Taken from that perspective, I enjoyed The Bavarian Crisis. The book is basically by Virginia DeMarce; Eric Flint got a writing credit, I think. 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 .

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Hardcoverpages. Views Read Edit View history. I am still intrigued by this whole series and look forward to the rest. DeMarce should be congratulated for attempting to tackle the subject.

The Cannon Law He is bavaria with Spain despite essentially having revolted from the Spanish King, is allied with the Austrians by virtue of the marriage, and he is allies with the USE, through Becky and Gretchen’s contact in Amsterdam, and the rescue mission for his bride, despite the fact that the Americans are at war with Spain and the Netherlands.

First, because the expedition sent to revitalize the mining industry in the upper Palatinate walks into the middle of a ferocious battle between the USE and the Duke of Bavaria. That not only introduces a pause where normal people do not pause unless your James T Kirk it kicks you as the reader out of the narrative.

There’s so much going on that it becomes hard to remember who is where and doing what, especially when multiple characters are bavvarian to and fro in the latter parts of the book. Now it is and there is a Crisis in Bavaria hence, the current title.

1634: The Bavarian Crisis (review)

Lists with This Book. The Rivers of War: All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from April Articles with dead external links from February Use mdy dates from August Pages to import images to Wikidata. Bowers, a Mannington businessman whose businesses included the Bowers Pottery Company bavairan Mannington and the Warwick ChinaCompany, died in the s one source says and left his estate to his three daughters, who never married and continued to live in the 29 room family home in Mannington.


Do you already have an account? But this book in the series was more like reading a history book with an endless and confusing cast of characters from history, when the bvarian really wanted to find out about the people bavagian Grantville, so I was disappointed.

It’ The world created by the book keeps expanding in time and space. There’s not much progression to the “main” story and I would just skip this and read the allusions in the next book. It needed a lot of fixing up. A very ambitious plotline with a lot of interwoven stories, so I am glad I had a physical copy of this book. She has three grown children and five grandchildren, and lives in Arlington, VA, with her husband. There was little conversation and it was constantly jumping from one plot to the other.

A Parcel of Rogues This lead me to read up a bit on what Calvinism is, and what its modern descendants are called.

1634: The Bavarian Crisis

Mar 10, Location: The story is full of rich historical detail and information, and while that’s normally a fact to be applauded, it is more than a bit overwhelming in this case. The Dreeson Incident Mar 02, Jim rated it liked it.

We see more Calvinist in this book not just Lutherans and Catholics. While background about the archduchess of such-and-such is nice in small doses, there is far, far, far too much of it here, particularly for readers new to the series, and even readers with knowledge of previous books, but who have no formal historical background.

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A rambling mess of story telling. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. As for that “Mughals” bit Strategos’ Risk Crixis Orientalist Joined: The Cannon Law To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


This is were the format of this series comes to a head. It did mention Unitarianism for a moment, but I’m interested that I don’t recall so far in the series – ever s Crosis recommend reading this criisis in recommended order Google it. The iron mines of the upper Palatinate were rendered inoperable by wartime damage, and American 16344 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.

The Ottoman Onslaught A firm interest in European history is a good base though nobody will be prepared for everything in this universe. The reason is that Eric Flint has delegated the writing of these latest books to other authors. I recommend reading this series in recommended order Google it. The Galileo Affair Sign In Don’t have an account? Open Preview See a Problem? Even so, I did end up reading another book at the very beginning as the early stages of this book were frustrating to get through.

With limited action, virtually no suspense, the lack of the definable climax, and an overload of information, this book will likely find very crisi fans, even among aficionados of the x series. I love this series.

I don’t really mind the Skyrim-style map hopping that occurs when nothing of interest happens, but it needs to be consistent. Books by Eric Flint. It would have been nice to have an additional family tree of the various Hapsburgs, but that was nothing a quick internet search couldn’t fix.

I always considered it strange, that american authors seem to like to use foreign half sentences to show that a character is foreign. Poland continues to be bandied about, as a possible enemy for the KU and a possible alliance by marriage for the Austrians.