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Blood and Judgment

3.76  ·  Rating details ·  21 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
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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 calc
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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
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