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For most of us old codgers, the 1980’s were a vibrant part of the Era of Stephen King… Then – as now – he absolutely ruled the genre. But there was another writer – one frequently considered King’s “heir apparent” and who King himself once called the future of Horror – who in the midst of everything, in the heat of battle and a growing publishing crises – vanished from the genre, only to surface in Dark Fantasy. Horror had let one of its best authors slip through its fingers.
That author was Clive Barker.
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Most Horror fans know the name from the Books of Blood and Hellraiser films (and once seen who could ever completely forget Pinhead?) … But Barker is also the author of The Damnation Game, The Hellbound Heart, The Great and Secret Show, Weaveworld, Cabal, Imajica and Abarat, Lost Souls, Nightbreed, Cold Heart…
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