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Clive Barker - Author

About the Author

Clive Barker is a legendary author, filmmaker, and visual artist once hailed as 'the future of horror' by Stephen King. His Books of Blood series, films, comic books, art and his novella The Hellbound Heart - which first introduced the world to Pinhead and inspired the Hellraiser movies - have all amassed a global cult following and cemented their place in pop culture history. The Scarlet Gospels marks Barker's highly anticipated return to horror fiction.

Featured books by Clive Barker

Other books by Clive Barker

Hellraiser Chronicles

Hellraiser Chronicles

Author: Clive Barker, Stephen Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2020

In 1987, writer/director Clive Barker unleashed Hellraiser, an instant classic which changed the face of horror cinema forever. The Cenobites soon returned, and their leader, the chilling Pinhead (played by Doug Bradley), rapidly became a worldwide icon. The Hellraiser Chronicles is a beautifully produced, full colour photographic companion to Hellraiser, Hellbound: Hellraiser II and Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth - featuring stunning, specially shot portrait photography unavailable elsewhere, and also script extracts, design sketches, behind-the-scenes stills and interviews. It is the only official Hellraiser book, and is a must for all fans of the series.

Clive Barker's Next Testament Omnibus

Clive Barker's Next Testament Omnibus

Author: Clive Barker, Mark Alan Miller, Vladimir Popov Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Finally collected in one complete volume, experience the terrifying madness of Master of Horror's first original comic book series, Clive Barker's Next Testament. Julian Demond is a captain of industry who left behind everything and began a walkabout, believing himself to be on a mission from above. He soon discovers a figure unlike any other, one who calls himself Wick...and claims to be God. Their journey together will span the globe and see Wick emerge as the vengeful God of the Old Testament who is none too happy with the current state of man. And while Earth's new Lord exercises brutal displays of power and gains new disciples at every turn, there is one pair of young lovers who might be humanity's last hope of surviving a wrath of biblical proportions. Bestselling author Clive Barker, co-writer Mark Alan Miller (Clive Barker's Hellraiser), and internationally acclaimed artist Haemi Jang (Clive Barker's Hellraiser: The Road Below) come together for a thrilling story not of this world. Clive Barker's Next Testament Omnibus collects all twelve issues of the Harvey Award-nominated horror epic.

Coach

Coach

Author: Clive Barker, Michael Marnewick Format: eBook Release Date: 01/07/2018

3 February 1996. FNB Stadium, Soweto. South Africa vs Tunisia. It is the final of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations ... the crowd goes wild as the star striker scores his second goal. A man on the side-line takes to the field as if he's an aeroplane in flight. Arms stretched out to the sides with his head and shoulders hunched forward, Clive Barker propels himself into his signature “Flying Man”, and expressions of excitement and joy follow as he flies across the field, whipping the 80 000 fans into a further frenzy.Barker's trademark flight of victory is what football fans associate with world-renowned soccer coach Clive Barker. Now author Michael Marnewick has written a book that offers a first-class glimpse into the life of this extraordinary South African, detailing everything from his pre-coaching days and how he avoided bankruptcy by driving taxis, to his early coaching jobs and making it into the professional ranks and ultimately to the position of national soccer coach.The book is not only an in-depth look at Clive Barker the coach, but also gives insight into Clive Barker the man, the husband, the father and the patriot, who helped shape legends in South African football by working with and coaching talent in townships. Truly, like his hero Nelson Mandela, a man of the people.Coach is an important record of South Africa's football history, capturing the social and political upheaval in the country during the dark days of apartheid and leading into South Africa's golden period of international football when Barker, as the country's most successful and longest running national coach, led the team to their only African Cup of Nations success in 1996, before qualification for the 1998 Soccer World Cup.

Coach

Coach

Author: Clive Barker, Michael Marnewick Format: eBook Release Date: 01/07/2018

3 February 1996. FNB Stadium, Soweto. South Africa vs Tunisia. It is the final of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations ... the crowd goes wild as the star striker scores his second goal. A man on the side-line takes to the field as if he's an aeroplane in flight. Arms stretched out to the sides with his head and shoulders hunched forward, Clive Barker propels himself into his signature “Flying Man”, and expressions of excitement and joy follow as he flies across the field, whipping the 80 000 fans into a further frenzy.Barker's trademark flight of victory is what football fans associate with world-renowned soccer coach Clive Barker. Now author Michael Marnewick has written a book that offers a first-class glimpse into the life of this extraordinary South African, detailing everything from his pre-coaching days and how he avoided bankruptcy by driving taxis, to his early coaching jobs and making it into the professional ranks and ultimately to the position of national soccer coach.The book is not only an in-depth look at Clive Barker the coach, but also gives insight into Clive Barker the man, the husband, the father and the patriot, who helped shape legends in South African football by working with and coaching talent in townships. Truly, like his hero Nelson Mandela, a man of the people.Coach is an important record of South Africa's football history, capturing the social and political upheaval in the country during the dark days of apartheid and leading into South Africa's golden period of international football when Barker, as the country's most successful and longest running national coach, led the team to their only African Cup of Nations success in 1996, before qualification for the 1998 Soccer World Cup.

Beneath the Waves

Beneath the Waves

Author: Clive Barker, Brian Lumley, Howard Phillip Lovecraft Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2018

Clive Barker's Nightbreed Vol. 3

Clive Barker's Nightbreed Vol. 3

Author: Clive Barker Format: eBook Release Date: 25/01/2017

Following the destruction of Midian, Boone has abandoned his destiny to help Lori adjust to life as a monster. Without a home to call their own, Peloquin and the remaining Breed must work together to find salvation. But from the shadows and old enemy will rise again, birthed from the ashes of Midian and bathed in the blood of their god. The world will be purified of their sin. From the ashes, a new Midian must rise! The direct sequel to the Nightbreed Directors Cut.

Clive Barker's Nightbreed Archive Vol. 1

Clive Barker's Nightbreed Archive Vol. 1

Author: Clive Barker Format: eBook Release Date: 14/09/2016

Explore horror master Clive Barker's '90s cult-classic Nightbreed series like never before in this comprehensive hardcover archive collection. Features the adaptation of Clive Barker's original screenplay; year 1 of the original '90s Nightbreed Epic comic run; and the Hellraiser/Nightbreed crossover, all remastered and collected for the first time.First appearing in the cult classic 1990 film, the Nightbreed is a tribe of monsters and outcasts who hide out from society in an underground community called Midian. Features a Foreword written by D.G. Chichester.

The Scarlet Gospels

The Scarlet Gospels

Author: Clive Barker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2016

The gates to Hell are open and something beckons... The last of Earth's magicians are living in fear. A Cenobite Hell Priest known as Pinhead is killing them off, gorging on their knowledge to enhance his own magical powers as part of a quest to take over Hell. Meanwhile, Private Investigator Harry D' Amour is fulfilling the final wishes of the dead, who communicate with his business associate, the blind medium Norma Paine. But while investigating one such case, Harry inadvertently opens up a portal between Hell and Earth. When Harry's nemesis Pinhead emerges through the portal, a vicious battle ensues. After failing to enlist Harry to pen his Scarlet Gospels - the epistles chronicling the Hell Priest's grand coup - Pinhead instead captures Norma. Harry realizes he must go through Hell - literally - to save her. The long-anticipated new novel from bestselling author Clive Barker.

Clive Barker's Nightbreed Vol. 1

Clive Barker's Nightbreed Vol. 1

Author: Clive Barker, Marc Andreyko Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2016

New in canon stories from Midian and the world of Nightbreed based on the cult horror film! Explore both the past and the present of this clandestine tribe of creatures, unleashing new secrets and horrors as they fight to coexist with mankind. As Peloquin makes meat of slave owners, he will soon discover his true hatred for naturals. The only ones to trust are those made of the night. In another time, a world away, Shuna Sassi only knows a life of fear. With the death of an important senator, she is cast out from the world of prostitution and forced into the sewers. The voice of the man she has killed haunts her very soul, but will it tempt her to finally give herself the ultimate end? Before Fables, before Once Upon a Time, Clive Barker created a secret town of monsters that live among us. Don't worry if you've never seen the film-Barker and writer Marc Andreyko (Manhunter) have crafted a story that all horror fans can enjoy. Add to the mix Piotr Kowalski's art (MARVEL Knights: Hulk) and this is a story that can't be missed. Collects Nightbreed #1-#4.

Clive Barker's Nightbreed Vol. 2

Clive Barker's Nightbreed Vol. 2

Author: Clive Barker, Marc Andreyko Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2016

In the vein of Canterbury Tales, Aaron Boone must bare witness to the histories of his new-found people. Uncover the truth behind the Nightbreed with stories from centuries and worlds all over. From the catacombs beneath the cemetery of Midian, the monsters must rise! From master storyteller Clive Barker, writer Marc Andreyko (Batwoman) and artists Piotr Kowalski (Dark Tower: The Drawing of Three - The Prisoner) and Emmanuel Xerx Javier (Raven Nevermore) comes the story behind Midian's most famous monsters and the man who is destined to save them all! With a cover by Riley Rossmo (Constantine, Cowboy Ninja Viking).

Clive Barker's Nightbreed Vol. 2

Clive Barker's Nightbreed Vol. 2

Author: Clive Barker Format: eBook Release Date: 03/02/2016

In the catacombs beneath an abandoned cemetery lies the city of Midian. A home to all that have none, this sanctuary from the cruelty of man has been sought by monsters throughout time. Explore both the past and present of this clandestine tribe, unleashing new secrets and horrors as these creatures fight to coexist with mankind. From master storyteller Clive Barker, writer Marc Andreyko (Batwoman) and artists Piotr Kowalski (Dark Tower: The Drawing of Three) and Emmanuel Xerx Javier (Raven Nevermore) comes the story behind Midian's most famous monsters and the one who is destined to save them all! Collects issues #5-8.

Books of Blood Volume 1

Books of Blood Volume 1

Author: Clive Barker Format: eBook Release Date: 26/10/2015

Volume One of Clive Barker's seminal Books of Blood contains the stories: 'The Book of Blood', 'The Midnight Meat Train', 'The Yattering and Jack', 'Pig Blood Blues', 'Sex, Death and Starshine', 'In the Hills, the Cities'.With the 1984 publication of Books of Blood, Clive Barker became an overnight literary sensation. He was hailed by Stephen King as "e;the future of horror"e;, and won both the British and World Fantasy Awards. Now, with his numerous bestsellers, graphic novels, and hit movies like the Hellraiser, Clive Barker has become an industry unto himself. But it all started here, with this tour de force collection that rivals the dark masterpieces of Edgar Allan Poe. Read him and rediscover the true meaning of fear.

Books of Blood Volume 2

Books of Blood Volume 2

Author: Clive Barker Format: eBook Release Date: 26/10/2015

Volume Two of Clive Barker's seminal Books of Blood contains the stories: 'Dread', 'Hell's Event', 'Jacqueline Ess: Her Will and Testament', 'The Skins of the Fathers', 'New Murders in the Rue Morgue'.With the 1984 publication of Books of Blood, Clive Barker became an overnight literary sensation. He was hailed by Stephen King as "e;the future of horror"e;, and won both the British and World Fantasy Awards. Now, with his numerous bestsellers, graphic novels, and hit movies like the Hellraiser, Clive Barker has become an industry unto himself. But it all started here, with this tour de force collection that rivals the dark masterpieces of Edgar Allan Poe. Read him and rediscover the true meaning of fear.

Books of Blood Volume 3

Books of Blood Volume 3

Author: Clive Barker Format: eBook Release Date: 26/10/2015

Volume Three of Clive Barker's seminal Books of Blood contains the stories: 'Son of Celluloid', 'Rawhead Rex', 'Confession of a (Pornograapher's) Shroud', 'Scape-goats', 'Human Remains'.With the 1984 publication of Books of Blood, Clive Barker became an overnight literary sensation. He was hailed by Stephen King as "e;the future of horror"e;, and won both the British and World Fantasy Awards. Now, with his numerous bestsellers, graphic novels, and hit movies like the Hellraiser, Clive Barker has become an industry unto himself. But it all started here, with this tour de force collection that rivals the dark masterpieces of Edgar Allan Poe. Read him and rediscover the true meaning of fear.

Books of Blood Volume 4

Books of Blood Volume 4

Author: Clive Barker Format: eBook Release Date: 26/10/2015

Volume Four of Clive Barker's seminal Books of Blood contains the stories: 'The Body Politic', 'The Inhuman Condition', 'Revelations', 'Down, Satan!', 'The Age of Desire'.With the 1984 publication of Books of Blood, Clive Barker became an overnight literary sensation. He was hailed by Stephen King as "e;the future of horror"e;, and won both the British and World Fantasy Awards. Now, with his numerous bestsellers, graphic novels, and hit movies like the Hellraiser, Clive Barker has become an industry unto himself. But it all started here, with this tour de force collection that rivals the dark masterpieces of Edgar Allan Poe. Read him and rediscover the true meaning of fear.

Books of Blood Volume 5

Books of Blood Volume 5

Author: Clive Barker Format: eBook Release Date: 26/10/2015

Volume Five of Clive Barker's seminal Books of Blood contains the stories: 'The Forbidden', 'The Madonna', 'Babel's Children', 'In the Flesh'.With the 1984 publication of Books of Blood, Clive Barker became an overnight literary sensation. He was hailed by Stephen King as "e;the future of horror"e;, and won both the British and World Fantasy Awards. Now, with his numerous bestsellers, graphic novels, and hit movies like the Hellraiser, Clive Barker has become an industry unto himself. But it all started here, with this tour de force collection that rivals the dark masterpieces of Edgar Allan Poe. Read him and rediscover the true meaning of fear.

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