilizations. Translated by Sam Taylor. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021. Genre tags: alternate history, colonization, Inca empire, early modern Europe Atahualpa charts an alternate history; Inca take the West. French writer Laurent Binet’s newest novel, Civilizations, is the rare attempt to write alternate history as it happens, meticulously, day by day. … Continue reading Haiku Review: Civilizations by Laurent Binet