عنوان: سرگذشت گروهان سیاه، کتاب اول - گروهان سیاه؛ نویسنده: گلن کوک؛ مترجم: آیدا کشوری؛ تهران، نشر کتابسرای تندیس، 1393؛ در 397 ص؛ شابک: 978600182 The Black Company The Chronicles of the Black Company 1 , Glen Cook The Black Company is a series of dark fantasy books written by American author Glen Cook. The series is most appreciated by those who have been in the service, due to the realistic characterizations. Beryl is misery curdled, but also ancient and intriguing. All I read about was a bunch of grown men giggling and finding corpses that weren't even described. It's about upholding some version of a moral code in the midst of your own depravity. A fly landed on his head, strutted like a conqueror.
Then all my friends in the Buddies Books and Baubles group started a buddy read, and I knew I would kick myself if I didn't join in. The only one who awoke my interest is Raven, but not enough for me to keep reading. It is dark, entertaining and funny with a hint of epic and it kept me enthralled until the end. Those that are well read will appreciate it the most, but anyone should be able to read this for themselves. Tom-Tom jumped as if slapped. It was too warped to give much.
They are complete barbarians, living out their cruelest fantasies, their behavior tempered only by the presence of a few decent men. He passed a dusky paw across my eyes. Cook is repped by agent Russell Galen for both the television and publishing deals. We must blame ourselves for misinterpreting them. I knew a lot of people didn't like it. Until the prophesy: The White Rose has been reborn, somewhere, to embody good once more.
A military fantasy book from a Vietnam war veteran and the father of grimdark. It takes a little getting used to. But this one stands out with its military esthetic, which was done very well. All the eternal trigger words. Those who were not guilty obviously feared they would be condemned with those who were. Toothpicks and fragments lay scattered for a dozen yards around. I was put away by typos and missing words in the writing at first.
There are fun times too as Croaker records the various Wizard battles between frenemies Goblin and One-Eye. The Black Company, the first book in the series of the same name, tells the story of the Black Company, last of the Free Companies of Khatovar, the last of the Twelve True Companies. The line stretched a block. I was absolutely captivated by this story, with its gritty realism and fast paced storytelling. Several cohorts from the Fork Barracks demanded a special donative before they would respond to a directive to restore order. When these hard-bitten men discover the prophecy that the embodiment of good has been reborn, they must re-examine their loyalties.
A small, dusky, wiry man, preceded by a great humped beak of a nose, blew inside. They see riot suppression as license to loot. The Company are dragged out of one conflict, maybe dishonourably, and into another. Sometimes it is pretty funny, but I like corny jokes. It might be half a star lower. The horizon could not be discerned.
Which it frequently does, to his displeasure. But it's also about brotherhood, about family. No credit checks, no criminal history checks, no psychological tests, no moral aptitude tests. It had a quality which set it aside from other recent screams. That girl and her grandfather essentially become part of the unit, and Raven becomes like a surrogate dad to the little girl called Darling. I started Black Company with such high hopes. The Black company series is based on the adventures of the Black Company, Lat of the free companies of Khatovar, the remaining company of the 12 true companies.
The perspective from which the story is told is also quite interesting. It was then, in the reign of Niam, that the forvalaka came, were overcome after a decade of terror, and were confined in their dark tomb atop the Necropolitan Hill. These people are not good or bad. We lost almost a hundred brethren trying to suppress them. This is often the thing that turns people off to this book, but I encourage y You will either love this book or hate it.
I honestly feel this book is unworthy for a full review so I'm going to justify my opinion with a dot point presentation on why I hated it so much. Each was in a different voice. But that happens every year. In Beryl only criminals are buried uncremated, or not buried at all. Navy and attended the University of Missouri.
He opened his mouth and let fly the most godawful, earthshaking howl I have ever heard. It's about a group of people with a particular set of skills :D fighting for the employer of the day. The company is dragged from one conflict to another. I, However, can safely say I was wrong and that I absolutely loathed reading this. Jacob from Denmark This is such an amazing book. Rounded up because of the latter half of the book. Something primitive deep inside me wanted to run.