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  1. says:

    If Stephenie Meyer and Dan Brown had a baby that baby would have grown up into Thomas Wheeler and it would have written this book The writing is clunky and in places it's absolutely nonsensical The plot is difficult to follow which i

  2. says:

    How do you mess up a story about Arthur Conan Doyle HP Lovecraft and Houdini attempting to avert the end of the world by re

  3. says:

    I actually bought this book a couple of years ago on the recommedation of a co worker back when I worked for a book store I'm sorry it took me so long to read it It was surprisingly good After Dante Club by Matthew Pearl I honestly didn't think I'd find any author able to fuse well known historical literary figures into a story and not have it come across as cheesey or cheap Thomas Wheeler did a great job Not only did I believe that I wa

  4. says:

    I got this cheap at the bookstore at the airport Not a lot of choice And it waasn't that good First of all the depicitions of Laveau Houdini Lov

  5. says:

    this book was AWESOME it had everything Lost tribes of Angels gonstic gospel knowledge historical fiction HP Lovecraft as a character in the book a twisted plot I didn't see all the way through until it came about at the end Uber rich Satanists you name it WOWI mean sure not high brow fiction but one HELL of a joyride through the occult and early American

  6. says:

    The book begins with a silly but fairly entertaining premise Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Harry Houdini HP Lovecraft and voodoo priestess Marie Lave

  7. says:

    The plot is essentially League of Extraordinary Gentlemen with real historical figures instead of literary ones I would watch the TV show in a heartbeat but getting through the book itself was a bit of a drag There are odd moments were you look at this detail or that and go oh well the author did some research The next pa

  8. says:

    Delightful A perfectly wonderful way to spend an afternoon if you love Sherlock Holme Houdini and Doyle supernatural mysteries and turn of the century settings The author is obviously a great scriptwriter; this read vividly

  9. says:

    OK This one was a guilty pleasure An occult thriller in which a team consists of Harry Houdini Marie Laveau HP Lovecraft and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle It's like the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen but with real people yet eually far fetched

  10. says:

    Tries to be the Last Templar meets Rule of Four meets Da Vinci Code meets League of Extraordinary Gentlemen And it just fails miserably

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S of deceptively disparate but decidedly connected murders And as he calls upon the scattered members of the Arcanum for aid he also finds himself embroiled in a story of war as old as time itself Not of a struggle between countries but between darkness and lightPeopled with the twentieth century’s most famous and infamous figures here is an extraordinary tale in which the stakes go beyond the realm of humankind into the divine From the Hardcover editi OK This one was a guilty pleasure An occult thriller in which a team consists of Harry Houdini Marie Laveau HP Lovecraft and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle It s like the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen but with real people yet eually far fetched Trial of a Feminizer pleasure An occult thriller in which a team consists of Harry Houdini Marie Laveau HP Lovecraft and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle It s like the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen but with real The Breach of Crowns people yet eually far fetched

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It is 1919 and the Great War has come to a close But in the shadows of the world’s major cities the killing has just begun In this perilous time as the division between order and chaos grows increasingly slim a select group of visionaries have taken it upon themselves to ensure the safety of humanity They are known as the ArcanumIn London’s stormy Hyde Park Konstantin Duvall the Arcanum’s founder has been killed in a suspicious accident Dismayed th How do you mess up a story about Arthur Conan Doyle HP Lovecraft and Houdini attempting to avert the end of the world by recovering a lost volume of arcane lore and dubious provenance Just ask Thomas Wheeler Start by failing to do any kind of historical or biographical research whatsoever Lovecraft was social guy with a wide correspondence and a fairly excellent sense of humor which makes him a far complex personality than the Reclusive Necromancer Wheeler paint by numbers here Doyle based his most famous character on Dr Joseph Bell not himself and wrote eerie tales of supernatural horror which seems like the kind of thing that would have merited a little attention here I ll admit I don t know much about Houdini but I m fairly certain he and the other gentlemen of his era didn t speak in anachronistic metaphors the way Wheeler has them doingOnce you ve completely sucked the joy out of your novel by inaccurately depicting the main characters try to recoup your losses by stacking set piece upon set piece with little regard to sense or plot progression Got Houdini Let s put in an escape with a high wire act Got Doyle Let s make him randomly deduce things in some situations but not others Got Lovecraft Let s throw in a little shittily written steampunk confrontation with a demon or something Not done yet Let s insert Marie Laveau into the narrative despite her having been dead for a few decades by this time and then HAVE HER RAISE SOME DAMN ZOMBIES Because well why not rightThis should have been precisely the kind of thing I adore a brilliant mash up of history and literature tinged with supernatural horror Instead it s nothing but a rather painfully epic disappointment with cardboard cut outs standing in for beloved characters and random episodes standing in for plot and a completely inaccurate rendering of HPL s Cthulhu Mythos added on top just as a final kick in the teeth I suppose I can say that at least it was good for a laugh though I highly doubt that s what the author intended The Collection perilous time as the division between order and chaos grows increasingly slim a select group of visionaries have taken it upon themselves to ensure the safety of humanity They are known as the ArcanumIn London’s stormy Hyde Park Konstantin Duvall the Arcanum’s founder has been killed in a suspicious accident Dismayed th How do you mess up a story about Arthur Conan Doyle HP Lovecraft and Houdini attempting to avert the end of the world by recovering a lost volume of arcane lore and dubious Whispers of Feathers provenance Just ask Thomas Wheeler Start by failing to do any kind of historical or biographical research whatsoever Lovecraft was social guy with a wide correspondence and a fairly excellent sense of humor which makes him a far complex Mount série tome 3 - 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