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The Scarlet Gospels (Mass Market)

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The Scarlet Gospels is a phantasmagoric masterpiece, a revelation writ in dripping red grotesqueries. Grand tableaux of beautiful terror and terrible beauty form the chapter and verse of Barker’s revelation, which tells the tale of Pinhead, his most famous creation, as the Hell Priest starts a war and sets his sights on godhood. Harry D’Amour, a battlescarred occult detective, is forced to make a devil’ s bargain with the Cenobite: chronicle the Hell Priest’s gospel like a modern Dante, or witness the death of everyone he loves. Weaving through this gospel, binding it together, are surprising cords of love and humanity, which celebrate the power of diversity. Clive Barker owes much to William Blake and Bosch, but Poe too is evident in this symphony of horror, with “The Conqueror Worm” serving as the chorus: “That motley drama--oh, to be sure, it shall not be forgot!... And much of Madness, and more of Sin, and Horror the soul of the plot.” If you have any doubts about Barker’s vision, The Scarlet Gospels will make you a convert. - R.J. Crowther Jr.

— From Rob Crowther

Description


The Scarlet Gospels, an instant New York Times bestseller, takes readers back to the early days of two of Clive 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, is back—and about to face off against his formidable and intensely evil rival, Pinhead, the priest of hell. Bloody, terrifying, and brilliantly complex, fans and newcomers alike will not be disappointed by Barker’s horror, which will make your worst nightmares seem like bedtime stories.

The Gospels are coming.

Are you ready?

Readers can get more Pinhead from the direct to video Hellraiser: Judgment movie coming February 2018.

About the Author


Clive Barker is the best-selling author of more than twenty novels and collections of short stories that range from horror to fantasy. He has had much success in film, directing Hellraiser and Nightbreed.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781250136138
ISBN-10: 125013613X
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2017
Pages: 480
Language: English