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Abarat (rack)
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060596376
Pages: 496
Year: 2004-08-31
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A journey beyond imagination is about to unfold. . . . It begins in the most boring place in the world: Chickentown, U.S.A. There lives Candy Quackenbush, her heart bursting for some clue as to what her future might hold. When the answer comes, it's not one she expects. Welcome to the Abarat.
Absolute Midnight (Books of Abarat, Book 3)
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007459505
Pages: 624
Year: 2011-10-06
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A dazzling fantasy adventure for all ages, the third part of a quartet appearing at two yearly intervals, richly illustrated by the author.
Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062029673
Pages: 576
Year: 2011-08-30
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Candy Quackenbush's adventures in the Abarat are getting stranger by the hour. Why has the Lord of Midnight sent his henchman after her? Why can she suddenly speak words of magic? Why is the world familiar? Candy and her companions must solve the mystery of her past before the forces of Night and Day clash and Absolute Midnight descends upon the islands. A final war is about to begin. . . .
Abarat
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007301693
Pages: 496
Year: 2009-01-08
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A dazzling fantasy adventure for all ages, the first of a quartet.
Days of Magic, Nights of War
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007227728
Pages: 556
Year: 2006-10-01
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The Abarat is a magical otherworld composed on an archipelago of twenty-five islands. Candy Quackenbush, escaping her dull life from the most boring place in our world, Chickentown, USA, finds that in the Abarat, she has another existence entirely, one which links her to marvels and mysteries; and even to murder.
Abarat 2: Days of Magic, Nights of War
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007355254
Pages: 576
Year: 2009-12-10
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A dazzling fantasy adventure for all ages, the second part of a quartet appearing at two yearly intervals, richly illustrated by the author. Film rights sold to Disney for $8 million on the paintings alone.
Abarat: Absolute Midnight
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060291710
Pages: 592
Year: 2011-09-27
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“I know that many of you here have waited years for this Hour,” Mater Motley said, using that voice that, though it was barely conversational in volume, was somehow heard everywhere. “The waiting is over. Tomorrow there will be no dawn. Only midnight, absolute and eternal.” And so begins a new chapter in the epic story of sixteen-year-old Candy Quackenbush and her journeys through the world of the Abarat, where every hour is an island in one eternal day, and nothing is as it seems. Candy travels through the Abarat from island to island and across the sea with an unlikely band of friends: the escaped prisoner Malingo the Geshrat, the quarrelsome John Brothers, who all share the same body but never the same opinion, and the many other colorful characters they meet along the way. The problem is that trouble finds Candy wherever she goes. And soon she discovers a secret plot, masterminded by the diabolical Mater Motley, who is obsessed with becoming Empress of the Islands. Her method is simple. She will darken the skies, putting out the suns, moons, and stars. She will bring absolute midnight.
The Essential Clive Barker
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062034642
Pages: 608
Year: 2010-11-23
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"I wonder if the reverse is not also in some way true. That the artist is constantly working on an elaborate and fantasticated self-portrait, but at the end has drawn, unbeknownst, a picture of the world." -- Clive Barker, "Private Legends: An Introduction" Clive Barker, award-winning and New York Times bestselling author, playwright, artist, producer, director, screenwriter, and one of the world's master storytellers, writing in the haunting and moving traditions of Poe and Dickens, invites us to join him on a dazzling, wondrous journey through the worlds of his imagination and to experience visions, dreams, love, terror, heaven and hell, and revenge. As we read, we discover and explore the dream-sea Quiddity and the islands of Ephemeris; the five Dominions of the Imajica, of which the Earth is but an imperfect facet; the rapturous world woven into an ancient, threadbare carpet in a derelict house in Liverpool; Hood's Holiday House where each day contains four seasons and children's wishes may come true; the Sky Room of Galilee, where the creation of the universe may be witnessed; and the clubs and bars of San Francisco and New York, in which all manner of sexual adventures lie in wait. In these stories, the real and the miraculous are within a breath of one another, life gives way to death, and death to life; doorways open into other states of existence, and each doorway leads us back to our own dreams and fears. The Essential Clive Barker is an irresistible narrative compendium that superbly represents the impressive quality and range of Barker's fiction, spanning more than twenty years of writing. It contains more than seventy excerpts from novels and plays and four full-length short stories, all personally selected by Barker, and offers a privileged insight into a remarkable writer and his art.
Coldheart Canyon
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061740527
Pages: 704
Year: 2009-03-17
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Film's most popular action hero needs a place to heal after his surgery has gone terribly wrong. His fiercely loyal agent finds him just such a place in a luxurious forgotten mansion high in the Hollywood Hills. But the original owner of the mansion was a beautiful woman devoted to pleasure at any cost, and the terrible legacy of her deeds has not yet died. There are ghosts and monsters haunting Coldheart Canyon, where nothing is forbidden . . . Clive Barker's Coldheart Canyon showcases the boldly innovative New York Times bestselling master at the very top of his formidable and frightening skills. Clive Barker is the internationally bestselling author of more than twenty books for adults and children. He is also a widely acclaimed artist, film producer, screenwriter, and director. He lives in Beverly Hills, California.
Abarat with Bonus Material
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062130684
Pages: 100
Year: 2011-09-13
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Discover the magical and illuminating world of Clive Barker’s bestselling Abarat. This ebook also includes excerpts from the sequel, Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War, and the long-anticipated third installment: Abarat: Absolute Midnight. It begins in the most boring place in the world: Chickentown, U.S.A. There lives Candy Quackenbush, her heart bursting for some clue as to what her future might hold. When the answer comes, it's not one she expects. Out of nowhere comes a wave, and Candy, led by a man called John Mischief (whose brothers live on the horns on his head), leaps into the surging waters and is carried away. Where? To the Abarat: a vast archipelago where every island is a different hour of the day, from The Great Head that sits in the mysterious twilight waters of Eight in the Evening, to the sunlit wonders of Three in the Afternoon, where dragons roam, to the dark terrors of Gorgossium, the island of Midnight, ruled over by the Prince of Midnight himself, Christopher Carrion. Candy has a place in this extraordinary world: She is here to help save the Abarat from the dark forces that are stirring at its heart. Forces older than Time itself, and more evil than anything Candy has ever encountered.
Book of Abarat
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher:
ISBN: 0060291729
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Year: 2008-08-08
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Novels by Clive Barker
Author: Source Wikipedia
Publisher: University-Press.org
ISBN: 123061205X
Pages: 26
Year: 2013-09
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (novels not included). Pages: 25. Chapters: Abarat, Absolute Midnight, Cabal (novella), Coldheart Canyon, Days of Magic, Nights of War, Everville, Galilee (novel), Imajica, Mister B. Gone, Mr. Maximillian Bacchus and his Travelling Circus, Sacrament (novel), The Books of Abarat, The Damnation Game (novel), The Great and Secret Show, The Hellbound Heart, The Scarlet Gospels, The Thief of Always, Weaveworld. Excerpt: The Books of Abarat are a series of young adult fantasy novels written and illustrated by Clive Barker. The series is intended to contain five books, of which three have so far been published. The series takes place on the Abarat, a fictional archipelago consisting of twenty-five islands, one for each hour of the day (and one extra). The series is intended to consist of five books: Barker began painting illustrations for the first book in the series, Abarat, in 1995. He had originally intended for these paintings to be used in a 25-story 'Book of Hours'. As the number of paintings increased and the plot idea expanded, he decided the series would require four books (later increased to five) to fully contain the plot and characterization. The series is set on the "Islands of Abarat," of which each is based around a time of day (except the last island, which is based on the 25th hour). These islands are mounted in the Sea of Izabella, an ocean sometimes personified by the characters. Together, they compose what is described as "a limitless world" encompassing "chaotic diversity," called Abarat. Below are descriptions based on statements attributed to the character Samuel Hastrim Klepp, author of the popular tour-guide Klepp's Almenak: "There is no quieter place in the Abarat than at One o'Clock in the morning, where the six Pyramids of Xuxux rise out of the dark and uncannily placid waters of the Izabella." Some...
Weaveworld
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: Crossroad Press
ISBN:
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Year: 2015-05-24
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Here is storytelling on a grand scale — the stuff of which a classic is made. Weaveworld begins with a rug — a wondrous, magnificent rug — into which a world has been woven. It is the world of the Seerkind, a people more ancient than man, who possesses raptures — the power to make magic. In the last century they were hunted down by an unspeakable horror known as the Scourge, and, threatened with annihilation, they worked their strongest raptures to weave themselves and their culture into a rug for safekeeping. Since then, the rug has been guarded by human caretakers. The last of the caretakers has just died. Vying for possession of the rug is a spectrum of unforgettable characters: Suzanna, granddaughter of the last caretaker, who feels the pull of the Weaveworld long before she knows the extent of her own powers; Calhoun Mooney, a pigeon-raising clerk who finds the world he's always dreamed of in a fleeting glimpse of the rug; Immacolata, an exiled Seerkind witch intent on destroying her race even if it means calling back the Scourge; and her sidekick, Shadwell, the Salesman, who will sell the Weaveworld to the highest bidder. In the course of the novel the rug is unwoven, and we travel deep into the glorious raptures of the Weaveworld before we witness the final, cataclysmic struggle for its possession. Barker takes us to places where we have seldom been in fiction--places terrifying and miraculous, humorous, and profound. With keen psychological insight and prodigious invention, his trademark graphic vision balanced by a spirit of transcendent promise, Barker explores the darkness and the light, the magical and the monstrous, and celebrates the triumph of the imagination.
Scarebaby
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0061553212
Pages: 160
Year: 2018-07-24
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Clive Barker's Hellraiser: The Dark Watch
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
ISBN: 1613982526
Pages: 142
Year: 2014-10-22
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The three people to serve as Pinhead-Elliott Spencer, Kirsty Cotton, and Harry D'Amour-have been thrown into various factions fighting a war between Hells that threatens to destroy all of humanity. As the divisions between dimensions dissolve, each of the Hell Popes must decide how far they are willing to go to win the war and to ensure their surivial. Clive Barker and co-writer Brandon Seifert, with artist Tom Garcia, bring this epic HELLRAISER saga to a thrilling conclusion. This volume also includes stories from HELLRAISER ANNUAL 2013, featuring work by Barker and Seifert, as well as Ben Meares, Jesus Hervas, and Janusz Ordon. Collects CLIVE BARKER'S HELLRAISER: THE DARK WATCH #9-12, and CLIVE BARKER'S HELLRAISER ANNUAL 2013.