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The Great and Secret Show - Clive Barker
The Great and Secret Show
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780060162764 (0060162767)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 550
Edition language: English
Series: Book of the Art (#1)
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Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
”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...
From Dark Places
From Dark Places rated it
3.5 The Great and Secret Show by Clive Barker
How can I best describe The Great and Secret Show by Clive Barker, well if you imagine the start being at one end of a swimming pool, and the swimming pool is filled with jelly (or jello to some) made from a cocktail of your favourite alcoholic spirits and liqueurs. And to reach the end you've got...
Saph1re's Synopsis
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4.0 Book Review - The Great and Secret Show
This was another great book by Clive Barker.
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...
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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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