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The Apocalypse Codex, by Charles Stross July 23, 2012

Posted by stuffilikenet in Awesome, Books, Brilliant words, Mutants, Octopus, Uncategorizable.
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The Apocalypse Codex is the fourth in the Laundry series of books by Charles Stross, and every bit as good as the first three, though not as humorous (or perhaps I am getting used to his wry take on summoning demon-spawn from the dripping maw of ichor that is Human Resources).  In this latest outing, Bob Howard (Robert E. Howard, the author of the Conan novels, was a great friend of H. P. Lovecraft, whose elder gods are the ultimate evil of this series), junior computational demonologist for the Laundry looks into a born-again evangelical intent upon hastening the Second Coming..but of what he has no clue. 

Bob does.

OK, no more hints.  Well, except that this assignment is kind of a training exercise for Bob, with all the frightening implications of that statement.

Read the book;  if you haven’t read the others read them first:

The Atrocity Archives

The Jennifer Morgue

The Fuller Memorandum

These links take you to the Amazon page for the paperbacks;  all are available as audiobooks, which I also enjoyed, but are pricier.  Kindle versions of all are available.

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