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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Johannes Cabal is a Necromancer who traded his soul to the Devil.

I think I could only move on to other books because my mom started reading it after I finished, necromance me from a re-read, and I got to meet up with my best friend to discuss and have group therapy over our very similar, life-ending experiences.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want thf read. He had promised to find some way of bringing me back to the land of the living. They remind us of ourselves and our own struggles, and they make us doubt both their own actions and ours.

Sep 29, Lata rated it really liked it Shelves: At the end of the day I liked it, but I didn’t love it. This is to get your soul back, isn’t it? Horst held his hands up to an imaginary sign. The plot was nicely convoluted, and well drawn.


We watch him kill, and spare lives. You are so hot, Your Mephistopheleciousness!

Hardcoverpages. Johannes has to persuade one hundred people to sign over their souls or he will be damned forever. Discover what to read next. It drew me in, and I found myself ordering the next book before I finished this one.

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This actually goes for all of my reviews- as a rule, I never purposely bump them. View all 14 comments. Then necrommancer exacting, fussy paragraphs of dense description of every single miniscule detail or so it seemed in the listening started to bog the story down. Oct 06, Gabi rated it liked it. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I could johannes way off, but I’m going to throw it out there anyway just in case it sweetens the deal. If Terry Pratchett wrote more morbid and horrifying stories, you would probably get this book.

View all 34 comments. As his brother mocks him: Don’t look too hard though, maybe caball just me but I did think about it more than once while reading.

So yes, dry British humor was what I needed to slap some sense into me. The haunting imagery, dark humor, and witty writing completely entranced me.

Johannes Cabal the Necromancer

A bit of an emotional roller-coaster, it ends with a satisfactory and narrative consistent confrontation. Like Discworld messes around czbal fantasy this book messes with late Gothic and early modern horror genre.


Not that I was expecting an epiphany like I said, he’s a stubborn son of a bitchbut I would have liked for him to have grown in some way, especially with Horst’s death. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. P Definitely a fun read.

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Retrieved 22 August I did, ultimately, like the ending but also wanted something more from it. Jonathan L Howard is a game designer, scriptwriter, and a veteran of the computer games industry since the early s, with titles such as the ‘Broken Sword’ series to his credit.

Still it left me with a dissatisfied feeling. You read this over an average of words per minute. There’s humor in many varieties, as well as fantasy, lite horror, mystery, some johannnes characters and a wonderful carnie-style setting.

To calculate your words per minute WPM reading speed, click the ‘Start reading’ button and read the entirety of the book’s description below. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. It was light, amusing, well-written, and I’m definitely interested to find out what happens next.