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Pavane - Keith Roberts
Pavane
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A classic of alternate history, this novel is set in a twentieth century where the Roman Catholic Church controls the western world, and has done so so Queen Elizabeth was assassinated in 1588.
A classic of alternate history, this novel is set in a twentieth century where the Roman Catholic Church controls the western world, and has done so so Queen Elizabeth was assassinated in 1588.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781882968398 (1882968395)
Publisher: Old Earth Books
Pages no: 242
Edition language: English
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AC
AC rated it
I found this deadly dull and gave up after 79 pages of descriptions about cables and something (endless) about pistons.... There's always the risk that page 80 will prove to be the deal-maker, of course...; but WTF...(My reading of SF continues to turn up what is for me, at least, one disaster after...
FriedEgg
FriedEgg rated it
A group of somewhat vaguely connected stories set in contemporary Dorset, only not as we know it because England is a mere vassel state of Rome (along with the rest of the world). Dominated and repressed by the Catholic church, many freedoms restricted, scientific progress retarded, linguistically a...
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
3.0
Some random highlights from this rather fine parallel world novel:- Semaphore stations can operate in full duplex mode, carrying messages simultaneously in both directions.- When issuing an ultimatum, it's unwise to stand directly in front of a loaded cannon.- Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition.
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