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Infernal Parade

Infernal Parade

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by Clive Barker

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Publishers Weekly
More a series of vignettes than a structured story, this novella elaborates one of horror maven Barker’s favorite themes: the close proximity of the human and the monstrous. Executed murderer Tom Requiem is resurrected by agents of the Underland to lead the titular parade, which will “send some fears into the hearts of men.” Over the next five chapters, Requiem expands his entourage to include the person he murdered, a homicidal golem, a gaggle of circus freaks, a mythical monster known as the Sabbaticus, and a young woman tortured to death in an iron maiden. Several of these chapters have only a tenuous connection to the frame narrative. Barker draws the reader in by giving his horrors a human dimension and describing them with his usual cinematic vividness. Hardcore Barker fans will snap this title up, in part for six illustrations by the author. (Mar.)

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Subterranean Press
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5.00(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Clive Barker is a bestselling horror and fantasy writer, illustrator, producer, screenwriter, and visual artist. He first came to prominence with his short story series, The Books of Blood, and his novella, The Hellbound Heart, which was the inspiration for the Hellraiser movies. Barker also wrote the storyline for the popular first-person shooter video game Clive Baker’s Jericho. Some of his popular novels include Thief of Always, The Scarlet Gospels, and Imajica.

Brief Biography

Los Angeles
Date of Birth:
October 5, 1952
Place of Birth:
Liverpool, England
Liverpool University

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Infernal Parade 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Unsatisfied-Fan 21 days ago
Are you kidding, $20.00 for 81 pages! What a rip off! Mr. Barker you are not the Thief of Always but Always the Thief! This is the last time I ever purchase any book by you!