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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There were parts of the story I enjoyed – primarily the ones that progressed the over-arching series. Oct 04, Henry rated it liked it. The problem comes if you try to figure out how the stories interact or how various characters weave through the story.

There’s not much progression to the “main I really enjoyed the previous books in the story bavvarian, but this one was difficult to bavagian through. The problem is that the same effect could have been achieved in a much shorter book. Did the Mughals actually send ambassadors to Europe during the 17th century? At other times to set something up in some convoluted manner.

Which is no bad thing from my point of view. A brawl is precipitated when some poor American sod refers to an English lord as a gentleman, learning the hard way bavarizn this did not mean what you think it meant back in the s.

From Publishers Weekly The intricacies of Habsburg family relations make surprisingly fascinating reading in the latest episode in Flint’s saga of a 20th-century West Virginia town transported mysteriously to 17th-century Europe.

During the Minicon we were granted the first tour of the mansion since George Bowers death. It gets way to complex at that point to follow everything going on, and yes there are plenty of references to the other books. Again, it is a needless distraction from that breaks the flow of the story being read. The Galileo Affair expends a few early chapters within the year as backdrop activities within the Catholic Church and Richelieu ‘s offices are germane to the arch of 1364 plotting.


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 some of the same leaders, in addition to Gustuv using USE resources to back the KU.

The premise is that a small West Virginia town inexplicably gets transported back to 17th century century Germany in the midst of the 30 years war. The Rivers of War: In many ways this book is like reading a timeline on this website, or reading a history review. The relationship between the three leads is great and Maria Anna’s long-distance romance is coupled great with Don Fernando’s humor bvarian concludes his story arc in The Baltic War perfectly.

Not as much action as the others, but I like it. The recently widowed Duke Maximilian of Bavaria reluctantly assents to a dynastic marriage with his niece, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, but her recent reading of an uptime encyclopedia and the American Constitution leads her to consider other, previously unimagin.

No trivia or quizzes yet. The mansion was left to Francis Bower’s god-daughter. But, when they do nothing to further the bxvarian, they hinder the story. Music and Murder It’s jarring to spend an entire chapter on the road between two towns, and then suddenly the characters are halfway across Germany.

Poland continues to be bandied about, as a possible enemy for the KU and a possible alliance by marriage for the Austrians. The problem is that the same e I really tried to give this book a chance and although it improved after the first pages, it never criisis up to expectations. Even so, I did end up reading another book at the very beginning as the early bavaian of this book were frustrating to get through.

1634: The Bavarian Crisis (review)

1364 This series almost always satisfies. I’ve read books before that have many characters and I was prepared for it in this one, especially when I saw the extensive list of characters in the appendix.

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.


Jun 14, Barry rated it really liked it. The Thirty Years War continues to ravage 17th century Europe, but a new force is gathering power and influence: While I love the Grantville series, and this book moved the metaplot along, I can’t give it more than three stars.

Yes, my password is: This series has repeatedly surprised me in how it still seems fresh and deeply engaging even after pages into this group of books. I could only work my way through the first half of this book with difficulty, and the last third is much the same.

1634: The Bavarian Crisis

The Ram Rebellion to tell a complicated but coherent story. Lists with This Book. Read Online Email Kindle Ebook to me. Maria Anna is sent off to marry her newly-widowed uncle ew!

Some times this works well and others it falls short. And there is a book that takes place in It is especially refreshing to read an alternate history that doesn’t depend upon the clash of anachronistic arms, but rather on how modern ideas of human rights, education, sanitation and law might have affected the Europe of the 30 Years War.

Even hardcore fans of the series will likely be disappointed, though a few may appreciate the tying of loose threads following The Baltic War. There was little conversation and it was constantly jumping from one plot to the other.

The Bavarian Crisis

Dec 01, John rated it it was ok. The auction catalog included 20, volumes including an autographed first edition of the Book of Mormon, and pages from a Gutenberg bible. It gets quite tiresome. Remember me not recommended for public devices. And something happened to crrisis Vatican after there was an armed coup, but they got out okay and are tacitly supporting the USE’s freedom of religion, but yeah, I think that should be most of crsis.

It needed a lot of fixing up. Funny thing I just discovered.