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They're all great books, although I've only read the first two omnibuses.

You're right that the Founding contains the first three novels (First and Only, Ghostmaker and Necropolis).

After that it's The Saint, the second omnibus, containing Honour Guard,Guns of Tanith, Straight Silver and Sabbat Matyr.

The Final Omnibus is The Lost, contaning Traitor General, His Last Command, The Armour of Contempt and Only in Death.

The next two books (Sabbat Worlds (An Anthology including various authors), and Blood Pact), are avalible in October.

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Bane_Of_Kings is right, although Blood Pact is already available as a hardback. If you can, try and get a hold of Double Eagle, although if you do, don't read it until after The Saint, as it contains spoilers for that, but also ties in with those novels :)
 

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The natural thing to do, would be reading the Omnibus' in chronological order, simply to avoid complexities by reading a later Omnibus (Such as The Lost or The Saint) and spoilers, such as the deaths of varying characters. The only other variable, I would even consider is that of the price/value of each Omnibus. I believe, they are all the same price, but the latter two reach into the 1000's whilst The Founding only the traditional 768 pages; thus in terms of book-economy (which makes me seem like a rather tight prick) I would advice The Lost.
 

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I still consider Sabbat Martyr as the best GG book, none of them are anything but great yet this one (part of the The Saint story arc) is by far the one that contains, for me, the most heartache of all the books so far.

So definitely read them chronologically, and as Bane said read Double Eagle between The Saint and The Lost.
 

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to add to this thread, does it matter if you read the gaunt's ghost series before the ravenor omnibus? are there any connections? i've read eisenhorn and can't decide which dan abnett series to read next.
 

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to add to this thread, does it matter if you read the gaunt's ghost series before the ravenor omnibus? are there any connections? i've read eisenhorn and can't decide which dan abnett series to read next.
There are no connections beyond having the same author.

As to what next, I personally didn't like the Ravenor books, I thought he lost his way a bit towards the end. Try Titanicus. It's one of my favourite Abnett books. Then hit the Ghosts books.
 

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There are no connections beyond having the same author.

As to what next, I personally didn't like the Ravenor books, I thought he lost his way a bit towards the end. Try Titanicus. It's one of my favourite Abnett books. Then hit the Ghosts books.
Actually there are some connections beyond author, Ravenor is set a couple of hundred years before the Gaunt's Ghost series and is already a published author himself- he was the one who created the Armour of Contempt thesis and Gaunt counts him as one of his favourite authors, which I think is a cool tie-in.
 

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I still consider Sabbat Martyr as the best GG book, none of them are anything but great yet this one (part of the The Saint story arc) is by far the one that contains, for me, the most heartache of all the books so far.
Aye... I had lost a piece of my soul by the end of Sabbat Martyr... A piece i doubt i will ever reclaim... :cray:

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Just finished Sabbyt Martyr, all i can do is agree with what Plos said at the top of this page :( But i was dreading it happening. The moment Corbec visted Wyze, found out he had some nalwood and then said he was making coffins i had a feeling Corbec would end up in a nalwood one by the end of the book. Made it no easier when i read it though

Lijah fething Cuu.......
 
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