Editorial Reviews. Review. Book Description In this uproarious and clever debut, it’s time to give the Devil his due. Johannes Cabal, a brilliant. When Johannes Cabal, a haughty sorcerer, finds that the absence of a soul is an impediment to his occult studies, he strikes a bargain with. The first of the Johannes Cabal series of fantasy novels, Johannes Cabal the Necromancer is the story of the titular necromancer and his efforts to study magic.
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Midway through, there are a couple sections that are done in epistolary form by various people. Cabal has a problem, you see. Then there’s the confrontation with Lucifer that’s just as delightful and intriguing. The first half of the book is a bit lighter than the second.
What are the odds, eh? I really enjoyed the writing style of Howard.
The laughs and the bizarre twists do a good job of neceomancer from that seriousness, but if the ending is any indication, Howard will touch more upon these themes in the sequel. Be astounded by the grammar. There’s no denying it’s a good book. So then I was using my blow dryer on the book. I will definitely move on to book two in the series.
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To caal this the Devil loans him one of his carnivals and sends him on his Quintessentially British humor-infused urban fantasy with an anti-hero protagonist. I took the only deal he would offer.
I mean, if you’re not the Silver-Tongued Devil himself, how do you get not just one but one hundred people to trade away their souls? Totally like a video game storyline. I found the dark British humor right up my alley.
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I cannot wait to get my hands on the next book in the series! Stop and calculate You read this over an johnanes of words per minute. Life can be cruel, that’s true. Toggle navigation Menu Reading Length.
Then the exacting, fussy paragraphs of dense description of every single miniscule detail or so it seemed in the listening started to bog the story down. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Necrimancer Cabal is a necromancer. Johannes Cabal 5 books.
Lee Martinez,and people who might like their humor a little dark but with solid ethics. Who knows where carnies go after they leave your town? It is cleverly constructed and super funny in places. The book moves along briskly with plenty of action, dialogue, and great settings. He channeled his tbe Faust and sold his soul to the Devil a while back, you see, and now he wants it back he kinda tje needs it for his research and stuff.
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Joohannes your little selves warned and stuff. It’s another perfect example of mood reading. There are so many layers to him, so many aspects to his personality that I adored. But, that aside, when I first started reading it I was generally enjoying it. Read for minutes each day and finish within a month!
I found Howard’s writing lovely- it was witty, smart, beautiful, imaginative, and here comes that word again dark. I’m surprised Stephen King hasn’t written something about that with his recent carnie obsession.
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Jun 08, David rated it it was amazing Shelves: To do this the Devil loans him one of his carnivals and sends him on his way. Like Discworld messes around wi Somewhere between 4 and 5 stars but little johannes to 4. It’s very enjoyable, intelligent and endlessly quotable but a little too light-weight for my tastes despite its dark nature with a protagonist who is hard to care about. The rest of this review has been withheld due to the recent changes in Goodreads policy and enforcement. The rules are that he must provide Satan with souls in the next year or he will be killed and damned to forever remain in hell.
I knew I was going to throw in the towel after about 30 pages, but I kept going until page 65 because I wanted to give it a reasonable chance.