Weaveworld by Clive Barker Poseidon Press 1987 Signed and Numbered Hardcover

#170/500 copies. Signed by the Author on the limitation page. Black cloth, silver top edge. Dust jacket art by Wendell Minor. Black Slipcase with embossed cover design and silver title and minor scuffing. Very Fine condition.


Description

Clive Barker has made his mark on modern fiction by exposing all that is surreal and magical in the ordinary world --- and exploring the profound and overwhelming terror that results. With its volatile mix of the fantastical and the contemporary, the everyday and the otherworldly, Weaveworld is an epic work of dark fantasy and horror -- a tour de force from one of today's most forceful and imaginative artists.

Barker turns from his usual horror to epic-length fantasy for this account of the Fugue, a magical land inhabited by descendants of supernatural beings who once shared the earth with humans. The Fugue has been woven into a carpet for protection against those who would destroy it; the death of its guardian occasions a battle between good and particularly repulsive evil forces for control of the Fugue. Weaveworld is rich with memorable characters, exciting situations, and pockets of Barker's trademark horror.


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