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Eric Flint
Eric Flint is the co-author of three New York Times best sellers in his Ring of Fire alternate history series. His first novel for Baen, Mother of Demons, was picked by Science Fiction Chronicle as a best novel of the year. His 1632, which launched the Ring of Fire series, won widespread critical... show more



Eric Flint is the co-author of three New York Times best sellers in his Ring of Fire alternate history series. His first novel for Baen, Mother of Demons, was picked by Science Fiction Chronicle as a best novel of the year. His 1632, which launched the Ring of Fire series, won widespread critical praise, as from Publishers Weekly, which called him an SF author of particular note, one who can entertain and edify in equal, and major, measure. A longtime labor union activist with a Masters Degree in history, he currently resides in northwest Indiana with his wife Lucille.

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Birth date: February 06, 1947
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 3 years ago
(Original Review, 1980-12-19)The story is the “The Telzey Toy” and it is in a collection of the same name. There are about 3-4 stories in the novella. It was the second time I had encountered the lady and it took some time to make the connection. I thought that the first story I had read was much be...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 3 years ago
A lot of very readable and entertaining SF is grounded in Clarke's observation that "any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." A character who pops what looks like an aspirin tablet into what looks like a microwave and then retrieves and eats a vindaloo is behaving as re...
markk
markk rated it 3 years ago
Reading Eric Flint’s 1632 reminded me of two classc science fiction works. The first is L. Sprague de Camp’s Lest Darkness Fall, which is predicated on a similar premise: a man from the present finds himself suddenly transported to the collapsing Roman Empire, where he uses his knowledge of modern ...
Hipster Ariel's Literary Grotto
Hipster Ariel's Literary Grotto rated it 4 years ago
This book had a great deal going for it; Eric Flint clearly did a lot of research on military strategy, history, and both early modern and modern weapons. This is evident throughout the novel, and helped make his novel a superior and interesting work of fiction. However, his research was not the onl...
Got My Book
Got My Book rated it 5 years ago
An uneven, possibly overly long, Adult SF story with some great characters. When humans and their Jao overlords joined forces in a desperate battle to save the Earth from the malevolent race called the Ekhat, the relationship between the two species was changed forever. Two years later, humans an...
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