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The Inhuman Condition - Clive Barker
The Inhuman Condition
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A master storyteller and unrivaled visionary, Clive Barker has mixed the real and unreal with the horrible and wonderful in more than twenty years of fantastic fiction. The Inhuman Condition is a masterwork of surrealistic terror, recounting tragedy with pragmatism, inspiring panic more than... show more
A master storyteller and unrivaled visionary, Clive Barker has mixed the real and unreal with the horrible and wonderful in more than twenty years of fantastic fiction. The Inhuman Condition is a masterwork of surrealistic terror, recounting tragedy with pragmatism, inspiring panic more than dread and evoking equal parts revulsion and delight.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780743417341 (0743417348)
Publisher: Gallery Books
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
Series: Books of Blood (#4)
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Lost (in books) in Los Angeles
Lost (in books) in Los Angeles rated it
4.0
A good collection of five short stories, perfect for people like me who think, "Clive Barker? Yeah, great," then sees the size of Cabal and Weaveworld and starts to lose heart. Some of the stories are shorter, like "Down, Satan!", which leave it to your imagination to fill in the horrifying details....
altheaann
altheaann rated it
Classic Barker - if you're a fan, don't miss this one. I thought I had read all of the Books of Blood back in high school, but I didn't remember these stories at all.The book includes 5 short stories: The Inhuman ConditionA group of delinquents beat up an old homeless man for fun. But when one of th...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
4.0
Some genuinely creepy stories from Clive Barker. The creeping disembodied hand idea has been done to death over the years, but in "Body Politic" Barker makes it frightening again.
Marvin's Bookish Blog
Marvin's Bookish Blog rated it
5.0
The Inhuman Condition was the American release of Barker's later fourth volume of his books of blood. As with the first three volumes, the author continues his exploration into the extreme reaches of horror. Back in the late 80s, I heard Clive Barker speak and he stated he was trying to remove good ...
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