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by Clive Barker
The book will become a repository, before the story of Weaveworld is told; a place where vulnerable enchantments can take refuge.
The book will become a repository, before the story of Weaveworld is told; a place where vulnerable enchantments can take refuge. So inner and outer books, tales of Faerie and of Fugue, collapse into a single idea, the same precious idea that brings readers to bookstores with battered copies to be signed, and me, back to memories of a sill and an orchard to set before you. It’s such a simple idea, but it still seems to me miraculous: that in words we may preserve ideas and images precious to us. Not only preserve them, but pass them on.
If Clive Barker isn't literary genius then who is?Weaveworld is a masterpiece. It makes most fantasy novels look like a fan fiction written by immature schoolboys.
Weaveworld is a 1987 dark fantasy novel by Clive Barker. It is about a magical world that is hidden inside a tapestry, known as the Fugue, to safeguard it from both inquisitive humans and hostile supernatural foes. Two normal people become embroiled. Two normal people become embroiled in the fate of the Fugue, attempting to save it from those who seek to destroy it. The book was nominated in 1988 for the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel.
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. 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.
Weaveworld begins with a rug - a wondrous, magnificent rug - into which a world has been woven. It is the world of the Seerkind, a people more ancient than man, who possesses raptures - the power to make magic. Here is storytelling on a grand scale - the stuff of which a classic is made. Weaveworld begins with a rug - a wondrous, magnificent rug - into which a world has been woven.
He tried to sit up, but he was so heavy, so laden with the dirt of his journey he couldn't move. I'm working on a big fantasy book called Weaveworld. It's an invented world book of a kind, but it spends two-thirds of its time in this world. It has some horrific elements, some metaphysical elements and some very black jokes. I'm looking forward to it immensely. By Kim Newman, Interzone, No 14, Winter 1985/86.
Clive Barker wrote Weaveworld in 1987 and now, 28 year later, it is far from forgotten and remains a popular and lasting .
Clive Barker wrote Weaveworld in 1987 and now, 28 year later, it is far from forgotten and remains a popular and lasting example of what magic can occur when fantasy, myth, horror and great storytelling collide. The story begins with a rug - not just any rug but a rug into which a world has been woven.
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Eighty years of exile in the Kingdom of the Cuckoo, worshipped and reviled by turns, almost losing their sanity amongst the Adamaticals, but driven to endure countless mortifications by their hunger. one day to have the Weaveworld in their avenging grasp. Give us time,’ Immacolata told he. What about Shadwell?’ the Hag wanted to know