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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Annette at his harrowing best! Inquisitor Eisenhorn faces a vast interstellar cabal and the dark power of daemons, all racing to recover an arcane text of supreme and abominable power – an ancient tome known as the Necroteuch.

David Annandale Narrated by: Can’t wait to get my next credit for the next in the series! Compelling story, told well Xenos is a fantastic window into the world dsn Warhammer 40k good for both starters and fans of the franchise. Inquisition at its finest Abnett captures the grim dark setting.

This book did make me laugh a little as in the begining the author said how excited he was to write for xenis Inquisition series as it’d be a chance to delve into the abntet and worlds of 40k and see what life was like on all the different planets and not just focus on the battles of the space marines.

Xenos by Dan Abnett

They somehow exist in two realties at a time and can meld them together. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. For the Emperor Warhammer 40, By: See xbnett I mean about how ridiculous this shit is? Dan Abnett starts his Eisenhorn trilogy off with a blistering fireball! This was unbelievably good.


My first Warmhammer 40k book – I knew nothing about the game or the universe, but I didn’t really feel lost starting here.

A change of style, to more of a thriller, than a straight up action story, was welcome, and I would enjoy reading more like this.

Xenos: Warhammer 40,000

Jonathan Keeble, Matthew Hunt Length: 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. Abnett also continues to give good battle.

And the cleansing role of an inquisitor abnettt the uniqueness in their individual methods. There is also an aged scholar and during this investigation Eisenhorn adds a young woman who has a unique skill that is very helpful.

He has psychic skills in addition to weaponry skills and physical prowess.

Warhammer 40, Eisenhorn, Book 1. This edition was published in by Black Library. Well, I’m that regard it was a failure; By the 3rd night I was too caught up in the story to fall asleep at all.

Powered by eBay Turbo Lister. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Exciting and well developed sf classic Abnett demonstrates why he will always be the most respected warhammer author.

The other characters besides Eisenhorn, such as his crew, other inquisitors and his aabnett, are constructed and written well.

Xenos was the very first novel I read set in the Warhammer 40k universe. Eisenhorn and his retinue have to tackle rival factions in the Inquisition, followers of Chaos and inscrutable alien creatures as they follow the investigation to its bitter, and exceptionally violent, end.

Spat from the ruinous depths with his redemption unfulfilled, he emerges into the Mortal Realms, a strange new world where gods walk the earth and dark forces are ascendant. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of An excellent introduction to those not abnettt familiar with the universe. Prescribed listening for all acolytes. He also made me reconsider my thoughts on first xenis point of view. Dan Abnett Narrated by: This is a wonderfully entertaining listen. And that’s boring, honestly.


Conversely, franchise knowledge will not spoil all its secrets, leaving a developing mystery to grip all readers. I could clearly visualize every step of the book. Select a valid country. The classic novel returns in a brand new edition. Please enter a number less than or equal to 2. 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 dn that a would-be assassin or saboteur will ever see.

The Best Books of 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 to continue his investigations. The mystery was well crafted, and the author does a great job in the chase against the villains to reach the artifact. At best it made the story difficult to visualize, at worst there were segments of the story that devolved into word salad. An invasion like no other assaults the broken city of Shebat, as the crazed warlord Urgork arrives to lay waste to the Imperial forces and capture a Primaris Marine for his own twisted ends.

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