Winter's Dreams

Winter s Dreams Glen Cook is of course best known for his enormously popular series fiction which includes the Garrett P I and Dread Empire sequences as well as the internationally acclaimed Chronicles of the Bla

  • Title: Winter's Dreams
  • Author: Glen Cook
  • ISBN: 9781596063600
  • Page: 354
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Glen Cook is, of course, best known for his enormously popular series fiction, which includes the Garrett P.I and Dread Empire sequences, as well as the internationally acclaimed Chronicles of the Black Company Readers familiar only with this aspect of Cook s career will find a great many pleasures and an equal number of surprises in his vibrant new collection, Winter Glen Cook is, of course, best known for his enormously popular series fiction, which includes the Garrett P.I and Dread Empire sequences, as well as the internationally acclaimed Chronicles of the Black Company Readers familiar only with this aspect of Cook s career will find a great many pleasures and an equal number of surprises in his vibrant new collection, Winter s Dreams The fourteen standalone stories in Winter s Dreams range in length from vignettes Appointment in Samarkand to novellas In the Wind Together, they encompass an astonishing variety of themes, tones, styles, and settings Not one of these stories bears the slightest resemblance to the others Each one manages to enchant, illuminate, and entertain in its own distinctive fashion In the near future America of Song from a Forgotten Hill, the nations tragic racial history replays itself in an all too familiar form The Seventh Fool recounts the comic misadventures of a charming con man who outsmarts both his gullible target and himself The Waiting Sea encapsulates the entire life history of a navy veteran haunted by the sea and by the faceless voices only he can hear In Ponce, a poverty stricken St Louis family encounters a mysterious blue eyed dog a dog that serves as a conduit to the undisclosed secrets of the universe The Recruiter presents a powerfully disturbing portrait of an ultra violent future and asks the question How far will a man go in order to survive Equally suitable both for newcomers and for long time Glen Cook fans, Winter s Dreams is something special, a consistently enthralling volume that claims new imaginative territory at every turn.

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    1. Winter's Dreams is a short story collection by Glen Cook. These stories are rich and varied. Although several are written in the same universe, they have a different direction; some hopeful, others tragic. In all there is a sense of existentialist philosophy, as Cook's characters struggle with the absurd and a need to find meaning in their own lives. Cook makes his mark as one of the best speculative short story authors out there.At first, I found the collection jarring. These stories bounce fro [...]

    2. A collection of short fiction from Glen Cook, "Winter's Dreams" contains a number of works not previously collected. Since all his Dread Empire stories are included in "An Empire Unacquainted with Defeat", this collection ends up oddly weighted towards science fiction or Vancian science fantasy. Several take the reader back to the universe of the Starfishers. Several visit new worlds of Cook's imagination. A mix of memorable and forgettable tales, but all in Cook's inimitable style. A must have [...]

    3. This is a highly variable collection of short science fiction and fantasy stories by Glen Cook. Some of them were quite good (I especially liked Darkwar and Song From a Forgotten Hill. The military/army ones were the best usually; Cook's standard fantasies are just too standard and kind of boring, though The Devil's Tooth was pretty good.

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