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ePub ✓ mobi Krampus The Yule Lord ñ 9780062095657 ↠ Brom ↠ Santa Claus my dear old friend you are a thief a traitor a slanderer a murderer a liar but worst of all you are a mockery of everything for which I stood You have sung your last ho ho ho for I am coming for your head I am coming to take bVirginia struggling songwriter Jesse Walker witnesses a strange spectacle seven devilish figures chasing a man in a red suit toward a sleigh and eight reindeer When the reindeer leap skyward taking the sleigh devil men and Santa into the clouds screams follow Moments later a large sack plummets back to earth a magical sack that thrusts the down on his luck singer into the clutches of the terrifying Yule Lord Krampus But the lines between good and evil become blurred as Jesse's new Krampus is coming to townArtist writer and all around creepy cool cat Brom threw down some serious urban fantasy coin with this 2012 publication and I was picking it up like a stoner on DoritosSeems that before Santa Claus started selling Coca Cola back in the 30s before even Charles Dickens was scaring the Scrooge out of Brits hell before there was Brits – pagans were having fun with the Yule festival and at the center of the pre historic party was a seven foot tall party ANIMAL named Krampus Brom recreates the Krampus myth and throws in some muy bueno twists to what is already a fun themeBut this is not all comedy and laughs Like Cormac McCarthy Brom doesn’t play you want gritty backwoods violence You got it Set in the Appalachian hills of West Virginia this gets bloody and downright mean – but to his credit Brom keeps the bad contextual and within the parameters of his storyA very cool retelling of the Santa story Brom has gone OLD school and tells of the origins of Krampus the winter solstice festival and a Santa that we only thought we knew Truth be told I’ve always been fascinated with how Christianity took over and adopted pagan festivals Brom takes this theme and runs with it Fans of Neil Gaiman's brilliant American Gods will probably like this I know I didReaders may also recall that Brom is the same guy who created a dramatic revisioning of the Peter Pan story in his 2009 novel The Child Thief Hey Brom Here’s some ideasToyland MafiaMutha GoozMary had a little lamb chopOld McDonald had a body farmOr any of Andrew Dice Clay’s poemsGood fun

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Master reveals many dark secrets about the cherry cheeked Santa Claus including how half a millennium ago the jolly old saint imprisoned Krampus and usurped his magicNow Santa's time is running short for the Yule Lord is determined to have his retribution and reclaim Yuletide If Jesse can survive this ancient feud he might have the chance to redeem himself in his family's eyes to save his own broken dreams and to help bring the magic of Yule to the impoverished folk of Boone Coun I started Krampus with low expectations I'd been reading a lot for work lately and didn't have the time to read something light and fun but then a window appeared in my reading schedule right at the time this hit my desk Thank you Lord Krampus for this early Yuletide blessingKrampus could be an adjunct book to the universe of American Gods It's hillbilly noir crossed with Pan's Labyrinth It's as Christmassy as you can get when your protagonist is out to murder Santa Claus as it turns out that's pretty Christmassy The funny is hilarious The danger is real And the violence is hilarious and real I realize that makes me sound like a psychopath I've read a lot of great books so far this year but none of them have been as full of pure fun as KrampusMake sure you read this if you likeNeil GaimanTerry PratchettGlen DuncanCharlaine HarrisGrimm TVOnce Upon A Time TVSupernatural TV

kindle Krampus The Yule Lord

Krampus The Yule LordSanta Claus my dear old friend you are a thief a traitor a slanderer a murderer a liar but worst of all you are a mockery of everything for which I stood You have sung your last ho ho ho for I am coming for your head I am coming to take back what is mine to take back Yuletide from KrampusThe author and artist of The Child Thief returns with a modern fabulist tale of Krampus the Lord of Yule and the dark enemy of Santa ClausOne Christmas Eve in a small hollow in Boone County West Sometimes I get really lucky with sellers like when I got an autographed copy of a Rainbow Rowell book This time I got a poster with my order of KrampusUpon a little uick googling it appears it originally came as a promotion through the Science Fiction Book Club While the artwork is detailed the whole Christmas demon thing really isn't my aesthetic so I won't be hanging it up anytime soonAnyway other than the artwork I wasn't very impressed with this bookI guess I wanted something epic something fitting with the lore of yule and Krampus What I got was Krampus is angry at Santa who is really view spoiler Baldr hide spoiler