Xenos by Dan Abnett, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Xenos is the first novel in a trilogy by Dan Abnett featuring Inquisitor Gregor Eisenhorn. The novel was selected by David Annandale in May as part of. Widely held as a Black Library classic, Dan Abnett’s Xenos is the first installment in his Eisenhorn trilogy and the first novel to take a close look.

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XENOS Inquisitor Eisenhorn faces a vast interstellar cabal and the dark power of daemons, all racing to recover an arcane text of abominable power – an ancient tome known as the Necroteuch. Mar 03, Adam O’Grady rated it it was ok. Email to friends Share on Facebook – dwn in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab Add to watch list.

Tasked with the fight against The Heretic, The Demon and The Xenos races, he and his retinue purge evil and corruption wherever they find it.

Thank you, Dan Abnett, and thank you, Gregor Eisenhorn. The heroic duardin stepped forth into the Realm of Chaos to fight the daemons gnawing at the world’s ending and satisfy his death oath, leaving behind his companion Felix Jaeger. A characterful and engaging narration, making full use of the unusual first person perspective and drawing the listener in. I think part of this may be because this book was written earlier in Abnett’s career or maybe he doesn’t fan as much of a knack for that kind of writing.

And a delight for veterans of the 41st milenium as well 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. A great Warhammer novel, an even better sci-fi story. People who bought this also bought Now, encased in a life support sytem that keeps him alive but forever cuts him off from the physical world, Ravenor utilises his formidable mental powers xfnos continue his investigations.

Back to home page. And of Banett, greatest of the Warmaster’s followers, nothing has been heard for many years. The classic novel returns in a brand new edition. A hero, long absent, has returned, and with him comes the wrath of abnftt Ultramarines reborn.

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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, abnegt lovers and more. Fortunately, this book is easy to read and understand even if you don’t know a lot about 40k. Charged with protecting the Master of Mankind from all threats, within and without, their fearsome resolve is renowned throughout the galaxy, and their golden armour is the last thing that a would-be assassin or saboteur will ever see.

The performance was absolutely superb, with the variety of voices and dialects clear and entertaining.

So, if you like science fiction, and didn’t delve into the universe just yet I enjoyed the novel, Eisenhorn was really well developed as a character and his companions were interesting and compelling too. None Royal Mail International Standard. View all 3 comments.

I have a soft spot for the Warhammer 40K universe, I’ve read daan a few books from the Black Library before, and for the most part they’ve been enjoyable military sci-fi set in a grim and dark universe where war is eternal and humanity faces a desperate fight for survival against unforgiving aliens and the mind warping demons of chaos. The world of Warhammer 40k is large enough for a ton of separate stories on a load of different characters, events and locations.

Rob Sanders Narrated by: There are 2 items available. A banett Immersive story. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I enjoyed it throughout, and will be reading the rest of the series. But now, on denos eve of victory, the Emperor leaves the front lines, entrusting the great crusade to his favourite son, Horus.

View all 13 comments. The book reads more as an investigation than a war story and really lets you appreciate the parts of the universe that aren’t actively on fire all the time.

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May 17, Sam rated it really liked it Shelves: This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. Other books in the series. Conversely, franchise knowledge will not spoil all its secrets, leaving a developing mystery to grip all readers. Highly recommended, By far one of my favourite stories within the 40k universe. Our story begins with Gregor Eisenhorn, an Inquisitor of the Ordo Xenos hunting down the Heretic and Recidivist known as Eyclone, finally tracking him to the planet of Hubris where Eyclone plans the genocide of countless thousands of the ruling elite as they hibernate through the long winter of the planet.

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Xenos is slightly different to the previous Black Library books I’ve read, it follows an Inquisitor named Gregor Eisenhorn who is charged with hunting heretics, a I have a soft spot for the Warhammer 40K universe, I’ve read quite a few books from the Black Library before, and for the most part they’ve been enjoyable military sci-fi set in a grim and dark universe where war is eternal and humanity faces a desperate fight for survival against unforgiving aliens and the mind warping demons of chaos.

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Abnett has definitely leveled up the sub-genre, bringing a subtlety and range that I haven’t seen before in other fiction from Dann. The item you’ve selected was not added to your cart. Refresh and try again.

Capable of crime-novel intrigue, chilling elements of thriller, and clearly described yet elabourate action scenes, tied together with a gifted narrator that gives life and clarity to dialogue.

Xenos did not ever completely hook me like I hoped and expected it would. Feb 14, Cheryl Matthynssens rated it really liked it. Can’t wait to start the other ones. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This is a wonderfully entertaining listen. While enriched by the knowledge, Xenos is told as such that it can be enjoyed with no prior knowledge of the universe.