I had already read "The Gates", and was thrilled to find a sequel. I must have forgotten about it, or something. "The Infernals" picks up a bit after the events of "The Gates".
Mrs.Abernathy, having harnessed
energy from the LHC at CERN after it had been reactivated, brings her
hated enemy Samuel Johnson (and his little dachsund Boswell) to Hell to
get her revenge.
John Connolly creates demonic hordes very well!
His cast of characters--demons and humans alike--are easily
loveable/detestable. His worlds are also amazingly rich, and lovingly
Connolly's writing is hilarious, and the
footnotes--often offering the author's own opinions--are well done! I
love his writing-style, and this book was just as well done as any of
the others he has written