Ciaphas Cain

By Sandy Mitchell,

Book cover of Ciaphas Cain: Hero of the Imperium

Book description

The first three action-packed adventures of Commissar Ciaphas Cain, and his malodorous aide Jurgen are collected together into one amazing volume. His brand of sarcasm and self-preservation are a hit with Black Library fans and provide a unique counterpoint to the usual darkness of the Warhammer 40,000 universe.

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1 author picked Ciaphas Cain as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

I was never the biggest fan of Warhammer 40K growing up, but the series has grown on me quite a bit, particularly the novels that expand on the setting. The Ciaphas Cain: Hero of the Imperium omnibus combines the first three books in the novel series with some additional short stories added in. The books follow the tale of the titular character, a Commissar in the Imperium of Mankind who would very much rather not be involved in anything directly dangerous, but inevitably finds himself drawn into bigger conflicts and his reputation growing. It’s a comedic look at the Warhammer…

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