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Centuries ago, one small town in Germany disappeared and was never resettled. Tom, a historian, and his theoretical physicist girlfriend Sharon, become interested. By all logic, the town should have survived. What's so special about Eifelheim?

Father Dietrich is the village priest of Eifelheim, in the year 1348, when the Black Death is gathering strength. To his astonishment, Dietrich makes first contact between humanity and an alien race from a distant star, when their ship crashes in the nearby forest. Flynn gives us the full richness and strangeness of medieval life, as well as some terrific aliens.

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Marvelous. Wonderful. A tour de force. Choose your superlative. Flynn uses physics, theology, logic, and extraterrestrials to explore the subtleties of the human heart and mind.--"Starlog."

About the Author

Michael Flynn is an Analog magazine alumnus whose fiction now appears regularly in all the major SF magazines. His major work of the 1990s was the Firestar series of novels.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780765340351
Author:
Flynn, Michael
Publisher:
Tor Books
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science Fiction - Alternative History
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
Alternative History
Subject:
Science Fiction/Alien Contact
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Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in

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"Synopsis" by , Marvelous. Wonderful. A tour de force. Choose your superlative. Flynn uses physics, theology, logic, and extraterrestrials to explore the subtleties of the human heart and mind.--"Starlog."
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