Ghost of the White Nights

Ghost of the White Nights

Ghost of the White Nights Set in a fascinating alternative world in which ghosts are real the United States never came into existence and Russia is still ruled by the Romanovs this sequel to Of Tangible Ghosts and The Ghost

  • Title: Ghost of the White Nights
  • Author: L.E. Modesitt Jr.
  • ISBN: 9780765340320
  • Page: 130
  • Format: Paperback
  • Set in a fascinating alternative world in which ghosts are real, the United States never came into existence and Russia is still ruled by the Romanovs, this sequel to Of Tangible Ghosts and The Ghost of the Revelator continues the adventures of semi retired spy Dr Johan Eschbach.His lovely wife Llysette du Boise, a refugee from the burning remains of France and a world faSet in a fascinating alternative world in which ghosts are real, the United States never came into existence and Russia is still ruled by the Romanovs, this sequel to Of Tangible Ghosts and The Ghost of the Revelator continues the adventures of semi retired spy Dr Johan Eschbach.His lovely wife Llysette du Boise, a refugee from the burning remains of France and a world famous novelist, has been invited to provide a command performance for the Russian Imperial household Johan accompanies her, allowing him to work on the oil concession in Russian Alaska that Columbia so desperately needs and do some spying on the side Johan s espionage is carried out against the backdrop of the famous white nights of St Petersburg, the nearly Arctic midsummer when the sun barely dips below the horizon and the sky seems to dissolve in ivory light But even the oil shortage will fade to insignificance when Johan discovers what new weapons technology the Russians are developing, a threat even fearsome than the atomic bombs of Austro Hungary.Working in the tradition of Gordon R Dickson and Poul Anderson for hard edged adventure with sophisticated social and political dimensions, Modesitt provides a unique blend of speculation and intrigue that brings the trilogy to a rousing end.

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    316 Comment

    I had to take a break before finishing this final book of the three since it really does get rather repetitive in it's basic story line. This time it's off to Russia for politics and double agent work under, again; the cover of the spy's wife and her singing engagement.I really wished more was done with the ghost angle. There is the horror of this device that removes spirit so that people become zombies or destroys ghosts so that a violent murder can't be detected, but the zombies are not brain [...]

    I've enjoyed this series quite a lot. It took several chapters of Of Tangible Ghosts to really get a feel for the world and characters, but I'm glad I stuck with it. Ghosts of the White Nights is a very satisfying political thriller and could probably stand alone, but it is an exciting conclusion for Johan Eshbach and his opera singer wife.

    This should be 3.5 stars. I've enjoyed this series of books and this one in particular moved along quickly.

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