The Company - K.J. Parker Reviews
Description:ISBN 1841495093 / Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Author: K.J. Parker / Paperback / 448 Pages / Book is published 2008-10-02 by Orbit
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by - written on 02/06/10 (Very useful, 45 readings)
The company is a stand alone novel by epic fantasy writer KJ Parker and features five men who were part of a company of war. This novel looks at the after effects of a long war; there had been a long war and a longer peace. The men all fought in a famous linebreaker team called Company A. There were 6 men in the team who went in against the opponent's pikemen breaking their line and forcing a breach for the oncoming cavalry. This role is very dangerous and the mortality rates were huge but Company A became legends for their ability to survive and the methods they employed in breaking opposition lines. The army they fight in win the war and a period of peace ... Read the complete review
by - written on 14/02/09 (Very useful, 86 readings)
Years ago there was a war. Five men fought together as 'linebreakers'; an incredibly dangerous job that threatened their lives every day and paved their way to riches and fame. The war ended, they moved on and got on with their lives and left their brutal past behind them. All except one. The book starts when this last member re-enters their lives with the aim of persuading them to reconsider a plan they had though up years before. He wants them to move, with everything they need, to a deserted island where they can set up a settlement of their own and begin a new life together. All practicalities are considered, wives found, supplies bought, and the move ... Read the complete review
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