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Konrad Curze: The Night Haunter

Primarchs: The Horus Heresy, Book 12
Written by: Guy Haley
Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
Series: The Horus Heresy, Book 12, Primarchs: The Horus Heresy, Primarchs: The Horus Heresy, Book 12
Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
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Publisher's Summary

A Horus Heresy: Primarchs novel

Few among the legendary primarchs are as feared as Konrad Curze, the Night Haunter. Even before his fall to darkness, he was a sinister legend, a remorseless killer. This is his story.

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The Night Haunter is a fascinating character, a man who could have been a hero, but for the daemons that plague him, the result of his nightmarish visions of a future he helps to create. Guy Haley delves into this lord of the night, in a story you'll never forget…

The story:

Of all the Emperor’s immortal sons, the primarchs, it is Konrad Curze whose legend is the darkest. Born in the shadows of Nostramo, a world of murderers, thieves and worse, is it any surprise that he became the figure of dread known only as the Night Haunter? Heed now the tragic story of the creature Konrad Curze, master of the Night Lords Legion, of how he became a monster and a weapon of terror. He who once served the Imperium saw the truth in a maddening universe and the hypocrisy of a loveless father, and embraced the only thing that made any sense - darkness. From the blood-soaked gutters of his hiveworld upbringing, to the last days of his ill-fated existence, Curze is a primarch like no other and his tale is one to chill the very bone....

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Great look into Curze's character

A good creative way of delving into Curze's character and his motivations.
Only complaints are that the book can get a little carried away with the gore, it always seemed to me that a primarch obsessed with fear would find means other than torture and gory violence to instill fear.
Also I have no idea where the narrator was going with Sevatar's voice, it's almost unintelligible. he mumbles so much of his dialogue that I found the scenes containing him to be confusing.

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One of the best works from the Black Library!

Outstanding story by Guy Haley, and a flawless and inspired performance by Jonathan Keeble!
Do yourself a favor and give this audiobook a listen as soon as you can! You will not be disappointed!

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  • Tracey
  • 2019-09-08

Chilling! An Amazing Listen

Jonathan Keeble has been nothing short of awesome in other books but how he brings the Night Haunter to life is just 'makes your blood run cold' chilling. Guy Haley really deilvered too.

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  • jordan pantalone
  • 2019-08-22

keeble's best choice acting

he perfectly portrays the madness with curze so well and truly takes this book to a point that it feels like you're going down the rabbit hole along side the night haunter yourself

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  • Agent Filthy
  • 2019-08-14

Everything I wanted it to be...

I stood and clapped at the end. I reserve that for really great writing and equally impressive voice acting. I'm giving it a second listen tomorrow. Well worth the meager fee or credit as this is sincerely a few hours of quality mind vacation.

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  • Kyle Pacsai
  • 2019-09-21

Excellent!

As usual, Keeble was phenomenal. As usual, Haley conducted a well connected and epic story. Very much enjoyed.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 2019-09-03

Words fail me

I cannot begin to describe how much I enjoyed this book. This adds so much depth to one of the most complex and truly interesting characters of 40K lore. Konrad is by far one of the best characters.

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  • Holt Jenkins
  • 2019-08-23

Couldn't put it down. Outstanding narration.

A mortifying but brilliant take on Curze's final hours, narrated to perfection by Jonathan Keeble.

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  • axcl99stang
  • 2020-01-03

Finally a good story for Curze

This was a great book to listen to as it offered a lot of insight into events hinted at and left alone. Contains a couple visits from some of my long time favorites in the Night Lords Chapter.

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  • David
  • 2019-08-11

Tragedy

If Magnus hadn’t mess up the emperor could had save Curze!!! You will understand Curze maybe feel something else than anger for him.

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  • Paul Pfeiffer
  • 2020-08-10

exceptional read

adored this book, really makes you feel terrible for hating kurze, he was a tortured soul

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  • Jeremy Ferretti
  • 2020-07-18

Favorite Guy Haley book yet.

This was legit, one of my favorite 40k books so far. Guy Haley really did this character justice. And the narration was spectacular.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2019-08-22

Descend into the madness

Guy Haley depict the night haunter in all it's "glory" giving a interesting to a character that might seems bland at first sight but who's living on the edge of madness. Very good performance by Jonathan Keeble, always great to listen too !