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The Great and Secret Show - Clive Barker
The Great and Secret Show
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In the little town of Palomo Grove, two great armies are amassing; forces shaped from the hearts and souls of America. In this New York Times bestseller, Barker unveils one of the most ambitious imaginative landscapes in modern fiction, creating a new vocabulary for the age-old battle between... show more
In the little town of Palomo Grove, two great armies are amassing; forces shaped from the hearts and souls of America. In this New York Times bestseller, Barker unveils one of the most ambitious imaginative landscapes in modern fiction, creating a new vocabulary for the age-old battle between good and evil. Carrying its readers from the first stirring of consciousness to a vision of the end of the world, The Great and Secret Show is a breathtaking journey in the company of a master storyteller.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060933166 (006093316X)
ASIN: 006093316X
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 658
Edition language: English
Series: Book of the Art (#1)
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Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
5.0 THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW Review
”Mind was in matter, always. That was the revelation of Quiddity. The sea was the crossroads, and from it all possibilities sprang. Before everything, Quiddity. Before life, the dream of life. Before the thing solid, the solid thing dreamt. And mind, dreaming or awake, knew justice, which was theref...
Brian's Book Blog
Brian's Book Blog rated it
4.0 The Great and Secret Show
It's been 20+ years since I last read this, but it has moved around with me and I thought it was time to take it off the shelf again.Looks behind the secrets of a small town in America as the people there are chosen to be unwilling participants in a battle between good and evil.There's a lot of inte...
Saph1re's Synopsis
Saph1re's Synopsis rated it
4.0 Book Review - The Great and Secret Show
This was another great book by Clive Barker.
wifilibrarian
wifilibrarian rated it
It took me a year to finish this book! Disturbing, long, but undeniably imaginative this is my least favourite of Barker's books I've read to date. I enjoyed aspects of this story, the plot is such that's impossible to summarize, I did try but it was getting so long I gave up. I'm still not sure wha...
Book Ramblings
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5.0 The Great and Secret Show
To label The Great and Secret Show a horror novel would be to do it a disservice. "Arty horror" would be closer to the mark but that sounds silly and would still be inadequate. “Dark fantasy” sounds good to me though it deemphasizes the horror aspect of it a little too much, may be it is more phanta...
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