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The Hellbound Heart
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Clive gives an overview of the book:

Frank Cotton’s insatiable appetite for the dark pleasures of pain led him to the puzzle of Lemarchand’s box, and from there, to a death only a sick-minded soul could invent. But his brother’s love-crazed wife, Julia, has discovered a way to bring Frank back—though the price will be bloody and terrible—and there will certainly be hell to pay.
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Frank Cotton’s insatiable appetite for the dark pleasures of pain led him to the puzzle of Lemarchand’s box, and from there, to a death only a sick-minded soul could invent. But his brother’s love-crazed wife, Julia, has discovered a way to bring Frank back—though the price will be bloody and terrible—and there will certainly be hell to pay.

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About Clive

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...

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Published Reviews

Nov.18.2007

Clive Barker's career has been building up to The Great and Secret Show. With each book, he's been moving toward a sort of fiction that is grander than the usual horror novel but that is also a...

Dec.13.2007

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...

Member Reviews

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Jan.09.2008
This book, that was made into the legendary "Hellraiser", is an incredible read. I love the movie, but have to say after reading the book,...