The amazing Lois McMaster Bujold dares to be different as her wonderful creation, Miles Vorkosigan, adventurer, soldier, spy, diplomat and now an Imperial Auditor, embarks upon A CIVIL CAMPAIGN (4.5G) to win the heart of his chosen bride. Of course, since Miles is involved, there is nothing simple about his courtship.

He gets tangled up in political controversy and his brother Marks bizarre new business venture. Pure magic, this irresistible character study works on myriad levels as Ms. Bujold charms and delights us with scathing wit and absolutely delicious humorthe hysterically funny dinner party from hell will surely go down as one of the most unforgettable moments in all fiction. (Hardcover published September 1999)

Reviewed by: 
Melinda Helfer