Blood and Judgment
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Blood and Judgment

3.69 of 5 stars 3.69  ·  rating details  ·  16 ratings  ·  3 reviews
All Will Sverdup wanted was to play Hamlet in an amateur production. He never counted on getting sucked back in time and into the body of the original, historical Hamlet in sixth-century Denmark. His fellow actors (along with the real Hamlet) never expected to be transported to an alternative universe where Shakespeare's play was real--with them perfectly placed to live (a...more
Paperback, 310 pages
Published November 25th 2003 by Baen Books
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Blood and Judgment, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Blood and Judgment

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 39)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
This book takes the themes CS Lewis expounded on in The Abolition of Man (specifically the essay "Men Without Chests") and makes a wonderful story out of it. Most of the characters start out as people without chests, that is, they either over think everything they and others do or they act completely on their gut feelings. Lars Walker calls them "blood" (the instinct) and "judgment" (the brain).

However, what works best is the balance--that place between the fire of the blood and the cold calcu...more
Lynn Calvin
baen ebook
Ashlee Willis
Ashlee Willis marked it as to-read
Jan 16, 2014
Steve Penner
Steve Penner marked it as to-read
Dec 24, 2013
Travis added it
Oct 08, 2013
Dr.mohamed Sorour
Dr.mohamed Sorour marked it as to-read
Mar 29, 2013
Michelle marked it as to-read
Mar 13, 2013
Carol Hughes
Carol Hughes marked it as to-read
Feb 25, 2013
Robert Mullin
Robert Mullin marked it as to-read
Jan 30, 2013
Kevin marked it as to-read
Jan 30, 2013
Mathieu Arnold
Mathieu Arnold marked it as to-read
May 18, 2012
Matt marked it as to-read
May 04, 2012
Steve added it
May 05, 2011
Elie marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2011
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Walker is a native of Kenyon, Minnesota and lives in Minneapolis. He has worked as a crabmeat packer in Alaska, a radio announcer, a church secretary and an administrative assistant and is presently librarian and bookstore manager for the schools of the Association of Free Lutheran Congregations in Plymouth, Minnesota. He is the author of "The Year of the Warrior" and other novels and is the edito...more
More about Lars Walker...
Wolf Time The Year of the Warrior West Oversea: A Norse Saga Erlings Word Troll Valley

Share This Book