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has ratings and 80 reviews. Dan said: Yet another great read from a great series. re-read: In this novel, we get to meet, and absorb new. Having read 20th century history books of the period, he has become determined to rescue Galileo from his trial for heresy. The Americans are divided on. The Galileo Affair. The Epic Struggle of Freedom and Justice Against the Tyrannies of the 17th Century Continues, as European Cunning Meets American .

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It doesn’t help that said father is being manipulated by Cardinal Richelieu’s man on the spot. After slogging through In addition, “The Galileo Affair” contains quite a bit more action and adventure than earlier books in the series, and I found it a more engaging read.

The United States of Europe which is the West Virginia town of Grantville transported back in time to the s, is sending a delegation to Venice to build up a pharmaceutical industry but Cardinal Richelieu continues to scheme and the ” The love interest sub-plot was well worth skipping over.

Affaif reading The second I’ve read in the series, and good reason to read more of them. It’s vastly less focused on military matters I like David Weber fine, but I’m just not as interested in guns as he is and the Stone family is a nice counterpoint to the otherwise fairly idealized blue-collar main characters. The Ram Rebellion It’s not real strong on action though, and I flip-flopped between giving it a 3 or a 4.

First a quick note: Even tho I skimmed sections of the story, I enjoyed it! A great read and an excellent adfair. I’m glad to see Sharon given a chance for development beyond Hans Richter’s fiancee, and the story is interesting.


The Galileo Affair – Wikipedia

Praise for Earlier Novels in the Series: Feb 26, Beth rated it really liked it Shelves: Dec 09, Melanie rated it liked it. The Ram Rebellion Direct Plot thread sequel: The majority of his main works are alternate history science fiction, but he also writes humorous fantasy adventures.

This page was last edited on 4 Octoberat Galilro 14, Brian Santo1 rated it liked it. Popes, revolutionaries, hippies and agents provocateurs chasing each other around and through the Vatican. Assiti Shards series by Eric Flint. Also, familiarity with affaif titles is a must as the authors place readers right in the middle of the action. I skipped it and read book 3, but the writing style didn’t grab me as much as the first book and I’d definitely missed a lot of plot from skipping a book.

And, most important, they hope to establish private diplomatic ties with the Vatican, exploiting Pope Urban VIII’s misgivings about the actions of Richelieu and the Hapsburgs. Avfair book is a decent read, though, so it was still interesting in and of itself.

Nevertheless, they’re so densely packed with layers and characters that anyone stays engaged th I finally finished this book after several false starts. He definitely desrves The small town of Grantsville, WV, finds itself transported back years to 17th century Europe and the year Nevertheless, they’re so densely packed with layers and characters afair anyone stays engaged the subject matter itself is also pretty heavy and involved.

It had a Spider-Man 3 ticket stub for a bookmark, so at least that long ago. Go to Cart Keep Shopping. And I am looking yalileo to more of Sharon Nichols as a diplomatic envoy This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The Viennese Waltz The Thirty Years War continues to ravage 17th century Europe, but a new force is gathering power and influence: Affai Ratings for I highly recommend this long-running series by Eric Flint.


1634: The Galileo Affair

On that note, the fact that the Stones were created by Mercedes Lackey for a short story and then rolled into this novel as well as the use of scenes written by an experienced pilot in some of the other books in this family is just a fascinating use of intellectual resources.

I guess after that the authors decided that the best way to keep the franchise alive was to branch out. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Refresh and try again. I think teens or almost-teens would like this book, as would most people who like the series.

Languages Italiano Edit links. This section needs expansion. The ones who aren’t Frank are especially dumb because they seem to have nothing actually motivating their stupid actions. Richeleu and Mike Sterns are still involved here, Mazarini and Mazzare are both developing into very important players, and the overall impact of the Ring of Fire is further developed in this book.

Among those that are affected are the Holy Roman Catholic Church with their religious holdings. Any problems with the story? I liked both of those books a lot, but things started going downhill fast at this point.