A fabulous journey through the mind of the master of dark imaginative fiction, Clive Barker.
The nightmare had begun….
Boone knew that there was no place on this earth for him now; no happiness here, not even with Lori. He would let Hell claim him, let Death take him there.
But Death itself seemed to shrink from Boone. No wonder, if he had indeed been the monster who had shattered, violated and shredded so many others’ lives.
And Decker had shown him the proof – the hellish photographs where the last victims were forever stilled, splayed in the last obscene moment of their torture.
Boone’s only refuge now was Midian – that awful, legendary place in which gathered the half-dead, the Nightbreed…
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For more than two decades, Clive Barker has twisted the worlds of horrific and surrealistic fiction into a terrifying, transcendent genre all his own. With skillful prose, he enthralls even as he horrifies; with uncanny insight, he disturbs as profoundly as he reveals. Evoking revulsion and admiration, anticipation and dread, Barker's works explore the darkest contradictions of the human condition: our fear of life and our dreams of death.Review:
‘A gripping story of powerful erotic intensity’
‘Barker’s characteristic juxataposition of fascination and fear find eloquent expression in this novella which treats death as metamorphosis into another state of being.’
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