The Bavarian Crisis. Review by James Brooks. This review is deliberately vague in order to avoid spoilers. If a good series of books is like a road leading. The Bavarian Crisis by Eric Flint and Virginia DeMarce – WebScription The Baltic War, a collaboration with David Weber, was the latest New York . The Bavarian Crisis. Eric Flint, Author, Virginia DeMarce, Author. Baen $26 (p) ISBN
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Aug 15, Daniel Bratell rated it liked it. Mass Market Paperbound – pages – There were parts of the story I enjoyed – primarily the ones that progressed the over-arching series. A rambling mess of story telling.
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Aug 25, Leo rated it it was ok Shelves: The latest in the New York Times best-selling series. Virginia DeMarceafter jobs as peculiar as counting raisins for the Calif. Eric Flint is a popular star of SF and fantasy. To ask other readers questions aboutplease sign up. Umpteen books so far and none of them have been bad. Machiavellian intrigues abound While a work of fiction, the authors have done a great job of describing the complex politics of 17th century Europe, in a book that is hard to put down.
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She has had stories in the Ring of Fire anthology and Grantville Gazette 1and more stories in the online Grantville Gazettes. Reading the Baltic War first is a must, and the Gallileo Affair is very helpful.
My theory is that she provided much of the deep detail about the Hapsburgs, which was fascinating to me, but ofc I am a historian, and Mr Flint provided the story and controlled temptations to dive into soap opera and massive minutiae that spoiled The Dresson Incident and The Tangled Web.
With the ambition this project has I think it was inevitable, but maybe it also becomes less entertaining. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. In the maelstrom that is Europe, even a 20th century copy of the Encyclopedia Britannica can precipitate a crisis, when readers learn of the Portuguese revolt, a crisis that will involve Naples as well. The hope every time I crack open a book in this series, is that Flint actually was involved, and that the book has a similar Most of the books in this series are hard to get into, and that is both because of the massive cast of thousands over many different countries not all of which are familiarand because the books themselves are not written by the same authors.
Even hardcore fans of the series will likely be disappointed, though a few may appreciate the tying of loose threads following The Baltic War.
Oh, man, the dialogue! This symphony has “too many notes”! Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only. Europe is a pot coming to a boil, and Mike Stearns will have his hands full seeing that it doesn’t boil over on to Grantville and the CPE. Equally unfortunately, another relation of Bavaroan late husband has scooped up all of her inheritance, and not scrupled to arrange for other heirs to be “disposed of” along the way Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
It took me days to finish the second half, and I remember almost all of it.
One of the best in the series. But for enthusiastic fans of the series, this book connects vital holes in the overall thr of developments in Europe. The iron mines of the upper Palatinate were rendered inoperable by wartime damage, and American ingenuity is needed on the spot to pump them out and get the metal flowing again—a mission that will prove more complicated than anyone expects.
Amburg is different from Hamburg and Bamburg. An entirely different experience.
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At other times to set something up in some convoluted manner. The shear number of new characters added and side story lines really detracted from the book. While a work of fiction, the authors have done a great job of describing the complex politics of 17th century Europe, in a book that is hard to put down.
With all that said, this specific book in the series finally picked up after many unknown number of pages and actually became rather enjoyable.
Veronica Dreeson and Mary Simpson meanwhile plan a trip to tend to personal matters to the Upper Palatinate border region conquered by Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden and administered for him from Amberg by babarian Duke Ernest of Saxe-Gothaone of the four Wettin dukes that were supplanted by Grantville’s formation of the NUS actions in and Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. It doesn’t make it smell any better.
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