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Ghost talkers

Mary Robinette Kowal

Ghost talkers

by Mary Robinette Kowal

  • 249 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • Traitors,
  • Military intelligence,
  • Fiction,
  • Americans,
  • Mediums,
  • Special operations (Military science),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary Robinette Kowal
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3611.O74948 G48 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 pages
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27224445M
    ISBN 100765378256
    ISBN 109780765378255
    LC Control Number2016287196
    OCLC/WorldCa955634776

    Just a PSA that Ghost Talkers was also the subject of Writing Excuses's project in depth last October - the presenters go over Mary's process for writing this and other juicy tidbits. Spoilers throughout the episode so listen to it after finishing the book! Get this from a library! Ghost talkers. [Mary Robinette Kowal] -- "Ginger Stuyvesant, an American heiress living in London during World War I, is engaged to Captain Benjamin Harford, an intelligence officer. Ginger is a medium for the Spirit Corps, a special.

    The terrible death tolls of World War I are revisited in an alternate history where the spirits of the dead can be interrogated for valuable military intelligence in another historical fantasy from Kowal (Of Noble Family, , etc.).As with her Glamourist series, Kowal follows a recipe of “headstrong young woman + magic + historical period, heavy on the patriarchy.”. "Ghost Talkers" is an alternative-history novel set in WW1. The British and French armies have succeeded in conditioning their soldiers to report on the battlefield conditions as ghosts to mediums when they die. It has the potential of overcoming some of the fog of war for military leaders. How can the Germans overcome it?/5(52).

      Ghost Talkers: a new novel from beloved fantasy author Mary Robinette Kowal featuring the mysterious spirit corps and their heroic work in World War I.. Ginger Stuyvesant, an American heiress living in London during World War I, is engaged to Captain Benjamin Hartshorne, an intelligence s: "Powerful, laden with emotion, and smartly written." —Brandon Sanderson, author of Mistborn and The Way of Kings. A brilliant historical fantasy novel from acclaimed author Mary Robinette Kowal featuring the mysterious spirit corps and their heroic work in World War I.


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Ginger is a strong, savvy heroine, a woman who refused to be confined by social standards of her time/5. "Ghost Talkers" is an alternative-history novel set in WW1. The British and French armies have succeeded in conditioning their soldiers to report on the battlefield conditions as ghosts to mediums when they die/5(95).

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Ginger Stuyvesant, an American heiress living in London during World War I, is engaged to Captain Benjamin Hartshorne, an intelligence officer. "Ghost Talkers" is an alternative-history novel set in WW1. The British and French armies have succeeded in conditioning their soldiers to report on the battlefield conditions as ghosts to mediums when they die/5(51).

While "Ghost Talkers" is a stand-alone novel for now, publisher Tor Books suggests Kowal may return to this universe and milieu again. Kowal's novel made both Boswell Books owner Daniel Goldin and. Kowal’s newest novel, Ghost Talkers, begins a new series, and once again, she’s augmented the history we know—the Great War—with an unfamiliar touch of the supernatural.

Mediums, primarily women and men too old for military service, converse with the newly dead on the very edge of the front, often learning important intelligence for the Author: Ceridwen Christensen.

Because this book involves mystery and conspiracy and therefore also involves twists and revelations, I’m not going to talk much about the plot.

But I will tell you about the world and the characters. Ghost Talkers is a slightly fantastical alternate history of WWI. In this version of events, some people have the ability to talk to ghosts.

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The story addresses sexism and racism of the era, but it is not a socially heavy book. The themes have a light touch, meant to maintain sensitivity while remaining historically accurate. Overall, Ghost Talkers is an entertaining read with very shallow emotional investment.

Mary Robinette Kowal’s prose is enjoyable and the mix of romance. KIRKUS REVIEW. Veteran historical fantasist Kowal (Ghost Talkers,etc.) tackles an alternate history of the space race, in which a catastrophe necessitates an earlier reach for the stars—and the confrontation of gender barriers.

In the s, the world nearly ends, first due to a strike from what Elma York will always remind people was. That's the premise underpinning Mary Robinette Kowal’s Ghost Talkers, a paranormal mystery set during World War I. Ginger Stuyvesant, an American heiress, and other female mediums have discovered how to speak with the spirits of recently killed soldiers; the soldiers have been trained to report in and provide details about enemy positions before.

Ghost Talkers is a grim book, if you just consider the bullet points. Readers are literally in the trenches alongside British troops being bombed German soldiers, and Kowal doesn’t skimp on the.

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