Books of Blood

Volumes One to Three

Barker, Clive

(Book - 1998)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Books of Blood
With the 1984 publication of Books of Blood , Clive Barker became an overnight literary sensation. He was hailed by Stephen King as "the future of horror," and won both the British and World Fantasy Awards. Now, with his numerous bestsellers, graphic novels, and hit movies like the Hellraiser films, Clive Barker has become an industry unto himself. But it all started here, with this tour de force collection that rivals the dark masterpieces of Edgar Allan Poe . Read him. And rediscover the true meaning of fear.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, c1998
Edition: Special collector's ed
ISBN: 9780425165584
Branch Call Number: FICTION BARKER
Characteristics: xiii, 507 p. ;,23 cm


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While still moving forward as a writer and artist, albeit with less horror themes, Barker's canon all started with this collection (well, Book 1 at least). You thought Clive the Barker was just Pinhead's father? Think again. Soak it in, immerse yourself, and roll around these innovative tales lik... Read More »

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Sep 20, 2012
  • onthenextad rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

If you are a fan of horror anthologies you won't find many better than this. It's a very fun read.


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