|Plot Summary of 1632|
|"A modern West Virginia Mining town is transported in time and place to Germany in 1632 (the middle of the 30 Years War.) They join with locals to create a new world that fuses the culture of the time with the technology and political beliefs of the 20th century Americans."
Sharon Custer, Resident Scholar
|"A modern, coal mining town is transported back in time to Europe in 1632. The efforts of the townspeople banch off a new, alternate future."
Michael L. Huston, Resident Scholar
|""black hole" transports mining town into 17th centry, middle of 30 years war. How to use modern technology to survive even though outnumbered 1000's to 1. "
randall pierce, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of 1632|
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FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- alternate history
- largely backwards/past
War or Invasion
Major kinds of combat:
- hand to hand
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Time Travel story?
Cultural problems, alien culture
- one culture tries to impose its culture on another group
- politician/elected ruler
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
- 17th century
Takes place on Earth?
- rotating 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
Sex in book?
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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