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Hugh Cook

(1956-2008)
Hugh Cook’s work blends fantasy with science fiction. Mr. Cook died of brain cancer in August 2008. You can read about his battle at his blog.

The Chronicles of an Age of Darkness (The WizardWar Chronicles)

The Chronicles of an Age of Darkness (The WizardWar Chronicles) — (1986-1992) Publisher: The Confederation of Wizards is forced to put aside its long-standing historical dispute with the inhabitants of Rovac. Instead, both must join together in a common cause, to prevent the utter destruction of their world. They face two perils: the Swarms, and a power that turns living things to stone and brings rocks to life.

Hugh Cook review The Chronicles of an Age of Darkness 1. The Wizards and the Warriors 2. The Wordsmiths and the Warguild 3. The Women and the Warlords 4. The Walrus and the Warwolf 5. The Wicked and the WitlessHugh Cook review The Chronicles of an Age of Darkness 1. The Wizards and the Warriors 2. The Wordsmiths and the Warguild 3. The Women and the Warlords 4. The Walrus and the Warwolf 5. The Wicked and the WitlessHugh Cook review The Chronicles of an Age of Darkness 1. The Wizards and the Warriors 2. The Wordsmiths and the Warguild 3. The Women and the Warlords 4. The Walrus and the Warwolf 5. The Wicked and the WitlessHugh Cook review The Chronicles of an Age of Darkness 1. The Wizards and the Warriors 2. The Wordsmiths and the Warguild 3. The Women and the Warlords 4. The Walrus and the Warwolf 5. The Wicked and the WitlessHugh Cook review The Chronicles of an Age of Darkness 1. The Wizards and the Warriors 2. The Wordsmiths and the Warguild 3. The Women and the Warlords 4. The Walrus and the Warwolf 5. The Wicked and the WitlessHugh Cook The Chronicles of an Age of Darkness 6. The Wishstone and the Wonderworkers 7. The Wazir and the Witch 8. The Werewolf and the Wormlord 9. The Worshippers and the Way 10. The Witchlord and the Weaponmaster Hugh Cook The Chronicles of an Age of Darkness 6. The Wishstone and the Wonderworkers 7. The Wazir and the Witch 8. The Werewolf and the Wormlord 9. The Worshippers and the Way 10. The Witchlord and the Weaponmaster Hugh Cook The Chronicles of an Age of Darkness 6. The Wishstone and the Wonderworkers 7. The Wazir and the Witch 8. The Werewolf and the Wormlord 9. The Worshippers and the Way 10. The Witchlord and the Weaponmaster Hugh Cook The Chronicles of an Age of Darkness 6. The Wishstone and the Wonderworkers 7. The Wazir and the Witch 8. The Werewolf and the Wormlord 9. The Worshippers and the Way 10. The Witchlord and the Weaponmaster Hugh Cook The Chronicles of an Age of Darkness 6. The Wishstone and the Wonderworkers 7. The Wazir and the Witch 8. The Werewolf and the Wormlord 9. The Worshippers and the Way 10. The Witchlord and the Weaponmaster


Other Editions:
The Wizards and the Warriors was also released as The Wizard War. The Wordsmiths and the Warguild was published as The Questing Hero and The Heroes Return (2 volumes). The Women and the Warlords was also published as The Oracle. The first half of The Walrus and the Warwolf was published as Lords of the Swords.

Hugh Cook review Wizard War Chronicles 1. The Questing Hero 2. The Hero's Return 3. The Oracle 4. The Lords of the SwordHugh Cook review Wizard War Chronicles 1. The Questing Hero 2. The Hero's Return 3. The Oracle 4. The Lords of the SwordHugh Cook review Wizard War Chronicles 1. The Questing Hero 2. The Hero's Return 3. The Oracle 4. The Lords of the SwordHugh Cook review Wizard War Chronicles 1. The Questing Hero 2. The Hero's Return 3. The Oracle 4. The Lords of the Sword

The Wizards and the Warriors: I would normally have steered clear of this book

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The Wizards and the Warriors by Hugh Cook

With a title like The Wizards and the Warriors, I would normally have steered clear of this book for the foreseeable future. I don’t think I’m overly snobbish, but it just brings to mind so many B-movies of the fantasy genre from the late 70’s and early 80’s starring has-beens or never-will-bes that I wouldn’t have expected much of it, and would certainly not have desired to plow through 500+ pages of what I would have at most expected to be mildly entertaining, and perhaps moderately wince-inducing, fluff. Other reviewers I trust, however, conspired against me and assured me that there was much more to The Wizards and the Warriors than that. Turns out they were right.

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