The Resource 1636 : the devil's opera, Eric Flint, David Carrico

1636 : the devil's opera, Eric Flint, David Carrico

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1636 : the devil's opera
Title
1636
Title remainder
the devil's opera
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Eric Flint, David Carrico
Title variation
  • Sixteen, thirty-six
  • Sixteen hundred, thirty-six
  • Devil's opera
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eng
Summary
  • "A new addition to the multiple New York Times best-selling Ring of Fire series. After carving a place for itself in war-torn 17th century Europe, citizens of the modern town of Grantville, West Virginia take on a murderous conspiracy of operatic proportions in Magdeburg, the capital of the United States of Europe.New York Times Best Selling Series Eric Flint and David Carrico serve up the latest entry in the best-selling alternate history saga of them all, the Ring of Fire! It is the year 1636. The United States of Europe, the new nation formed by an alliance between the Swedish king Gustavus Adolphus and the West Virginians hurled back in time by a cosmic accident, is on the verge of civil war. His brain injured in the war with Poland, the USE's emperor Gustavus Adolphus is no longer in command. Enter Swedish chancellor Oxenstierna, a leader of aristocratic reaction against democracy. His goal: to assemble the forces of the hidebound ruling class in Berlin and drown the revolution in a bloodbath. In Magdeburg, the capital of the USE, Mike Stearns' wife Rebecca Abrabanel is organizing popular resistance to Oxenstierna's plot. As part of the resistance, the American musician Marla Linder and her company of down-time musical partners are staging an opera that will celebrate the struggle against oppression. Princess Kristina, the heir to the USE's throne, is now residing in Magdeburg and is giving them her support and encouragement. But another plot is underway--this one right in the heart of the capital itself, and with murder as its method. The only people standing in the way are a crippled boy and the boxing champion who befriended him, and an unlikely pair of policemen. Can the American detective Byron Chieske and his down-timer partner Gotthilf Hoch thwart the killers before they succeed in their goal? About Eric Flint's Ring of Fire series:"This alternate history series is...a landmark..."--Booklist"[Eric] Flint's 1632 universe seems to be inspiring a whole new crop of gifted alternate historians."--Booklist"...reads like a technothriller set in the age of the Medicis..."--Publishers Weekly"--
  • "1636. The United States of Europe, the new nation formed by an alliance between the Swedish King Gustavus Adolphus and the West Virginians hurled back in time, is on the verge of civil war. His brain injured, Gustavus is no longer in command. Swedish chancellor Oxenstierna, a leader of aristocratic reaction against democracy, is gathering the forces of the hidebound ruling class to drown the revolution in a bloodbath. In Magdeburg, the capital of the USE, Mike Stearns' wife Rebecca Abrabanel is organizing popular resistance to Oxenstierna's plot. Princess Kristina, heir to the USE's throne, is now residing in Magdeburg and is giving them her full support. But another plot is underway--one in the heart of the capital itself, and with murder as its method"--
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813/.54
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no index present
LC call number
PS3556.L548
LC item number
A61866 2013
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
The ring of fire series
Target audience
adult
1636 : the devil's opera, Eric Flint, David Carrico
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1636 : the devil's opera, Eric Flint, David Carrico
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ocn830352082
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25 cm.
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Extent
513 pages
Isbn
9781451639285
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013023217
Media category
unmediated
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illustrations
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(OCoLC)830352082

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