The Black Company by Glen Cook
The First Novel of 'The Chronicles of '

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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, somewhere, to embody good once more.

There must be a way for the Black Company to find her...


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About Glen Cook

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Glen Cook used to work the assembly line at a General Motors plant, writing in between helping to build cars as they came down the conveyor built. He has written extensively in the science fiction and fantasy fields, and is the author of the Black Company alternate history series. He lives in St. Louis, MO.
Published March 15, 1992 by Tor Books. 323 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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His first-person, PG-13+ account is often vivid — though rarely with regard to settings — and moves quickly (though, due to his hard-boiled voice, not as quickly as one might expect from a paperback barely topping 300 pages);

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If you think about all the elements of fantasy and which you like to have in a fantasy book romance is one them for me!

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Though I appreciate continuity with the tradition of fantasy, stories such as these are helping me to develop a new appreciation for new takes and re-imaginings about what fantasy can be.

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