Tag Archives: S. M. Stirling

S.M. Stirling Responds to my Review of “Island in the Sea of Time.”

What happens when you give an overly harsh review of a book? The author responds! In this case, S. M. Stirling, the author of the place-out-of-time novel “Island in the Sea of Time” responds to my criticisms and I respond back. The following is the text from the Comment section of the article I wrote a few weeks back that I am posting here to allow Stirling to have equal say (who reads comments on three week old posts) which also meanders through discussions of archaeology. Continue reading

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Island in the Sea of Time: Book 1, S.M. Stirling (Roc, 1998){Tantor Media, 2008; Narrator: Todd McLaren)

Is it unfair for a professional archaeologist who specializes in the Later European Prehistory reviews a book about a 20th Century Town thrown back in time to 1250 BC? Yes, but too bad. It’s not the factual errors in Island in the Sea of Time that bother me, but the convenient ignoring of facts and ramifications that undermined the tale. For a full review: see: https://sophyanempire.wordpress.com/ Continue reading

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