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Glen Cook

Autor(a) de The Black Company

130+ Works 32,477 Membros 493 Críticas 96 Favorited

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Séries

Obras por Glen Cook

The Black Company (1984) 2,945 exemplares
Chronicles of the Black Company (1986) 1,872 exemplares
Shadows Linger (1984) 1,472 exemplares
The White Rose (1985) 1,364 exemplares
Shadow Games (1989) 1,048 exemplares
Dreams of Steel (1990) 1,019 exemplares
Bleak Seasons (1996) 994 exemplares
The Silver Spike (1989) 937 exemplares
Sweet Silver Blues (1987) 912 exemplares
Water Sleeps (1999) 855 exemplares
The Books of the South (2002) 851 exemplares
She Is the Darkness (1997) 840 exemplares
Soldiers Live (1989) 807 exemplares
The Tyranny of the Night (2005) 669 exemplares
Bitter Gold Hearts (1988) 641 exemplares
Cold Copper Tears (1988) 622 exemplares
Old Tin Sorrows (1989) 577 exemplares
The Return of the Black Company (2000) 576 exemplares
Faded Steel Heat (1999) 558 exemplares
Dread Brass Shadows (1990) 528 exemplares
Whispering Nickel Idols (2005) 522 exemplares
Angry Lead Skies (2002) 521 exemplares
Petty Pewter Gods (1995) 512 exemplares
Red Iron Nights (1991) 501 exemplares
Deadly Quicksilver Lies (1994) 483 exemplares
The Dragon Never Sleeps (1988) 468 exemplares
The Tower of Fear (1994) 462 exemplares
The Swordbearer (1982) 440 exemplares
Cruel Zinc Melodies (2008) 430 exemplares
Lord of the Silent Kingdom (2007) 411 exemplares
The Garrett Files (2003) 385 exemplares
Passage at Arms (1985) 350 exemplares
Shadowline (1982) 348 exemplares
Gilded Latten Bones (2010) 318 exemplares
Stars End (1982) 267 exemplares
Starfishers (1982) 248 exemplares
Reap the East Wind (1987) 238 exemplares
Port of Shadows (2018) 229 exemplares
Surrender to the Will of the Night (2010) 226 exemplares
An Ill Fate Marshalling (1988) 226 exemplares
A Matter of Time (1985) 222 exemplares
Doomstalker (1985) 222 exemplares
A Shadow of All Night Falling (1979) 219 exemplares
Garrett, P.I. (2003) 206 exemplares
Wicked Bronze Ambition (2013) 187 exemplares
Ceremony (1986) 185 exemplares
Warlock (1985) 178 exemplares
Garrett Investigates (2004) 174 exemplares
October's Baby (1980) 171 exemplares
All Darkness Met (1984) 166 exemplares
Sung In Blood (1990) 146 exemplares
With Mercy Toward None (1985) 143 exemplares
The Fire in His Hands (1984) 132 exemplares
A Path to Coldness of Heart (2012) 131 exemplares
Darkwar (2010) 127 exemplares
Working God's Mischief (2014) 108 exemplares
The Heirs of Babylon (1972) 98 exemplares
Garrett on the Case (2005) 73 exemplares
Winter's Dreams (2012) 41 exemplares
Water Sleeps, Part 1/2 (2005) 41 exemplares
She is the Darkness, Part 1/2 (1702) 38 exemplares
The Starfishers Trilogy (2017) 37 exemplares
Water Sleeps, Part 2/2 (2005) 37 exemplares
Soldiers Live, Part 1/2 (2006) 36 exemplares
She is the Darkness, Part 2/2 (2004) 35 exemplares
Soldiers Live, Part 2/2 (2006) 33 exemplares
A Pitiless Rain 32 exemplares
Severed Heads 3 exemplares
Raker {Short Story} (1982) 3 exemplares
Ghost Stalk 3 exemplares
Shadow Thieves (2011) 3 exemplares
Filed Teeth 3 exemplares
Call For The Dead 3 exemplares
The Good Magician (2009) 3 exemplares
Quiet Sea 2 exemplares
The Seventh Fool 2 exemplares
Ponce [short story] 2 exemplares
Silverheels 2 exemplares
The Swap Academy 2 exemplares
The Sword Bearer 1 exemplar
Ezüstszegek 1 exemplar
Hell's Forge 1 exemplar
Shaggy Dog Bridge 1 exemplar
Bone Candy 1 exemplar
Castle Of Tears 1 exemplar
The Recruiter 1 exemplar
Gryphon's Eyrie 1 exemplar
Sunrise 1 exemplar
The Devil's Tooth 1 exemplar
Enemy Territory 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Sword and Sorceress I (1984) — Contribuidor — 705 exemplares
Songs of the Dying Earth (2009) — Contribuidor — 637 exemplares
Down These Strange Streets (2011) — Contribuidor — 503 exemplares
Swords & Dark Magic: The New Sword and Sorcery (2010) — Contribuidor — 296 exemplares
Dragons of Darkness (1981) — Contribuidor — 171 exemplares
The Sword & Sorcery Anthology (2012) — Contribuidor — 157 exemplares
Fearsome Journeys (2013) — Contribuidor — 111 exemplares
Shattered Shields (2014) — Contribuidor — 101 exemplares
Blackguards: Tales of Assassins, Mercenaries, and Rogues (2015) — Prefácio, algumas edições79 exemplares
Operation Arcana (2015) — Contribuidor — 67 exemplares
Clarion (1971) — Contribuidor — 62 exemplares
Clarion II (1972) — Contribuidor — 59 exemplares
Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy 2 (2011) — Contribuidor — 55 exemplares
Writing Fantasy Heroes: Powerful Advice from the Pros (2013) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
The Berkley Showcase Vol. 2 (1980) — Autor — 27 exemplares
Space Dogfights (1992) — Contribuidor — 16 exemplares
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction August 1982, Vol. 63, No. 2 (1982) — Contribuidor; Contribuidor — 12 exemplares
Tomorrow Today (Planet Series) (1975) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
BSFAN: Balticon 31 Convention Souvenir Book (1997) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Bonds of Valor (2023) 1 exemplar

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Conhecimento Comum

Membros

Críticas

politica, tradimenti, occupazione, invasioni, assedi, amori ossessivi

*** i nomi dei protagonisti sono tutti uguali, difficile capire chi è chi
 
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LLonaVahine | 7 outras críticas | May 22, 2024 |
Atrociously bad. No characters, almost no plot, and poor writing.

There were no interesting or sympathetic characters. None of them seemed even human. They were all some combination of grim, cold, cruel, or vapid; and uniformly two-dimensional. The plot (such as it was) was about a feud between two feudalistic families, but I didn't care one bit what happened. And because of the bad writing, I was confused much of the time.

Don't waste your time on this.
 
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dwagon17 | 6 outras críticas | Apr 29, 2024 |
(...)

I don’t have a ton of analysis to offer this time, and the main intention of this review is to get you to start book 1 if you haven’t read this series yet. I’ll start by reiterate its selling points.

No bloat. Lean & mean, nothing spoonfed, nothing stretched nor repeated, no world building except for what happens.
No bullshit. No self-serious convoluted magic system, no glossary, no maps.
No borders. Cook writes what he wants, in full freedom and with an unrestrained, original imagination.
No brainwashing. Cook has no political agenda – except maybe showing that morals are messy, and that evil exists.

(...)

Full review on Weighing A Pig
… (mais)
½
 
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bormgans | 23 outras críticas | Apr 28, 2024 |
I've seen lots of recommendations for this series so I picked up this omnibus edition.
I enjoyed the first book the least, mainly due to the single viewpoint. Also you are thrown into the middle of the story and have to work out stuff as you read.

The 2nd and 3rd books had more viewpoints and the writing has improved somewhat.
I still found the writing somewhat terse. The world, magic system and some of the politics of the setting could use some fleshing out.

I have the next volume, but will read something else before I go back to Croaker and the company...… (mais)
 
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wolfric0 | 38 outras críticas | Apr 28, 2024 |

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Obras
130
Also by
24
Membros
32,477
Popularidade
#597
Avaliação
3.8
Críticas
493
ISBN
393
Línguas
12
Marcado como favorito
96

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