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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The cast of characters are one of the big joys of these books. This is worse again. I ended up with 2 to differentiate it from other books in the series.

I highly recommend this long-running series by Eric Flint. He definitely desrves The small town of Grantsville, WV, finds itself transported back years to 17th century Europe and the year There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

While expanding the overall story of the impact Grantville has on the world of the ‘s, this book basically ignores the more exciting developments of the war with France and the exploits of the USE ambassadors in London, Scotland, and Amsterdam.

This book also chronicles the falling in love of two important Grantville characters, Sharon Nichols and Frank Stone. Feb 08, Kay rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s the third book in a series, one begun by appropriately enough and Regardless, when the story picks up I find it really interesting.

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1634: The Galileo Affair

Jul 05, Annette rated it liked it Shelves: This makes it a lot more coherent than many of the other volumes in the series, and means one is a lot less likely to greet any given PoV with “oh no, not this nitwit again! Since I read the first three Grantville Gazette volumes just prior to this re-read, I am even more I still love the up-timers from this series and really enjoy learning the history of the Thirty Years’ War, but the writing is beginning to be a bit “stretched”.

With him come his three sons, who end up involved in a hair brained plan to rescue Galileo from the Inquisition.

The Ottoman Onslaught The Cannon Law gwlileo After reading I picked up a biography of Gustavus Adolphus that’s lying around here someplace which I intend to get to eventually I liked it and I would read it again. The authors do a good job of humanizing the historical characters except for Galileo. Two years latet, the have made both enemies and allies as the Thirty-Years War is in full swing. While I find the whole series pretty dense with politics and huge numbers of minor if historically major characters and occasionally hard to wade through, I cannot deny that they’re amazingly educational – especially to someone who apparently didn’t absorb much European history back in high school.

Father Lawrence Mazzare started the controversy by allowing Father Fredrich von Spee to galilleo his own entry in the Catholic Encyclopedia, thereby stiffening the Jesuit ‘s resistance to the Inquisition.

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The Dreeson Incident In this novel, we get to meet, and absorb new characters, and bit players to date become far more afafir. I liked it a lot but it’s not as good as the previous two books.


It doesn’t help that said 16634 is being manipulated by Cardinal Richelieu’s man on the spot. In many ways this reads like a Tom Clancy techno-thriller set in the age of the Medicis with the Three Stooges thrown in for seasoning. The Galileo Affair” gets 4 of 5 stars from me. The Bavarian Crisis Lists with This Book. Published August 1st by Baen first published Again, good bloody fun. Other books in the series. The book is a decent read, though, so it was still interesting in and of itself.

The Galileo Affair (Assiti Shards, #3) by Eric Flint

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The ones who aren’t Frank are especially dumb because they seem to have nothing actually motivating their stupid actions. 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.

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So history, at this point, is all goofed up.