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De necromancer (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel #4)

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De necromancer is een waardig nieuw hoofdstuk in de avonturen van Josh en Sophie die samen met de onsterfelijke Nicolas Flamel de kwaadaardige John Dee bestrijden.
Nadat ze gevlucht zijn naar Ojai, Parijs, en daarna naar Londen, zijn Josh en Sophie eindelijk weer thuis. Perenelle, de vrouw van de onsterfelijke Nicolas Flamel, is ontsnapt uit Alcatraz, de gevangenis waar gee
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Hardcover, 349 pages
Published October 28th 2010 by Boekerij (first published May 25th 2010)
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Ithlilian
Jan 12, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: young-adult
The novelty of this series wore off very quickly. I praised the first book for it's originality, enjoyed the second book, and struggled through the third book. I barely made it through The Necromancer. The pace isn't quite as break neck as the previous novels, but there is still plenty of chase scenes. I really think the alternate points of view do not help this series. I really don't want to read about the bad guys having mundane conversations and plotting things. Nothing of import is really ha ...more
Franco  Santos
Jan 12, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Otro gran libro de esta saga que se pone cada vez mejor y más oscura. Me fue imposible apartarme de la historia hasta terminarla. Adictiva, dinámica, ligera y extraordinaria.
Mark
Jun 03, 2010 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
The storytelling throughout the Secrets of Immortal Nicholas Flamel series can be compared to a waterfall. What started out as a powerful force with a clear heading and characters that were often connected, has now plummeted downward to an end of some sort, but throughout the journey, the flow is fragmented and broken apart, sometimes rejoining, but a lot of it turning to mist, with no hope of congealing again.

It's really a shame that the series had so much potential with the first few books; bl
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Cherie
I don't know what's wrong with the rest of the people, but I think this series is great!!! I thought the last book was my favorite when I finished it, but can I dare say that this one was better? I don't know what is going to happen next but I' m not waiting to see either. Book #5 is downloading as I write this.
Daniel
Nov 04, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nastavljamo u istom stilo ko i do sada. Polako se sprema pozornica za kraj pa samim tim pritisak se pojacava, situacija je sve mracnija i stvarno se ne zna kako ce ici dalje. To mi se cidja.

Plus u ovoj knjizi fokus je nekako vise na likovima nego na magiji sto odma povecava kvalitet celog stiva.
Tv
Apr 08, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I finished the arc last night/this morning, staying up till just before dawn to complete it. And yes, it is that good. I will go so far as to say it is the best of the lot.

Up front, let me say that I loved this series right from the beginning though I have also shared some other reviewers frustrations with the year-long delays between books. Book 4 is astonishing. There have been hints throughout the series that Michael Scott was building an entire world and here we begin to see it all come toge
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Sara
Jun 05, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Mike
May 31, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My congratulations go out to Michael Scott for another well written book in the series. I just have one request Mr. Scott. Please please don't go J.K. on us and call a wet fart the ending. Ok. On to this great book. I won't give details because I really want everyone to give this one a read.

The story picked right back up and was action packed from the start. One of the things I liked most was all the background and character developement in this book. We got more info about Scatty and the Witch
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Andrea
Nov 15, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017-read
I literally love everything about this series except for Josh. He is ruining it for me, I have never wanted to smack some sense into a character more than him. He could do with some sense because then maybe he would see who is actually using him instead of assuming things. Cause he's just become an ass and he will not be redeemed for me ever.
Brooke Wayne
Lots of fluff. It was okay though.
Caroline
I think it is possible to divide this series between the first three books and this one (and most probably the two others which will follow: The Warlock (2011) and The Enchantress (2012)). This book takes a whole new tone and you get from the beginning that things really are serious and that a war or at the very least a conflict is imminent. The three first books were about Awakening the Twins and teaching them some magic, as well as fleeing from John Dee and Niccolo Machiavelli. The Necromancer ...more
Felicia [Felicia's Ink(t)]
“Niten's eyes didn't move, but a trace of a smile curled his lips. "I do not need my eyes to tell me where I'm going."
"I have no idea what that means," Josh said. "Is it like some sort of ninja trick?"
Niten shot Josh a warning look. "Whatever you do, don't mention-"
It was too late. In the backseat Aoife stirred. "Ninjas," she spat. "Why is everyone so obsessed with ninjas? They were never that good. And they were cowards, sneaking around in their black pajamas, stabbing their victims with poison
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Dalziel Mapp
Sep 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Urghhhhh! I love this series so much! Why did I wait so long to read this one. I've missed scatty, the twins and the villains soooo much. This series is one of those that feels like home each time you pick it up.

In terms of plot it wasn't as fast paced as the previous three but I think it was definitely necessary to build up the bigger picture. the next one feels like its gonna be very fast placed and full of action. I won't be leaving such a long space of time between this book and the next one
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Jennifer Jimenez
Sep 08, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: prh, tbr-that-i-own
WOW this book. Just ended with a character being unbelievably stupid, but it works for the story. (view spoiler) i can't wait to read the next one.
Sulis Peri Hutan
Kurang seru

Entah ya, buku keempat ini serasa biasa aja, efek kejutnya sedikit sekali, alurnya masih cepet, setting waktunya pun juga sama hanya berselang dua hari, Selasa 5 Juni dan Rabu 6 Juni. Sama seperti sebelumnya juga, jika ada musuh yang baru maka akan ada peran protagonis yang baru. Hanya saja menurut saya perpindahan tokoh ditiap bab jaraknya kadang terlalu lama sehingga "rasa" kejutannya mulai hilang. Adegan pertempurannya pun juga tidak terlalu seru. Saya akan menulisnya kejadian yang
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Anggia Retno
Apr 06, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, ebook, english
Oke, novel ini sukses membawa saya tidak berhenti membaca hingga menyentuh halaman akhir dan tentu saja sukses membuat histeris dan tidak sabar menunggu buku berikutnya


Necromancer, sesuai judulnya di sini John Dee mendapat giliran untuk tampil dengan porsi terbanyak. Setelah di buku sebelumnya Dee gagal menangkap Flamel dan si Kembar, di sini para pemburu yang sebelumnya berusaha menangkap si kembar di bawah perintah Dee berbalik berusaha menangkapnya. Menjadi buronan para elder tentu tidak muda
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Brian Regan
May 31, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Necromancer is the fourth in a series I've enjoyed a great deal. Like the Percy Jackson books from Rick Riordan, it is filled with characters from myth and history, mixing lots of different worlds with the story of 2 (not-so-)normal American teens, in this case twins Josh and Sophie Newman. In my opinion, it is much better written than the Riordan, and the story is much more complex and satisfying.

This fourth volume is more scattered than previous ones, with multiple story lines diverging fr
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Crissy
Aug 06, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
OK... this series doesn't seem to be going anywhere. I thought by book 4 maybe we would have made some progress but we still seem to be following the formula of fight monsters and flee. Whine some more, then fight monsters and flee again. Bad guys lie, gullible boy believes them, causes more damage so that everyone can once again fight monsters and flee. Oh, and everyones aura is always exhausted, and yet somehow they still manage to fight monsters before they flee again. I don't know if I am go ...more
Donna
I have completely enjoyed this whole series so far. I have especially enjoyed the characters as they travel through their world, trying to figure it out. I like how with each new book in the series, they are constantly growing and trying to navigate through what is thrown at them. And as always, I can't wait to read the next one by how the author ended it. There is always a hook. I wish my boys were still little because they would have enjoyed this one.
Anna Sofrona
Jul 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It was amazing! I really enjoyed especially the last 8 chapters!
Houston García
Jan 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Gieliza
Upon reconsideration, I'm rating this 3.5 stars because I really don't like how that last part went down.
Mariel Zani Begoña
Josh cada libro que pasa me caes peor
Matthew Mondry
Oct 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really liked the book. It was full of action and conflict between both sides.
athenea
Jul 16, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 3-stars, 2017
3,5 ☆
Clara
Sep 13, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Josh Newman has annoyed me since book 1. But this book it gets even worse. He is a jealous little shit and he's just about working my last nerve. If I didn't get these books for my birthday, I'm not sure I would continue reading these.
Josh Newman you are an annoying little shit.
Erika
Oct 13, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Pretty good. Very exciting.i liked it.
Q. Baihaqi
Jan 20, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Ini adalah novel terjemahanku yang ketiga :)

Masih melanjutkan cerita dari buku sebelumnya. Dee kini berbalik menjadi buronan para Tetua untuk dihukum karena telah sekian kali gagal melaksanakan tugas menangkap Flamel dan si Kembar. Dee tidak lagi membutuhkan lembaran Codex yang ada di tangan Josh, dia membangun rencananya sendiri. Untuk melaksanakan rencana itu dia memerlukan kekuatan si Kembar. Sehingga dia masih terus mengejar-ngejar si Kembar. Sedangkan pasangan Flamel kini memusatkan perhati
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Rhiannon Ryder
Jul 19, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
With awesome covers and an intriguing story these books have fascinated me since the day I picked the first one up (with absolutely no idea this was part one of six! ugh). I'd be lying though if I didn't say I've struggled with them, and I just couldn't pin point why. I love the story, it's action packed and full of great reveals and monsters. There's an intriguing cast of characters, many of whom are immortal and have rich histories for Michael Scott to divulge at his leisure. So what is it, ex ...more
Aaron
Dec 15, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In the forth novel of The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series, twins Sophie and Josh Newman find that their adventures with the alchemyst Nicholas Flamel and his sorceress wife Perennelle. Less than a week has gone by since the twins first met the immortal couple, yet they have found themselves transported from San Francisco to Paris to London and back. In the process Sophie and Josh have learned they may be the powerful twins fated to save the world. Their powers are clearly awesome, ...more
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Irish-born Michael Scott began writing over thirty years ago, and is one of Ireland's most successful and prolific authors, with over one hundred titles to his credit, spanning a
variety of genres, including Fantasy, Science Fiction and Folklore.

He writes for both adults and young adults and is published in thirty-seven countries, in over twenty languages.

Praised for his “unparalleled contribution
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