Inquisitor Eisenhorn investigates the infernal workings of Chaos and gets drawn into a terrible conspiracy in the complete trilogy from Dan Abnett. READ IT. The Eisenhorn trilogy by Dan Abnett is a collection of three novels – Xenos, Malleus, A later omnibus edition contains these three novels and also features two. Eisenhorn by Dan Abnett, , available at Book I actually originally read “Xenos”, the first novel in the trilogy, as a stand alone.

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And a quick note on theme. From left to right: Essentially what is viewed as BAD eisenyorn those who are sporting moustaches and drinking cups of whatever the staunch Imperial brew is! Some may have some gripes about it, like the flat female characters, the slow spots that are encountered, but all-in-all this is a hugely entertaining read. Of the supporting characters, I most enjoyed Bequin as she serves as a nice contrast even as I wonder how a Null can end up as a high class prostitute since the psyker field suppression causes anyone inside it to hate the person involved or at least be disgusted by them NERD TRIVIA!

He killed twelve thousand people, by the way.

This is one of those books where you van you’ll just read one more chapter before bed and next thing you know it is 3 am. I recommend it to anyone who enjoys sci-fi in general. This was kind of an experiment. In all, this volume is as close to a must-read as exists in the Warhammer universe. This is another entertaining short story, one with a little less action but more than eisennhorn up for it with its eeriness. I don’t regret buying the actual book, however, because it was very entertaining.

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This book was sweet. The next read and the third read the following year, I grasped a lot more information about how the Warmhammer characters were portrayed. What else do you need?? Part detective story, part interplanetary epic, these are the very best tales produced by the Black Library so far. This is such a plot driven story, rather than bolt-porn, it’s, well a relief and a joy to read in parts. Because there is a giant alien bug-like space armada that legitimately needs a caliber of gun that size.


To view it, click here. What am I actually reviewing? Books by Dan Abnett.

Aug 04, Andrew Bass rated it it was amazing. I’ve just not got the time to go back and pick that up, sorry: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Sep 20, Andrew Ziegler rated it it was amazing. Live through the politics of the Imperium, experience interstellar travel to diverse planetary locations, and stride into battle in the name of the Emperor, yet all with such nuance that fighting Chaos no longer seems as cut and dried as it once was Going to read it again this Christmas and begin it soon.

But if you really want to start with Eisenhorn, be prepared to Google frequently.

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All I know is that the races are awesome. I know there is another set of trilogy featuring Ravenor and thought he would play a bigger part in the story but didn’t expect him to be taken out so quickly. Since the Imperium’s history and lore is crutial to the storyline, as well as are the events of Eisenhorn and his associates’ lives, it is important to be reminded how all these numerous figures interconnect and click together to form such an expansive and intricate account of a hero’s rise and fall, his greatest achievements and his unfortunate undoing.

No man can control the power of Chaos, after all, but he’s willing to get on the back of a bucking bronco in order to resolve the current problems he has. Forget the promise of progress and understanding, for in the grim dark future there is only war. Xenos is a good read and well worth your time. This leads to a fun little exposition moment where Gregor again talks directly to the reader. He relates the death of his female ominbus to his other, still living, henchman, by using a secret language called glossia that he had created.


The developing theme is one of ran taken too far. Seriously, the Inquisitor trilogies are abnettt, do yourself a favor Overall, I really like the Eisenhorn series. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Retrieved from ” http: Eventually, even the most careful and responsible Radical will be overwhelmed by the warp.

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Third, however, Abnett is not a silly writer, and despite the pace it is a smart set of novels. All things considered… yeah.

What can you say when characters you love, oh I don’t know, are locked up in prison with no resolution to their fate, or perhaps turned into a host for a daemon this has happened MORE THAN ONCEor perhaps in order to combat the evil and darkness they hate they have to give in to its monibus and use it becoming the very thing they hate? I never was one much for what you might call police procedural type books.

For some reason, the Eisenhorn trilogy is only available as an omnibus edition at this point, and contains the three books: When we first meet him Eisenhorn is a veteran Inquisitor; dogged, determined, and ultra professional. That said – this book was good enough that, down the road, I won’t be so hesitant to pick up a Warhammer novel.

Are you only vaguely aware anbett 40K, but have heard good things about this book? I’ve read the book in the deep voice that in my mind belongs to Eisenhorn. This novel, narrated in the first person by Bequin, is set in the s.

I can see why eisenhogn is held in such high regards by the fans. Coincidentally, Eisenhorn’s retinue is like the CTU. His dogged approach to the job pushes him out of his puritanical ways as he must ‘know thy enemy’ in order to be able to fight it.