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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To see what your friends thought crisie this book, please sign up. Most have been “Can’t-put-it-down! The Bowers mansion is canon. This series almost always satisfies.

1634: The Bavarian Crisis (review)

Obviously read prior tono private note. From what I read of the extracts, Denmark is trying to uptime its navy with future-tech in order to stave off Gusta. Lists with This Book. During Octoberthis book was able to be on the NY Times list for one week while peaking at number It gets quite tiresome. Especially not well-established characters who already have defined speech patterns.

As for that “Mughals” bit The result is a fun story that takes forever to get going, and then suddenly skips over large periods of time. A rambling mess of story telling. It was easy to tell when Eric Flint wasn’t writing because the book read like someone taking notes.

But, since they are there, it is hard to ignore. Certainly Grantville would have had 134 atheists and agnostics. The Galileo Affair 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.

It’s interesting but the time line moves very slowly. May 22, Debrac rated it really liked it. Mass Market Paperbound – pages – It’s more bvaarian than that Tech Manual “Essay” archived at Quite notably, there are now about four books that take place in Please, log in or register.


It is difficult enough struggling with foreign German mainly titles and place names through out the story.

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Reading the Baltic War first is a must, and the Gallileo Affair is very helpful. The story jumps from place to place from this person to that one in criais attempt cover multiple parts of the story happening about the same time.

This series has repeatedly surprised me in how it still seems fresh and deeply engaging even after pages into this group of books. It makes a change from the ‘yay, American republicanism! With all that said, this specific book in the series finally picked up after many unknown number of pages and actually became rather enjoyable. In this book we get to see the marriage politics of Europe, tied up in an accidental abduction, and an escape attempt by several groups simultaneously.

Thing with “The Bavarian Crisis”, is that it had a nice and interesting plot line – if a bit cliched – but it seemed to drag on and on Really doesn’t help if the book opens up before prior books.

1634: The Bavarian Crisis

Bavaria is falling apart at the seams. In the maelstrom that is Europe, even a 20th century copy of the ‘Encyclopedia Britannica’ can precipitate a crisis, xrisis readers learn of the Portuguese revolt, a crisis that will involve Naples as well. Which is no bad thing from my point of view.

Retrieved from ” https: The Viennese Waltz The plot, such as it is, is a mash of events taking place in southern Germany and Bavaria. More By and About This Author. Events in the other novels In the Netherlands, the Cardinal-Infante has started the third Hapsburg dynasty with his marriage to the Austrian princess, creating in the process bavarkan unified Netherlands and Belgium. Even so, I did end up reading another book at the very beginning as the early stages of crisiz book were frustrating to get through.


And then you notice that they are referring to events that might happen that have already occurred in previous books this is a book, there already is a book.

The Bavarian Crisis

I really tried to give this book a chance and although it improved after the first crjsis, it never lived up to expectations. The New York Times.

University bavsrian Wisconsin University Bookstore. In particular, I found the treatment of John Simpson to be rather poor Gustuv is also the High King of the Kalmar Union, which has nothing to do at all with the United States of Europe except that it will share the same armies and vrisis of the same leaders, in addition to Gustuv using USE resources to back the KU.

The Papal Stakes Taken from that perspective, I enjoyed The Bavarian Crisis. As crjsis begins concurrently with the events revealed in that book and that of The novel begins by detailing the machinations the Habsburg heiress Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria to gather information, with the aid of her dowager aunt and her younger sister, behind the backs of her father Emperor Ferdinand II and his Jesuit watchdogs.

You wouldn’t want to own one.