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Lois McMaster Bujold
« on: June 07, 2011, 01:42:04 AM »
finished Vorkosigan series and started Sharing Knife series.  good stuff.
.....The greatest changes occur in their country without their cooperation. They are not even aware of precisely what has taken place. They suspect it; they have heard of the event by chance. More than that, they are unconcerned with the fortunes of their village, the safety of their streets, the fate of their church and its vestry. They think that such things have nothing to do with them, that they belong to a powerful stranger called the government. They enjoy these goods as tenants, without a sense of ownership, and never give a thought to how they might be improved.....

 Alexis de Tocqueville

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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2017, 12:23:06 AM »
I just seen this post. I am hung up about part way into number 3 (Ethan of Athos) the first two were fan darn tastic and this one just will not get started. Can I skip 3 and go to 4? They only seem lightly connected so far.
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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2017, 10:43:26 AM »
skim past and go on if you want.  seems I remember one that didn't grab me too.  Even though they seem lightly connected, there are important bits to catch.  If you get to 4 and find you missed something you can always go back and find what you missed.

Glad you are enjoying.  I found it by accident and was hooked  :-)
.....The greatest changes occur in their country without their cooperation. They are not even aware of precisely what has taken place. They suspect it; they have heard of the event by chance. More than that, they are unconcerned with the fortunes of their village, the safety of their streets, the fate of their church and its vestry. They think that such things have nothing to do with them, that they belong to a powerful stranger called the government. They enjoy these goods as tenants, without a sense of ownership, and never give a thought to how they might be improved.....

 Alexis de Tocqueville

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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2017, 04:35:17 PM »
Skipped number 3 and jumped to #4. Not connected and fan-darn-tastic.  Now I went to #5 and it looks like they went back to the series of #2? Pretty confusing as to how they are ordered. We don?t get flying weather here soon my gardens and the bees are going to float away.
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Re: Lois McMaster Bujold
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2017, 11:05:45 AM »
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Now I went to #5 and it looks like they went back to the series of #2? Pretty confusing as to how they are ordered.

it's been awhile, but some of them deal with different bits of the story.  I think you could look up the series on and of the book sites and probably sort by the synopsis. 
.....The greatest changes occur in their country without their cooperation. They are not even aware of precisely what has taken place. They suspect it; they have heard of the event by chance. More than that, they are unconcerned with the fortunes of their village, the safety of their streets, the fate of their church and its vestry. They think that such things have nothing to do with them, that they belong to a powerful stranger called the government. They enjoy these goods as tenants, without a sense of ownership, and never give a thought to how they might be improved.....

 Alexis de Tocqueville