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The Hellbound Heart By Clive Barker

The Hellbound Heart
by Clive Barker

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. It was also the book behind the cult horror film, Hellraiser.

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The Hellbound Heart Summary


The Hellbound Heart by Clive Barker

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. It was also the book behind the cult horror film, Hellraiser.

In a quiet house on a quiet street Frank and Julia are having an affair. Not your ordinary affair. For Frank it began with his own insatiable sexual appetite, a mysterious lacquered box- and then an unhinged voyage through a netherworld of imaginable pleasures and unimaginable horror... Now Frank- or what is left of Frank -waits in an empty room. All he wants is to live as he was before. All julia can do is bring him her unfulfilled passions...and a little flesh and blood...

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The Hellbound Heart Reviews


Praise for Clive Barker:

'Passionate and ingenious... A ride with remarkable views'
Times Literary Supplement

'A powerful and fascinating writer with a brilliant imagination... Clive Barker is an outstanding storyteller'
J G Ballard

'Barker's fecundity of invention is beyond praise. In a world of hard-bitten horror and originality, Clive Barker dislocates your mind'
Mail on Sunday

'Barker is much more than genre writer'
New York Times Book Review

About Clive Barker


Clive Barker was born in Liverpool in 1952. His earlier books include The Books of Blood, Cabal, and The Hellbound Heart. In addition to his work as a novelist and playwright, he also illustrates, writes, directs and produces for stage and screen. His films include Hellraiser, Hellbound, Nightbreed and Candyman. Clive lives in Beverly Hills, California

Additional information

GOR000751910
The Hellbound Heart by Clive Barker
Clive Barker
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1991-10-10
174
0006470653
9780006470656
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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