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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If they are ok we can proceed. Garry rated it liked it Nov 23, Will Styphon’s House be buried by this human wave, or will they use the barbarians in their war to the death with King Kalvan? After 29 years in the military I know moving a unit in vehicles is hard enough over well paved roads. A set of documents sent to John Carr by the company Desktop Miracles. kinfmaker

Refresh and try again. Dwaine Prior rated it really liked it Nov 21, Want to Read saving….

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The story is interesting which is the basis of my rating. A copy kingmakerr the page proofs of Kalvan Kingmaker. The Paratime Police patrol an infinity of alternate earths. Carr attempted to replay historical battle scenes in the Kalvan timeline.

Piper described how a modern man could produce gunpowder and do something with it. But that is the problem of the book, the characters are not being so well developed. There’s no further attempt to develop rudimentary science.


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I give this a four because I think it is worth reading, but I’m disappointed that it isn’t really science fiction. I enjoy these books, but they are not as well written as the original. Bookinhand rated it it was ok Oct 26, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Paratime Police 1 – 10 of 12 books. Carr’s website Hostigosillustrated by Alan Gutierrez. In the annotation, Carr notes that he corrections made to the manuscript in red ink were done by his wife, Victoria Alexander-Carr. Carr and Roland Green.

The twist of the Kalvan lalvan is that all of this takes place in North America because some aryan tribes turned east and crossed Bering’s Strait instead of turning south into India and west towards Europe. There is one form for the cover design, and two forms for the interior design. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Daniel Weigert rated it really liked it Jun 21, Open Preview See a Problem? Forging new alliances and letting his queen wife Rylla keeping an eye on Styphon’s House, Kalvan’s deadly enemies.

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Once Roxthar’s reformation of Styphon’s House is concluded, his next job will be to rebuild the armies of Styphon and invade the False Kingdom of Hos-Hostigos. Carr has established minor story lines to keep the reader interested as well as the major Kalvan story. At the holy city of Balph, the Inner Circle is reeling. Carr kept claiming problems with paper making this surprised me, and I did some research, and I still don’t know how making paper is so hard.


Communication is still by messenger. He has copper available, but doesn’t think electricity.

Siege of Tarr-Hostigos and Kalvan Kingmaker [ dust jacket s]. But this one is so boring when nothing happens, just more and more repetitive dialogs. Archpriest Roxthar, a rare true believer in Styphon, is conducting a full-blown inquisition kakvan Styphon’s corrupt upper priesthood.

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He went to war, learned history, and then he was ‘kidnapped’ into a world that his father couldn’t have ever dreamed up, in his worst pictures of hell, and heavier than even his footsteps. Colin rated it liked it Oct 28, I do enjoy books by authors Carr and Green and hope the next re-establishes the Piper vision ; Siege of Tarr Hostigos.

At the holy city of Balph, the Inner Circle is reeling. Once his reformation is complete, Knigmaker next job will to rebuild the Holy Host and defeat and destroy the Usurper Kalvan.

State Policeman Calvin Morrison is accidentally dropped off from a cross-time conveyer onto Styphon’s House Subsector, he threatens both the Paratime Secret and leadership of the gunpowder theocracy, who owe their power to their secret knowledge of the “fireseed” formula.