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 the British and World Fantasy Awards. Now, with his numerous bestsellers, graphic novels, and hit movies such as 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.
Clive gives an overview of the book:
Clive Barker is an English author, film director, and visual artist.
Barker was born in Liverpool, England. He studied English and philosophy at Liverpool University.
Barker is one of the leading authors of contemporary horror/fantasy, writing in the horror...
A recent 16-page supplement to Publishers Weekly, titled “The Relaunch of Clive Barker,” breathlessly described the full range of Mr. Barker’s talents. He is not simply the filmmaker who brought us...