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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1634: The Galileo Affair

This may be the influence of Andrew Dennis, with his attempts at humor sometimes being rather immature seeming. The dynamics within the Catholic church and among the various people of Venice is very interesting.

The Galileo Affair is the fourth book and third novel published in the galkleo. The Ottoman Onslaught The closing chase sequence is literally a riot. When the pope appoints this priest advocate for Galileo at his trial for supporting the Copernican theory, teenagers from uptime, combined with local Italian sympathizers, are convinced by Cardinal Richelieu’s agents to stage a rescue mission whose assured failure will discredit the Americans’ efforts.


Discover what to read next. In this novel, we get to meet, and absorb new characters, and bit players to date become far more developed. Taken as a purely fafair story, this book is actually rather good.

The Galileo Affair by Eric Flint & Andrew Dennis – Baen Books

It’s also clear from the ending that another one is in the works. Apr 27, Debrac rated it really liked it.

It had a Spider-Man 3 ticket stub for a affwir, so at least that long ago. The closing chase sequence is literally a riot. And I am looking forward to more of Sharon Nichols as a diplomatic envoy First a quick note: Nevertheless, they’re so densely packed with layers and characters that anyone stays engaged the subject matter itself is also pretty heavy and involved.

The series continues and I’ll continue reading it.

The rest of the book was pretty good though. The dramatic influence of current day knowledge on life in 17th century Europe is still attractive and fascinating.

The Baltic War The love interest sub-plot was well worth skipping over. Popes, revolutionaries, hippies galuleo agents provocateurs chasing each other around and through the Vatican.

Aug 31, Dale rated it it was ok. Publishers Weekly in their review said that “It’s refreshing to read an alternate history where the problems of two people do amount to a hill of beans, which isn’t surprising, since all the installments in this popular series to date have focused as much on ordinary people as on kings and generals.


Books by Eric Flint. The Galileo Affair Cover Art. The Cannon Law Jul 27, Daniel Bratell rated it it was ok.

Hardcover – pages – This book is an interesting sequel to “” and “”, but has arfair flaws. After reading I picked up a biography of Gustavus Adolphus that’s lying around here someplace which I intend to get to eventually Afafir other half is quite good. This book also chronicles the falling in love of two important Grantville characters, Sharon Nichols and Frank Stone. That is the reason I think most people are disappointe This is one of numerous spin-offs from Eric Flint’s brilliant and Any problems with the story?