Glen Cook





Glen Cook

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July 09, 1944

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Glen Cook was born in New York City, lived in southern Indiana as a small child, then grew up in Northern California. After high school he served in the U.S. Navy and attended the University of Missouri. He worked for General Motors for 33 years, retiring some years ago. He started writing short stories in 7th grade, had several published in a high school literary magazine. He began writing with malicious intent to publish in 1968, eventually producing 51 books and a number of short fiction pieces.
He met his wife of 43 years while attending the Clarion Writer's Workshop in 1970. He has three sons (army officer, architect, orchestral musician) and numerous grandchildren, all of whom but one are female. He is best known for his Black Company
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Average rating: 4.04 · 130,797 ratings · 4,429 reviews · 128 distinct works · Similar authors
The Black Company (The Chro...
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 20,065 ratings — published 1984 — 25 editions
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Chronicles of the Black Com...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 13,295 ratings — published 1986 — 12 editions
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The White Rose (The Chronic...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 8,049 ratings — published 1985 — 19 editions
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Shadows Linger (The Chronic...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 8,093 ratings — published 1984 — 21 editions
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The Books of the South: Tal...
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Shadow Games (The Chronicle...
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 5,048 ratings — published 1989 — 13 editions
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Dreams of Steel (The Chroni...
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 4,466 ratings — published 1990 — 14 editions
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The Silver Spike (The Chron...
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 4,236 ratings — published 1989 — 14 editions
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She is the Darkness (The Ch...
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“Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.”
Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues

“Every ounce of my cynicism is supported by historical precedent.”
Glen Cook, Shadow Games

“More evil gets done in the name of righteousness than any other way.”
Glen Cook, Dreams of Steel

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