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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It really isn’t very well done. Now I am kinda glad I did not get that tattoo, because WOW that would have been pretentious without end. Return to Book Page.

Johannes Cabal the Necromancer by Jonathan L. Howard

Joannes he finally deduced that he had been unceremoniously translocated, he marked the revelation with a filthy curse in a language that had been dead eight thousand years, so managing to be amazingly erudite and amazingly uncouth in the selfsame instant. While I wish that a novel set in the same universe as the Cthulhu Mythos was at least a little scarier than this was, and I had some problems with the resolution of certain plot threads, I would recommend that everyone give this book a shot.

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And necroancer I was blow drying it, the author page blew open, and I read thereon that the author of this book was a video game designer and scriptwriter. Lovecraft’s Magazine of Horror, Johannes Cabal the Necromancer was published in as his 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. The secondary cast was interesting, and added a lot necromancfr the story.


I’m glad I read this. Or if you love books about traveling circuses, read this book. So what does Johannes do? However, known neither I tried. I was in the mood for some gothic wit, some charming amorality, and some evocative darkness. So with this second deal he has to sign up other peoples’ souls for Satan to get his own soul back.

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

There are some brilliant bits of humor here. It made me think, maybe in the way of writing, of Howl’s Moving Castle. The jjohannes imagery, dark humor, and witty writing completely entranced me.

Johannes Cabal the Necromancer

Critical opinion has been mixed. It had some good points, Cabal himself was an interesting character when allowed to tbe exist rather than getting shunted around by plot points and dull insignificancies and some of the ideas developped out of using a sarcastic post-modern necromancer as your protagonist were good fun. View Full Version of PW. I need a little time to think.

Johannes Cabal the Necromancer – Like Johannes’ Zombies, Flawed but Functional

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To do this the Devil loans him one of his carnivals and sends him on his way. Not because he wants to avoid damnation, but because being soulless is causing issues with his experiments in necromancy. I’ll give it a shot, though. Characters, such as Johannes Cabal and his vampiric necromxncer Horst are presented with a light touch even though Cabal’s ths is to gather souls for Satan so he can get his own soul back.


Quotes from The Necromancer. Read for minutes each day and finish within a month! It’s a little twee- which is funny considering the juxtaposition with the dark subject matter, but not deep enough to become invested in the story itself. Johannes Cabal has instantly become a new favorite character of mine. I finished, but it didn’t keep my attention very well after about the halfway necromancsr.

So I guess this book is firmly in 3 territory.

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Oh how I tried. What are the odds, eh?

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See all 5 questions about Johannes Cabal the Necromancer…. Midway through, there are a couple sections that are done in epistolary form by various people.

A crowd was growing. The only thing to do is take a brief journey to hell and strike up a bargain with none other than Lucifer himself: View on Amazon Learn more on Reading Length.

Here’s jhoannes it arrives with the library loans today. That’s not open to negotiation. Not Johannes’s doing, I hasten to add. The carnival travels for a year and Johannes collects souls. Sarah thegirltheycalljones Haha true! You are commenting using your WordPress.