Publish date: October 17th 2006
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Eifelheim turns the usual less technologically-advanced culture meets advanced alien culture trope on its head by making the less technologically-advanced culture mediaeval Germans and filtering all those typical advanced SF concepts through a mediaeval mindset and vocabulary. I mean, you have an al...
In all fairness, I ought to give one or two more stars to this novel for the following reasons.The sheer amount of research put into the novel to make a complete picture of a small medieval German town and it's surrounding politics, not to mention the great walk-on parts of Occam and the peripheral ...
Kind of over long and rather tedious, but also compelling.