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Weaveworld kindle ✓ Paperback ½ feedmarkformulate Ô ❴Read❵ ➬ Weaveworld Author Clive Barker – 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 rClive 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 Intriguing Will write once I gather my thoughts together

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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 horro Ever since I read it in the late 80s I have loved this rambling indefinable book which may make me a hypocrite But I’ve learned human beings are nothing if not contrary in taste I tell people I dislike science fiction and fantasy books and that I have very little taste for gory horror as opposed to psychological horror which I love Weaveworld wanders around a LOT in its 700 Odysseus like pages but there’s something phantasmal and strange about this mystical world Clive Barker has created that just sucks me inThat being said the long and complex Weaveworld isn’t pure science fiction or fantasy It has moments of horror and moments of pure human drama The story also has a sense of the mythological about it borrowing from and twisting old Celtic and Druid stories into an entirely new invention In the Old World tales witches and wizards could sew up their corners or portions of the earth making them invisible to othersIn Weaveworld a whole magical landscape has been sewn into a rug to guard it from humans and supernatural creatures that would destroy it Two people find out about this rug just as forces are coming together to unweave and undo it One is a woman with buried witch like powers; her grandma has been guarding the rug for decades Another is a man – the grandson of a poet – who finds in the threads an escape from his dreary aimless life Together they wander our own world and the undiscovered world of the rug several times trying to save the creation from its apocalypseClive Barker yes he of Hellraiser and Books of Blood creates a whole planet with mythical creatures epic battles political and social themes and plenty of the gory horror he’s known for That being said each element is held in decent perspective; even the grisly parts seem less cruel and fascinating and magical than he’s rendered in his other books In many ways Weaveworld is a horror writer’s nod to Tolkien and CS Lewis as well as to mythologist Joseph Campbell Because Barker is such a good writer his book is an elaborate weaving from many other sources and styles yet Weaveworld still maintains the author’s signature style

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WeaveworldOf dark fantasy and horror a tour de force from one of today's most forceful and imaginative artistsBarker 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 No way can I will I rate this bookYesterday uite some time ago now I noticed that one of my friends here had added this book to her to read stack The author’s name hit me like a brick the title less so I looked Barker up on Wiki scanned the list of novels and decided that yes Weaveworld must be the Barker that I readPretty sure I Liked the post ironic really and left the comment below that resulted in the rest of the exchange Me I think I read this many years ago It horrified and frightened me so much that I resolved to never read another book by Barker Don't really remember how or why it made such a strong impression I no longer have the book so I can't pick it up again and browseBut maybe I should give him another try An author from Liverpool is not to be scorned and I see that he has become a very famous artist in different media Ch Ted I am a stranger to Clive Barker but your comment which I respect caused me to read some reviews of this book on GR They may still appear on my home page You may not be surprised to see that the opinions are extremely variedfrom extraordinary 5 stars to 1 star abandoned I'm not sure what to think I read the author's page and a list of his books which is prolific I'll be looking for other opinions as you have gratefully caused me to pause before reading buying Thanks TedMe Well I wasn't really trying to warn you away but as long as you look at several reviews and make a decision I don't think I stopped reading the book until I got to the end but it was harrowing Now that I think about it I believe there are still some vague images and narrative like things that occasionally wander through my head not nightmares really just discomforting feelings that originated in this story I seem to recall some things that happen in a dimly lit street This is not by the way fiction about evil or horrible human beings the frightening things are completely dark fantasy creatures iirc which for most readers would be protection against getting too involved with the story on a personal levelNow you've really got me reminiscing about this I'm curious And you know what I'm beginning to feel a little bit uneasyGood grief 8I'll tell you what this would be uite a recommendation of the book for a lot of readers wouldn't it Ch That's just what I was thinking while reading your comment Ted There are so many readers who thrive on fantasy and an eual number who read horror thrillers Good thinking I'd say So glad you felt uncomfortable and wanting to tell me Well that’s not the end of itFirst why do I no longer have the book I never get rid of booksBut I did get rid of this one At some point I saw it sitting on a book shelf and realized that I never wanted to open it again that I was afraid I would somehow be sucked into Barker’s dual world masterpiece maybe a fantastic world of evil incarnate woven with a horrifying skein of darkness and sheer fright into our own world Am I imagining that this is the structure of the novel Perhaps you’d have to check other reviews This is what it is for me and I’ll probably not read it again to find outOne other thing I didn’t go to bed until about 5 am this morning Once I did I couldn’t sleep for at least an hour The vague memories of the book referred to above were slowly washing over me in slowly emerging detail as a rising tide slowly submerges a man buried in the sand with only his head sticking out I finally had to resort to “drastic” measuresNow the sun is shining I’m okay and hoping for a better night tonightIf you’re a fan of horror fantasy give it a try Hope you won’t be disappointed ; Previous review 1000 Ways to Win MonopolyRandom review Children of DuneNext review In a Dark Wood WanderingPrevious library review Doctor Copernicus BanvilleNext library review Regeneration Pat Barker