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Johannes Cabal, the necromancer / Jonathan L. Howard.

By: Howard, Jonathan L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Howard, Jonathan L. Johannes Cabal novels: 1.Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2009]Edition: 1st ed.Description: x, 291 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780767930765; 0767930762.Subject(s): Cabal, Johannes (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Magic -- Fiction | Devil -- Fiction | Wagers -- FictionGenre/Form: Humorous stories. | Humorous fiction. | Fantasy fiction. | Humorous fiction. | Fantasy fiction.DDC classification: 823/.92
Contents:
In Which a Scientist Visits Hell and a Deal is Struck In Which Cabal Practices His Map-Reading and Meets an Old Acquaintance In Which Cabal Covers Old Ground and Gets the Show on the Road In Which Cabal Applies Himself With Mixed Results In Which Cabal Plays With Dolls and Horst Broadens His Vocabulary In Which Cabal Makes an Unplanned Stop and Talks About the War In Which Cabal Discovers That Hell Comes in Different Flavours and That One Should Always Make Time In Which Cabal is Educated in Business Affairs and Undertakings are Undertook In Wich I Go to the Carnyval and See Stuff In Which the Carnival Reaches Journey's End and Difficulties Present Themselves En Masse In Which Cabal Preys Upon Misfortune and There is Unpleasantness In Which Cabal Discovers Some Places are Nice to Live in But You Really Wouldn't Want to Visit In Which the Carnival of Discord Opens Its Gates for the Last Time and Things Go Terribly Wrong In Which Needs Must When the Devil Drives In Which Midnight Strikes and Dawn Breaks In Which a Scientist Returns to Hell and a Deal is Broken
Summary: Johannes Cabal, a brilliant scientist and notorious snob, is single-mindedly obsessed in heart and soul with raising the dead. Well, perhaps not soul--he hastily sold his years ago in order to learn the laws of necromancy. But now, tormented by a dark secret, he travels to the fiery pits of Hell to retrieve it. Sataon, who is incredibly bored these days, proposes a little wager, Johannes has one years to persuade one hundred people to sign over their souls or he will be damned forever.--From publisher's description.
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Johannes Cabal, a brilliant scientist and notorious snob, is single-mindedly obsessed in heart and soul with raising the dead. Well, perhaps not soul--he hastily sold his years ago in order to learn the laws of necromancy. But now, tormented by a dark secret, he travels to the fiery pits of Hell to retrieve it. Sataon, who is incredibly bored these days, proposes a little wager, Johannes has one years to persuade one hundred people to sign over their souls or he will be damned forever.--From publisher's description.

Chapter 1 In Which a Scientist Visits Hell and a Deal is Struck 1 -- Chapter 2 In Which Cabal Practices His Map-Reading and Meets an Old Acquaintance 18 -- Chapter 3 In Which Cabal Covers Old Ground and Gets the Show on the Road 36 -- Chapter 4 In Which Cabal Applies Himself With Mixed Results 55 -- Chapter 5 In Which Cabal Plays With Dolls and Horst Broadens His Vocabulary 71 -- Chapter 6 In Which Cabal Makes an Unplanned Stop and Talks About the War 96 -- Chapter 7 In Which Cabal Discovers That Hell Comes in Different Flavours and That One Should Always Make Time 113 -- Chapter 8 In Which Cabal is Educated in Business Affairs and Undertakings are Undertook 134 -- Chapter 9 In Wich I Go to the Carnyval and See Stuff 153 -- Chapter 10 In Which the Carnival Reaches Journey's End and Difficulties Present Themselves En Masse 169 -- Chapter 11 In Which Cabal Preys Upon Misfortune and There is Unpleasantness 182 -- Chapter 12 In Which Cabal Discovers Some Places are Nice to Live in But You Really Wouldn't Want to Visit 198 -- Chapter 13 In Which the Carnival of Discord Opens Its Gates for the Last Time and Things Go Terribly Wrong 214 -- Chapter 14 In Which Needs Must When the Devil Drives 231 -- Chapter 15 In Which Midnight Strikes and Dawn Breaks 251 -- Chapter 16 In Which a Scientist Returns to Hell and a Deal is Broken 270.

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