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Eric Flint (1947–2022)

Autor(a) de 1632

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About the Author

Eric Flint was born in southern California in 1947. He received a bachelor's degree from UCLA in 1968 and did some work toward a Ph.D. in history, with a specialization in history of southern Africa in the 18th and early 19th centuries, also at UCLA. After leaving the doctoral program over mostrar mais political issues, he supported himself from that time until age 50 as a laborer, machinist and labor organizer. In 1993, his short story entitled Entropy and the Strangler won first place in the Winter 1992 Writers of the Future contest. His first novel, Mother of Demons, was published in 1997 and was picked by the Science Fiction Chronicle as a best novel of the year. He became a full-time writer in 1999. He writes science fiction and fantasy works including The Philosophical Strangler and the Belisarius series. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Eric Flint

1632 (2000) 2,173 exemplares
1633 (2002) 1,386 exemplares
Crown of Slaves (2003) 1,098 exemplares
1634: The Galileo Affair (2004) 917 exemplares
The Shadow Of The Lion (2002) 851 exemplares
1634: The Baltic War (2007) 721 exemplares
Ring of Fire I (2004) 684 exemplares
1634: The Ram Rebellion (2006) — Contribuidor — 624 exemplares
Torch of Freedom (2009) 611 exemplares
1635: The Cannon Law (2006) 575 exemplares
An Oblique Approach (1998) 552 exemplares
The Wizard of Karres (2004) 530 exemplares
Grantville Gazette I (2004) 517 exemplares
This Rough Magic (2003) 505 exemplares
In the Heart of Darkness (1998) 496 exemplares
1634: The Bavarian Crisis (2007) 481 exemplares
Fortune's Stroke (2000) 457 exemplares
Destiny's Shield (1999) 438 exemplares
The Philosophical Strangler (2001) 421 exemplares
The Course of Empire (2003) 413 exemplares
The Tide of Victory (2001) 410 exemplares
Pyramid Scheme (2001) 391 exemplares
Boundary (2006) 385 exemplares
The Dance of Time (2006) 375 exemplares
Rats, Bats & Vats (2000) 365 exemplares
Grantville Gazette II: Sequel to 1632 (12-in-1) (2006) — Editor & Contributor — 358 exemplares
1635: The Dreeson Incident (2008) 352 exemplares
Mother of Demons (1997) 335 exemplares
Ring of Fire II (2008) 301 exemplares
The Tyrant (2002) 298 exemplares
Cauldron of Ghosts (2014) 295 exemplares
Grantville Gazette III (12-in-1) (2007) — Editor & Contributor — 290 exemplares
1635: The Eastern Front (2010) 284 exemplares
Time Spike (2008) 262 exemplares
1824: The Arkansas War (2006) 255 exemplares
The Rats, the Bats & the Ugly (2004) 247 exemplares
Forward the Mage (2002) 237 exemplares
1636: The Saxon Uprising (2011) 236 exemplares
The World Turned Upside Down (2005) — Editor — 219 exemplares
Sorceress of Karres (2010) 196 exemplares
Much Fall of Blood (2010) 194 exemplares
Grantville Gazette IV (2008) 192 exemplares
1636: The Kremlin Games (2012) 191 exemplares
1635: The Papal Stakes (2012) 181 exemplares
Pyramid Power (2007) 164 exemplares
Threshold (2010) 154 exemplares
Grantville Gazette V (2009) 154 exemplares
The Crucible of Empire (2010) 150 exemplares
Slow Train to Arcturus (2008) 137 exemplares
Ring of Fire III (2011) — Contribuidor — 135 exemplares
The Dragon Done It (2008) 134 exemplares
Portal (2013) 112 exemplares
Grantville Gazette VI (2012) — Editor — 107 exemplares
Burdens of the Dead (2013) 106 exemplares
To End in Fire (2021) — Autor — 104 exemplares
1636: Mission to the Mughals (2017) 89 exemplares
Castaway Planet (2015) 83 exemplares
Worlds (2009) 81 exemplares
Ring of Fire IV (2016) 77 exemplares
The Best of Jim Baen's Universe (2007) 74 exemplares
1636: The Vatican Sanction (2017) 71 exemplares
Belisarius I: Thunder at Dawn (2008) 69 exemplares
1636: The China Venture (2019) 61 exemplares
Belisarius II: Storm at Noontide (2009) 57 exemplares
Castaway Odyssey (2016) 53 exemplares
1637: No Peace Beyond the Line (2020) 53 exemplares
Grantville Gazette VII (2015) 47 exemplares
Grantville Gazette VIII (2018) 46 exemplares
The Span of Empire (Jao Empire) (2016) 42 exemplares
1637: The Peacock Throne (2021) 42 exemplares
Gods of Sagittarius (2017) 37 exemplares
All the Plagues of Hell (2018) 31 exemplares
Castaway Resolution (2020) — Autor — 27 exemplares
The Shaman of Karres (2020) 27 exemplares
Iron Angels (2017) 26 exemplares
Grantville Gazette IX (2021) 26 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 7 (2015) 25 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 8 (2011) 23 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 10 (2011) 21 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 9 (2011) 21 exemplares
Hope Reformed (General (Drake)) (2014) 19 exemplares
Worlds Two (2018) 19 exemplares
1638: The Sovereign States (2023) — Autor — 18 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 11 (2011) 17 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 14 (2007) 17 exemplares
The Best of Jim Baen's Universe II (2008) — Editor; Contribuidor — 17 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 13 (2011) 16 exemplares
The Aethers of Mars (2014) 16 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 12 (2011) 16 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 15 (2011) 15 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 20 (2011) 14 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 16 (2011) 14 exemplares
Jim Baen's Universe 02 14 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 18 (2011) 13 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 24 (2011) 13 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 23 (2011) 12 exemplares
The Demons of Paris (2018) 12 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 17 (2011) 12 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 34 (2011) 11 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 22 (2011) 11 exemplares
Jim Baen's Universe 01 10 exemplares
Jim Baen's Universe 03 10 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 6 (2011) 9 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 38 (2011) 9 exemplares
When Diplomacy Fails (2008) 9 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 5 (2011) 9 exemplares
The Genie Out of the Vat (2011) 8 exemplares
Diamonds Are Forever (2020) 8 exemplares
The Demons of Constantinople (2020) 7 exemplares
Pirates of the Suara Sea (2011) 7 exemplares
Jim Baen's Universe 07 (2007) — Editor; Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
The Witch's Murder (2011) 6 exemplares
Jim Baen's Universe 08 (2007) — Editor; Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Boundary, Second Edition (2016) 5 exemplares
A 1632 Christmas (Ring of Fire) (2021) 5 exemplares
From the Highlands (2001) 4 exemplares
Venus, Mars and Hell (2019) — Autor — 4 exemplares
A Soldier's Complaint 3 exemplares
Prime Palaver 3 exemplares
Fanatic (2003) 2 exemplares
Fish Story Episode 7 2 exemplares
Tarcza przeznaczenia (2007) 1 exemplar
W sercu ciemności (2006) 1 exemplar
Fish Story 10 1 exemplar
Portraits 1 exemplar
Postage Due 1 exemplar
Steps In The Dance 1 exemplar
Fish Story 9 1 exemplar
Islands 1 exemplar
Fish Story 15 1 exemplar
Fish Story 14 1 exemplar
Fish Story 11 1 exemplar
A Flat Affect 1 exemplar
Crawlspace 1 exemplar
The Fanatic 1 exemplar
The Red Fiddler 1 exemplar

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The Service of the Sword (2003) — Contribuidor — 967 exemplares
Lord Darcy (2002) — Editor, algumas edições516 exemplares
Telzey Amberdon (2000) — Editor — 483 exemplares
TNT: Telzey & Trigger (2000) — Editor — 430 exemplares
The Chick is in the Mail (2000) — Contribuidor — 413 exemplares
Bedlam's Edge (2005) — Contribuidor — 357 exemplares
The Hub : Dangerous Territory (2001) — Editor — 355 exemplares
Trigger & Friends (2001) — Editor — 317 exemplares
Fast Ships, Black Sails (2008) — Contribuidor — 309 exemplares
Turn the Other Chick (2004) — Contribuidor — 301 exemplares
Interstellar Patrol (2003) — Editor — 293 exemplares
Agent of Vega & Other Stories [11-story collection] (2001) — Editor — 277 exemplares
The Warmasters (2002) — Contribuidor — 277 exemplares
Med Ship (2002) — Editor — 268 exemplares
Foreign Legions (2001) — Contribuidor, algumas edições256 exemplares
Pandora's Legions (2002) — Editor, algumas edições215 exemplares
1635: The Tangled Web (2009) — Prefácio, algumas edições; Posfácio, algumas edições213 exemplares
A Logic Named Joe [collection] (2005) — Editor, algumas edições197 exemplares
Interstellar Patrol II: The Federation of Humanity (2005) — Editor — 181 exemplares
The Creatures of Man (2003) — Editor — 176 exemplares
Mountain Magic (2004) — Contribuidor — 159 exemplares
Eternal Frontier (2002) — Editor — 156 exemplares
Planets of Adventure (2003) — Editor — 147 exemplares
The Trouble With Humans (2007) — Editor — 136 exemplares
Legions of Space (2004) — Editor, algumas edições135 exemplares
The Trouble with Aliens (2006) — Editor, algumas edições125 exemplares
Future Imperfect (2003) — Editor — 113 exemplares
Sideways In Crime (2008) — Contribuidor — 98 exemplares
Black Tide Rising (2016) — Contribuidor, algumas edições93 exemplares
Multiverse: Exploring Poul Anderson's Worlds (2015) — Contribuidor — 71 exemplares
The Long Twilight and other stories (1992) — Editor — 61 exemplares
The Universe Twister (2008) — Editor — 59 exemplares
Something Magic This Way Comes (2008) — Contribuidor — 52 exemplares
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume IX (1993) — Contribuidor — 51 exemplares
Earthblood & Other Stories (2008) — Editor — 39 exemplares
The Power of Illusion (2010) — Editor, algumas edições39 exemplares
Onward, Drake! (2015) — Contribuidor — 38 exemplares
Cosmic Tales: Adventures in Far Futures (2005) — Contribuidor — 37 exemplares
By Tooth and Claw (2015) — Contribuidor, algumas edições33 exemplares
The Danish Scheme (2013) — Posfácio — 27 exemplares
Essen Steel (2013) — Introdução, algumas edições18 exemplares
Joseph Hanauer (2013) — Introdução, algumas edições15 exemplares
Eric Flint's 1632 Resource Guide and Role Playing Game (2004)algumas edições10 exemplares
Grantville Gazette Volume 49 — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Galaxy's Edge Magazine Issue 3, July 2013 (2013) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
FenCon XI: The University of FenCon — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar


Conhecimento Comum




Continues the canon nicely through a chaotic Russian political scenario. Despite the cast of characters list, its multiplicity and critical absences made this a slow and difficult book to read, almost, negating a good storyline.
jamespurcell | Feb 17, 2024 |
Started and gave up after 50 pages, too many demons for me
jamespurcell | Feb 12, 2024 |
In 1632, a small town in contemporary West Virginia is "magically" transported to 1632's Thüringen and lands in the middle of the Thirty Years War. With a premises like this, the book was irresistible and, much to my surprise, proved to be an enjoyable read. The story has elements of Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in KIng Arthur's Court, computer gaming, with a bit of love story mixed in. The book is particularly strong in it's descriptions of battles, both real and fictional.

This is a fun read. One major reason is that the author has populated his world with a number of very endearing characters.… (mais)
M_Clark | 65 outras críticas | Nov 22, 2023 |
2023-10-29: A rough start but it eventually grew on me and was quite enjoyable. We're getting the story in a conversational fashion, with lots of side trips, from the agent of a professional strangler who has an obsession with philosophy. The agent is of a more practical bent and just wants them to do the job and get paid and then go to The Trough (best ale in New Sfincter) but the strangler's philosophical penchant often interferes with that plan. There is no serious philosophy to be found in this book and if you're still looking for it after chapter 1 you're not paying attention.

I guess Forward the Mage tells the bit that happened in Prygg so I'll put that on my list.
… (mais)
Awfki | 5 outras críticas | Oct 29, 2023 |



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