Johannes Cabal: the Fear Institute

Book Cover
Average Rating
Johannes Cabal volume 3.
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions

A Darkly Gripping Comic Fantasy

Beyond the wall of sleep lies the Dreamlands, a world formed by dreams, but not a dream itself. For countless millennia, it has been explored only by those with a certain detachment from mundane reality, its strange seas navigated and its vast mountains climbed by philosophers, mystics, and poets. Well, those halcyon days are over, beatniks.

Johannes Cabal is coming.

Cabal, a necromancer of some little infamy, is employed by the mysterious Fear Institute to lead an expedition into the Dreamlands, an expedition to hunt and destroy the dread Phobic Animus, the font of terrors, the very source of all the world's fear. They will enter exotic lands where magic is common and monsters abound. Cabal will encounter witches, vile abominations, and far too many zebras.

And, when they finally come close to their goal, Cabal will have to face his own nightmares. But for a man who communes easily with devils and the dead, surely there is nothing left to fear. . . .

More Details
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 3e6ea056-b1d5-f12b-0381-ad8751b43d9b
Grouping Title johannes cabal the fear institute
Grouping Author howard jonathan l
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-11 04:50:13AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-22 04:57:14AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Smith, Nicholas Guy,
author Howard, Jonathan L.,
author2-role Smith, Nicholas Guy,narrator., hoopla digital.
author_display Howard, Jonathan L
available_at_arlington Central, Westover
collection_arlington Adult Fiction
detailed_location_arlington Central Adult Fiction, Westover Adult Fiction, hoopla
display_description The third novel in the acclaimed, cult-favorite series starring necromancer Johannes CabalJohannes Cabal and his rather inexact powers of necromancy are back once more. This time, his talents are purchased by the Fear Institute as they hunt for the phobic animus-the embodiment of fear. The three institute members, led by Cabal and his silver key, enter the Dreamlands and find themselves pursued by walking trees plagued with giant ticks, stone men that patrol the ruins of their castles, cats that feed on human flesh, and phobias that torment and devastate. The intrepid explorers are killed off one by one as they traipse through this obfuscating and frustrating world, where history itself appears to alter. Cabal, annoyed that the quest is becoming increasingly heroic, finds himself alone with the institute's only remaining survivor, and after a shockingly violent experiment, begins to suspect that not everything is quite as it seems.
format_arlington Book, eAudio
format_category_arlington Audio Books, Books
id 3e6ea056-b1d5-f12b-0381-ad8751b43d9b
isbn 9781250037527, 9781483033785
item_details external_econtent:ils:.b14867539||hoopla|Online|eAudio|Audio Books|1|false|true|hoopla||||Available Online||qafea||, ils:.b14257749|.i18704086|Central Adult Fiction|F HOWAR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jun 18, 2018|caf||, ils:.b14257749|.i18704098|Westover Adult Fiction|F HOWAR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jul 10, 2018|waf||
itype_arlington Hardback, eCollection
last_indexed 2018-07-22T08:57:14.868Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington F HOWAR, Online
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Arlington Public Library Online, Aurora Hills, Aurora Hills Online, Central, Central Online, Cherrydale, Cherrydale Online, Columbia Pike, Columbia Pike Online, Connection Crystal City, Connection Crystal City Online, Detention Center, Detention Center Online, Glencarlyn, Glencarlyn Online, Local History, Local History Online, Plaza, Plaza Online, Shirlington, Shirlington Online, Westover, Westover Online
owning_location_arlington Central, Westover
primary_isbn 9781250037527
publishDate 2013, 2015
record_details external_econtent:ils:.b14867539|eAudio|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English||2015|1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 20 min.)) : digital., ils:.b14257749|Book|Books|First U.S. edition.|English|Thomas Dunne Books,|2013.|ix, 334 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
external_econtent:ils:.b14867539 Available Online Available Online false true false false false true
ils:.b14257749 .i18704086 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 999
ils:.b14257749 .i18704098 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 999
series Johannes Cabal
series_with_volume Johannes Cabal|3
subject_facet Cabal, Johannes (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction
title_display Johannes Cabal : the fear institute
title_full Johannes Cabal : the Fear Institute Howard, Jonathan L.,, Johannes Cabal : the fear institute / Jonathan L. Howard
title_short Johannes Cabal :
title_sub the Fear Institute