Die Bücher des Blutes 1-3
Publish date: July 31st 2003
Pages no: 800
Edition language: Deutsch
Series: Books of Blood (#1)
Despite being a horror literature fan for years, I had somehow never read anything by English author Clive Barker. I'd heard his name here and there, but had never really paid him any attention until recently when I ordered a few of his books on a whim, Books of Blood Vol. 1-3 among them. I've rea...
This is an anthology of 16 horror short stories and novellas, ranging from around 4,000 to 17,000 words. Such anthologies generally sell poorly, but I'm a fan of the well-turned short story, and in fact feel there are several authors out there whose short pieces are more impressive than their novels...
based upon the evidence of Books of Blood 1-3, Clive Barker sprung into the literary horror world fully-formed, a writer all grown up, already past the awkward growing pains of an adolescent period that other writers of his stature and widespread appeal suffered through before reaching their full po...
An ok collection of short stories. They were interesting enough to keep me reading. Wide varied subject matter from suspense to horror.