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The Black Company - Glen Cook
The Black Company
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Some feel the Lady, newly risen from centuries in thrall, stands between humankind and evil. Some feel she is evil itself. The hardbitten men of the Black Company take their pay and do what they must, burying their doubts with their dead.Until the prophesy: The White Rose has been reborn,... show more
Some feel the Lady, newly risen from centuries in thrall, stands between humankind and evil. Some feel she is evil itself. The hardbitten men of the Black Company take their pay and do what they must, burying their doubts with their dead.Until the prophesy: The White Rose has been reborn, somewhere, to embody good once more.There must be a way for the Black Company to find her...
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780812521399 (0812521390)
ASIN: 812521390
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: The Chronicles of the Black Company (#1)
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.0 The Black Company / Glen Cook
Grim. Violent. Dark. That sums up The Black Company in three words. This is a switch-over from the good vs. evil high fantasy form of the early twentieth century to a grittier, darker fantasy realm. Sure there is wizardry, but there seem to be no innocent, upright parties. All the sides of the confl...
L.K. Evans Blog
L.K. Evans Blog rated it
0.0 Review of The Black Company by Glen Cook
It was a night for screams. A broiling, sticky night of the sort that abrades that last thin barrier between the civilized man and the monster crouched in his soul. The screams came from homes where fear, heat, and overcrowding had put too much strain on the monster’s chains. There are no self-pro...
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
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3.5 The Black Company (The Chronicles of the Black Company #1)
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Fantasy Hardships
Fantasy Hardships rated it
3.0 REVIEW: The Black Company series by Glen Cook
This series focuses on the exploits of a mercenary company (the black company) that at the start of the first book gets roped into serving a force of evil. We then follow said company through the eyes of its annalist as they fulfill their tour. The first thing that stood out to me was the disjoint...
Steve McKinney
Steve McKinney rated it
3.0 Questionable Company
I'd been meaning to read this for years, and really expected to like it better. I'm down with dark fantasy; I don't expect (or want) nothing but sweetness, light, and happy little elves dancing a merry jig. So I didn't have a problem with the rather grim miasma that pervaded this book. But someho...
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