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1633 (Assiti Shards, Bk 2)
1633 - Assiti Shards, Bk 2
Author: David Weber, Eric Flint
AMERICAN FREEDOM AND JUSTICE VS. SEVENTEENTH CENTURY TYRANNY — The new Confederated Principalities of Europe -- an alliance between Gustavus, King of Sweden, and the West Virginia town, led by Mike Stearns, which was hurled back through time to the Thirty Years War -- has big problems. As the greatest naval war in European histor...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780743471558
ISBN-10: 0743471555
Publication Date: 7/2003
Pages: 673
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4 stars, based on 79 ratings
Publisher: Baen
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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reviewed 1633 (Assiti Shards, Bk 2) on + 83 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
1632 was interesting. 1633- History bla-bla-bla, action, history bla-bla-bla action etc. a bit boring.
botias avatar reviewed 1633 (Assiti Shards, Bk 2) on
Helpful Score: 2
Very much a different style than 1632: less action and MUCH more political. Entertaining read but sometimes goes into history lesson mode big-time. Like 1932 the history isn't interwoven into the story very well. Recommended but if you had to pick one, S.M. Stirling's "Island" series does it better.
reviewed 1633 (Assiti Shards, Bk 2) on + 6 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
A fantastic read. I just could not put it down.
reviewed 1633 (Assiti Shards, Bk 2) on + 202 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Even better than 1632.
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BethG avatar reviewed 1633 (Assiti Shards, Bk 2) on + 108 more book reviews
This book expands Mr. Flint's vision from 1632. He shows more of how the world is affected by the arrival of a contemporary American town and more of how the town must adapt to this new world.

Mr. Flint doesn't do vivid characters, so only a really remained in my mind. But it was a blast to see how he projected history would change after the introduction of Grantville.

For instance, it would never occur to me that history books from the high school library one of the major items that countries wanted to buy or steal. But it makes perfect sense.

Anyway, I thought this was a fascinating book. I nearly burned down the house because I was trying to cook and read it at the same time. So, keeping that danger in mind, grab this book and have fun!

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