"Dickson is one of SF's standard bearers."--Publishers Weekly
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Would definetly reccomend this series to anyone who loves traditional SF.
Necromancer is the second published novel in the Childe Cycle, following Dorsai!, but is actually the first volume in internal chronology among the published works.
There is not a lot of character development except for a few main participants.
I was very disappointed when Dickson passed without completing the Childe Cycle series that I did not touch any of his books for years. When Bookbub posted this ebook for $1. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Wilk
I love this book, each time I read it I get more awareness of magic.Published 11 days ago by Liam Phillips
On the recommendation of a good friend I started the Childe Cycle, and I'm glad I did. I decided to read Necromancer first because it is the first in the cycle chronologically. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Terrance McKittrick
I read the Childe cycle books back in the 1970s and to read them again is great. I thoroughly enjoy how he develops the characters. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
Now reread after a number of years.
Publisher did sloppy work. Word BAD, appears instead of HAD, and there are too many poor edits/misprint like... Read more
Every few years I re-read this book. I have it in hardcover, and now on my kindle. The beginning of the Childe Cycle series, it is a thought provoking enjoyable read of a human... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Dalton
This is where it really all began for the Dorsai or Childe Cycle or whatever you wanted to call it. As Gordon Dickson had originally it would have eventually from as far back as... Read morePublished 12 months ago by johnwmgibson
Well-written. I just hate having to give a written opinion. I am far too busy for this kind of coercion.Published 13 months ago by Ray Givan
great, fantastic it's a fantastic book..!!!!! it was beyond my expectations without a doubt, I would reallly recommend this book
to anyone, it's a great piece