John Dies at the End: Volume 1

· John Dies at the End Book 1 · Sold by Macmillan
693 reviews
66% price drop on Jan 1

About this ebook

Jon Dies at the End is a genre-bending, humorous account of two college drop-outs inadvertently charged with saving their small town--and the world--from a host of supernatural and paranormal invasions.

Now a Major Motion Picture.

"[Pargin] is like a mash-up of Douglass Adams and Stephen King... 'page-turner' is an understatement."
—Don Coscarelli, director, Phantasm I-V, Bubba Ho-tep


You should not have touched this flyer with your bare hands. NO, don't put it down. It's too late. They're watching you.

My name is David. My best friend is John. Those names are fake. You might want to change yours.

You may not want to know about the things you'll read on these pages, about the sauce, about Korrok, about the invasion, and the future. But it's too late. You touched the book. You're in the game. You're under the eye.

The only defense is knowledge. You need to read this book, to the end. Even the part with the bratwurst. Why? You just have to trust me.

The important thing is this:

The sauce is a drug, and it gives users a window into another dimension.

John and I never had the chance to say no.

You still do.

I'm sorry to have involved you in this, I really am. But as you read about these terrible events and the very dark epoch the world is about to enter as a result, it is crucial you keep one thing in mind:

None of this was my fault.
693 reviews
Ash Borgstrom
July 31, 2013
I was turned on to this by a friend of mine that simply had trouble describing it. He compared it to other books, other authors, but in the end, just said, "You gotta read this." Now having read it, I agree competely. This was an amazing page-turner. I haven't been this unable to set a book down since "The Da Vinci Code" came out. Believable characters, real dialogue, and a fast-paced story line keeps you enthralled with the story of two friends and their adventures with other-worldly beings. Great read!
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July 20, 2013
Oh man, it is just the best trying to explain every weird and trippy little detail of plot to anyone about this book. I either get one of two responses.: 1. That book sounds stupid! ):< 2. Wow that sounds like a good book! (: David Wong= pure genius, nuff said. About to read This Book is Full of Spiders. XD Cant wait!
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Nick Baker
December 6, 2015
If you've been fortunate enough to find yourself on this page, do yourself a solid and buy the book already. You don't want to miss out.
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About the author

DAVID WONG is the pseudonym of Jason Pargin, New York Times bestselling author of the John Dies at the End series as well as the award-winning Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits. His essays at have been read by tens of millions of people around the world. ZOEY PUNCHES THE FUTURE IN THE DICK: A Novel.

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