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Cook, Glen

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Works: 201 works in 658 publications in 7 languages and 12,387 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3553.O5536, 813.54
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Publications about Glen Cook
Publications by Glen Cook
Most widely held works about Glen Cook
 
Most widely held works by Glen Cook
The tyranny of the night by Glen Cook( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 774 libraries worldwide
Beginning a new fantasy epic from the creator of Black company and Dread empire, rich as history and deep as the night sky. Welcome to the world of the instrumentalities of the night, where imps, demons, and dark gods rule in the spaces surrounding upstart humanity. At the edges of the world stand walls of ice, which push slowly forward to reclaim the land for the night, and at the world's center, in the Holy Land where two great religions were born, are the wells of Ihrain, the source of the greatest magic. Over the last century the Patriarchs of the West have demanded crusades to claim the wells from the Pramans, the followers of the Written. Now an uneasy truce extends between the Pramans and the West, waiting for a spark to start the conflict anew. Then, on a mission in the Holy Land, the young Praman warrior Else is attacked by a creature of the Dark in effect, a minor god. Too ignorant to know that he can never prevail over such a thing, he fights it and wins, and in so doing, sets the terrors of the night against him. As a reward for his success, else is sent as a spy to the heart of the Patriarchy to direct their attention away from further ventures into the Holy Lands. Dogged by hidden enemies and faithless allies, Else witnesses senseless butchery and surprising acts of faith as he penetrates to the very heart of the Patriarchy and rides alongside their armies in a new crusade against his own people. But the Night rides with him, too, sending two of its once human agents from the far north to assassinate him. Submerged in his role, he begins to doubt his faith, his country, even his family. As his mission careens out of control, he faces unanswerable questions about his future. It is said that God will know his own, but can one who has slain gods ever know forgiveness?
Lord of the silent kingdom by Glen Cook( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
A survivor of a battle with the Instrumentalities, the former Else Tage, now known as Piper Hecht, sets out to enlist the assistance of legendary sorcerer Cloven Februaren in the battle against the dynastic politics of the Empire
The Black Company by Glen Cook( Book )
26 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 473 libraries worldwide
When a prophecy says the White Rose has been reborn to bring good and peace to the world, the Black Company sets out to find her before she can be destroyed by the evil Lady
Surrender to the will of the night by Glen Cook( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and French and held by 424 libraries worldwide
The old evils, the Instrumentalities from the Time Before Time, have begun to ooze back into the world and Piper Hecht's sister Heris and his living ancestor Cloven Februaren, the Ninth Unknown, have made Piper part of their fight against the return of the dark god Kharoulke the Windwalker
Water sleeps by Glen Cook( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 413 libraries worldwide
In a fantasy land reminiscent of Indochina, a girl warrior leads a band of mercenaries to rescue comrades in a prison. Latest volume in a series featuring the Black Company. By the author of She Is the Darkness
The tower of fear by Glen Cook( Book )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 402 libraries worldwide
"The City of Qushmarrah is uneasy under the rule of the Herodians -- short, balding men whose armies would never have conquered the city had not the great and evil wizard Narkar been killed and sealed in his citadel; had not the savage nomad Datars turned coat and sided with the invaders; had not some traitor opened the fortress to them. Not many would welcome the return of the old religion, the bloody return of wizardry-- but there are some patriots who would accept the return of the devil they know, if it meant the return of independence"--P. [4] of cover
Chronicles of the Black Company by Glen Cook( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Darkness wars with darkness as the hard-bitten men of the Black Company take their pay and do what they must. They bury their doubts with their dead. Then comes the prophecy: The White Rose has been reborn, somewhere, to embody good once more' This omnibus edition comprises The Black Company, Shadows Linger, and The White Rose'the first three novels in Glen Cook's bestselling fantasy series. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied
Soldiers live by Glen Cook( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 346 libraries worldwide
The members of the Black Company are faced with a number of old enemies, while an evil spirit, a forvalaka, attacks them at a shadowgate, igniting a chain of repercussions leading to the brink of apocalypse
Working God's mischief by Glen Cook( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
"Arnhand, Castauriga, and Navaya lost their kings. The Grail Empire lost its empress. The Church lost its Patriarch, though he lives on as a fugitive. The Night lost Kharoulke the Windwalker, an emperor amongst the most primal and terrible gods. The Night goes on, in dread. The world goes on, in dread. The ice builds and slides southward. New kings come. A new empress will rule. Another rump polishes the Patriarchal Throne. But there is something new under the sun. The oldest and fiercest of the Instrumentalities has been destroyed--by a mortal. There is no new Windwalker, nor will there ever be. The world, battered by savage change, limps toward its destiny. And the ice is coming"--
Bleak seasons by Glen Cook( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 316 libraries worldwide
A fantasy on a band of brothers-in-arms who hire themselves out ot fight evil wizards. Their adventures take the reader on a tour of strange races and cultures
She is the darkness by Glen Cook( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Led by the wily commander, Croaker, and the Lady, the Company is working for the Taglian government, but neither the Company nor the Taglians are overflowing with trust for each other. Arrayed against both is a similarly tenuous alliance of sorcerers, including the diabolical Soulcatcher, the psychotic Howler, and a four-year-old child who may be the most powerful of all
A cruel wind : a chronicle of the Dread Empire by Glen Cook( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Before there was Black Company, there was the Dread Empire, an omnibus collection the first three Dread Empire novels: A Shadow of All Night's Falling, October's Baby and All Darkness Met
A path to coldness of heart by Glen Cook( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
A disgraced King Bragi is imprisoned by Lord Shih-Ka'i and the Empress Mist while his queen and army struggle to rescue him, a situation that is further complicated by the Duke of Greyfells's efforts to seize the throne of Kavelin
The dragon never sleeps by Glen Cook( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and French and held by 234 libraries worldwide
For four thousand years, the Guardships have ruled Canon Space & mdash;immortal ships with an immortal crew, dealing swiftly and harshly with any mercantile houses or alien races that threaten the status quo. But now the House Tregesser has an edge: a force from outside Canon Space offers them the resources to throw off Guardship rule. This precipitates an avalanche of unexpected outcomes, including the emergence of Kez Maefele, one of the few remaining generals of the Ku Warrior racethe only race to ever seriously threaten Guardship hegemony. Kez Maefele and a motley group of aliens, biological
Angry lead skies by Glen Cook( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Private Investigator Garrett has agreed to play bodyguard for a kid who is being threatened by creatures that defy description. But before Garrett can make heads or tails of the story, the kid is abducted-and the chase begins. "Cook brings a dose of gritty realism to fantasy." ( Library Journal )
An empire unacquainted with defeat by Glen Cook( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
The Dread Empire extends from the highest peaks of the Dragon's Teeth to the endless desert lands of Hammad al Nakir, from besieged Kavelin to mighty Shinshan. It is a gritty world of larger-than-life plots, nation-shattering conflict, maddening magic, strange creatures, and the raw, flawed heroes who make up the Empire's fearless, masked soldiers known as the Demon Guard
Annals of the Black Company by Glen Cook( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Shadows linger by Glen Cook( Book )
21 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 216 libraries worldwide
When the Black Company discovers the mute girl they have rescued and sheltered is the White Rose, they strive to protect her from the evil mercenary soldiers who are out to destroy her and everything she stands for
The Garrett files by Glen Cook( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Sweet Silver Blues--Bitter Gold Hearts--Cold Copper Tears
Darkwar by Glen Cook( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
As Marika's power grows, she begins to change her world, embracing new technologies and ever darker magics, gathering the packsteads together under her command. But the world grows ever colder. Will Marika save her dying sphere, or will she be the one to destroy it utterly?
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Stevens, Greg, 1944-

Cook, Glen 1944-
Cook, Glen Charles 1944-
Cook, Glen (Glen Charles), 1944-
Kuk, Glen
Kuk, Glen 1944-
Kuk, Glen Charlʹz
Stevens, Greg
Кук, Глен Чарльз
クック, グレン
Languages
English (146)
French (16)
Polish (14)
Russian (8)
Spanish (3)
Czech (2)
Serbian (1)
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