By Clive Barker
"Here are the tales written at the ebook of Blood. they're a map of that darkish road that leads out of existence in the direction of unknown locations. Few should take it. so much will cross peacefully alongside lamplit streets, ushered out of dwelling with prayers and caresses. yet for a number of, the horrors will come, skipping, to fetch them off to the road of the damned ..."
"From the intense global fable Award winner Clive Barker come fourteen spine-chilling tales of darkness unleashed, collected jointly in a single quantity for the 1st time. those are visionary stories of terror so that it will curdle the very marrow on your bones ..."
"With the 1984 e-book of Books of Blood, Clive Barker turned an in a single day literary sensation. He used to be hailed by way of Stephen King as "the way forward for horror," and received either the British and global fable Awards. Now, along with his a variety of bestsellers, photo novels, and hit video clips just like the Hellraiser movies, Clive Barker has turn into an unto himself. however it begun right here, with this journey de strength assortment that competitors the darkish masterpieces of Edgar Allan Poe. learn him. And rediscover the genuine that means of fear."
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