Bleak Seasons

Titre : Bleak Seasons
Auteur : Glen Cook
Éditeur : Tor Fantasy
ISBN-13 : 9781466831063
Libération : 1997-01-15

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"Let me tell you who I am, on the chance that these scribblings do survive....I am Murgen, Standard bearer of the Black Company, though I bear the shame of having lost that standard in battle. I am keeping these Annals because Croaker is dead. One-Eye won't, and hardly anyone else can read or write. I will be your guide for however long it takes the Shadowlanders to force our present predicament to its inevitable end..." So writes Murgen, seasoned veteran of the Black Company. The Company has taken the fortress of Stormgard from the evil Shadowlanders, lords of darkness from the far reaches of the earth. Now the waiting begins. Exhausted from the siege, beset by sorcery, and vastly outnumbered, the Company have risked their souls as well as their lives to hold their prize. But this is the end of an age, and great forces are at work. The ancient race known as the Nyueng Bao swear that ancient gods are stirring. the Company's commander has gone mad and flirts with the forces of darkness. Only Murgen, touched by a spell that has set his soul adrift in time, begins at last to comprehend the dark design that has made pawns of men and god alike. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Bleak Seasons

Titre : Bleak Seasons
Auteur : Glen Cook
Éditeur : Macmillan
ISBN-13 : 9780812555325
Libération : 1997-01-15

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Having risked their lives and souls to capture the fortress of Stormgard, a band of weary soldiers known as the Company witnesses their commander's descent into madness and await the reemergence of their ancient gods. Reprint.

Bleak Seasons

Titre : Bleak Seasons
Auteur : Glen Cook
Éditeur : Tor Books
ISBN-13 : 0312861052
Libération : 1996

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Murgen, the battle-scarred standard-bearer of the Black Company, chronicles the exploits of the Company during the siege of Stormgard, a fortress of the evil Shadowlanders, as the mercenaries risk their lives--and their souls--to claim victory.

She Is The Darkness

Titre : She Is The Darkness
Auteur : Glen Cook
Éditeur : Tor Books
ISBN-13 : 9781466831070
Libération : 1998-07-15

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The wind whines and howls with bitter breath. Lightning snarls and barks. Rage is an animate force upon the plain of glittering stone. Even shadows are afraid. At the heart of the plain stands a vast grey stronghold, unknown, older than any written memory. One ancient tower has collapsed across the fissure. From the heart of the fastness comes a great deep slow breath like that of a slumbering world-heart, cracking the olden silence. Death is eternity. Eternity is stone. Stone is silence. Stone cannot speak but stone remembers. So begins the next movement of Glittering Stone....The tale again comes to us from the pen of Murgen, Annalist and Standard Bearer of the Black Company, whose developing powers of travel through space and time give him a perspective like no other. 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. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Dreams of Steel

Titre : Dreams of Steel
Auteur : Glen Cook
Éditeur : Macmillan
ISBN-13 : 9781466831124
Libération : 1990-04-15

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Dreams of Steel is Book 5 in Glen Cook's fantasy masterpiece, The Chronicles of the Black Company. Croaker has fallen and, following the Company's disastrous defeat at Dejagore, Lady is one of the few survivors—determined to avenge the Company and herself against the Shadowmasters, no matter what the cost. But in assembling a new fighting force from the dregs and rabble of Taglios, she finds herself offered help by a mysterious, ancient cult of murder—competent, reliable, and apparently committed to her goals. Meanwhile, far away, Shadowmasters conspire against one another and the world, weaving dark spells that reach into the heart of Taglios. And in a hidden grove, a familiar figure slowly awakens to find himself the captive of an animated, headless corpse. Mercilessly cutting through Taglian intrigues, Lady appears to be growing stronger every day. All that disturbs her are the dreams which afflict her by night—dreams of carnage, of destruction, of universal death, unceasing... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Water Sleeps

Titre : Water Sleeps
Auteur : Glen Cook
Éditeur : Tor Books
ISBN-13 : 9781466831148
Libération : 2000-03-15

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Regrouping in Taglios, the surviving members of the Black Company are determined to free their fellow warriors held in stasis beneath the glittering plain. Journey there under terrible conditions, they arrive just in time for a magical conflagration in which the bones of the world will be revealed, the history of the Company unveiled, and new world gained and lost...all at a terrible price. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Return of the Black Company

Titre : The Return of the Black Company
Auteur : Glen Cook
Éditeur : Tor Books
ISBN-13 : 9781429985475
Libération : 2009-09-15

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"Let me tell you who I am, on the chance that these scribblings do survive. . . "I am Murgen, Standardbearer of the Black Company, though I bear the shame of having lost that standard in battle. I am keeping these Annals because Croaker is dead, One-Eye won't, and hardly anyone else can read or write. I will be your guide for however long it takes the Shadowlanders to force our present predicament to its inevitable end. . ." The Return of the Black Company comprises the novels Bleak Seasons and She is the Darkness—the third omnibus volume of Glen Cook's fantasy epic Chronicles of the Black Company. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Season of Migration to the North

Titre : Season of Migration to the North
Auteur : Tayeb Salih
Éditeur : Heinemann
ISBN-13 : 0435909746
Libération : 1991

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A beautifully constructed novel set in the Sudan and Europe. 'Among the six finest novels to be written in modern Arabic literature.' Edward Said"

The Silver Spike

Titre : The Silver Spike
Auteur : Glen Cook
Éditeur : Tor Fantasy
ISBN-13 : 9781466831049
Libération : 1989-09-15

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...embedded in the trunk of the scion of the godtree, it contains the essence of the maddest of the Ten Who Were Taken...The Dominator. Defeated by the Lady and cast from this world, all that was left of him was a foul trace of lingering evil. But the graveyard that was once the Barrowland contains more secrets than dead. All who would possess the power of the Dominator are drawn to the spike. A foolhardy band of thieves is the first to reach it, and a rapacious and malign spirit is unleashed on an unwary world. The forces gather, sides are drawn, and mortal men can only die as the Dark Lords battle for domination. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Return of the Black Company

Titre : The Return of the Black Company
Auteur : Glen Cook
Éditeur : Tor Books
ISBN-13 : 9781429985475
Libération : 2009-09-15

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"Let me tell you who I am, on the chance that these scribblings do survive. . . "I am Murgen, Standardbearer of the Black Company, though I bear the shame of having lost that standard in battle. I am keeping these Annals because Croaker is dead, One-Eye won't, and hardly anyone else can read or write. I will be your guide for however long it takes the Shadowlanders to force our present predicament to its inevitable end. . ." The Return of the Black Company comprises the novels Bleak Seasons and She is the Darkness—the third omnibus volume of Glen Cook's fantasy epic Chronicles of the Black Company. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.