Circumpolar! is a novel by Richard A. Lupoff published in 1984.

Plot summaryEdit

Circumpolar! is a novel in which an alternative history is depicted with alternate geography, involving a Great Air Race with von Richthofens vs Charles Lindbergh and Howard Hughes.[1]


Dave Langford reviewed Circumpolar! for White Dwarf #70, and stated that "It goes on a bit long and it grossly libels the Red Baron, but it's amusing."[1]

In his Science Fact and Science Fiction: An Encyclopedia, Brian M. Stableford cited the book as one of the relatively rare examples of science fiction dealing with the Flat Earth concept.[2]



  1. ^ a b Langford, Dave (October 1985). "Critical Mass". White Dwarf. No. 70. Games Workshop. p. 16.
  2. ^ Stableford, Brian M. (2006). Science Fact and Science Fiction: An Encyclopedia. Taylor & Francis. pp. 137–139. ISBN 978-0-415-97460-8.