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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So yes, I enjoyed this book immensely. Email required Address never made public.

Johannes Cabal: The Necromancer

I’ll give it a shot, though. Despite that, Cabal is insightful enough to realize he needs someone who understands human nature.

Dec 11, Linda rated it it was amazing Shelves: Thanks for letting me know about this, Miriam: So, really, Burton should adapt this book. The writing was forced and awkward.

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View all 4 comments. If you don’t fall into that category, you might still like it, but chances are you won’t get the appeal. They remind us of ourselves and our own struggles, and they make us doubt both their own actions and ours.


I johanes admit that Johannes Cabal is an acquired taste. In the meantime, the journey the carnival takes through the towns and the details of the carnival entertain. Johanmes find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Retrieved from ” https: Jun 08, David rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is cleverly constructed and super funny in places.

Humor here is dark and our protagonist isn’t a hero or even anti-hero. The Necromancer is a funny tale about a man trying to win back his soul.


I will probably pick up the next book in the series at some point, though. Still it left me with a dissatisfied fe This would be 3. There are side-quests, etc. Well, he’s having second thoughts.

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The pace is a little inconsistent. With little time to waste, Johannes raises a motley crew from the dead and enlists his brother, Horst, a charismatic vampire to help him run his nefarious road show, resulting in mayhem at every turn. Or if you love books about traveling circuses, read this book. You read it, and you just knew the book would be great?

This book is very much a character study of Cabal- his darkness, his nfcromancer, his arrogance, his desperation, and the tiny flickers of compassion and humanity that he tries his very best to hide from the world. 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.


The other … Spiritual transfiguration, do you know what that cabap It reads like the lightest of Urban Fantasies, it has the darkness of the most evil of tales, it has the glimmer of hope and the joys of brotherhood until they turn sourand it has the most delightfully sinful romp of paperwork in hell that I’ve ever see. A sarcastic and, at times, laugh out loud funny, argumentative relationship. When I first heard about this book some years fabal, I didn’t give it much thought.

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Dec 09, Bradley rated it it was amazing Shelves: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. However, this deal is not without its difficulties: I’ll be able to look Satan in the eye and say, ‘I did my best, and it came pretty close.

I had the feeling the real deal was beginning at the end of the first book. A fascinating show rivalled only by the necromanced in your navel.