Complete Books of Blood, Volumes 1-6 by Clive Barker

By Clive Barker

"Here are the tales written at the e-book of Blood. they seem to be a map of that darkish road that leads out of existence in the direction of unknown locations. Few should take it. such a lot will move peacefully alongside lamplit streets, ushered out of dwelling with prayers and caresses. yet for a couple of, the horrors will come, skipping, to fetch them off to the street of the damned ..."

"From the intense international delusion Award winner Clive Barker come fourteen spine-chilling tales of darkness unleashed, accrued 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 ebook of Books of Blood, Clive Barker turned an in a single day literary sensation. He used to be hailed by means of Stephen King as "the way forward for horror," and gained either the British and international delusion Awards. Now, together with his a number of bestsellers, picture novels, and hit video clips just like the Hellraiser motion pictures, Clive Barker has turn into an unto himself. however it began the following, with this travel de strength assortment that competitors the darkish masterpieces of Edgar Allan Poe. learn him. And rediscover the real that means of fear."

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Trying to say something, he smacked his lips ab­ surdly and bellowed. Chelkash, watching him intently, twisted his mustaches, and kept on smiling morosely. The eating-house roared with drunken clamor. The red­ headed sailor was asleep, with his elbows on the table. ” said Chelkash, getting up. Gavrila tried' to get up, but could not, and with a vigor­ ous oath, he laughed a meaningless, drunken laugh. ” said Chelkash, sitting down again op­ posite him. Gavrila still guffawed, staring with dull eyes at his new employer.

He asked, at last, seeing that Chelkash was not going to begin the conversa­ tion. ” said Chelkash, holding out to Gavrila some­ thing he had pulled out of his pocket. Gavrila saw the vari-colored notes and everything danced in brilliant rainbow tints before his eyes. CHELKASH 35 “I say! Why, I thought you were bragging! ” muttered Gavrila, with greedy eyes, watching the five hundred and forty rubles as they were put back again in Chelkash’s pocket. “Well, I never! ” and he sighed dejectedly.

The rain was falling more heavily, the river roared; a long-drawnout, mocking whistle sounded from far away, as though some fearless giant were hissing all earthly institutions and this wretchcd autumn evening, and us, its two heroes. The ONE AUTUM N E V E N IN G 47 whistling made my heart ache; nevertheless I ate greedily, and so did the girl, who walked to the left of me. ” I asked her, not knowing why. “Natasha,” she answered, chewing noisily. I looked at her, and pain wrenched my heart.

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