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Company Men (The Company #5-6)

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collects The Life of the World To Come and The Children of the Company.
Hardcover, 611 pages
Published 2005
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Jeremy Preacher
Nov 11, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: scifi, historical
This is a two-book omnibus editon, so I'll review the books separately:

The Life of the World to Come:

This was great. The "big reveal" that the Company is basically run by a bunch of future-D&D style nerds with no real understanding of life or grip on the consequences of their actions is hilarious, and Alec's parallel story is a great little adventure/psychodrama. I wince a little at the "the future will suck because the ultraliberal feminist/vegan/thought police will take over" trope, especi
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Susan
Oct 20, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: bruce-jensen
The Life of the World to Come
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Children of the Company (finished 8/5/2006)
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The Company (1 - 10 of 12 books)
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  • Sky Coyote (The Company, #2)
  • Mendoza in Hollywood (The Company, #3)
  • The Graveyard Game (The Company, #4)
  • The Life of the World to Come (The Company, #5)
  • The Children of the Company (The Company, #6)
  • The Machine's Child (The Company, #7)
  • The Sons of Heaven (The Company, #8)
  • Not Less Than Gods
  • In the Company of Thieves

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