The Scarlet Gospels
The Scarlet Gospels takes readers back many years to the early days of two of Barker's most iconic characters in a battle of good and evil as old as time: The long-beleaguered detective Harry D'Amour, investigator of all supernatural, magical, and malevolent crimes faces off against his... show more
The Scarlet Gospels takes readers back many years to the early days of two of Barker's most iconic characters in a battle of good and evil as old as time: The long-beleaguered detective Harry D'Amour, investigator of all supernatural, magical, and malevolent crimes faces off against his formidable, and intensely evil rival, Pinhead, the priest of hell. Barker devotees have been waiting for The Scarlet Gospels with bated breath for years, and it’s everything they've begged for and more. Bloody, terrifying, and brilliantly complex, fans and newcomers alike will not be disappointed by the epic, visionary tale that is The Scarlet Gospels. Barker's horror will make your worst nightmares seem like bedtime stories. The Gospels are coming. Are you ready?
Publish date: 2015-05-19
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
I totally forgot about this! That's how much I thought of it, I guess. I was totally disappointed with this, in fact the more I think about it the more I am. Clive baker can write much better than this. And I honestly understand he wasn't well, but is his publishing agents demanding he write book'...
It's been a long time since I read anything by Clive Barker and after reading The Scarlet Gospels, I cannot help but wonder if my memories of what I read as a teenager are largely rendered through rose coloured glasses.To be fair, I thoroughly enjoyed the first quarter of this book. Having "Pinhead"...
I am a huge fan of Clive Barker and have been for many years. His novella "The Hellbound Heart" is an absolute classic and his novel "Cabal" is in my top 10 greatest books list of all time. He has put out some amazing work in literature with titles such as "Imajica", "The Books of Blood" and "The Gr...
Clive Barker is back with only his second adult novel in the past decade, and the result is... middling. The premise pits fan favorite Harry D'Amour against the most famous and infamous of Barker's creations, the Hell Priest, aka Pinhead (or Pinfuck, as Harry takes to calling him. master of the pun,...
Ich hab grad keine Lust auf eine ausführliche Begründung, aber meine Lust, Clive Barker eine (oder mehrere) zu schallern, ist dafür umso größer. Was ein Reinfall, und so rein gar nicht eines Pinhead würdig *grummel*