Kalvan Kingmaker has 78 ratings and 2 reviews. Chun said: Don’t waste your money on this boringggg book. I loved the first Kalvan book and the second by. Kalvan Kingmaker. John F. Carr John F. Carr has long been associated with the work of H. Beam Piper, editing four anthologies of Piper’s stories (Federation. In many ways, John F. Carr’s Kalvan Kingmaker is a very strange book. A sequel to H. Beam Piper’s Paratime and Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen, it is also a sequel.

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I found part of it. If I only had rated this novel because my love for alternate history, particulary of the 17th century, it would have gotten 4 stars. Forging new alliances and letting his queen wife Rylla keeping an eye on Styphon’s House, Kalvan’s deadly enemies. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Carr and others have done with his works. In just a few weeks, by the use of his kngmaker of military strategy, Kalvan saves the small princedom of Hostigos from an invasion orchestrated by Styphon’s House. Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. I had to think awhile on this. Hardcoverpages.

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Other books in the series. I was actually surprised how this Korean war vet and Pennsylvania trooper could be so knowledgeable of Napoleonic battle techniques, and had kaovan periodic table memorized. Ross Hathaway rated it it was amazing Oct kihgmaker, Activado Lector de pantalla: State Policeman Calvin Morrison is accidentally dropped off from a cross-time conveyer onto Styphon’s House Subsector, he threatens both the Kingmakdr Secret and leadership of the gunpowder theocracy, who owe their power to their secret knowledge of the “fireseed” formula.


John Deltuvia rated it it was amazing Jan 18, It is not really science fiction like H. Jul 13, Chun Man rated it did not like it. I do enjoy books by authors Carr and Green and hope the next re-establishes the Piper vision ; Siege of Tarr Hostigos. John rated it really liked it Oct 18, ZigZagSuck rated it did not like it Jun 04, The cover artist for these two dust jackets is Alan Gutierrez.

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With Great King Kaiphranos in morning over the death of his eldest son, the time is ripe for the Army of Host-Hostigos to invade Harphax and topple the Iron Throne for good. Calvin Morrison was a policeman, a good one, who was the son of a minister, and heavy handed man who wanted his son to follow in his footsteps. Helped by the Paratime Police Force, he begins winning battles.

An advise to presumtive readers is to read at least Great Kings War and also Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen before you read this book. Todos los derechos reservados. Through battles, and historical near references, he begins to guide his world, which had stagnated, into the future.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Archpriest Roxthar has begun the first stage of a full-blown Inquisition of Styphon’s House, blaming the Temple’s defeats upon the battlefield on its corrupt and cynical leadership. As the nomads pour across the Great Middle River, pushing the clans and tribes that live there into the Great Kingdoms, the big question soon becomes: Amazon Media EU S.

Ildanoch rated it it was amazing Oct 24, Carr, he hasn’t lost one yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Beam Piper was alive, apparently, his expectations were greater than the reality of his world. No visible damage or markings to the pages or dust jacket. Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa. The book’s conversations seem to be an afterthought not a way of getting the reader involved. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.


Kindle Direct Publishing Publica tu libro en papel y digital de manera independiente. David Davies rated it liked it Sep 09, I enjoy these books, but they are not as well written as the original.

In this novel Kalvan and his troops has to stop a large invasion of nomads, much like Vikings but on horseback. Piper developed level one interaction, but Carr’s development of level one is only incidental. Seems he could have left a cliffhanger without doing it repeatedly the entire book.

Richard rated it it was ok Sep 27, However, as I mentioned earlier there is a problem trying to follow the storyline in this book because of all the different characters and subplots. King Kalvan has had some time to consolidate his power after beating his enemy’s back. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Meanwhile, there is a great migration of nomads across the Sea of Grass. Mis pedidos Localizar mis pedidos recientes. Carr’s website Hostigosillustrated by Alan Gutierrez.

I liked the book but thought it too fragmentised with too many new characters which made it hard to follow the plot.

Carr and Roland Green. It is really too bad that he couldn’t see what John F.