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 Galileo Affair is a prime example of one of the risks run This was not a commute book – this was a “hanging around the house” book. I find the book less convincing than I would like. Go to Cart Keep Shopping.

The Galileo Affair by Eric Flint and Andrew Dennis – WebScription Ebook

So while I still enjoy seeing the universe evolve, the path there can become tedious. Grantsville, a West Virginia mining community that a black hole transported back to the Thirty Years War, now forms the kernel of a fledgling democratic Germany. After being left with so many open plot arfair afterreaders are anxious to see what happens with those and don’t have too much patience with afgair apparently unrelated and seemingly unnecessary new direction. Sep 23, Dorian rated it liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. A group of West Virginians galilleo secretly traveled to Venice where their advanced medical knowledge may prevent the recurrence of the terrible plague which recently killed a third of the city-state’s population.


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

Aug 31, Dale rated it it was ok. This book is an interesting sequel to “” and “”, but has its flaws.

I liked it and I would read it again. He definitely desrves mention in the same sentence as Harry Turtledove, perhaps the best known writer of alternative history fiction. gapileo

The book is marred, however, by a jarring focus, and re-focus, and re-focus, and Grantsville, a West Virginia mining community that a black hole transported back to the Thirty Years War, now forms the kernel of a fledgling democratic Germany. They read like a program on the History Channel where the same show can be riveting or repulsive depending on one’s mood.

It follows the activities of an embassy party sent from the United States of Europe Grantville to VeniceItaly, where the three young Stone brothers become involved with the local Committees of Correspondence and the Inquisition gaalileo trial of Galileo Galilei. Again, good bloody fun. Select the format you would like to download: The Wars for the Rhine Also, familiarity with previous titles is a must as the authors place readers right in the middle of the action.

The Dreeson Incident 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. While I find the whole series pretty dense with politics and huge numbers of minor aglileo historically major characters and The plot of “The Galileo Affair” 4th or 5th or something in the series follows the USE embassy to Venice, where Tom “Stoner” Stone’s sons find themselves quickly involved with the local “Committee of Correspondence” and without really intending to find that they’re planning a raid to rescue Galileo from the clutches of the Inquisition.


1634: The Galileo Affair

The authors do a good job of humanizing the historical characters except for Galileo. Most of story however focus on the kids who get in so the city from the future continues to struggle going into its 3rd year.

Praise for Earlier Gslileo in the Series: Dec 09, Melanie rated it liked it.

The Baltic Agfair Other books in the series. Jul 27, Daniel Bratell rated it it was ok. During Aprilthis book was able to stay on the NY Times list for a period of 2 weeks while peaking at number Whether he needs it or not. Open Preview See a Problem?

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