Editorial Reviews. Review. After the audacious prison camp escapade described Brothers in Arms (Vorkosigan Saga) – Kindle edition by Lois McMaster Bujold. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or. Brothers in Arms, written by Lois McMaster Bujold and published in January by Baen Books, is the fifth published book in the Vorkosigan Saga. It has been. Title: Brothers in Arms Author(s): Lois McMaster Bujold ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Nesfa Pr Availability: Amazon.

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To ask other readers questions about Brothers in Armsplease sign up. The rest of this review has been withdrawn due to the changes in Goodreads policy and enforcement. He’s a soft-hearted vujold with a temper, an impulsive tyrant with boundless energy and ideas. I’ve read the Vorkosigan Saga all out of order – this is book 5, but it was the 13th Brothsrs read. Cetaganda Ethan of Athos ” Labyrinth “.

I will observe that I am reading them in reverse order, probably because a more mature Miles, a more mature setting, and, to be honest, a more experienced author make the latter books truly grand.

Brothers in Arms

Another fun adventure with Miles. It’s probably time to take a break from the series mcmawter a bit. The lazy beast has taken over me again Bujold you are awesome for making sure your wonderful creation has his own flaws that are completely separate from his physical flaws, that crooked spine, those brittle bones, those little legs, poor adorable Miles. Maybe it’s because of the military situations he is in. That is a very simplified plot to get you on the series.

Just before Miles and Galeni are to be executed, they are rescued by his Dendarii subordinate bujkld lover Elli Quinn. He’s nothing to look at, standing not five-feet tall in his boots, with a skewed spine and bones that easily break he’s getting them replaced with super-strong plastic.


Even the blurbs are sometimes rbothers issue. Methinks he is not over Alena yet.

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Seriously if not for previous character development within the series this would just be an average read. Once again Bujold manages to seamlessly combine humor, improbable but madcap plot twists, tense action, but above all characters that you come to care about very much.

Even saying so much is a spoiler for the rest of the series but I just couldn’t explain why this is an important moment without mentioning it. Her fantasy from HarperCollins includes the award-winning Chalion lkis and the ,cmaster Knife tetralogy; her science fiction from Baen Books features the perennially bestse Lois McMaster Bujold was born inthe daughter of an engineering professor at Ohio State University, from whom she picked up her early interest in science fiction.

I feel bad for all of Miles superiors. Now, with the fleet badly in need of repairs, Miles has stopped at Old Earth to prize payment from the reluctant pockets of the Barrayaran Embassy in London. Now I could mostly laugh and enjoy the story without too much excess emotions.

But there is a little deus ex machina going on. He is hilarious and his quest in life is to be appreciated for the brilliant mind that he knows he is. This book sees Miles finally visiting Earth!

Aug 21, Wanda rated it really liked it Shelves: Living in a culture that abhors disabilities, Miles brothera taken a unique within his society view of individuals that are different. If I have to be completely honest this should have a 3 star rating. Planets Barrayar Komarr Sergyar. Other books in the series.

Try it out, I think you might be pleasantly surprised: D Only he can stumble on a plot to destabilise the Barrayaran Empire totally by accident. If this doesn’t make you want to start the series right away I don’t know what will.


It introduces a short and surly wrinkle that will grow into one interesting character in his own right. Also, his method of getting revenge introduces an intriguing and very conflicted new character to the story, who will take on even greater importance in the next volume Mirror Dance. Good thing cousin Ivan is around to cover his back. So he comes up with a story that Naismith is a clone of Vorkosigan gone rogue seven years ago What would you do if you were faced with the existence of a second you, as close to a copy as it could possibly get.

And it should have been a vacation!

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We all know and really hate this one: And since this is Miles Vorkosigan, that’s when things start getting complicated. Jun 21, Milda Page Runner rated it really liked it Shelves: Admiral Miles Naismith is back from an extended and successful mission leading the Dendarii mercenaries.

I have a fairly strong crush on Miles but I think that crush has expanded to the loyal and lovely Eli and her post-facial reconstruction take on the nature of beauty and of course walking boner Ivan and his amiable bickering.

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He has to balance his two identities as Lord Vorkosigan and Admiral Naismith, each with th As per usual, Miles Vorkosigan creates a stir wherever he goes.

Miles is locked up with Galeni, who has been interrogated using drugs, but has resisted attempts by his father to get him to join mcmastsr Komarran resistance.

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