A Civil Campaign (Vorkosigan Saga, #12)
One cunning plan too many? It's spring in Vorbarr Sultana, and a young person's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love ...money ...bio-genetics ...love ...lack of money ...incompatible planetary sexual mores ...love ...District succession scandals ...the Emperor's wedding ...and, of course, love... show more
One cunning plan too many? It's spring in Vorbarr Sultana, and a young person's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love ...money ...bio-genetics ...love ...lack of money ...incompatible planetary sexual mores ...love ...District succession scandals ...the Emperor's wedding ...and, of course, love ...Lord Miles Vorkosigan, youngest Imperial Auditor to be appointed by the Emperor since the Time of Isolation, has a problem all his new power can't solve: unrequited love for the beautiful Vor widow Ekaterin Vorsoisson. Ekaterin is violently allergic to marriage as a result of her first exposure. But as Miles learned from his late career in galactic covert ops, if a frontal assault won't do, go to subterfuge. He has a cunning plan ...Lord Mark Vorkosigan has a problem: his love for the sunny Kareen, daughter of Commodore Koudelka, has just become unrequited again. But if all his new money can't solve their dilemma, perhaps a judicious blending of science and entrepreneurial scheming might. He has a cunning plan...'It's another winner with all kinds of unexpected adventures ...Georgette Heyer has met her match for intrigue and Style! A sprightly conducted romance with twists and turns that could only happen in a Vorkosigan-inspired novel...Boy, can she write' - Anne McCaffrey.
Publish date: September 1st 1999
Publisher: Baen Books
Pages no: 405
Edition language: English
Series: Vorkosigan Saga (Publication order) 3 (#12)
Count Romeo Vorkosigan, the one-man strike team. Oh, I've been looking forward to re-reading this novel, and it didn't disappoint. Again with changing point of views, this novel is roughly told in 3 connected parts: * Miles's courtship of Ekaterin - planned like a covert operation which blows...
Just imagine me giving a huge satisfied sigh right about now. That's what I was waiting for. More of that manic Miles energy. I've liked the couple of other Vorkosigan books I've read between The Warrior's Apprentice and A Civil Campaign, but they lacked a certain something that caught me about the ...
~~Moved from GR~~ A Civil Campaign (Vorkosigan Saga #12) by Lois McMaster Bujold Recommended to Carly by: the other dozen or so Bujold books I've read Recommended for: Vorkosigan fans interested in a comedy of manners and romantic farce Ever since I read The Warrior's Apprentice and fell in lo...
This was such fun. This is the 12th book in the Vorkosigan Saga, and though I think it probably could stand alone, I think it's even more enjoyable if you read the prior books, starting at least with the omnibus work Young Miles. I think a lot of the enjoyment in the doings of familiar characters an...
While I enjoyed this book immensely, I wouldn't recommend it as an entree into the Vorkosigan series - I think you need to already know and love the characters.It's not slow-moving, really - but not much happens. It's a romance/soap opera, more than the action-adventure that most of the series could...