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Read online Abarat (Abarat, #1).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Abarat (Abarat, #1) Candy lives in Chickentown USA the most boring place in the world her heart bursting for some clue as to what her future may hold She is soon to find out swept out of our world by a giant wave she finds herself in another place entirely .

The Abarat a vast archipelago where every island is a different hour of the day from the sunlit wonders of Three in the Afternoon where dragons roam to the dark terrors of the island of Midnight ruled by Christopher Carrion .

Candy has a place in this extraordinary world she has been brought 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 by Clive Barker

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Abarat (Abarat, #1)
Title:Abarat (Abarat, #1)
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ISBN:0064407330
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Number of Pages:393
Category:Fantasy, Young adult, Fiction, Horror
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Clive Barker has made his mark on modern fiction by exposing all that is surreal and magical in the ordinary world and exploring the profound and overwhelming terror that results With its volatile mix of the fantastical and the contemporary the everyday and the otherworldly Weaveworld is an epic work of dark fantasy and horror a tour de force from one of today s most forceful and imaginative artists br br Barker turns from his usual horror to epic length fantasy for this account of the Fugue a magical land inhabited by descendants of supernatural beings who once shared the earth with humans The Fugue has been woven into a carpet for protection against those who would destroy it the death of its guardian occasions a battle between good and particularly repulsive evil forces for control of the Fugue Weaveworld is rich with memorable characters exciting situations and pockets of Barker s trademark horror, Everybody is a book of blood wherever we re opened we re red For those who only know Clive Barker through his long multigenre novels this one volume edition of the i Books of Blood i is a welcome chance to acquire the remarkable horror short stories with which he kicked off his career For those who already know these tales the poignant introduction is a window on the creator s mind Reflecting back after years Barker writes p p blockquote I look at these pieces and I don t think the man who wrote them is alive in me anymore We are all our own graveyards I believe we squat amongst the tombs of the people we were If we re healthy every day is a celebration a Day of the Dead in which we give thanks for the lives that we lived and if we are neurotic we brood and mourn and wish that the past was still present p Reading these stories over I feel a little of both Some of the simple energies that made these words flow through my pen that made the phrases felicitous and the ideas sing have gone I lost their maker a long time ago p blockquote p These enthusiastic tales are not ashamed of visceral horror of blood splashing freely across the page The Midnight Meat Train a grisly subway tale that surprises you with one twist after another The Yattering and Jack about a hilarious demon who possesses a Christmas turkey In the Hills the Cities an unusual example of an original horror premise Dread a harrowing non supernatural tale about being forced to realize your worst nightmare Jacqueline Ess Her Will and Testament about a woman who kills men with her mind Some of the tales are more successful than others but all are distinguished by strikingly beautiful images of evil and destruction No horror library is complete without them i Fiona Webster i br br Contents br br Introduction by Ramsey Campbell br The Book of Blood br The Midnight Meat Train br The Yattering and Jack br Pig Blood Blues br Sex Death and Starshine br In the Hills the Cities p, Clive Barker is widely acknowledged as the master of nerve shattering horror The Hellbound Heart is one of his best one of the most dead frightening stories you are likely to ever read a story of the human heart and all the great terrors and ecstasies within br br At last he had solved the puzzle of Lemarchand s box He was standing on the threshold of a world of heightened sensations In moments the Cenobites who had dedicated an eternity to the pursuit of sensuality would be here They would reveal dark secrets that would transform him forever, Candy lives in Chickentown USA the most boring place in the world her heart bursting for some clue as to what her future may hold She is soon to find out swept out of our world by a giant wave she finds herself in another place entirely br br The Abarat a vast archipelago where every island is a different hour of the day from the sunlit wonders of Three in the Afternoon where dragons roam to the dark terrors of the island of Midnight ruled by Christopher Carrion br br Candy has a place in this extraordinary world she has been brought 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