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Eric Flint (1947–2022)

Autor de 1632

200+ Obras 26,233 Miembros 615 Reseñas 62 Preferidas

Sobre El Autor

Eric Flint was born in southern California in 1947. He received a bachelor's degree from UCLA in 1968 and did some work toward a Ph.D. in history, with a specialization in history of southern Africa in the 18th and early 19th centuries, also at UCLA. After leaving the doctoral program over mostrar más political issues, he supported himself from that time until age 50 as a laborer, machinist and labor organizer. In 1993, his short story entitled Entropy and the Strangler won first place in the Winter 1992 Writers of the Future contest. His first novel, Mother of Demons, was published in 1997 and was picked by the Science Fiction Chronicle as a best novel of the year. He became a full-time writer in 1999. He writes science fiction and fantasy works including The Philosophical Strangler and the Belisarius series. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Series

Obras de Eric Flint

1632 (2000) 2,183 copias
1633 (2002) 1,390 copias
Crown of Slaves (2003) 1,100 copias
1634: The Galileo Affair (2004) 918 copias
The Shadow Of The Lion (2002) 853 copias
1634: The Baltic War (2007) 724 copias
Ring of Fire I (2004) 688 copias
1634: The Ram Rebellion (2006) — Contribuidor — 625 copias
Torch of Freedom (2009) 614 copias
1635: The Cannon Law (2006) 576 copias
An Oblique Approach (1998) 553 copias
The Wizard of Karres (2004) 531 copias
Grantville Gazette I (2004) 521 copias
This Rough Magic (2003) 505 copias
In the Heart of Darkness (1998) 498 copias
1634: The Bavarian Crisis (2007) 482 copias
Fortune's Stroke (2000) 459 copias
Destiny's Shield (1999) 440 copias
The Philosophical Strangler (2001) 421 copias
The Course of Empire (2003) 414 copias
The Tide of Victory (2001) 411 copias
Pyramid Scheme (2001) 393 copias
Boundary (2006) 387 copias
The Dance of Time (2006) 376 copias
Rats, Bats & Vats (2000) 366 copias
Grantville Gazette II: Sequel to 1632 (12-in-1) (2006) — Editor & Contributor — 359 copias
1635: The Dreeson Incident (2008) 352 copias
Mother of Demons (1997) 335 copias
Ring of Fire II (2008) 301 copias
The Tyrant (2002) 299 copias
Cauldron of Ghosts (2014) 295 copias
Grantville Gazette III (12-in-1) (2007) — Editor & Contributor — 290 copias
1635: The Eastern Front (2010) 285 copias
Time Spike (2008) 263 copias
1824: The Arkansas War (2006) 256 copias
Forward the Mage (2002) 237 copias
1636: The Saxon Uprising (2011) 235 copias
The World Turned Upside Down (2005) — Editor — 221 copias
Sorceress of Karres (2010) 196 copias
Much Fall of Blood (2010) 195 copias
1636: The Kremlin Games (2012) 192 copias
Grantville Gazette IV (2008) 192 copias
1635: The Papal Stakes (2012) 182 copias
Pyramid Power (2007) 165 copias
Threshold (2010) 155 copias
Grantville Gazette V (2009) 154 copias
The Crucible of Empire (2010) 152 copias
Slow Train to Arcturus (2008) 137 copias
Ring of Fire III (2011) — Contribuidor — 135 copias
The Dragon Done It (2008) 134 copias
Portal (2013) 113 copias
To End in Fire (2021) — Autor — 109 copias
Grantville Gazette VI (2012) — Editor — 107 copias
Burdens of the Dead (2013) 106 copias
Castaway Planet (2015) 83 copias
Worlds (2009) 81 copias
Ring of Fire IV (2016) 77 copias
1636: The Vatican Sanction (2017) 71 copias
1636: The China Venture (2019) 62 copias
Castaway Odyssey (2016) 53 copias
Grantville Gazette VII (2015) 47 copias
Grantville Gazette VIII (2018) 47 copias
1637: The Peacock Throne (2021) 43 copias
Gods of Sagittarius (2017) 37 copias
All the Plagues of Hell (2018) 31 copias
The Shaman of Karres (2020) 27 copias
Castaway Resolution (2020) — Autor — 27 copias
Iron Angels (2017) 27 copias
Grantville Gazette IX (2021) 26 copias
Grantville Gazette Volume 7 (2015) 25 copias
Grantville Gazette Volume 8 (2011) 23 copias
1638: The Sovereign States (2023) — Autor — 22 copias
Grantville Gazette Volume 9 (2011) 22 copias
Worlds Two (2018) 19 copias
The Aethers of Mars (2014) 17 copias
The Best of Jim Baen's Universe II (2008) — Editor; Contribuidor — 17 copias
The Demons of Paris (2018) 12 copias
When Diplomacy Fails (2008) 9 copias
Diamonds Are Forever (2020) 8 copias
The Genie Out of the Vat (2011) 8 copias
Pirates of the Suara Sea (2011) 7 copias
Jim Baen's Universe 07 (2007) — Editor; Contribuidor — 6 copias
The Witch's Murder (2011) 6 copias
Jim Baen's Universe 08 (2007) — Editor; Contribuidor — 6 copias
Boundary, Second Edition (2016) 5 copias
From the Highlands (2001) 4 copias
Venus, Mars and Hell (2019) — Autor — 4 copias
Prime Palaver 3 copias
Fanatic (2003) 2 copias
Tarcza przeznaczenia (2007) 1 copia
A Flat Affect 1 copia
W sercu ciemności (2006) 1 copia
Fish Story 10 1 copia
Islands 1 copia
Fish Story 15 1 copia
Crawlspace 1 copia
Fish Story 14 1 copia
Fish Story 9 1 copia
Fish Story 11 1 copia
The Fanatic 1 copia
Postage Due 1 copia
Portraits 1 copia

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This is the second book in the Ring of Fire series. The first book, 1632, begins with the mysterious transport of a small town in present-day West Virginia back to Germany in the middle of the Thirty Years War. After suspending my disbelief, I found the story to be surprisingly good with a fun cast of characters.

The second book in the series picks up where the first book ended and shows the Americans sending their diplomats to France, England, Scotland, and the Netherlands. This provides the reader with a wide overview of the worldwide events during the period of the Thirty Years War. Of course the events depart from the actual history we know but the author cleverly describes the original history and explains the differences that their time travel have caused.

This second book develops many of the characters who remain very entertaining. The book can be recommended for people who enjoy reading alternate history fiction but also for history buffs that already know something about the Thirty Years War.
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M_Clark | 32 reseñas más. | Apr 5, 2024 |
Mostly diplomatic and spy related story that moves the overall conflict towards a conclusion, at least for this arc of the series. A few battles, but not as detailed as in the main Honor books.
 
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Guide2 | 6 reseñas más. | Apr 4, 2024 |
If you want a summarized plot that moves along, and don't really care about characters, this one's for you
 
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danielskatz | otra reseña | Mar 30, 2024 |
Positioned nicely to create a successful 1632 spinoff.

Stereotypical start and quite predictable. However, the integration of modern technology with the matrilineal model of local societies and incipient political processes are beginning to drive the storyline nicely. It should have enough staying power to enable this 1632 sub-series to evolve nicely.
 
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jamespurcell | Mar 20, 2024 |

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Obras
200
También por
47
Miembros
26,233
Popularidad
#799
Valoración
½ 3.7
Reseñas
615
ISBNs
459
Idiomas
5
Favorito
62

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